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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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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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The screen, in semi-transparent mode
The screen, in semi-transparent mode

Acton UMC Builds 'Disappearing' Video Wall with Chauvet Professional

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

GRANBURY, TX — Sound Productions of Dallas provided a 26-by-10-foot (WxH) video wall for Acton United Methodist Church. Made with Chauvet Professional C6 Panels, video wall appears to “disappear” at times, with highly transparent panels that can be used to display only text, then re-appear with a variety of I-Mag and custom content.

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Dubai City Walk photo by Float4
Dubai City Walk photo by Float4

Dubai’s City Walk Comes to Life with Immersive AV Assist from Float4 and XYZ Cultural Technology

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

DUBAI — Featuring what has been called the world’s largest multimedia experience within a retail setting, Dubai’s City Walk invites crowds into a 922,500-square-foot area animated with 33 video servers sending 100 million pixels of digital content. Montreal-based XYZ Cultural Technology says it not only served as a technological partner to content designers Float4 for the project, but also played a key role in coordinating the efforts from contractors arriving from 10 different countries around the world.

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Lawo V_Pro8 8 Channel Video Processing Toolkit Debuts at ISE 2017

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

AMSTERDAM - At this year's ISE show in Amsterdam, Lawo will debut its V__pro8 8-channel video processing tool armed with a comprehensive software update. With its latest update, Lawo’s V__pro8 became even more powerful, further increasing its features-per-RU density. Amongst the latest additions is an updated A/V sync tool, which, in addition to the native V__line sync pattern and the EBU pattern, can now also read the Vistek VALID8 format. Furthermore, the integrated quad-split multiviewer now features multi-colored Tally lamps, which are switchable via Ember+, allowing to integrate the MV tally in the overall tally system of your installation.

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The Dwight Vredenburg History Pavilion within the lobby of Hy-Vee's new Ron Pearson Center makes use of NanoLumens' 360-degree Nixel Series LED displays.
The Dwight Vredenburg History Pavilion within the lobby of Hy-Vee's new Ron Pearson Center makes use of NanoLumens' 360-degree Nixel Series LED displays.

Hy-Vee Grocery Chain Uses NanoLumens Nixel Series LED Displays in New Conference Center Lobby

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

WEST DES MOINES, IA — Hy-Vee, Inc., a grocery chain with more than 240 stores throughout the Midwest, is also one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. The company, founded in 1930, used NanoLumens curved Nixel Series LED displays to portray its history in the lobby of Ron Pearson Center, its new confernce and event center in West Des Moines.

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Xantech Expands Connectivity Solutions with Introduction of New EX Series HDMI Cables

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS  —  Xantech, the industry standard in IR and connectivity solutions, today announced the introduction of its new EX Series HDMI cables that set new standards for performance, reliability, and value. The introduction was made at ISE 2017 at Core Brands Stand 1-N53 in the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam.

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PixelFLEX FLEXStorm
PixelFLEX FLEXStorm

PixelFLEX FLEXStorm

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

PixelFLEX's weather-rated FLEXStorm LED video technology is designed to overcome the challenges associated with traditional outdoor LED video displays, FLEXStorm utilizes an intelligent, auto-correcting light sensor control system to ensure the perfect brightness at all hours of the day. With its safe and reliable connections, FLEXStorm can weather the environment and is available in a variety of custom sizes, resolutions and configurations.

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Alcorn McBride helps birds fly inside the ATL airport

“Flight Paths” Public Art Installation at Atlanta International Airport Takes Off with Support from Alcorn McBride

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

ORLANDO, FL – Flight paths are commonplace over airports, but passengers using Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport experience “Flight Paths” of a very different kind.  The installation called “Flight Paths” is the latest public art work to link concourses at the country’s busiest airport.  Created by artist Steve Waldeck, it simulates a walk through a forest with immersive lighting, video, projection and sound effects.

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Substance Church's Northtown campus installed the new PixelFLEX wall
Substance Church's Northtown campus installed the new PixelFLEX wall

Substance Church in Minneapolis Installs a 47-Foot-Wide PixelFLEX Video Wall

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Projection Connection News

MINNEAPOLIS — Adam Frey, technical director at Substance Church in Minneapolis, worked with integration partner Reach Communications to install a 47-foot-wide PixelFLEX video wall. The wall, which nearly fills the proscenium stage of the recently-built auditorium at Substance Church's Northtown campus, measures 11.5 feet tall and is made with FLEXTour LED video panels. It can also be raised when not in use via a stage rigging system.

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Change x2 for Christie at ISE 2017

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

WOKINGHAM, UK– Christie®, a leader in creating and sharing the world's best shared visual and audio experiences, will showcase the latest additions to its product portfolio at ISE 2017, branching out from its traditional single ‘arena’ concept used since 2010, to encompass two distinct stand locations. 

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