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Ultra South Africa photo by Al Nicoli
Ultra South Africa photo by Al Nicoli

LEDVision Expands Inventory in South Africa with ROE Visual PB3 Screen Panels

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

JOHANNESBURG - LEDVision, a full-service LED rental provider, recently took delivery of 105sqm of ROE Visual PB3 screen product, with an HD pixel pitch of 3.9mm. Known as Black Pearl, these panels are powered by Tessera LED processing from Brompton Technology, controlled via Tessera management software. Along with a built-in scaler and de-interlacer, users can benefit from real-time adjustment of position, rotation, color, brightness of panels and high-spec video performance with 3G-SDI input. Pictured here is the Ultra South Africa music festival, which LEDVision supported with ROE Visual products.

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WorldStage provided projection designer Wendall Harrington with Christie projectors and a Dataton WATCHOUT playback system.
WorldStage provided projection designer Wendall Harrington with Christie projectors and a Dataton WATCHOUT playback system.

Carnegie Hall Marks 125 Years with WorldStage AV Assist

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

NEW YORK – To mark 125 years, Carnegie Hall welcomed a long roster of talented artists to perform, including Renee Fleming, Isabel Leonard, Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Lang Lang, Emanuel Ax, Michael Feinstein and James Taylor, with Richard Gere serving as MC.  WorldStage provided the projection and lighting packages for the evening. The event featured visuals designed by Wendall Harrington (projection) and Alan Adelman (lighting).

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Crime and Punishment at the Moscow Musical Theatre
Crime and Punishment at the Moscow Musical Theatre

d3 Technologies Used for Complex Video Mapping for Russian Rock Opera Based on Dostoevsky's 'Crime and Punishment'

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

LONDON – Dostoevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment, recently made its debut as a rock opera at the Moscow Musical Theatre with innovative staging by renowned director Andrei Konchalovsky.  Technical partner Polymedia integrated CAST BlackTrax real-time motion tracking system with a d3 media server.  Together they accomplish 6D video mapping on the show’s scenic elements.

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The event honors and highlights the accomplishments of exceptional women of color.
The event honors and highlights the accomplishments of exceptional women of color.

Pete’s Big TVs Provides Production Support on BET's 'Black Girls Rock!'

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

NEWARK, NJ - Pete’s Big TVs (PBTV) once again supported BET’s broadcast of Black Girls Rock!, having been involved since the inaugural broadcast six years ago. An industry leading turnkey video production company serving clients worldwide, PBTV’s team, led by vice president Guy Benjamin, worked closely with production designer Anne Brahic, principal of Lucki Designs, Inc. and screens producer Laura Frank, principal of Luminous FX, to supply the ideal gear for the video-driven production design.

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The 'bottle wall' was used with projections for a variety of interesting visual effects.
The 'bottle wall' was used with projections for a variety of interesting visual effects.

Projection Backdrop for Glass Bottle Company in South Africa Makes Use of the Company's Products

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa  - Digital design agency INJOZI worked with Gearhouse Group on an idea for their Consol Glass campaign for Grey Advertising Johannesburg. The brief was to create a projection surface using the client’s product, in this case glass bottles. The result (pictured here) was used as a backdrop for a variety of performance scenarios. The campaign incorporated a video shoot as well as various activations around the country, so the surface needed to be able display patterns and text effectively as well as be assembled and dissembled quickly and safely for touring purposes.

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Sets, Drakes, Screen Invests in AV Stumpfl, Gerriets Screens
Sets, Drakes, Screen Invests in AV Stumpfl, Gerriets Screens

Sets, Drapes, Screen Invests in AV Stumpfl, Gerriets Screens

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Sets, Drapes, Screen (SDS) took delivery of an additional 14 AV Stumpfl screens (a mixture of the manufacturer-patented FullWhite borderless screens and wide-format screens), this May.  The new stock will be evenly deployed between the Cape Town and Johannesburg branches to ensure a mirrored stock holding in both centers. The busy set company has also invested in the same make of borderless screens tailor-made for the Cape Town International Convention Centre, where sister Company INHOUSE Venue Technical Management is the venue’s in-house supplier. SDS has also increased their Gerriets screen stock with a range of screens.

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Technical Direction Company (TDC) worked with creative communications agency Spark44 Sydney and multimedia designers/animators Spinifex Group on the project
Technical Direction Company (TDC) worked with creative communications agency Spark44 Sydney and multimedia designers/animators Spinifex Group on the project

Jaguar, a Vivid Sydney 2016 Sponsor, Features New F-PACE SUV in Video Mapped Projection with LED Backdrop

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

SYDNEY – Technical Direction Company (TDC) worked with creative communications agency Spark44 Sydney and multimedia designers/animators Spinifex Group on a projection mapping and LED installation starring Jaguar's new F-PACE SUV at Sydney's Martin Place. The project reflected Jaguar's support for Vivid Sydney 2016. After pushing a large "Start" button, the multimedia experience begins, presenting the vehicle on an angled podium against a diamond-shaped LED video wall. The vehicle itself comes alive with a video projection that deconstructs, rotates, recontextualises and generally manipulates the Jaguar SUV’s geometry.

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Foam Wonderland 2016
Foam Wonderland 2016

Foam Wonderland Shows Feature Chauvet Professional PVP X6IP and MVP 18 Video Panels

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

AUSTIN, TX – Foam Wonderland’s Southwest Regional shows are inviting revelers to get doused with foam shot by cannons as they listen to the beat of EDM music. To provide visuals to complement the party atmosphere, Creative Production and Design used 48 PVP X6IP panels and 84 MVP 18 panels from Chauvet Professional.

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Christie projection technologies are being featured at BroadcastAsia 2016 this week.
Christie projection technologies are being featured at BroadcastAsia 2016 this week.

Christie Visual Solutions And Media Servers Deliver Eye-Catching Displays at Broadcastasia 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

SINGAPORE – Christie is bringing its visual and image processing solutions for various applicationsto the annual BroadcastAsia 2016, taking place at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, May 31 to June 3. At booth 4G2-03, Christie’s valued partner Total Solution Marketing is showcasing DLP technology and solutions that promise outstanding performance, backed by years of proven industry experience and technical expertise. Visitors can check out how the Christie Boxer 4K30 3DLP projector and Christie H Series 1DLP projectors are deployed to present an eye-catching projection mapping showcase driven by the Christie Pandoras Box media server system.

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Altitude Exhibits used PixelFLEX 3.9mm FLEXLite NXG LED video display panels
Altitude Exhibits used PixelFLEX 3.9mm FLEXLite NXG LED video display panels

VCA Technology's Booth at ISC West Adds Visual Impact with PixelFLEX 3.9mm FLEXLite NXG LED Video Panels

Nook Schoenfeld
Projection Connection News

LAS VEGAS – For VCA Technology's booth at the ISC West trade show, which took place at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas April 6-8, Altitude Exhibits used PixelFLEX 3.9mm FLEXLite NXG LED video display panels. Altitude Exhibits President Jeremy Luther conceptualized a layout with two FLEXLite NXG LED screens that would showcase the VCA Technology software. He then went through a few revisions that led him to finalize on one large 80” tall by 240” wide FLEXLite NXG LED wall for maximum visual impact.

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