Projection Connection News

  • Festival of Speed

    XL Events Supplies Circular LED Display for Nissan

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 12, 2012

    CHICHESTER, UK - XL Events supplied a specially constructed circular LED screen for Nissan’s stand in the exhibition area of the 2012 Festival of Speed. XL Events’ display, measuring 6 meters in diameter, was made up of lightweight Pixled F-11 LED, mounted on to a circular Litebeam truss.

  • Isaac Julien

    Isaac Julian Uses projectiondesign on 9-Screen Art Install

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 11, 2012

    FREDRIKSTAD, Norway – projectiondesign has supplied nine of its F32 DLP projectors to British artist Isaac Julien for his latest art installation ‘Ten Thousand Waves.’ On a worldwide tour, the exhibit landed most recently at the Norwegian Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo. Says Julien,  “When you are putting on a piece of work like this, you rely on a fantastic image. You need a certain color depth, color saturation and depth of field. Contrast ratio is also important. projectiondesign projectors give us all this and more.”

  • History Colorado Center

    Christie MicroTiles Bring Rocky Mountains Indoors

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 10, 2012

    CYPRESS, CA - A 134-unit Christie MicroTiles array brings the outdoors indoors at the History Colorado Center in Denver. The majesty of the Rocky Mountains is just part of the engaging content of the new display.

  • YouTube Brandcast

    YouTube Holds Upfront with WorldStage Support

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 10, 2012

    NEW YORK – YouTube recently launched YouTube Brandcast, giving marketers and agencies an exclusive first look at YouTube’s new original programming and insights into the world’s biggest audience. WorldStage provided video and lighting support for the upfront, featuring Jay-Z and Flo Rida at New York City’s Beacon Theater.  Good Sense & Co. produced the event.

  • digiLED MC7

    US Sales Surge with displayLED’s New MC Range

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 10, 2012

    LONDON - US sales of the newly launched digiLED MC range of indoor/outdoor modular LED tiles have provided the basis for strong international growth, says global video solutions provider displayLED. The product has sold more than 6,000 tiles in its first four months of availability, and has been deployed on high profile global productions including Bruce Springsteen’s current world tour, the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards and The Donny and Marie Osmond Show.

  • Stone Roses

    Stone Roses in Harmony with XL Video

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 9, 2012

    MANCHESTER, UK - XL Video supplied 400 square meters of its latest Pixled F-12 LED screen – configured as 12 screens, 10 of which moved – plus cameras, PPU and crew for The Stone Roses homecoming shows at Manchester’s Heaton Park. The three sold-out nights saw 78,000 people per night. Show Director Paul Normandale specified the F-12 screen, which he is also using on Coldplay’s current world tour.

  • Westlife

    XL Video Supplies Screens for Westlife’s Farewell

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 5, 2012

    DUBLIN - Popular boyband Westlife capped off their 14-year career with two farewell concerts. XL Video has been with them every step of the way, and the pressure was on as the final June 23 show would also be beamed live to nearly 300 cinemas around the UK, allowing all Westlife fans to enjoy the atmosphere and vibe of an historical moment.

  • Face Britain

    Projection Studio Holds Guinness World Record for ‘Face Britain’

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 5, 2012LONDON – It’s confirmed. Projection artist Ross Ashton of The Projection Studio had his “Face Britain” video projection work onto the front of Buckingham Palace officially confirmed as a Guinness World Record for the “most artists working on the same art installation.” The project happened in April but the confirmation of a world record just […] Read More...
  • Film premiere

    Hippotizers, Digital Insanity at Spider-Man Premiere

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | July 2, 2012

    LONDON - Crowds of celebrities and fans flocked to London's Leicester Square for the film premiere of  ‘The Amazing Spider-Man.’ Digital insanity headed up the AV production for the red carpet event, displaying video streams, parts of the trailer, live feeds of the celebrity red carpet walks to the crowd and live Twitter feeds.

  • Nature Center

    Florida’s New Nature Center Debuts with Alcorn McBride

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 29, 2012

    ORLANDO – The new Nature Center at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples opens with Alcorn McBride video, audio and show control. Shawn Sessions, AV/electrical interactives coordinator for Maltbie of Mount Laurel, NJ, installed the Alcorn McBride equipment.

  • The Maccabees

    XL Video Supplies Maccabees Show

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 28, 2012

    LONDON - XL Video supplied LED screens, cameras, projection and an Encore screen management system for The Maccabees recent show at London’s Alexandra Palace.  Video designer Josh Bagnall fused his film/fashion experience to collaborate with The Maccabees’ LD Phil Shaw for a non-conventional video aesthetic.

  • Barco C5

    WorldStage is First in US with Barco C5 LED Technology

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 27, 2012

    NEW YORK – WorldStage has become the first company in the U.S. to acquire Barco’s new C5 5.5mm pixel pitch, black-face indoor LED display.  “By investing in the C5 we’ll be able to deliver a better-looking product over its lifespan than our competitors,” says Weisberg.  “The C5 may be a more expensive system but it is a high value-based product any way you look at it.”

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