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 Pictured here from left are Dr. Karsten Walther, Harting IT Software Development GmbH & Co. KG, Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka, Federal Minster of Education and Research, and Philip Harting, CEO, Board Connectivity & Networks, Harting Technology Group.
Pictured here from left are Dr. Karsten Walther, Harting IT Software Development GmbH & Co. KG, Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka, Federal Minster of Education and Research, and Philip Harting, CEO, Board Connectivity & Networks, Harting Technology Group.

Harting Technology Group Honored with 2016 Hermes Award in Germany

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HANNOVER, Germany - The Harting Technology Group, which is affiliated with Harting USA in Elgin, IL, was honored April 24 with the 2016 Hermes Award. Harting and four other companies had been nominated for the 2016 honor. Harting won for its MICA (Modular Industry Computing Architecture) mini-industrial computer. Pictured here from left are Dr. Karsten Walther, Harting IT Software Development GmbH & Co. KG, Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka, Federal Minster of Education and Research, and Philip Harting, CEO, Board Connectivity & Networks, Harting Technology Group.

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The Bank Nightclub in Cape Town, South Africa
The Bank Nightclub in Cape Town, South Africa

The Bank Nightclub in Cape Town Lit with Robe MiniMe and MiniPoint Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Since just before Christmas 2015, The Bank nightclub has been operating three days a week out of the art deco QV54 (54 Queen Victoria Street) building in downtown Cape Town. The lounge style environment – with comfortable, sociable seating areas and strategically placed dancing surfaces rather than a central dancefloor – is attracting crowds with a mix of hip hop Caribbean, Miami and deep house. Lighting and effects are provided by a combination of Robe MiniMes and miniPointe fixtures.

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Just Lite's John McGuinness and LD Andrew Harris used Robe fixtures for the mixed martial arts tournament in Dublin.
Just Lite's John McGuinness and LD Andrew Harris used Robe fixtures for the mixed martial arts tournament in Dublin.

Just Lite Relies on Robe Fixtures for MMA Event in Ireland

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUBLIN - Irish rental and production specialist Just Lite delivered full technical production, including lighting equipment and design, for BAMMA 24 working for production manager Sven Knight and his team from KRS. The mixed martial arts tournament was staged in 3 Arena, Dublin, and broadcast live on Spike (UK) Channel 5 in the UK and Ireland, ESPN 3 in the US plus numerous others worldwide as well as streamed live via main sponsor Lonsdale’s Facebook.

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Hermes Music Mexico used PR Lighting's LED fixtures to light the tower.
Hermes Music Mexico used PR Lighting's LED fixtures to light the tower.

Hermes Illuminates Mexico City's Paragon Tower with PR Lighting LEDs

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MEXICO CITY - The 489-foot-high tower that's part of the Paragon Business & Residential Suites in Mexico City's Santa Fe district is adding a new dose of color to the Mexico City skyline with an architectural lighting project completed by Hermes Music México. The design called for LED color washes from one of their principal suppliers, PR Lighting. Hermes Music Mexico lighting specialist Ricardo R Segura de la Cruz made use of four of PR Lighting’s Arc Led 3216 fixtures to light the top of the building and XPar 390 fixtures to light the base.

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MDG's newly designed booth at PL+S 2016
MDG's newly designed booth at PL+S 2016

MDG Features 8-Nozzle Me8, Other Hazers and Foggers at Prolight+ Sound 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - At Prolight + Sound earlier this month, MDG’s new stand featured atmosphere generation products that included demos for the company's new Atmosphere range, the Me Family, the IceFog Series of low-fog generators and their award-winning product, theOne. The booth also featured videos showing how to unleash the full potential of some of the larger generators that the environs of a trade show were not able to accommodate. The highlight of the show was the intro for the company's "8-nozzled monster," the Me8.

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Protec LD Aaron Russ lit Flo Rida and Tyga. Photo from Kathy Beer.
Protec LD Aaron Russ lit Flo Rida and Tyga. Photo from Kathy Beer.

Protec Lights Up the Autism Rocks Celebration In Dubai

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUBAI, UAE -  On April 1, the day before the UN-designated World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), Protec LD Aaron Russ lit Flo Rida and Tyga on a temporary stage dubbed the "Autism Rocks Arena." Kicking off Autism Awareness Month, Austism Rocks awareness-and-fundraising concerts were launched by British born businessman and philanthropist Sanjay Shah, whose young son, Nikhil, was diagnosed with autism in 2011. Since Autism Rocks concerts began, performers have included Lenny Kravitz, Joss Stone, Drake and Prince.

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Andreas Bourani tour photo by Ralph Larmann
Andreas Bourani tour photo by Ralph Larmann

Andreas Bourani Tours Germany with Clay Paky Mythos, A.leda B-EYE K20 Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LINGEN, Germany – Andreas Bourani is currently out on an arena tour of his native Germany in support of his latest album, Hey, with a lighting design by Nik Evers. The setup includes Clay Paky Mythos and A.leda B-EYE K20 fixtures. Evers, who also designed the staging and video content alongside Timo Marten and Philip Hillers, specified the hybrid Mythos and the LED wash and effects light B-EYE from Black Box Music.

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Hozier performed at the Manchester Apollo on Feb. 6, 2016
Hozier performed at the Manchester Apollo on Feb. 6, 2016

Hozier U.K. Tour Rig Includes Clay Paky Mythos Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MANCHESTER, U.K.  – Singer songwriter Hozier toured the U.K. earlier this year in support of his self-titled debut album, released in mid-February. LD Matthew Kilmurry included Clay Paky Mythos fixtures in a carefully crafted lighting design, noting that the fixture played “one of the most versatile roles in the show.” Adlib Audio provided the gear.

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Ljubljana Castle
Ljubljana Castle

Ljubljana Castle in Slovenia Adds More Robes

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia —Ljubljana Castle, a tourist attraction in the Slovenian capital, also draws crowds with multiple venues that are used for a variety of conferences, meetings, presentations and theatre and music productions. These are now equipped with Robe fixtures, including CycFX 8s, LEDBeam 100s and six Robe LightWare HO battery powered up-lighting LED units.

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For the the official National Day show, 4U2C made use of 250 Clay Paky Mythos fixtures, 155 Sharpy spots and 60 Sharpy washes, among other gear.
For the the official National Day show, 4U2C made use of 250 Clay Paky Mythos fixtures, 155 Sharpy spots and 60 Sharpy washes, among other gear.

4U2C Uses Clay Paky, Other A.C.T Lighting Brands for 44th UAE National Day Celebration

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ABU DHABI, UAE – The United Arab Emirates celebrated the 44th UAE National Day on Dec. 2, 2015 with fireworks, concerts, heritage attractions, regattas, and art and theater festivals across the country. In Abu Dhabi's Zayed Sports City, the official National Day show made use of A.C.T Lighting distributed brands including Clay Paky and Robert Juliat lighting fixtures, MDG atmospheric generators and grandMA2 consoles. The show was produced by Five Current with lighting and video design by 4U2C.

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