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This is the show’s first projection upgrade in more than four years, and DWP Live’s first permanent installation in New York City.
This is the show’s first projection upgrade in more than four years, and DWP Live’s first permanent installation in New York City.

Rockettes Summer Spectacular Gets Projection Boost from DWP LIVE

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NEW YORK - The Radio City Rockettes shined just a little bit brighter during the recent opening night of their New York Summer Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall due to a new projection upgrade for the show. The Madison Square Garden Company called on Nashville-based event production company, DWP Live, to install an upgrade for the theatrical productions at Radio City Music Hall including New York Spectacular and the well-known Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes, in which the annual Christmas production see nearly one million patrons each year.

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Christie projectors lit up Kanke Dam in Jharkhand, India's Ranchi district
Christie projectors lit up Kanke Dam in Jharkhand, India's Ranchi district

Christie Roadster Series Projectors Light Up Dam in India

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JHARKHAND, India— Christie technology helped transform the hillside of Kanke Dam in Jharkhand’s Ranchi district into a canvas for a light show that pays tribute to one of India’s most honored folk heroes, Birsa Munda, who spearheaded the “Ulgulaan” movement that rose against British rule in the 19th century. The 40-minute projection mapping show, titled “Dharti Aaba,” was commissioned by the Indian Tourism Development Corporation  (ITDC).

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Cine Gear Announces 2016 Technical Award-Winners
Cine Gear Announces 2016 Technical Award-Winners

Cine Gear Announces 2016 Technical Award-Winners

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HOLLYWOOD, CA — Cine Gear announces the recipients of the 2016 New Technologies Awards as judged by a team of impartial experts at the 2016 Expo event. The judging panel reviewed and evaluated nearly 100 entries to determine this year’s honorees. The 2016 Cine Gear Expo Technical Awards were presented to the best debuting products unveiled between June 8, 2015 and May 1, 2016. Winners were selected on site by a panel of industry experts with an eye toward the latest in technology. All exhibiting manufacturers were invited to enter products

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Daniel Willis of AV Technik with Roland's XS-83H Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher
Daniel Willis of AV Technik with Roland's XS-83H Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher

AV Technik Using Roland's XS-83H Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher

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SOUTH PORTLAND, ME — After more than a decade on the road with major touring artists and as a house audio engineer at the legendary Irving Plaza/Fillmore music venue in New York City, Daniel Willis established AV Technik, a full-service AV firm in his hometown of South Portland, Maine. He’s been serving clients ranging from music artists to corporate conferences to live events that require the kind of high-end technical support he was able to consistently provide in his previous career. Willis picks his tools carefully, and that’s why he picked the Roland XS-83H 8-In x 3-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher as his main AV switcher.

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WKTV Using Hitachi HDTV Cameras
WKTV Using Hitachi HDTV Cameras

WKTV Using Hitachi HDTV Cameras

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UTICA, NY — When Heartland Media station WKTV set out to enhance the viewer experience by upgrading its live news productions to HD, they turned to Hitachi DK-Z50 multi-purpose, HDTV box cameras to provide exceptional-quality video acquisition. Supplied by Hitachi reseller Com Tech, the cameras have delivered solid reliability while elevating the visual fidelity of WKTV’s newscasts. Five Hitachi DK-Z50 cameras are deployed throughout the news studio, under the control of a Ross Overdrive automated production system.

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Jaguar team logo
Jaguar team logo

Jaguars Select Nanolumens For New Video Installation

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JACKSONVILLE, FL – The NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars recently announced that NanoLumens, a manufacturer of LED displays, has been selected to outfit the newly renovated US Assure Clubs inside EverBank Field with new video gear. NanoLumens will be installing six 2.5mm NanoSlim Engage displays across both the East and West US Assure Clubs, including a screen in each lower club area measuring 19 feet by 11 feet.

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The flight simulation ride named 'Flyover Jiangxi' makes use of eight Christie D4K3560 3DLP projectors on two domed screens.
The flight simulation ride named 'Flyover Jiangxi' makes use of eight Christie D4K3560 3DLP projectors on two domed screens.

Tourist Attraction in Nanchang, China Using Close to 130 Christie Projectors

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NANCHANG, China — Close to 130 Christie projectors power major rides and attractions at the new Nanchang Wanda Cultural Tourism City, developed by Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group. Christie worked with Wincomn Technology on the project, which is drawing big crowds within the capital of China’s Jiangxi Province.

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Delobelle worked with graphics and motion design company, Naked, on the promo.
Delobelle worked with graphics and motion design company, Naked, on the promo.

TV Promo for French Soccer Team Uses d3 Projection Mapping as Quick Alternative to Post-Production Visuals

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PARIS – With only two days between the shoot and first TV air date for a 53-second promo featuring members of the French national soccer team as they headed for the UEFA's month-long 2016 Euro 2016 soccer competition, director Patrick Delobelle needed a speedy alternative to post-production visual effects. He used a d3 2x2plus media server provided by Paris-based Stello Productions for the projection-mapping solution. The Union of European Football Associations' (UEFA) Euro 2016 tournament runs from June 10-July 10, 2016.

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GoVision provided 480 GV6 panels for the video screens and 243 VISS 10mm panels for the LED floor.
GoVision provided 480 GV6 panels for the video screens and 243 VISS 10mm panels for the LED floor.

Walmart Shareholders Meeting Gets Big-Screen Assist from GoVision

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FAYETTEVILLE, AR — LEO Events turned to GoVision for a big-screen assist during a three-day shareholders meeting at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, home to the University of Arkansas Razorbacks basketball teams. GoVision deployed 10mm VISS LED panels and GV6 tiles for the event’s main stage, which was used for appearances and performances by the company’s top brass along with James Corden, Katy Perry, Nick Jonas, Maxwell, Jordan Smith, Three Doors Down, Daughtry, Goo Goo Dolls, American Authors and Train.

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ROE Visual 18MM Hybrid LED Tiles from LMG joined the artist on tour.
ROE Visual 18MM Hybrid LED Tiles from LMG joined the artist on tour.

Country Artist Sam Hunt Touring with ROE Visual 18MM Hybrid LED Tiles from LMG

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PITTSBURGH, PA - Singer-songwriter Sam Hunt is touring the nation in support of his debut album, Montevallo, which has sold more than a million copies since its release in 2014. The Georgia native is the first artist to reach three top country charts simultaneously in 22 years. The tour's visual design includes ROE Visual 18MM Hybrid LED tiles supplied by LMG.

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d3 Technologies’ 4x4pros were selected as media servers for the show
d3 Technologies’ 4x4pros were selected as media servers for the show

Jennifer Lopez Residency in Las Vegas Features d3-Driven Visuals

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LAS VEGAS – Jennifer Lopez has kicked off the second round of her headlining Las Vegas residency at the AXIS Theater in the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Jennifer Lopez: All I Have traces her show biz journey from hip hop to Hollywood with a live band, dancers, extravagant costumes and sets. d3 Technologies’ 4x4pros were selected as media servers for the show’s extensive video content, which appears throughout the production.

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