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PRG used Laserworld Group lasers at Prolight+Sound
PRG used Laserworld Group lasers at Prolight+Sound

PRG Used Laserworld Group Lasers for Festhalle Displays at Prolight+Sound

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - PRG's impressive Highlight Show in the Festhalle at Prolight+Sound has become an annual tradition of sorts. For 2016, first show coincided with the LEA Awards on April 4, before the PL+S show floor opened. A laser display accompanied a performance by the group, Glasperlenspiel. In the days that followed (April 5-8), the highlight show appeared every half hour while the show floor was open. All laser systems on the PRG Stage were manufactured by the Laserworld Group

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South Africa’s Oldest Festival Gets New Looks with Chauvet Professional STRIKE 4 and Rogue Fixtures
South Africa’s Oldest Festival Gets New Looks with Chauvet Professional STRIKE 4 and Rogue Fixtures

South Africa’s Fen Festival Lit with Chauvet Strike 4, Rogue and Legend 230SR Beam Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

UNDERBERG, South Africa  – For the main stage at the Splashy Fen Festival in South Africa this year, LD Shaniel Laloo used STRIKE 4, Rogue R2 Wash and Legend 230SR Beam fixtures from Chauvet Professional. Laloo used the intense output of the STRIKE 4 LED multi formatted warm white fixture with the color rendering capabilities of the Rogue R2 Wash and Legend 230SR Beam, flying all of these fixtures on an overhead truss grid that covered the top of the main stage.

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Haydn Cruickshank (H) designed the lighting.
Haydn Cruickshank (H) designed the lighting.

Underworld Tours U.K. and Europe with Colour Sound Experiment Rig

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CARDIFF, U.K. - Dance band Underworld recently completed a short U.K. and European tour to kick off the live campaign supporting their new album, Barbara Barbara We Face A Shining Future. Lighting was designed by Haydn Cruickshank (H) from Colour Sound Experiment, with the company also supplying all lighting equipment and the LED screen.

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From left, Storm Lighting’s Dave Knapp, Robe UK’s Ian W Brown and Storm Lighting’s Pete Kramer.
From left, Storm Lighting’s Dave Knapp, Robe UK’s Ian W Brown and Storm Lighting’s Pete Kramer.

Storm Lighting, U.K. Rental Company, Stocks Up on Robe Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SURREY. UK - UK rental company Storm Lighting, based in Woking, Surrey, has invested in 30 Robe BMFL Blades and 30 LEDBeam 1000s for their ongoing work which includes a diverse range of premium corporate events, leading theatre tours and some music shows. Pictured here are. from left, Storm Lighting’s Dave Knapp, Robe UK’s Ian W Brown and Storm Lighting’s Pete Kramer.

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Tower of London photo courtesy of Holly Clark Photography and HRP Events
Tower of London photo courtesy of Holly Clark Photography and HRP Events

White Light Named Cross-Palace Supplier to Historic Royal Palaces for Another Two Years

Frank Hammel;
International News

LONDON — In 2014, White Light was appointed as an approved cross-palace supplier for independent charity Historic Royal Palaces. The company has renewed its approval and will be providing support for events staged at Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace until 2016.

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Guildhall in Cambridge, UK
Guildhall in Cambridge, UK

Cambridge e-Luminate Festival Includes Iluminarc Architectural Lighting

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CAMBRIDGE,  UK --  For e-Luminate, a week-long lighting festival aimed at connecting art and technology through the medium of light, lighting designer Simon Cox used Iluminarc fixtures from Chauvet to set the facade of Guildhall, a historic building, aglow. Cox used Iluminarc Colorist Pod 7Qa and Colorist Panel 8Q RGBA LED fixtures to draw attention to the building during the event.

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Lighting designer Mark Wynn-Edwards specified the fixtures
Lighting designer Mark Wynn-Edwards specified the fixtures

Lamb Performs at Convergence Sessions Festival in U.K., Lit with Philips Showline SL Hydrus 350

Frank Hammel;
International News

LONDON — The latest addition to the Philips Showline product range, the SL Hydrus 350, made its pre-launch debut at electronic duo Lamb's concert during the Convergence Sessions festival. The festival ran from March 13 to 19 March at venues across London including the Roundhouse and art deco Troxy. Now in its third year, Convergence spans different genres of music and celebrates visual artists and pioneering technology. Lighting designer Mark Wynn-Edwards, who has worked with the band for nearly two years, specified 11 of the brand new moving lights to add super bright beam effects to his stripped back design.

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Elation booth, Prolight + Sound 2016
Elation booth, Prolight + Sound 2016

Elation Launches Close to 20 New Products at 2016 Prolight + Sound

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - Elation noted that close to 20 new products were featured at its booth at Prolight + Sound 2016.  New products included the ZCL Series, DTW Series, Fuze Series, Platinum Seven, Sniper Pro and Protron 3K Colors. Also on display was a new cyclorama wash luminaire, the TVL CYC RGBW, a floodlight for TV, film, theatre and broadcast applications.

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Robe booth at PL+S 2016
Robe booth at PL+S 2016

Robe Recaps Mega Booth Details at PL+S 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - In a post-show recap, Robe detailed the theatre environment concept it brought to the 2016 Prolight+Sound expo. The Czech manufacturer invested in a space three times larger than at any of its previous booths at the show to present show-goers with a raft of new products.

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HES Hog4 console
HES Hog4 console

High End Systems To Debut Hog v3.4 at Pro Light & Sound Exhibition

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - High End Systems will be giving the lighting community its first look at the latest Hog control software at the Prolight + Sound exhibition April 5-8 in Frankfurt, Germany. Displayed on European Master Distributor AED’s stand (Hall 4, Stand D59), Hog v3.4 software offers numerous enhancements to the Hog operating system, including many inspired through designer feedback.

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