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  • Pete's Big TVs continues providing the complete video rental package and crew for Backstreet Boys, now in North America. Photo: Todd Kaplan.

    Pete’s Big TVs Continue with Backstreet Boys in North America

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 19, 2013

    NEW CASTLE, DE - The Backstreet Boys world tour kicked off its North American leg Aug. 2, again with video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs but with a modification in the equipment package and a new video crew. When the tour started May 25 in China, Pete’s Big TVs provided Liantronics PH-8 video panels for the main screen. For this North American leg they are now using the 224 digiLED MC7 7 mm high resolution LED video panels for the main screen, for a configuration of 8 panels high by 28 panels wide. 

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    CT Asia Pacific Orders Barco HDX W20 Flex Projectors

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 19, 2013

    SHANGHAI, China — Creative Technology’s (CT) Asia Pacific operation, based here, recently added a number of Barco HDX W20 Flex Projectors to its inventory. The order followed the recent delivery of a Barco FSN system earlier in the summer. CT also reported a rise in the amount of incoming events into the region, for which it provides video, audio, lighting and rigging services.

  • One of the Tattoo's projections featuring Celtic animals.

    Projection Studio Wows Edinburgh Tattoo Crowds

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 10, 2013

    EDINBURGH, UK - Ross Ashton and The Projection Studio are again “wowing” the crowds at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, with giant projections mapped onto the castle wall as soon as dusk falls. Chief executive/producer is again Brigadier David Alfrey. This year’s theme, “Our Wonderful World,” highlights Scotland’s natural beauty.

  • 'London Get Reading' Festival

    XL Events Supplies ‘London Get Reading’ Festival

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 10, 2013

    LONDON - To promote their literacy campaign, the London Evening Standard, in partnership with Nook, planned a one-day event in Trafalgar Square called ‘Get Reading.’ The July 13 event featured an appearance by War Horse, performances from the casts of Billy Elliot The Musical and Wicked and live readings by celebrities including Hugh Grant, Warwick Davis and Rupert Everett.

  • Moment Factory Creates Video Content for Timberlake/ Jay-Z Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 8, 2013

    MONTREAL - After working on Jay Z's two nights show at Carnegie Hall last year, Moment Factory was tasked by Roc Nation (entertainment company founded by Jay-Z) and Willo Perron to work on one of the biggest stadium tours of the summer: Justin Timberlake and Jay Z's “Legends of the Summer.” For this fast-track project, Moment Factory had the mandate to create original video content that would enhance the artists’ performance onstage and maximize the impact of the sizeable scenography.

  • Adobe Max 2013

    WorldStage Gets Creative at Adobe Max 2013

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 7, 2013

    LOS ANGELES – Adobe Max 2013 “The Creativity Conference,” took a creative set design and projection mapping approach to deliver visuals to an audience of some 5,000 Adobe users and software developers – and more than 100,000 who watched the gathering’s livestream. WorldStage helped Adobe Systems, Inc. meet its creative goals providing AV support for the event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

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    projectiondesign Powers ‘Walking on Water’ Exhibit

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 1, 2013

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Immersive specialist Igloo Vision was commissioned by United Arab Emirates to create a 360-degree immersive installation for the La Biennale di Venezia 2013, the 53rd annual art exhibition that incorporates F22 projectors from projectiondesign. Mounted at the New National Pavilion, Mohammed Kazem makes a visual contribution to “Walking on Water.”

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    SMPTE to Receive Emmy Award for HD-SDI Standard

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 1, 2013

    WHITE PLAINS, NY — SMPTE will be honored with a 2013 Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Jan. 9, 2014, in conjunction with the CES Show in Las Vegas. The honor recognizes SMPTE's development, standardization and production of the High-Definition Serial Digital Interface (HD-SDI) standard.

  • Nanolumens at NYC's Penn Station.

    NanoLumens Engages Commuters at NYC’s Penn Station

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 31, 2013

    NEW YORK CITY — To capitalize on the massive daily audience that passes through New York City’s Penn Station, CBS Outdoor turned to NanoLumens to provide an advertising solution that can’t be missed. The NanoSlim display hangs directly over the heads of 300,000 daily commuters as they travel through the Long Island Railroad corridor of the station. The installation marks the first time that a digital advertising display has ever been suspended from the ceiling in this transit center.

  • At Adlabs Imagica near Mumbai, five Christie Roadster S+22K-J projectors beam imageray onto a 90-feet wide screen.

    Adlabs Imagica Uses 40 Christie Projectors for Five Themed Attractions

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 31, 2013

    MUMBAI, India — The 300-acre Adlabs Imagica Theme Park has been equipped with 40 Christie projectors for five themed attractions, including five Roadster S+22K-J projectors that are used with a 90-feet wide screen for the "i for India" attraction, pictured here. The show transports audiences on a helicopter journey around the Indian subcontinent.

  • KLS TV news.

    tvOne Provides Video Wall for On Air Broadcasts

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 30, 2013

    ERLANGER, KY - KSL TV, a local NBC network affiliate located in Salt Lake City, desired a new and improved news set design, replacing fixed, motionless set backgrounds, branding and logos. "We did not want to go with a traditional local news feel," said Tanya Vea, executive vice-president for KSL TV news.

  • Los Alamos

    Los Alamos National Lab Upgrades with Christie

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 29, 2013

    LOS ALAMOS, NM – Los Alamos National Laboratory has selected Christie for an extensive upgrade to its Powerwall Theater (PWT), a facility that enables researchers to view the complex models and simulations they have created using some of the world’s fastest supercomputers. The new theater will feature 40 Christie Mirage WU-L WUXGA DLP 3D LED projectors in a 5 wide by 4 high node grid configuration with double-stacked projectors in each node onto a new high fidelity glass Stewart filmscreen.

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