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Water of Life
Water of Life

Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras Elevate Production Quality for Water of Life Community Church

Nook Schoenfeld
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WOODBURY, NY, — For Water of Life Community Church, video has long been an essential component in bringing its message to local congregants and followers around the world. When the non-denominational church recently expanded with a new facility and state-of-the-art technical equipment, they chose ZHD5000 HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to provide the high-quality image acquisition they wanted to underpin their video initiatives.

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VuePix S1mm in Olympic Studio
VuePix S1mm in Olympic Studio

VuePix 4K Screen for Rio 2016 Olympics Studio

Nook Schoenfeld
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RIO - The Olympic Opening Ceremony at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil kicked off the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. It is the first time that the World’s most watched sporting event is hosted in South America with a record number of countries participating in a record number of sports. NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected NEP Group to provide mobile broadcasting and engineering consulting for its production.

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Spanish Night with Carmen - Zarzuela Show
Spanish Night with Carmen - Zarzuela Show

VES Uses d3 4x4pro for Imagery Supporting Wroclaw, Poland’s 'Spanish Night with Carmen - Zarzuela Show' Production

Nook Schoenfeld
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WROCLAW, Poland  – Wroclaw, Poland continues to celebrate its role as one of the European Capitals of Culture for 2016 with Spanish Night with Carmen – Zarzuela Show at the Wroclaw Stadium.  The spectacle featured fragments of Bizet’s iconic opera, Carmen, presented in the tradition of the Spanish popular opera. Carmen was performed by about 500 artists, including an orchestra, ballet, choir and Wroclaw Opera soloists plus vocal and dance groups from other parts of Poland. 

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The grand opening of Biamp's new new Cascade Building in Tigard, OR.
The grand opening of Biamp's new new Cascade Building in Tigard, OR.

Biamp Systems Opens New Building Near HQ in Oregon

Nook Schoenfeld
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BEAVERTON, OR — Biamp Systems held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new Cascade Building in Tigard, OR on July 27. The Cascade Building, which is home to Biamp's manufacturing and customer support teams, joins the Gemini Building and together serve as the company's headquarters. Although based in a different town, the two buildings are less than one mile apart. Tigard's Mayor John L. Cook (pictured here) and others were on hand to weild the big scissors and make the buiding's grand opening official.

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ADJ works with Floating Stage
ADJ works with Floating Stage

Floating RiverStage Venue in Indiana Upgrades with ADJ Video, Lighting Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
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JEFFERSONVILLE, IN — Every Friday throughout the summer, the city of Jeffersonville, IN hosts a free concert on a floating music venue, the RiverStage. This unique floating performance space is a barge moored on the banks of the Ohio river near the city's downtown area. For the 2016 season, Sounds Unlimited Productions upgraded the visuals with 45 ADJ AV6 LED video panels and six ADJ Vizi Hybrid 16RX fixtures. The video panels add to the live music performances, and they are also used for advertising messages for sponsors between performances.

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The Colossus video display at Bristol Motor Speedway features digiLED Toura6 6mm LED panels, 240 panels per side.
The Colossus video display at Bristol Motor Speedway features digiLED Toura6 6mm LED panels, 240 panels per side.

Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee Installs Massive Center-Hung Video Display

Frank Hammel;
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BRISTOL, TN — The “Colossus” video display, suspended by cables attached to four giant, purpose-built towers outside the stadium at Bristol Motor Speedway, is being called the world’s largest outdoor center-hung video display. Each of the four panels on the display measure 30 by 63 feet (HxW), and each is comprised of 240 digiLED Toura6 6mm LED panels (24 x 10, WxH). Along with digLED, GoVision and Panasonic were involved in this project. The display will also feature prominently in the Battle of Bristol, which is expected to set a record as the biggest college football game ever when the University of Tennessee/Knoxville faces off against Virginia Tech on Sept. 10. Some 150,000 spectators are expected to attend.

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Robin Thicke performed. Photo by Frazer Harrison Photography
Robin Thicke performed. Photo by Frazer Harrison Photography

Kentucky Derby Event on Eve of Race Adds PixelFLEX FLEXCurtain HD LED Video Display

Nook Schoenfeld
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LOUISVILLE, KY— Held annually at the Galt House Hotel’s Grand Ballroom on on the eve of the Kentucky Derby, Unbridled Eve is a black tie-optional event which offers live performances along with a VIP cocktail reception and dinner. The 2016 event featured performances by Robin Thicke, John Elefante, Dennis DeYoung, JD Shelburne and Wynonna Judd.

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Production designer Trenton Dick crafted the visual looks for the event.
Production designer Trenton Dick crafted the visual looks for the event.

2016 Miss Florida Pageant Returns with PixelFLEX LED Video Assist

Nook Schoenfeld
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LAKELAND, FL – Taking center stage inside the Lakeland Center, the 2016 Miss Florida Scholarship Pageant showcased 48 contestants all vying for the opportunity to compete for the coveted title of Miss America. Held in conjunction with the Miss Florida Outstanding Teen Pageant, production designer Trenton Dick was once again working behind the scenes at Miss Florida, and was asked this year to build upon the previous pageant's LED video design. So with an expanded budget and some increased expectations, Dick decided to create three LED video walls for the event using FLEXLite Plus 6.9mm and FLEXCurtain HD 12.5mm LED video technology from Nashville-based PixelFLEX.

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Coldplay at Wembley, photo by Fifth Estate
Coldplay at Wembley, photo by Fifth Estate

Coldplay Tours with Visuals Assist from Avolites Ai Media Servers

Nook Schoenfeld
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CHICAGO For Coldplay's current stadium tour, A Head Full of Dreams, video director Ben Miles chose to work with British manufacturer Avolites and Avolites' Ai media server distributor and technical specialist RES (Realtime Environment Systems) to design what he describes as 'the ultimate video system' for the British rockers. The band performed four shows (June 15, 16, 18 and 19) at London's Wembley Stadium, pictured here.

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