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BYU-Hawaii Using Hitachi SK‑UHD4000 4K Cameras
BYU-Hawaii Using Hitachi SK‑UHD4000 4K Cameras

BYU-Hawaii Using Hitachi SK‑UHD4000 4K Cameras

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

LAIE, Oahu, HI —Taking its first step towards a 4K production future, Brigham Young University-Hawaii (BYU-Hawaii) has purchased four SKUHD4000 ultra high definition (UHD) studio and field cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to provide superior-quality video acquisition for its diverse projects and long-term content archives.

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Latin Grammy Awards Features Lavish Looks from d3 Media Servers

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

LAS VEGAS – The 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards show, broadcast live on Univision from T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas Nov. 17, celebrated winners across a broad spectrum of Latin music.  It also presented an abundance of performances on a colorful, media-rich, stage set, supported by five 4x4pro media servers from d3 Technologies. Set designer Jorge Dominguez and creative director of content Bianca Moncada from Darmah Studio teamed with media server programmer/content specification coordinator Laura Frank of Luminous FX to bring the stage looks to life.

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SDVoE (Software Defined Video over Ethernet) Alliance logo
SDVoE (Software Defined Video over Ethernet) Alliance logo

Industry Alliance Forms to Promote Standardized Software-Defined Video over Ethernet

Frank Hammel;
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AMSTERDAM — With plans for a formal launch at Integrated Systems Europe 2017 in Amsterdam Feb. 7-10, a handful of companies have teamed up to form the SDVoE (Software Defined Video over Ethernet) Alliance. The group will promote a standardized software-defined video over Ethernet platform for interoperable AV-over-IP applications. The group’s members include AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, Netgear, Sony and ZeeVee.

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Barco toasts to another year of fresh technological innovation at ISE 2017

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

KORTRIJK, BELGIUM,– Global technology leader Barco is getting ready to showcase its latest AV solutions at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. From 7 to 10 February next, Barco will demonstrate how its innovations can help professionals work, educate, advertise and entertain even better. Barco invites ISE visitors to come have a taste of its offering at booth 12-F100 in Hall 12 of the Amsterdam RAI venue.

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One of 11 GoVision LED displays to be used by the organizers of president-elect Donald Trump's Jan. 20, 2017 inauguration.
One of 11 GoVision LED displays to be used by the organizers of president-elect Donald Trump's Jan. 20, 2017 inauguration.

Trump Inauguration Organizers to Make Use of 11 GoVision Screens

Frank Hammel;
Projection Connection News

WASHINGTON, DC — For the fourth consecutive time, Argyle, Texas-based GoVision has been tasked with providing the massive LED screens for a solemn and historic ceremony celebrating the peaceful transition of power. The company noted that 11 of its large LED screens will be positioned strategically across the Capitol grounds for the Jan. 20, 2017 ceremony.

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Reflect used a 2 meter by 2 meter LED display made up of 16 FLEXLite NXG tiles.
Reflect used a 2 meter by 2 meter LED display made up of 16 FLEXLite NXG tiles.

Digital Signage Company Turns to PixelFLEX for Lobby Display at New Facility in Texas

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

RICHARDSON, TX – Reflect, a company that helps clients with their digital signage needs, turned to PixelFLEX for two LED displays incorporating FLEXLite NXG technology. The new LED displays are incorporated in a display wihtin Reflect's lobby in Richardson, TX that is designed to mimic the look of a retail storefront.

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Cason Cleveland Productions chose FLEXLite NXG 2.6mm LED video technology as the focal point for the new auditorium in Snellville, GA. Photo by Cason Cleveland
Cason Cleveland Productions chose FLEXLite NXG 2.6mm LED video technology as the focal point for the new auditorium in Snellville, GA. Photo by Cason Cleveland

12Stone Church Equips New Auditorium in Georgia with PixelFLEX 2.6mm LED Displays

Frank Hammel;
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SNELLVILLE, GA — To help transform a large retail location in Snellville, GA into an environment suited for its expanding congregation, 12Stone Church turned to Cason Cleveland Productions, which worked with Nashville-based PixelFLEX on the use of that company’s FLEXLite NXG 2.6mm LED video technology.

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The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture is an initiative of Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom’s major oil company
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture is an initiative of Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom’s major oil company

King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Saudi Arabia Stages Grand Opening with d3 Projection Mapping

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has officially inaugurated the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, whose debut was marked by stunning video projection mapping across the streamlined, modernist façade.  Belgium-based Visual Solutions crafted the week-long, nighttime display powered by 52 projectors and six 4x4pro media servers with VFC cards from d3 Technologies. Filmmaster MEA Events, produced the grand opening with technical director, Julien Poncelet, heading the team.  VER supplied all the video equipment and serviced the event on site.

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Three Z-HD6000s are deployed in the SMAD studio for hands-on instruction
Three Z-HD6000s are deployed in the SMAD studio for hands-on instruction

James Madison University Enhances Hands-On Media Production Education with Hitachi Z-HD6000 Cameras

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

WOODBURY, NY — At James Madison University in Virginia, the vision of the School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD) includes delivering innovative media education programs that integrate traditional concepts, values, and skills with new and evolving technologies. When the university undertook a major upgrade and refresh of the equipment in its television studio last year, it selected ZHD6000 HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to give students valuable, practical experience.

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