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  • Strictly Come Dancing Tour

    XL Video Tours UK Arenas with ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 4, 2013

    LONDON - For the sixth consecutive year, XL Video supplied full video production for Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour, which once again drew crowds to various U.K. arenas. Video plays a key role for the live shows, where celebrity dance couples battle for supremacy on the dance floor. The 2013 tour included reigning Strictly champion and Olympic gymnast, Louis Smith, dancing with Ola Jordan.

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  • Richter Scale Adds LED Video Wall to Inventory

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 1, 2013

    DENVER - Richter Scale Productions Inc. recently added a modular outdoor 8mm LED video wall to its inventory of video, audio and lighting equipment available for indoor and outdoor events. The new GLIC video wall is new to the U.S. and Richter Scale has 120 panels available.

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  • XL Video Provides LED Video Looks for Rita Ora U.K. Tour

    XL Video Provides Flexible Looks for Rita Ora U.K. Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 1, 2013

    LONDON —XL Video UK supplied LED screens, projection system and Catalyst media server control for emerging singer/songwriter Rita Ora's first full production tour of the UK. The trek promotes the artist’s debut Ora album, which includes the Guetta-esque single, “Radioactive.”

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  • Christie 3-chip DLP projectors will be used for a sound and light show that tells the story of Canada’s history by lighting up Parliament Hill

    Projection Mapping Turns Ottawa’s Parliament Hill into Virtual Storybook

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 1, 2013

    OTTAWA, Canada — A large-format projection planned to run from July 10-Sept. 7, 2013 will mark the fourth consecutive year that Christie 3-chip DLP projectors will be used for a sound and light show that tells the story of Canada’s history by lighting up Parliament Hill. The show, Mosaika - Canada Through the Eyes of Its People, has been seen by more than 250,000 visitors annually. Read More...

  • Large-Format Projection Animates All Souls Church with Archangels

    Large-Format Projection Animates All Souls Church with Archangels

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 1, 2013

    CHERITON, Kent, U.K. — Projection artist Ross Ashton from London-based The Projection Studio created a special large format video artwork, Spiritus, on the front of All Souls Church here for the 2013 Cheriton Lights Festival. Ashton was commissioned by production company Strange Cargo and worked with sound artist Karen Monid to synch visuals with audio. Read More...

  • SFPUC Digital Arts Wall

    Christie, Obscura Create Digital Arts Wall

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 27, 2013

    CYPRESS, CA – Christie and Obscura Digital have created a panoramic display using 160 Christie MicroTiles installed in the lobby of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) headquarters. The SFPUC Digital Arts Wall is a seamless curved digital canvas that provides an interactive educational experience for the public and an infrastructure for new content to be continually updated.

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  • Plan B

    XL Video Goes with Plan B

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 27, 2013

    LONDON - XL Video supplied projection, LED screens, cameras and Catalyst control to the first UK arena tour by Plan B (Ben Drew). Creative Director and Lighting / Visuals designer Louis Oliver and Ben Drew developed the stage look together and came to XL Video with a plan. XL’s Project Manager Paul “Macca” McCauley demonstrated several options including the potential of effects like masking and mapping before they chose a hardware and software solution for the tour, which gave the stage an epic cinematic appearance.

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  • Maroon 5

    Chaos Visual Exposed on Maroon 5

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 25, 2013

    BURBANK, CA - Chaos Visual Productions is providing video to Maroon 5 as they launch the spring leg of their 2013 Overexposed North American tour. The show is conceived, created and designed by Demfis Fyssicopulos, the tour’s production designer and artistic director, along with Maroon 5.

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  • NBA show

    WorldStage Develops Moving LED System for ESPN

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 21, 2013

    LOS ANGELES – WorldStage developed and installed a live, moving LED display system for the new studio design for ESPN’s premier NBA show, Kia NBA Countdown.

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  • Rodney Atkins

    PixelFlex Supports Rodney Atkins’ Back Road Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 21, 2013

    NASHVILLE — For his recent Take a Back Road tour, Rodney Atkins used a lightweight and flexible LED Curtain video wall from PixelFlex to maximize the concert audiences’ experience through visual images and effects. Atkins’ team plans to use the curtain again for their dates starting in March.

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  • Flanders Fields Museum exhibit

    projectiondesign Helps Belgium Museum’s War Stories Exhibit

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 20, 2013

    YPRES, Belgium – Belgium’s new Flanders Fields Museum interprets the regional stories of the First World War using modern museum techniques and multimedia for visitors of today and tomorrow. projectiondesign F22, F32 and F35 wqxga projectors and WB processors were provided by specialist museums system integrator, Ocular BVBA for use some of the exhibit areas, aimed to provide a more in-depth look at how museum visitors deal with war and peace.

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  • Hall of Game Awards 2013

    Pete’s Big TVs Supplies Cartoon Network’s Hall of Game Awards

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 19, 2013

    SANTA MONICA, CA - Video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs of New Castle, DE, supplied equipment and crew for the Cartoon Network’s Hall of Game Awards 2013 in Santa Monica, CA. Designed for fans to honor their favorite sports celebrities and sports moments of the year, the event design called for a “high energy, off-the-wall, multi-platform experience.” Pete’s Big TVs worked with Dempsey Productions, LD Tom Kenny and set designer Anton Goss to fulfill the experiential requisite, using digiLED high resolution video panels for the visual environment.

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