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  • Electrosonic Completes Final Phase of Global Immersion Acquisition

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 7, 2013

    LOS ANGELES — Electrosonic announced that it has completed the final phase of its previously announced Global Immersion acquisition. The Global Immersion specialists in large format screens for cinema and planetariums are now part of Electrosonic’s Entertainment business. Electrosonic has also launched a new website that highlights its immersive theater solutions.

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  • Bruno Mars’ Moonshine Jungle tour, which recently completed its North American leg before heading to Europe this fall and Australia in early 2014, features automation from Tait

    Bruno Mars Tour Automated with Tait Technologies

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 7, 2013

    MIAMI — Bruno Mars’ Moonshine Jungle tour, which recently completed its North American leg before heading to Europe this fall and Australia in early 2014, features automation from Tait that includes a custom flying video wall, chevron wall and mirrorball. Read More...

  • AV Systems' new digiLED MC10 video modules from international screen provider displayLED will support events including concerts sponsored by concert for Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)

    AV Systems Buys digiLED MC Video Gear in South Africa

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 7, 2013

    JOHANNESBURG — South African event production company AV Systems has invested in the latest digiLED MC10 video modules from international screen provider displayLED. AV Systems has purchased 192 tiles of the digiLED MC10LSR model.

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  • Kent State University’s newly dedicated May 4 Visitors Center. The university selected Alcorn McBride’s A/V Binloop to playback the audio and video in the exhibit.

    Kent State May 4 Visitors Center Gets AV Assist from Alcorn McBride

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 31, 2013

    KENT, OH — Kent State University’s newly dedicated May 4 Visitors Center marks the tragic day in 1970 when a confrontation between students and the National Guard over a Vietnam War protest left four students dead and nine wounded. The university selected Alcorn McBride’s A/V Binloop to playback the audio and video in the exhibit.

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  • ABS Installs Touchscreen Video Wall at Central Washington University

    ABS Installs Touchscreen Video Wall at Central Washington University

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 30, 2013

    ELLENSBURG, WA — Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) installed a video wall mural on the campus of Central Washington University’s Barge Hall. The building was the university’s first, originally opening in 1894. The interactive video wall will be used to showcase CWU’s growing list of distinguished faculty through photos and video clips. Read More...

  • Video Feature at Swedish Museum Relies on Dataton Watchout

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 29, 2013

    LINKÖPING, Sweden — Sweden’s National Museum of Science and Technology (Tekniska museet) has drawn more than 300,000 visitors with its 100 Innovations exhibition since it premiered in Feb. 2012. One of the exhibition highlights, an hourly screening called “The Brain,” relies on Dataton Watchout multi-image and presentation software along with six projectors that map individual sections of video across a 6-by-12-meter curved video wall display. Read More...

  • Empire State Building Lights Up for July 4 Celebration with Pixel-Mapped Display

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 29, 2013

    NEW YORK — Equipped with new LED gear receptive to pixel-mapped programming, the Empire State Building featured an elaborate lighting design synching the artistry of LD Marc Brickman, music chosen by Usher and the finale of the annual Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular. Brickman relied upon a grandMA2 lighting console and MA VPU plus video processing unit for control for the event. The light show was also synched with radio broadcasts and featured during a two-hour special on NBC.

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  • New England’s Big E Fair Gets Video Assist from Zasco Productions

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 29, 2013

    SPRINGFIELD, MA — The Eastern States Exposition, also known as the Big E, drew more than 1.3 million attendees from New England and beyond last year. This year’s fair, set for Sept. 13-29, is set to stage performances by The Beach Boys, Don Felder, Kix Brooks and Hunter Hayes, among others. Zasco Productions LLC is providing LED video support. Read More...

  • To support a design by video director Nate Selvidio and production designer Justin Geiger of Impulse Creative Group, Complete Production Resources provided 153 MVP Ta8 Curve panels and 110 MVP 12 panels from Chauvet Professional for Pitbull’s North American Tour 2013.

    Pitbull Tours with Video Panels from Chauvet Professional

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 22, 2013

    TAMPA — To support a design by video director Nate Selvidio and production designer Justin Geiger of Impulse Creative Group, Complete Production Resources provided 153 MVP Ta8 Curve panels and 110 MVP 12 panels from Chauvet Professional for Pitbull’s North American Tour 2013. Along with tour partner Kesha, Pitbull performed with video semblances of Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, Mark Anthony and Chris Brown. Read More...

  • Panasonic Teams with Virginia Tech to Upgrade Video Scoreboards

    Panasonic Teams with Virginia Tech to Upgrade Video Scoreboards

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 21, 2013

    BLACKSBURG, VA — Panasonic Eco Solutions North America announced that it has been selected by the Virginia Tech Athletics Department to upgrade and replace existing video scoreboards at the school’s Lane Stadium and Cassell Coliseum. The project is due to be completed in time for the football season’s first home game on Sept. 7. Read More...

  • Belleview Baptist Church in Memphis, TN Enhances Worship Service with PixelFlex LED Visuals

    Memphis Church Enhances Worship Service with PixelFlex LED Visuals

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 21, 2013

    MEMPHIS, TN — Bellevue Baptist Church provided imagery depicting the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ for thousands of worshippers here recently via PixelFlex LED curtains that adorned the church stage. Tony Morris, the church’s director of technical services, opted to utilize the panels for the performance backdrop. Read More...

  • Seattle Cinema Installing First Laser Projector

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 21, 2013

    SEATTLE — Christie noted that, with an FDA variance, it will supply and install a digital laser projector at Seattle Cinerama here. Although laser projectors have already been used for special screenings, the 4K Christie unit, which will offer scalable light output of up to 60,000 lumens, will be the first laser projector to be permanently installed. It should be up and running at the Seattle Cinerama Theatre here by early 2014.

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