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  • Empire State Building Lights Up for July 4 Celebration with Pixel-Mapped Display

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 29, 2013

    NEW YORK — Equipped with new LED gear receptive to pixel-mapped programming, the Empire State Building featured an elaborate lighting design synching the artistry of LD Marc Brickman, music chosen by Usher and the finale of the annual Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular. Brickman relied upon a grandMA2 lighting console and MA VPU plus video processing unit for control for the event. The light show was also synched with radio broadcasts and featured during a two-hour special on NBC.

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  • New England’s Big E Fair Gets Video Assist from Zasco Productions

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 29, 2013

    SPRINGFIELD, MA — The Eastern States Exposition, also known as the Big E, drew more than 1.3 million attendees from New England and beyond last year. This year’s fair, set for Sept. 13-29, is set to stage performances by The Beach Boys, Don Felder, Kix Brooks and Hunter Hayes, among others. Zasco Productions LLC is providing LED video support. Read More...

  • To support a design by video director Nate Selvidio and production designer Justin Geiger of Impulse Creative Group, Complete Production Resources provided 153 MVP Ta8 Curve panels and 110 MVP 12 panels from Chauvet Professional for Pitbull’s North American Tour 2013.

    Pitbull Tours with Video Panels from Chauvet Professional

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 22, 2013

    TAMPA — To support a design by video director Nate Selvidio and production designer Justin Geiger of Impulse Creative Group, Complete Production Resources provided 153 MVP Ta8 Curve panels and 110 MVP 12 panels from Chauvet Professional for Pitbull’s North American Tour 2013. Along with tour partner Kesha, Pitbull performed with video semblances of Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, Mark Anthony and Chris Brown. Read More...

  • Panasonic Teams with Virginia Tech to Upgrade Video Scoreboards

    Panasonic Teams with Virginia Tech to Upgrade Video Scoreboards

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 21, 2013

    BLACKSBURG, VA — Panasonic Eco Solutions North America announced that it has been selected by the Virginia Tech Athletics Department to upgrade and replace existing video scoreboards at the school’s Lane Stadium and Cassell Coliseum. The project is due to be completed in time for the football season’s first home game on Sept. 7. Read More...

  • Belleview Baptist Church in Memphis, TN Enhances Worship Service with PixelFlex LED Visuals

    Memphis Church Enhances Worship Service with PixelFlex LED Visuals

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 21, 2013

    MEMPHIS, TN — Bellevue Baptist Church provided imagery depicting the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ for thousands of worshippers here recently via PixelFlex LED curtains that adorned the church stage. Tony Morris, the church’s director of technical services, opted to utilize the panels for the performance backdrop. Read More...

  • Seattle Cinema Installing First Laser Projector

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 21, 2013

    SEATTLE — Christie noted that, with an FDA variance, it will supply and install a digital laser projector at Seattle Cinerama here. Although laser projectors have already been used for special screenings, the 4K Christie unit, which will offer scalable light output of up to 60,000 lumens, will be the first laser projector to be permanently installed. It should be up and running at the Seattle Cinerama Theatre here by early 2014.

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  • Pete's Big TVs continues providing the complete video rental package and crew for Backstreet Boys, now in North America. Photo: Todd Kaplan.

    Pete’s Big TVs Continue with Backstreet Boys in North America

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 19, 2013

    NEW CASTLE, DE - The Backstreet Boys world tour kicked off its North American leg Aug. 2, again with video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs but with a modification in the equipment package and a new video crew. When the tour started May 25 in China, Pete’s Big TVs provided Liantronics PH-8 video panels for the main screen. For this North American leg they are now using the 224 digiLED MC7 7 mm high resolution LED video panels for the main screen, for a configuration of 8 panels high by 28 panels wide. 

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  • ??CT Asia Pacific Orders Barco HDX W20 Flex Projectors

    CT Asia Pacific Orders Barco HDX W20 Flex Projectors

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 19, 2013

    SHANGHAI, China — Creative Technology’s (CT) Asia Pacific operation, based here, recently added a number of Barco HDX W20 Flex Projectors to its inventory. The order followed the recent delivery of a Barco FSN system earlier in the summer. CT also reported a rise in the amount of incoming events into the region, for which it provides video, audio, lighting and rigging services.

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  • One of the Tattoo's projections featuring Celtic animals.

    Projection Studio Wows Edinburgh Tattoo Crowds

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 10, 2013

    EDINBURGH, UK - Ross Ashton and The Projection Studio are again “wowing” the crowds at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, with giant projections mapped onto the castle wall as soon as dusk falls. Chief executive/producer is again Brigadier David Alfrey. This year’s theme, “Our Wonderful World,” highlights Scotland’s natural beauty.

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  • 'London Get Reading' Festival

    XL Events Supplies ‘London Get Reading’ Festival

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 10, 2013

    LONDON - To promote their literacy campaign, the London Evening Standard, in partnership with Nook, planned a one-day event in Trafalgar Square called ‘Get Reading.’ The July 13 event featured an appearance by War Horse, performances from the casts of Billy Elliot The Musical and Wicked and live readings by celebrities including Hugh Grant, Warwick Davis and Rupert Everett.

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  • Moment Factory Creates Video Content for Timberlake/ Jay-Z Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 8, 2013

    MONTREAL - After working on Jay Z's two nights show at Carnegie Hall last year, Moment Factory was tasked by Roc Nation (entertainment company founded by Jay-Z) and Willo Perron to work on one of the biggest stadium tours of the summer: Justin Timberlake and Jay Z's “Legends of the Summer.” For this fast-track project, Moment Factory had the mandate to create original video content that would enhance the artists’ performance onstage and maximize the impact of the sizeable scenography.

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  • Adobe Max 2013

    WorldStage Gets Creative at Adobe Max 2013

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | August 7, 2013

    LOS ANGELES – Adobe Max 2013 “The Creativity Conference,” took a creative set design and projection mapping approach to deliver visuals to an audience of some 5,000 Adobe users and software developers – and more than 100,000 who watched the gathering’s livestream. WorldStage helped Adobe Systems, Inc. meet its creative goals providing AV support for the event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

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