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Stanford Athletics’ Home of Champions Opens with PixelFLEX Visuals. Photo by Advent

Stanford Athletics’ Home of Champions Opens with PixelFLEX Visuals

Frank Hammel • Projection Connection News • November 21, 2017

STANFORD, CA - Experiential design firm Advent created an interactive and engaging visual experience for the new home of Stanford Athletics using FLEXLite NXG 3.9mm LED video wall. Dubbed “Home of Champions,” the new 18,000-square-foot facility opened to the public on Sept. 23, 2017. Read More...

Christie Promotes Creative Tools For Stagers And Designers at LDI 2017

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • November 13, 2017

LDI/LAS VEGAS - Christie® continues to expand the creative horizon with its newest end-to-end solutions for stagers and designers, which will be on display at the Live Design International (LDI) 2017 Show from November 17-19 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Attendees have the opportunity to experience the new Christie Crimson projector that provides vibrant, crisp visuals and stretches the boundaries of lampless projection. Additionally, the Christie booth 2037 will feature Christie Boxer 4K30, Christie Pandoras Box, and Christie Mystique. Christie Spyder X80 and Christie Terra will also make their LDI debut, showcasing state-of-the-art processing.


Hughie’s Event Production Services selects Christie GS Series Laser Phosphor for Rental and Staging Projector Lineup

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • November 10, 2017

CYPRESS, CA – Christie® is pleased to announce that Hughie’s Event Production Services has selected the Christie GS Series for its projector lineup and joined the Christie dealer network. Founded in 1953 and based in Cleveland, Ohio with offices in Columbus and Pittsburgh, Hughie’s is a worldwide supplier of high definition video projection equipment, concert quality audio systems, LED lighting & intelligent moving lights, staging systems, onsite Scenic and fabrication shop are among its numerous products and services.


PixelFLEX™ Goes Deep Into The Ocean at Moody Gardens Aquarium Pyramid

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • November 8, 2017

NASHVILLE, – Inspired to create unforgettable client experiences, 1220 Exhibits has become a nationally recognized leader in the production and installation of exhibits and commercial environments. Having worked with some of the most widely-known Museums, Universities and Sports Hall of Fame’s, 1220 Exhibits recently got the opportunity to work with Moody Gardens located in Galveston, Texas. Wanting to completely renovate the A/V and exhibit hall experience inside their Aquarium Pyramid, Moody Gardens needed a dynamic, new display for the lobby so 1220 Exhibits installed a FLEXLite NXG LED system from Nashville-based PixelFLEX™.


Portland Media Arts Center Open Signal Empowers Users with Lectrosonics

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • November 7, 2017

PORTLAND, OR - Open Signal, the organization that empowered thousands of users to access video and television technology during its 35-year history as Portland Community Media, launched in January 2017 as Portland's first full-scale media arts center. Their publicly-accessible facilities include television production studios, low-cost media-making classes, artist residencies and a free equipment library that includes Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless equipment, including seven LT belt-pack  transmitters paired with M152 high performance omnidirectional lavalier microphones.


Avolites and Group One to Unveil Ai v10.1 at LDI 2017

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • November 2, 2017

LAS VEGAS, USA - UK manufacturer Avolites will be joining with its US distributor, Group One Limited, at this year's LDI exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Avolites and Group One team members will be ready to show visitors the very latest developments from the Avolites control and Ai media server product ranges. LDI 2017 will see the official release of the latest version of Avolites Ai media server software. Ai v10.1 continues to build on the freshly redesigned Ai user interface and introduces a variety of powerful new features for all Ai users.


Sight & Sound Theatres in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Expands Technical Capabilities with Lightware Fr65 Matrix Switcher

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • November 2, 2017

LAKE ORION, MI– In anticipation of “Jesus,” an action-filled musical stage adventure that debuts next March, Sight & Sound Theatres in Lancaster, Pennsylvania has expanded its technical capabilities with a Lightware MX-FR65R matrix switcher.  Lightware USA is the US sales and support office for products from Hungary-based Lightware Visual Engineering. The upcoming production takes audiences on a miraculous journey to meet the everyday people whose lives Jesus changed forever.



Colourblind Production Lighting Packs Green Hippo tech for Nicolas Jaar’s European Tour.

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 31, 2017

GLASGOW -- Nicolas Jaar, the New York-based Chilean composer, brought in Colourblind to design the lighting and video on his European tour. The tour made its way through a host of iconic venues and famous festivals, including Glasgow’s Barrowlands and Barcelona’s Sonar, claiming sold-out status and rave reviews. Colourblind, headed by Lynden Gare, designed a show to compliment the Chilean’s explorative music creations, and center to the operation was a Hippotizer Media Server.


Green Hippo Ensures that Lady Antebellum Looks Good

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 30, 2017

TAMPA - Lady Antebellum, with support from Kelsea Ballerini, is a formidable world tour offering. And SRae Productions with the help of Clear All Visuals was the team tasked with ensuring that the video & lighting lived up to the performers’ expectations. Matt Geasy of Clear All Visuals specified two separate setups, each with a pair of Hippotizer Boreal Media Servers. Both setups were used to feed the LED screens and each one was triggered depending on the performer, switching between two or three outputs.


OPUS 1 Festival’s Surreal, Immersive Productions Enabled by Christie Creative Content, Consulting Expertise and Advanced Projection Technologies

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 26, 2017

COLUMBIA, Md. – Christie®, a world leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio experiences, joined forces with the Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) and Wild Dogs International to provide attendees of the OPUS 1 festival with an impressive, multi-media experience recently. Led by the Christie 360 Experiential Studios, Christie provided creative content, consulting advice and advanced projection and display systems to the extravaganza.


CPL Gets Back to Camp

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 23, 2017

UK - CPL was delighted to return to the attractive leafy environs of Ragley Hall in Warwickshire to provide a full video production package for the Main Stage at the 2017 Camper Calling festival … a new event staged by Jazz Events, part of the Jazz Publishing Group. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural two day Camper Calling, this year the capacity was doubled from 3000 to 6000 and another day of fun and entertainment for all the family was added, making it three days, which allowed people to enjoy some rare and endangered glorious late August bank holiday weekend weather – apparently the hottest on record!


Nationwide Video Opens New Location in Orlando

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 18, 2017

DETROIT, MICH. — Nationwide Video, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest major market location. Today, Nationwide Video’s Orlando location will be up and running, taking orders and shipping the highest level of quality controlled subrental gear to clients.  This expansion will offer event stagers working in the Florida area faster and more convenient access to Nationwide Video’s diverse inventory of Pro AV subrental equipment.


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