Projection Connection News

  • Dallas Police Department

    Christie MicroTiles Provide ‘Arresting Sight’ for Dallas Police

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 31, 2012

    DALLAS – Christie Digital Systems is helping the Dallas Police Department fight crime. In its 24-hour Fusion Center,  a 72-unit Christie MicroTiles display helps the officers gather and share intelligence information with state-level and Federal Homeland Security. The center selected Christie MicroTiles as it fit their requirements for a video wall that was high resolution, low maintenance and durable enough for round-the-clock usage.

  • One of the five screens at Country Concert.

    Pete’s Big TVs Debuts MK7 LED Panels on Country Concert ’12

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 30, 2012

    FT. LORAMIE, OH - Pete’s Big TVs recently added to its rental inventory 1,200 panels of digiLED MK7 video screens, using 350 of the panels to create five screens for the Country Concert ’12. The MK7 panels provided a solution for daytime ambience. “They have all the features of the 7mm MC7 - popular because of their no Radio Frequency interference - except that the screens are not transparent, which makes them twice as bright,” says Guy Benjamin of Pete’s Big TVs.

  • Canada Olympic House

    MicroTiles On Display at Canada Olympic House

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 30, 2012

    LONDON – Christie Digital Systems has provided two digital displays featuring Christie MicroTiles and Christie Entero LED rear projection cubes at Canada Olympic House in Trafalgar Square. In addition to being the Canadian Olympic Committee's space for athletes, Canada Olympic House hosts business leaders and government dignitaries and showcases Canada’s leading industries and businesses.

  • Summer Olympics opening ceremony

    Landscape Video from Tait Fills Olympic Stadium with Moving Images

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 30, 2012

    LONDON — The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games saw the main stadium transformed into a huge array of LED video pixels, mapped to the space occupied by the audience. The effect was made possible with 70,500 pixel tablets developed by Tait Technologies for the stadium seating grid. There were more than 70,500 of the pixel tablets in all.

  • Maritime Hotel

    Pearl Media Maps 3D Video on New York Hotel

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 25, 2012

    NEW YORK - Pearl Media Productions was tasked with making the Maritime Hotel stand out from the crowd in the Meatpacking District. Their solution was a 3D-mapped building projection using Hippotizer HD media servers and 360,000 lumens of projected 3D media content inspired by pop artist Keith Haring. The four-hour show featured three-minute bursts of displays, bringing the entire hotel façade to life.

  • Van Gogh Alive

    WATCHOUT Powers Projection For ‘Van Gogh Alive’ Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 24, 2012

    LINKOPING, Sweden - Dataton’s WATCHOUT is being used as the image-control backbone for ‘Van Gogh Alive – The Experience’ traveling exhibition. The artist’s paintings are inter-cut with full-motion video and photographs of some of the locations that inspired Van Gogh, and synced to music. Rather than edge-blending images together, the screens are placed a short distance apart from each other, some at right angles and others in parallel, to encourage visitors to move around and between the screens during the show, immersing themselves in the vibrant colors of Van Gogh’s paintings.

  • Orbitarium © Thomas Hofer, Technorama, Switzerland

    Projectiondesign Places Planet Earth in Context at Technorama

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 20, 2012

    WINTERTHUR, Switzerland – The Orbitarium at Switzerland's Technorama science center is a pioneering theatre space which gives visitors an ‘astronaut’s eye’ of Planet Earth and the natural events that take place around it such as hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and so on. To enhance its show, “Planet Earth - Cosmic Oasis,” projectiondesign was brought in to create a 3-D effect.

  • ICON Honors Awards

    PPi Produces ICONic Event for Corporate Awards Show

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 20, 2012

    ATLANTA - Production People Inc (PPi) was called upon to produce the 2012 ICON Honors Awards for corporate client AmericasMart at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta.  As a main part of the event, show designer Geoffrey Platt created a 180-foot continuous image to display a video sequence featuring the award honorees at the hotel ballroom.

  • Goodwood Festival of Speed

    XL Events Supplies Goodwood Festival of Speed

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 19, 2012

    CHICHESTER, UK - XL Events supplied video equipment for two of the SKODA display areas at the recent 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Chichester, west Sussex, UK. One was in the ‘Moving Motor Show’ where approximately 40 percent of visitors entered the event, and the other was at SKODA’s Pavilion stand in the main exhibition area.

  • CBS Upfront

    CBS Upfront Plays Carnegie Hall with WorldStage

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 18, 2012

    NEW YORK - CBS called on WorldStage for video support as Carnegie Hall’s famous stage showcased the latest CBS stars and shows during the annual Upfront sales presentation.  WorldStage was charged with expanding display beyond the hero screen to incorporate the architectural elements of Carnegie Hall’s celebrated proscenium stage.  The network wanted to paint content across the big canvas of a stage more accustomed to hosting symphony orchestras than upfronts.

  • Ibiza

    XL Video Supplies International Music Summit

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 16, 2012

    IBIZA - XL Video supplied LED screens, cameras/PPU, mapping and projection for the recent International Music Summit in Ibiza. For the Grand Finale show, XL Video provided crowd-pleasing projections on to the Cathedral above Dalt Vila. Special permissions were required to turn off the architectural lighting on the buildings and a set of custom masks were applied to ensure the projections didn’t spread to adjacent houses. 

  • Elbow

    XL Video Gets The Elbow at Jodrell Bank Observatory

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 13, 2012

    MANCHESTER, UK - XL Video supplied Elbow with LED screens, PPU / cameras, a Catalyst media server system and crew for a sold out performance at an otherworldly site - the Jodrell Bank Observatory & Centre for Astrophysics. Adding atmosphere to the day were the relentless rains, turning the site into a mudbath for numerous production challenges. But it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm.

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