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  • Julie Taymors A Midsummer Night’s Dream Gets AV Support from WorldStage.

    Julie Taymor’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Gets AV Support from WorldStage

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 2, 2014

    BROOKLYN, NY — There’s only a judicious amount of character flying in Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the first production to be staged in the compact but versatile Polonsky Shakespeare Center, which opened here last fall, and, as Taymor wryly noted in an interview in The New York Times, the odds of production snags arising from hastily updated scripts were even less remote. Even so, the production, with set design by Es Devlin, had its own unique challenges and complexities. WorldStage provided a video assist. Read More...

  • For the Live Action Arena portion of the 2014 Autosport International exhibition at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre, XL Video returned with the 90-meter-wide projection

    Autosport Live Action Arena Features 90m-Wide XL Video Projection

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 2, 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, U.K. — For the Live Action Arena portion of the 2014 Autosport International exhibition at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre, XL Video returned with the 90-meter-wide projection that debuted with the January 2013 event. The moving backgrounds were made up from a six-way blend of six stacks of two Barco projectors — six Barco HDF-W26s with six Barco FLM HD20s as hot backups.

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  • Skillet Touring with PixelFLEX LED Curtains

    Skillet Touring with PixelFLEX LED Curtains

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 1, 2014

    NASHVILLE — Christian rock band Skillet has a busy tour schedule, with as many as 150 performances a year. Scotty Rock, production manager for the band, credited ease of deployment as a key benefit for the band’s video setup, which includes PixelFLEX LED Curtains. The curtain panels also pack up quickly and easily.

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  • Super Bowl Event in NYC Gets Visual Assist from Moment Factory. Photo by Moment Factory

    Super Bowl Event in NYC Gets Visual Assist from Moment Factory

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 30, 2014

    NEW YORK — Event organizers PPW are bringing Super Bowl XLVIII fever from New Jersey’s Meadowlands to downtown Manhattan on the evenings just prior to the Big Game on Feb. 2. The section of Broadway running from 34th to 47th streets, which includes Times Square, has been designated Super Bowl Boulevard. Moment Factory is providing an assist with large-format projection on the façade of Macy’s flagship retail location. Their eight-minute shows, pictured here in rehearsals, will be seen every half hour from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. between Jan. 29 and Feb. 1.

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  • Integrated Environmental Media System (IEMS) is relying upon Vista Systems’ Spyder image processors for five of the seven media features now greeting travelers going through the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

    IEMS Uses Vista Spyders for Video Visuals at New LAX Terminal

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 25, 2014

    LOS ANGELES – Integrated Environmental Media System (IEMS) is relying upon Vista Systems’ Spyder image processors for five of the seven media features now greeting travelers going through the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Read More...

  • Images courtesy of Michael Long, ©ARIAs

    27th ARIA Awards Get Video Support from TDC

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 23, 2014

    SYDNEY — Technical Direction Company (TDC) supplied all video technology elements for the 27th ARIA Awards, which was held Dec. 1 at the Event Centre at The Star in Sydney.

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  • Lusophony Games 2014 opening ceremony included projection mapped visuals from Christie projectors. Production Design: BARTKRESA design.

    Sporting Event in Goa, India Opens with Projections from Christie Gear

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 23, 2014

    GOA, India — The Lusophony Games, which run from Jan. 18-29, 2014, featured an opening ceremony with projection-mapped visuals from 40 Christie Roadster S+20K, Roadster S+22K-J and Roadster HD20K-J 3-chip DLP projectors. The Games, staged once every three or four years and centered on completion among populations or countries with a link to Portugal, were previously held in Macao, China (2006) and Lisbon, Portugal (2009).

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  • Mid-South Audio provided the visual centerpiece for a Methodist youth rally with 44 of Chauvet Professional’s Nexus COB LED panels and 60 MVP Ta8 curved video panels.

    Methodist Youth Rally Visuals Include LED Panels from Chauvet Professional

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 23, 2014

    OCEAN CITY, MD – The United Methodist Church’s Young People’s Ministries of the Peninsula-Delaware Conference rocked the Roland E. Powell Convention Center here Jan. 10-12 with a youth rally featuring vibrant video and lighting effects. Mid-South Audio provided the visual centerpiece for the 4,000 attendees with an assist from 44 of Chauvet Professional’s Nexus COB LED panels and 60 MVP Ta8 curved video panels. Read More...

  • High Definition Warehouse Event LED Screens Include EMTO Mambo 8 LED Screen

    High Definition Warehouse Event Uses EMTO Mambo 8 LED Screen

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 20, 2014

    LONDON — The High Definition Warehouse Event staged in Great Suffolk Street Warehouse here last fall featured EMTO’s Mambo 8 LED screen to clad the front of the DJ booth and also for a backdrop behind it in the event’s Arch 2 arena.

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  • American Bible Society Atrium Gets AV Update

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 19, 2014

    NEW YORK — Velocity Productions worked with Barco on a project that provided an AV update for the atrium at the American Bible Society’s location near Columbus Circle at Broadway and 61st street. The project included the installation of 22 OverView NSL-4621 LCD displays. Read More...

  • XL Video supported Wet Wet Wet's Dec. 2013 U.K. tour. Photo by Scott Davies

    Wet Wet Wet Tours U.K. with XL Video

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 17, 2014

    LONDON — For Wet Wet Wet’s Dec. 2013 U.K. arena tour in support of their Oct. 2013 “greatest hits” album release, Step by Step, XL Video supplied wide-screen projection including some of its new Panasonic 20K projectors, Catalyst control, a four-camera / PPU package and crew. Read More...

  • Video Windmill at ISE 2014 Incorporates tvONE CORIOmaster Processing

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 17, 2014

    ERLANGER, KY — tvONE, a manufacturer of video and multimedia processing equipment based here, noted that its CORIOmaster mini will be an integral part of a "Real-Time Video Windmill" to be featured at ISE 2014 in Amsterdam Feb. 4-6. It consists of a rotating array of four 46" flat panel displays showing video that maintains a stable horizon even as the displays rotate 360° in real-time.

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