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Draper TecVision XH900X Grey Projection Surface Gets ISF Certification

Projection Connection News

SPICELAND, IN – Draper, Inc. has announced its TecVision XH900X Grey projection viewing surface has been certified by the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) for excellent color reproduction and fidelity. XH900X Grey performs very well in moderate ambient light, is well suited for high resolution content, and is 4K ready. This latest announcement means the entire TecVision Engineered Surface Technology line is now ISF certified.

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ArKaos PRO Names Music & Lights Distributor for Italy

On the Move

BRUSSELS, Belgium – ArKaos PRO named Music & Lights as its exclusive distributor for Italy. Music & Lights will handle the full portfolio of ArKaos products, which includes ArKaos Stage, Studio and Stadium media servers, MediaMaster PRO and MediaMaster Express software and Kling-Net, ArKaos’ control protocol.

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Clay Paky Roadshow In South Africa

Clay Paky Roadshow Introduces SuperSharpy, Mythos and Stormy Fixtures to South Africa

International News

JOHANNESBURG, DURBAN and CAPE TOWN South Africa - Clay Paky’s Massimo Bolandrina and Giovanni Zucchinali spent two weeks in South Africa providing daily demos to introduce the company's latest offerings to the region, including the SuperSharpy, Mythos and Stormy fixtures. A photo taken during this roadshow of a SuperSharpy beam projecting onto a cloud reached the second most “Likes” ever recorded on the Clay Paky Facebook page.

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USITT 2015 Offerings Attracting Corporate Sponsors

News

The upcoming 2015 USITT Conference and Stage Show has attracted notable sponsors such as L-Acoustics, Elation Professional and Disney Creative Entertainment. USITT 2015 in Cincinnati March 18-21 offers added entertainment value and support opportunities – and some heavy-hitters have already signed on to sponsor key portions of the event.

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Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church Converts from Projection Setup to Elation LED Video

Projection Connection News

GIG HARBOR, WA - Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church recently converted the visual platform in their main worship space from a traditional projector and screen system to Elation EZ Series LED video screens. Church leaders initially looked at two 15,000 lumen projectors as replacements for a pair of aging 10K lumen projectors but opted for the Elation video screens instead. Agility AVL installed the gear.

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Bohse Onkelz, c Saskia Gauke

Böhse Onkelz (Bad Uncles) Summer Reunion Show Lit with Clay Paky Gear

International News

MANNHEIM, Germany — 1980s German rock/punk band Böhse Onkelz (Bad Uncles) reunited at Germany’s Hockenheimring race track earlier this year for their first show in nine years. LD Jerry Appelt included 80 Clay Paky Sharpys and 36 A.leda B-EYE K20s in the rig. PRG provided the gear to light the band on the main stage as well as a B-stage that brought the performers closer to more of their fans.

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Martin VDO Fenix 6

Martin VDO Fenix 6

Product News

The VDO Fenix 6 is a touring-friendly outdoor LED video panel with 6 mm pixel pitch and full cross-rental compatibility. The robust and ergonomic frame eliminates the need to use an add-on touring frame and allows for fast and easy build-up of LED video walls. Easy to assemble and configure, set up of the VDO Fenix 6 requires just one person. 

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Lily Allen's Backdrop of Baby Bottles Light Up with Avolites Ai Control Solution

International News

LONDON - British singer Lily Allen has been touring both the festival and venue circuit in front of a backdrop of baby bottles laced with LED strips and controlled by Avolites Ai. Allen first unveiled her baby bottles set - a concept conceived by acclaimed stage designer Es Devlin - at Glastonbury 2014 and went on to perform with the bottles throughout the U.S., U.K. and Europe in the autumn as part of her Sheezus tour. In January and February 2015, the tour continues to Asia.

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Martin VDO Sceptron

Martin VDO Sceptron

Product News

The VDO Sceptron family features linear outdoor-rated LED video fixtures with 10, 20, or 40 mm pixel pitch and an extensive range of field-exchangeable optical accessories that offer a wide variety of looks. Controlled by the Martin P3 System Controller family, VDO Sceptron fixtures boast simple configuration, mapping and setup.

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