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PixelFLEX Heads Downtown to Macy’s Brooklyn with Reflect

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 18, 2017

NASHVILLE,– In recent years, few cities across the United States have seen the type of revitalization that has occurred in Brooklyn, New York. Included in this revitalization, retailers located in the New York City borough have also begun to undergo renovation projects of their own expanding the attention of their retail environments. As Macy’s Brooklyn Downtown began their renovation journey, they wanted to expand their digital media to enhance the consumer experience, so they called up longtime partner Reflect who installed a new FLEXLite NXG 3.9mm LED video display from PixelFLEX.

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Global Church Hillsong Relies on FOR-A’s HVS-2000 Video Switcher

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 17, 2017

CYPRESS, CA,– Founded in Sydney, Australia, in 1983, Hillsong Church is a contemporary Christian worship organization that has launched churches in some of the most influential cities around the world. With locations in 19 countries and on five continents, Hillsong’s worldwide attendance approaches 100,000 people weekly. The popular global church has been relying on FOR-A®’s HVS-2000 video switcher for weekly services at its Los Angeles, California, and Cape Town, South Africa, locations, as well as for production of its conferences held around the United States. 

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Green Hippo Controls the Wild Life

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 16, 2017

BRIGHTON, UK - More than 45,000 music fans attended this year’s Wild Life Festival and Digital Insanity used Hippotizer Media Servers to help direct stunning visuals throughout the two-day run. The resulting ‘all-LED wall’ seamlessly integrated with performances from acts including Fatboy Slim, Hannah Wants, David Rodigan, Disclosure, Maya Jane Coles and Gorgon City.

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TDC Masters Video Complexities of ‘The Voice Australia’ using d3 4x4pro

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 16, 2017

SYDNEY – Part of the hit international franchise, ‘The Voice Australia’ debuted in 2012 attracting millions of viewers to the show, which culminates in a six-week live competition phase leading to the grand finale.  Season 6, which wrapped up in July 2017, used a rack full of d3 4x4pro media servers with DVI VFC cards (16 outputs each) to master the show’s video complexities.

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Macroblock Collaborates with ABSEN and LOPU to Demonstrate Diverse Applications of Smart Power Saving

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 12, 2017

SHANGHAI - Macroblock attended LED China 2017 at Shanghai New International Expo Center during September 20th -22nd. This is the most important trade show for the LED display industry in China, and all LED display manufacturers show off the best products. In this battlefield, manufacturers have recently competed smaller pitch products with superior image quality.., and so on. However, focusing on users’ need to differentiate products is the key to winning in the competition.  Aiming at 24/7 operation applications, Macroblock develops LED driver IC, MBI5353 with a "smart power saving" function. The "smart power saving" function reduces power consumption in the black areas of displayed images and then decreases electricity consumption of LED displays.

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Christie and Cocolab light up the Teotihuacan Pyramids

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 10, 2017

MEXICO CITY– Seen by more than 45,000 spectators since its inauguration a  year-and-a-half ago, Nocturnal Experience in Teotihuacan – a projection-mapping experience at this world-famous, UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site – is set to shine again in November, reviving the grandeur of this Mexican archaeological site, thanks to Cocolab, a company specializing in multimedia technology, and Christie®.

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Christie Previews Next Generation CP4325-RGB Pure Laser Cinema Projector At The 72nd Australian International Movie Convention

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 9, 2017

AIMC/GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – Christie®, a leader in creating and delivering the world’s best visual and audio experiences, is offering the first-ever preview at the 72nd Australian International Movie Convention (AIMC) of the next generation Christie CP4325-RGB pure laser cinema projector. The convention takes place at The Star Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, October 8-12.

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OSA Supports the 35th America’s Cup as Official Audio & Video Contractor

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 5, 2017

BERMUDA -  This summer fans from around the world amassed to the Cross Island of Bermuda’s Royal Naval Dockyard, the nine-acre home to America’s Cup Village, to watch the greatest race on water and enjoy world-class entertainment from artists of the Caribbean.  The America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) turned to OSA International, Inc. to be the audio, video and staging contractor in order to add spectacular sound and visual attraction for the enjoyment of fans.

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d3 Supports Kings of Leon Walls World Tour

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 5, 2017

LONDON – After headlining the sold out British Summer Time Hyde Park music festival in London, American rock band Kings of Leon kicked off the fall leg of their WALLS world tour with 16 dates in North America.  Accompanying the band across the globe are two d3 4x4pro media servers provided by PRG; two more, provided by Video Design, were added to drive the additional equipment used in the Hyde Park show.The multi Grammy Award-winners’ tour supports their 2016 LP, WALLS (We Are Like Love Songs).  Their seventh studio album reached #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.

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OPUS 1 Festival’s Surreal, Immersive Productions at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 4, 2017

COLUMBIA, Md. – Christie®, a world leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio experiences, has 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 on Saturday, Oct 7. Led by the Christie 360 Experiential Studios, Christie is providing creative content, consulting advice and advanced projection and display systems to the extravaganza.

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PixelFLEX LED Deepens the Impact at Cathedral of Faith

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • October 4, 2017

NASHVILLE,– In San Jose, California, the Cathedral of Faith has been providing powerful and encouraging worship services for its congregation since its inception in 1965. Believing in the power of multimedia arts to help convey their message, the technical team behind those services is asked to create the ideal worship environment each week. Knowing that they needed to renovate their production design with LED video to maintain a high level of creativity and performance, the church recently worked with Nashville-based PixelFLEX and installed a new FLEXTour 3.9mm LED video system.

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3D Rock in Rio with Lawo’s mc²96 Grand Production Console

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 28, 2017

RIO - Attracting 1.5 million people to its first event in 1985, Rock in Rio ranks comfortably among the largest music festivals in the world. Having begun in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it has since visited Lisbon, Madrid and Las Vegas. Its growing live audience is supplemented by TV broadcasts on Globosat – this year, supported by the first use of a Lawo mc²96 Grand Production Console at a large-scale music festival.

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