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  • Pete's Big TVs is providing all the LED visual elements. Photo: Matt Ellar

    Million Second Quiz Counts on Pete’s Big TVs

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 13, 2013

    NEW YORK - Video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs is supplying the set of NBC’s new prime time interactive TV game show, The Million Second Quiz, with a multitude of broadcast-quality video screens, flexible digital signage, monitors and a video crew. Premiering Sept. 9, the show clock runs the competition for one million seconds nonstop until Sept. 19.

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  • Rock the Bells 2013, San Manuel Amphitheatre, San Bernardino, CA

    More Rappers Return in Hologram Form for Rock the Bells Hip-Hop Series

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 11, 2013

    SAN BERNARDINO, CA — AV Concepts, which helped bring Tupac Shakur back as a holographic illusion at Coachella 2012, is supporting the virtual performances of other late rappers for the 2013 Rock the Bells series of hip-hop shows this fall, including performing likenesses of Eazy-E and Ol’ Dirty Baster (ODB) for shows here (San Manuel Amphitheatre, Sept. 7-8), in San Francisco (Shoreline Amphitheatre, Sept. 14-15).

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  • The Reef © Stylt Trampoli AB

    The Reef Hotel Brings Tropics to Denmark via Dataton Watchout

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 11, 2013

    FREDERIKSHAVN, Denmark — The Reef Hotel & Resort is giving its Scandinavian clientele a shortcut to the tropics with an immersion into warm-weather visuals, sounds and scents. Mediatec Solutions Sweden AB provided all audio, video, lighting and control including Watchout multi-image display and presentation software, and Stylt Trampoli AB provided the virtual tropical content.

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  • Knife Party’s rig for the 2013 Electric Zoo Festival in New York City included 77 Ayrton MagicPanel 602 fixtures. Photo by Monique Cussigh/SoundLightUp.com.

    Morpheus Lights Sells More than 500 Ayrton MagicPanel 602s since July 1 U.S. Debut

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 11, 2013

    LAS VEGAS — Morpheus Lights, the U.S. distributor of Ayrton LED luminaires, announced that sales and delivery the MagicPanel 602 LED luminaire has surpassed the 500 mark since the product’s U.S. introduction on July 1, 2013. Pictured here is the setup for Knife Party's 2013 Electric Zoo Festival performance in NYC over Labor Day weekend; 77 Ayrton MagicPanel 602 fixtures were used.

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  • Visitors Center for Allison Transmissions in Hungary Using Dataton Watchout, Pickup

    Visitors Center for Allison Transmissions Using Dataton Watchout, Pickup

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 11, 2013

    SZENTGOTTHARD, Hungary — To meet the multi-screen AV needs of the visitors center at Allison Transmission's Customer Experience Center and Demonstration and Drive Track here, consultants D J Willrich chose Dataton’s Watchout software. The installation also makes use of Dataton’s Pickup audio guide technology. Read More...

  • Panasonic, Branded Cities and ABC RSES Updating Times Square LED Displays

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | September 9, 2013

    NEW YORK — Branded Cities Network, Panasonic Eco Solutions North America and ABC Regional Sports & Entertainment Sales have teamed up in an effort to improve the already-impressive LED displays in NYC’s Times Square. The 10,800 square foot display at the seven-story NASDAQ MarketSite Tower at Broadway and 43rd Street, first equipped with LED visuals in 1999, will be updated with higher-resolution LED gear. Read More...

  • 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...

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