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  • Pixel Depot

    A Virtual Look Inside Pixel Depot

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 25, 2013SURREY, UK – The Pixel Depot opened last autumn at displayLED’s headquarters in Surrey (UK), designed as one of Europe’s most comprehensive collection of innovative LED video displays from a range of leading manufacturers. “Our experts have scoured the world and tested products, including the latest technology from China, to find the most innovative, effective […] Read More...
  • Student Life 'Be Last' Conference

    Student Life Ministry Takes PixelFLEX On Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 25, 2013

    BIRMINGHAM, AL — Student Life, an inter-denominational ministry offering Gospel-centered summer camps and youth conferences, has taken PixelFLEX’s LED curtain video wall on the road during its recent conference. On the tour, Student Life uses 16 PixelFLEX panels across the stage as an accent to the production’s main 17 ft projection screen.

  • Pacers' new video board using Vista Spyder

    Indiana Pacers Score with Spyder-Powered Video Board

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 25, 2013

    INDIANAPOLIS – The NBA’s Indiana Pacers have unveiled a new center-hung video board at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse designed to deliver an experience fans just can’t get at home – and a Spyder is a big part of it.  ANC Sports Enterprises integrated the Vista Systems Spyder X20 to feed the new displays with entertainment, informative content for Pacers fans. The display is more than five times larger than the previous video board.

  • Video director Rusty Anderson (left) and music director/keyboardist Matt Gilder

    Chris Tomlin’s Tour Hits the Road with Renewed Vision

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 24, 2013

    ATLANTA - Contemporary Christian artist Chris Tomlin and his band embarked on a 36-date US arena tour, taking with Renewed Vision's ProPresenter 5 lyric and media presentation software. ProPresenter 5 enables them to set up video cues in advance that can be triggered by playing a predetermined note. They can also display audience Tweets and can customize the live video to match the show’s pre-recorded content.

  • Motown: The Musical

    WorldStage, Watchout Enhance ‘Motown’ Musical

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 24, 2013

    NEW YORK – “Motown: The Musical” charts the journey of Berry Gordy from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul responsible for launching the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and more.  Accompanying the musical numbers are bold video and graphic effects, which required an automation-tracking solution by WorldStage.

  • Heart on the MC7 video panels and onstage.

    Pete’s Big TVs Supplies Rock Hall of Fame Ceremonies

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 22, 2013

    LOS ANGELES - Video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs supplied the high resolution LED video panels and a video tech crew for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies, held April 18 in Los Angeles. The set, designed by Bruce Rodgers, featured a video wall of 387 digiLED MC7 LED video panels, which spanned the stage at 65 feet wide and 15 feet tall. The event airs on HBO in May.

  • 8mm outdoor LED

    CT Stocks Up on 8mm Outdoor LED Product

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 17, 2013

    LONDON - Creative Technology (CT) will be the first customer to take delivery of the new 8mm outdoor LED product recently launched by Barco's specialist LED division, LiveDots. The C8 investment follows CT's introduction of the C5 and specially developed C16 as its mainstream indoor LED platform in early 2012. The new product is expected to arrive at CT in May. It is expected to be put into service soon afterward at key sports events.

  • Biffy Clyro

    XL Video Supplies Biffy Clyro’s Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 16, 2013

    LONDON - XL Video supplied full video production and crew for the recent UK arena leg of Biffy Clyro’s ‘Opposites’ world tour. The set design from show designer / director Misty Buckley featured an intricate tree-like structure which could morph into of a pair of lungs, complete with the arterial / branch complexity of both structures. LD Oli Metcalfe provided the integrated lighting design.

  • Morrison Center

    Boise State Puts NanoLumens Center Stage

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 10, 2013

    BOISE, ID — The Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts at Boise State University selected a NanoLumens LED display to install in its lobby to serve as an information center for patrons. The NanoSlim 4mm LED display measures 6 feet tall by 11 feet wide and complements existing lobby decor while also adding a more modern design element.

  • Eros Ramazzotti's set

    Tait Provides Kinetic Projection Ceiling to Eros Ramazzotti

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 10, 2013

    Italy - Italian singer-songwriter Eros Ramazzotti opened his 2013 European tour in Italy last month, with Tait helping to bring his set design to life. The show opens with the main stage closed down and covered by the projection ceiling, a custom scenic element that consists of six geometric pieces. Each piece then flies away to reveal Ramazzotti and his band. These elements created a 3-D projection ceiling giving LD/set designer Jvan Morandi the versatility to form striking shapes and aerial effects during the show.

  • Sundance Film Festival

    Barco Projectors Video Map at Sundance Film Festival

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 9, 2013

    PARK CITY, UT - Sundance Film Festival organizers commissioned Klip Collective to create the 3-D projection mapping display for the venue’s exterior during their recent event. Klip Creative Director Ricardo Rivera envisioned a “man vs. machine” Steampunk-styled vignette entitled and inspired by the Tom Waits song “What’s He Building in There.” To fulfill the technical demands of the concept, Sundance Film Festival used Barco’s HDX-W18 large-venue projectors to present the show.

  • Teenage Cancer Trust event

    XL Video Supplies Cancer Trust Event

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | April 4, 2013

    LONDON - The Teenage Cancer Trust held its regular series of fundraising shows in March at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Supporting the charity, XL Video supplied LED screens, an HD camera system, recording and control for the series of seven events which were curated by Noel Gallagher.

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