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  • Spider Stage at Glastonbury Festival

    Avolites Media Spins Visual Magic at Glastonbury

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 26, 2013

    UK - Avolites Media's Ai infinity 8 Server has powered the video mapping of a giant robotic Spider Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival. The 30 ft Spider Stage, constructed by 'sculpture-based organization' Arcadia, featured eight metal legs surrounding a core-like DJ box, all of which were video mapped by Ai Infinity 8 via a mixture of preprogrammed sequences and live-control.

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  • Cathedral Church of St John the Divine

    WorldStage Projects Plight of Refugees onto NYC Cathedral

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 25, 2013

    NEW YORK – The plight of refugees may not be a high-profile topic on a given day, but WorldStage teamed with Art Works Projects to ensure that the problem had a larger-than-life platform during World Refugee Day, June 20. WorldStage was the media projection provider and sponsor for a public event at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City.

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  • Projection mapping on Jiraya.

    Pandoras Box Makes Ninja Magic

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 23, 2013

    KYOTO, Japan - At the Toei Eiga-Mura, Kyoto’s movie theme park, a main attraction combines acting, stunt work and projection mapping to create a popular Ninja-themed action show. The name of the show, Jiraya, refers to a popular folk hero with the ability to use magical formulas to reach his goals.

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  • PGA Tour media center.

    Upstage Video Provides LED Screens for PGA Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 19, 2013

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV – For the 4th consecutive year, Upstage Video provided large screen display services to The Greenbrier Classic, and official PGA Tour event July 1-7 in White Sulphur Springs, WV. In addition to providing the three main on-course screens, the team provided one of the first high-resolution 5mm LED screens to be seen in a PGA Tour event media center.

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  • Onstage Systems projection mapped nature scenes at the Perot Museum in Dallas. Photo: Carrie Fedewa

    Onstage Systems Leads Projection Mapping Event at Dallas’ Perot Museum

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 16, 2013

    DALLAS - Onstage Systems led a projection mapping project recently at the nationally-recognized $185 million Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas for a social event. The June 8 celebration marked a founding member's birthday - and the first event held outdoors on the main patio at the new facility. The Dallas-based concert and special events production company provided lighting and sound design, with a nature-themed projection mapping and animation as the event highlight.

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  • Mexico House of Representatives

    Absen AI Series Installed in Mexico’s House of Representatives

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 15, 2013

    MEXICO CITY - The Mexican Chamber of Deputies (or Cámara de Diputados) is Mexico's lower house of a bicameral parliament, consisting 500 elected members. Absen has supplied for installation two LED displays at the front of the “House Hall.” The indoor fixed mounted AI10 LED displays cover an area of 120 square meters (1,292 square feet).

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  • Monster Media 3D's projections.

    Monster Media 3D Lights West Virginia’s Capitol

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 10, 2013

    CHARLESTON, WV – Monster Media 3D illuminated the façade of West Virginia’s capitol building with a 3-D projection telling the state’s history. The projection experience was held in conjunction with the celebration of the state’s sesquicentennial, or 150 year, anniversary.

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  • Longmen Grottoes in China

    Christie Magnifies Buddhist Art at Longmen Grottoes

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 8, 2013

    LUOYANG, China – Christie and partner, Wincomn Technology Development Co Ltd (Wincomn), restores the essence of ancient art at Longmen Grottoes, one of China’s most revered cave shrines carved with intriguing Buddhist sculptures that earned its recognition as a UNESCO heritage site. Christie projectors display multimedia contents representing the expressions of the Buddhas and other statues, using projection mapping on the uneven surfaces of the Fengxian Temple.

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  • Robbie Williams.

    XL Video Tours with Robbie Williams

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 8, 2013

    LONDON - XL Video continues its long association with singer Robbie Williams, supplying more than 46,000 Barco FLX-24 pixels, HD camera system, d3 control, IMAG screens and crew to the “Take The Crown” stadium tour. Stefaan 'Smasher' Desmedt is crafting the camera mix. The stage set, which includes a back wall video screen and a huge video mapped scenic piece of Williams’ head, is designed by the late Stage Architect Mark Fisher. Artistic Director and LD is Willie Williams and the show’s producer is Lee Lodge.

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  • Barco LiveDots' V14m

    Barco LiveDots’ New V14m LED Display Premieres at Rock Werchter

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 5, 2013

    KORTRIJK, Belgium – Barco LiveDots, a Barco company, saw its new V14m LED display on the main stage of this week’s Rock Werchter. Launched only a few days ago, the new transparent 14mm LED display served as a backdrop for the sets of The National, Rammstein, Nick Cave, Blur, The Editors and others.

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  • Enchanted Town

    Enchanted Town Concept Launched in U.K.

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 2, 2013

    HORNCASTLE, LINCOLNSHIRE, UK - Enchanted Town is an innovative collaboration between leading outdoor arts producer and festival director Robin Morley from Magnetic Events, internationally renowned large format projection and digital artist Ross Ashton and sound artist/audio designer Karen Monid. The first pilot event was staged recently at Horncastle, Lincolnshire, pulling 4,000 visitors into the town center for the evening, boosting local businesses and creating a brilliant vibe.

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  • Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit.

    Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Exhibit Features projectiondesign

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 28, 2013

    CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – When Space Shuttle Atlantis, the newest attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, FL, opens to the public June 29, a new chapter in the story of interactive AV design for the themed entertainment industry will be written. The attraction was designed by PGAV and installed by Electrosonic. Norway's projectiondesign high-performance projectors are used in the preshow visitor area and various exhibit areas to engage, enthral and entertain audiences.

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