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Protec’s Rapid Reaction to Inauguration in Jubail

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SAUDI ARABIA - As part of the inauguration ceremony of SADARA and SATORP, Protec provided audio, video, lighting and robotics at the King Abdullah Cultural Centre, Al Jubail in Saudi Arabia.  Attended by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and a number of government dignitaries, these celebrated new infrastructure projects by the Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) and the Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Co (Satorp).  

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Mega-Lite Releases Newest Member of the Axis Family - The XTRA 17R

Nook Schoenfeld
Product News

HELIOS, Tx. - The Axis XTRA 17R is the newest addition to the Mega-Lite Axis family. Housing a 350 watt 17R lamp, the fixture has a very strong output for long throw applications. The unit is equipped with 14 gobos plus open and 14 colors plus open. Additional effects include a 16-facet rotating prism in both directions, electronic focus, a frost filter, and an easy to navigate touch screen LCD display.

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The AV gear is used to project live puppet movements on an I-Mag screen.
The AV gear is used to project live puppet movements on an I-Mag screen.

Kid Koala 'Nufonia Must Fall' Live Puppet Shows Make Use of Blackmagic Design Cameras, Switchers

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

MONTREAL — Eric San, better known as Montreal-based turntablist and producer Kid Koala, incorporated a live-action puppet show into the Nufonia Must Fall tour, a live version of his graphic novel that has been described as “a play, puppet show, concert and film, all in one.” Blackmagic Design’s Pocket Cinema Cameras and an ATEM Production Studio 4K played a key role in the production, conceived, San says, as “a live film that would take place, in one take, in front of an audience using multiple cameras.”

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Nationwide Video Opens New Location in Chicago

Nook Schoenfeld
News

DETROIT, MICHIGAN— Nationwide Video, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest major market location. Starting on February 15th, our Chicago location will be up and running, taking orders and ready to support clients in this key event city and its surrounding areas.  The expansion will offer event stagers in the Chicagoland area faster and more convenient access to our diverse inventory of Pro AV equipment including projection, LED, lighting, audio, cameras, digital displays, computers, monitors, switching and routing, media servicers and much more.

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LD Tom Sutherland of DX7 Design used Chauvet Professional COLORdash Batten-Quad 12 linear wash fixtures
LD Tom Sutherland of DX7 Design used Chauvet Professional COLORdash Batten-Quad 12 linear wash fixtures

LD Tom Sutherland Uses Chauvet Professional Fixtures for MTV's 'Wonderland'

Nook Schoenfeld
News

LOS ANGELES – LD Tom Sutherland of DX7 Design used Chauvet Professional COLORdash Batten-Quad 12 linear wash fixtures for the new MTV series devoted to new music, Wonderland. The series featured artists including Tinashe, Ty Dolla $ign, Mo, JoJo, Sleigh Bells, Mac Miller and Steve Aoki on its just-concluded first season.

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WorldStage Supports Massive 4K Video Mapping at Adobe MAX with Christie Boxer 4K Projectors

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

NEW YORK - Billed as the world's leading creativity conference, Adobe MAX 2016 drew more than 10,000 attendees, its biggest general session audience ever, to the San Diego Convention Center. A huge video display took center stage at Adobe MAX 2016 where WorldStage demonstrated its projection mapping expertise for the fifth consecutive year and for the first time in a full-4K environment.  The size and scale of the video mapping element significantly outpaced the previous year's event where WorldStage's Christie Boxer 4K projectors made their Adobe MAX debut.

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SmallHD Debuts Billion-plus Color 17-inch Monitor

Nook Schoenfeld
Product News

SANTA MONICA, Ca. - SmallHD introduces its first reference grade monitor, the 1703-P3. The monitor features true 10-bit color processing to deliver over a billion colors. It covers 100 percent of the DCI-P3 color space, features a 1500:1 contrast ratio and 179° viewing angle, along with SmallHD’s Pagebuilder OS and large toolset.

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Tom Celner Joins Morpheus Lights as Business Development Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
On the Move

LAS VEGAS, NV - Morpheus Lights, the exclusive distributor of Ayrton LED luminaires in the US market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Celner as Business Development Manager. Tom is based in Chicago, and will assist Morpheus’ sales and management team in expanding and diversifying our clientele.

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LD Jesse Henke opted for a rig including Martin MAC Auras, used for key light and general wash, Elation ACL 360 Bars, utilized for effects and movements, along with ShowLine Nitros for punch, all supplied by Bandit Lites
LD Jesse Henke opted for a rig including Martin MAC Auras, used for key light and general wash, Elation ACL 360 Bars, utilized for effects and movements, along with ShowLine Nitros for punch, all supplied by Bandit Lites

One OK Rock Brings Bandit Lites on North American Tour

Frank Hammel;
News

NASHVILLE – Japanese alt-rock back One OK Rock recently wrapped a January run in North America promoting their new album Ambitions with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites and designed by Jesse Henke. The band, comprised of Takahiro Moriuchi, Toru Yamashita, Ryota Kohama and Tomoya Kanki are known for their stellar vocals, energetic performances and diehard fans who turn out in incredible numbers.

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Bittree 12Gplus 4K Mini WECo Patchbay
Bittree 12Gplus 4K Mini WECo Patchbay

Bittree 12G+ Single-Link Patching Systems to be Featured at NAB

Nook Schoenfeld
Product News

Bittree's new 12G+ BNC Coaxial Bulkhead Patch Panel series and 12G+ Mini-WECO (Midsize) Coaxial Patchbay products promise high-bandwidth performance for SD-SDI, HD-SDI, UHD-SDI, HDR, 4K and 8K single-link video applications. The new 12G+ offerings will be showcased alongside other Bittree products at NAB 2017, booth SU6221.

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