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ARRI ALEXA Camera System wins Engineering Emmy®

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 28, 2017

LOS ANGELES – The Television Academy announced the recipients of the 69th Engineering Emmy® Awards. ARRI is pleased to be recognized with the most prestigious television accolade for outstanding achievement in engineering development for its ARRI ALEXA digital motion picture camera system. The Television Academy’s Engineering Emmys are presented to individuals, companies, or organizations for engineering developments that considerably improve existing methods or innovations that materially affect the transmission, recording, or reception of television.

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Christie Display Solutions and Media Servers Deliver An Outstanding Visual Experience at Golden Temple Plaza Basement

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 28, 2017

AMRITSAR, INDIA — Christie® technologies have enabled pilgrims and visitors to better appreciate the history and ethos of Sikhism through a slew of spectacular projections and displays at the basement complex of the Golden Temple, which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. Divided into four galleries, the basement complex has been drawing huge crowds since its opening and is a perfect example of how technology can be deployed to enliven the rich heritage and history of Sikhism.

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Christie Showcases Full Suite Of Laser-Illumination and Content Management Solutions for Enterprises At Infocomm India 2017

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 26, 2017

INFOCOMM INDIA/MUMBAI – Christie®, a leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio experiences, is demonstrating its technological leadership by showcasing its latest laser illumination and content management solutions at InfoComm India, taking place at the Bombay Exhibition Center, September 26-28.

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Christie Projectors Enhance Expo 67 Live, Allowing Attendees To Relive The Canadian Show Of The Century

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 26, 2017

MONTREAL - Christie®, a leader in creating and delivering the world's best visual and audio experiences, is providing projectors for Expo 67 Live, a celebration to honor the 50th anniversary of the Montreal World’s Fair, produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). From September 18 to 30, Christie Roadster HD20K-J 3DLP® projectors will light up Esplanade de la Place des Arts to broadcast images onto the giant multi-screen installation to immerse viewers in the cinematic environment and relive Expo 67.

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PixelFLEX takes the stage at the Scottish Rite Valley of Boston

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 25, 2017

NASHVILLE,– As one of the several Scottish Rite Valleys located in the state of Massachusetts, the Valley of Boston is steeped in the rich traditions of the Scottish Rite and Freemasonry dating back to the 17th Century. Dedicated to promoting personal character, leadership, and family values, the four bodies of the Valley of Boston come together twice a year in the spring and fall to welcome new members to the fraternal organization. In a ceremony that includes a high level of theatrical production, the Valley of Boston wanted to heighten the experience behind the ceremony so they installed a new FLEXLite LED video system from PixelFLEX.

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2017 MLB All-Star FanFest Features Video Tunnel Entrance using PixelFLEX

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 21, 2017

MIAMI BEACH, FL - Major League Baseball's 2017 All-Star Game took place July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, FL. Leading up to the game, MLB once again stoked fan enthusiasm with FanFest, a multi-day event than ran from July 7-11 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The event producers worked with BaAM Productions and MSI Productions to create an LED video tunnel entrance using 3.9mm FLEXLite Plus from PixelFLEX.

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Christie and Applied Electronics Add Ocean Visuals to Vancouver’s Cambie Street Bridge

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 19, 2017

VANCOUVER, BC – Christie and Applied Electronics are bringing the annual salmon run to Vancouver’s Cambie Street Bridge in a striking projection mapping display for Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations. With content provided by Canada Wild Productions and using eight Christie 3DLP® projectors, the attraction, titled ‘Uninterrupted,’ opened June 28 and runs into early fall. The cinematic spectacle celebrates British Columbia’s annual salmon run, which sees millions of salmon migrate from the Pacific Ocean to their spawning grounds.

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Depeche Mode on tour

Depeche Mode ‘Global Spirit’ Tour Travels the World with Hippotizer Media Servers

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 19, 2017

PHOENIX - For Depeche Mode's current "Global Spirit" tour, Sooner Routhier of SRae Productions noted how the visual design team makes use of two Hippotizer Boreal media servers to manage the show's video playback. The tour, slated to travel to 32 cities in 21 countries, supports the venerable band's latest album release, Spirit, with a production design by Anton Corbijn.

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Light | Waves,” at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York

WorldStage Provides LED Support for Clifford Ross’ ‘Light | Waves’ Installation at the Parrish Art Museum on Long Island

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 13, 2017

NEW YORK – WorldStage has once again collaborated with multi-media artist Clifford Ross, this time providing LED support for his mixed media installation, “Light | Waves,” at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York.  Two years ago WorldStage supported Ross’s “Landscape Seen & Imagined” exhibition at MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art).

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Big City, Big Dreams Ballet with Green Hippo.

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 13, 2017

JOHANNESBURG - Set, lighting and AV designer, Wilhelm Disbergen, relied on a Hippotizer Boreal Media Server and a giant mirror to create something utterly extraordinary for the ballet production Big City, Big Dreams, staged at the Joburg Theatre, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The original showcase, directed by Fiona Ramsay, was a collaboration between three dance companies – the Joburg Ballet, Vuyani Dance Company, and Moving Into Dance Mophatong. Over forty professional dancers adorned the stage as classical ballet infused with contemporary and street dance.

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PixelFLEX LED Featured at WFX 2017

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 11, 2017

NASHVILLE – When the 2017 WFX Conference and Expo opens the show floor at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Nashville-based PixelFLEX LED will be on-hand to showcase the true power of LED video to enhance any worship experience. As worship leaders are continuing to implement revolutionary technologies into their permanently installed and live event production designs, the PixelFLEX LED showcase will be highlighted by the new FLEXTour and the award-winning FLEXCurtain HD LED video technologies, and can be found in Booth 1301.  

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Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre Gears up with VuePix

Nook Schoenfeld • Projection Connection News • September 8, 2017

QUENNSLAND, AUSTRALIA -Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) invests in a great quantity of VuePix ER series panels. With an extremely busy first half of the year and an exciting anticipation of upcoming international events happening on the coast in 2018, the GCCEC is the first venue in Australia investing in a large LED rental inventory for their in-house productions. The recent technology purchase is a continuation of long lasting relationship between ULA Group and GCCEC.

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