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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
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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
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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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First Baptist Thomasville gets an uplift from pixelFLEX

PixelFLEX, S&L Integrated and JR Clancy team up at First Baptist Thomasville

Nook Schoenfeld
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NASHVILLE, – Similar to many worship families across the United States, the congregation at the First Baptist Church in Thomasville, Georgia, recently underwent a sanctuary renovation to offer both contemporary and traditional worship services. Working with Thomasville’s S&L Integrated on a complete audio, lighting and LED video renovation, the church wanted to make sure that while the technical systems received an update, the traditional aesthetics of the sanctuary were not affected. 

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German Attraction Featuring Vintage Toys Updates Visuals with Pandoras Box Technologies

Nook Schoenfeld
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ANGER, Germany - Hans-Peter Porsche TraumWerk, which is located in the Berchtesgaden countryside, has been welcoming toy fans and model railway enthusiasts with the company's 5,500 square meter exhibit featuring historical tin toys, steam engines, automotive rarities and a 21st century model railway. This year, the attraction is getting a visual assist with Christie Pandoras Box media servers.

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CNN studio
CNN studio

APG Displays Plays Key Role in Video Upgrade for CNN Shows

Nook Schoenfeld
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ORLANDO — APG Displays played a key role in a video upgrade for CNN’s shows including The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and The Lead with Jake Tapper. The upgrade was completed last year just in time for election season. Key components included 1.2mm and 1.6mm video display technologies from APG Displays, including a 25-foot-wide 1.2mm Leyard LED display, a 108-inch diagonal 1.2mm Leyard LED display and a 30-foot-wide 1.6mm Leyard LED display.

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3D Video Mapping Creates Exotic Cityscape for Marie Dalgar Cosmetics with Support from d3 Technologies

Nook Schoenfeld
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SHANHAI – Chinese cosmetic brand Marie Dalgar held its 7th annual crossover art exhibition, “Through Your Eyes,” in Shanghai where d3 media servers and 3D video mapping immersed visitors in a colorful, exotic city. This year, Marie Dalgar teamed up with French makeup artist Damien Dufresne on a show inspired by company founder Cui Xiaohong’s trip to Morocco.

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AmericanAirlines Arena's NanoLumens Outdoor Gallery Series Displays 'Weather' the Storm of Hurricane Season

Nook Schoenfeld
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ATLANTA, GEORGIA, – With the 2016 hurricane season now mercifully behind us, the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that their recently-installed NanoLumens Outdoor Gallery Series LED displays withstood the challenges of a hurricane season that produced six hurricanes and nine tropical storms. Two of the 2016 season’s hurricanes, Hermine and Matthew, directly impacted Florida and caused heavy winds, rain and millions of dollars in damages.

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Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K used on Panic! At the Disco and Weezer Concert Tour

Nook Schoenfeld
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FREMONT, CA - Blackmagic Design today announced that Illinois production company Upstaging Inc. built a complete IMAG and AV production using the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and a large number of other Blackmagic Design products during this year’s sold out Weezer and Panic! At the Disco summer concert tour. Included in the workflow were four Teranex Expresses and 24 Teranex Minis used throughout each venue to convert various camera signals.

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Gtek builds a new 1047 square meter creative design LED display project.

Gtek LED Ceiling Curtain Display Constructed

Nook Schoenfeld
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CHINA - Having already finished the No.1 LED display in central China’s Henan Province, the Huiyi Times Square multi-curved face creative ceiling curtain, LED curtain display manufacturer-Gtek, formed ties with Henan province again, this time by building a new 1047 square meter creative design LED display project.

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'“The Roland XS filled every need I had once I moved to LED,' said Glen Sanders.
'“The Roland XS filled every need I had once I moved to LED,' said Glen Sanders.

Fresh Air Flicks Using Roland’s XS-82H Switcher to Support Mobile LED Setup

Nook Schoenfeld
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NEW YORK — Fresh Air Flicks founder/owner Glen Sanders spotted the trend of outdoor cinema early on as it gained traction in Brooklyn and other hip communities. Starting out in 2004, Sanders and Fresh Air Flicks were providing giant inflatable screens for events like “Movies with a View” that would bring as many as 8,000 people out for an evening to watch films in the park beneath the Brooklyn Bridge. As demand grew for that kind of recreation during the longer daylight hours of summer, Sanders upped his game.

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