Projection Connection News

  • Florence + The Machine

    XL Video Supplies Florence + The Machine

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 29, 2012

    LONDON - XL Video supplied a projection system, Catalyst media servers and control, cameras and crew to the latest Florence + The Machine UK tour. Visuals designer and Video Director Richard Stembridge collaborated closely with Florence’s LD and set designer Chris Bushell to combine both mediums for a fresh visual set.

  • Facade

    WorldStage, Drive Productions Use 4D Projection Mapping for Holiday Surprise

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 27, 2012

    NEW YORK – Drive Productions Ltd. partnered with WorldStage Inc. on a 4D projection mapping project for HP’s TouchSmart line that delivered a holiday surprise for New Yorkers. Drive asked WorldStage to devise a way to display content that would transform the Maritime Hotel’s facade into a wrapped holiday package, which opened to reveal a fruit machine that hit the jackpot, a puzzle of rotating blocks, a giant Christmas card and Santa’s workshop where elves were assembling HP TouchSmart products.

  • Pete's Big TVs at Jazz in the Gardens

    Pete’s Big TVs Provides Video Production for Jazz in the Gardens

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 22, 2012

    NEW CASTLE, DE - For the sixth consecutive year, Pete’s Big TVs provided Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival with LED screens and a full video production system and crew. The March 17-18 event took place at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. Equipment choice was influenced by a few factors. As the concerts each day started at 3 pm and ran until 11 pm, screen resolution was important, along with the ability to withstand weather conditions.

  • Super Bowl halftime show

    Barco Enlivens Super Bowl Halftime Show with Projection Mapping

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 22, 2012

    Rancho Cordova, CA  – DWP Live and LMG, Inc. selected Barco’s FLM H20 large venue projectors to create a dynamic visual showcase highlighting Madonna's performance for the Super Bowl halftime show. The show turned the stage and a 149 x 80 ft. field projection area into a showcase of surreal video imagery. The large-scale projection mapping used 32 Barco FLM HD20 projectors, rigged into eight pods of four projectors each, to cover the 11,000-sq. ft. surface area.

  • TD Wow!

    Reel Video Systems Provides for TD Wow! Corporate Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 20, 2012

    PENDLETON, IN -  Event producer Declan Weir turned to Reel Video Systems for his recent event: an eight-city corporate tour called TD Wow! Reel Video provided two identical live video rigs capable of handling up to a four-camera shoot.

  • BET's Rip the Runway

    Pete’s Big TVs Quietly Rips the Runway

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 7, 2012

    NEW CASTLE, DE - Pete’s Big TVs for the third consecutive year provided the visual elements of BET's Rip the Runway. But this year, Pete’s Big TVs ripped it quietly using their new MC7 high resolution LED panels. Pete’s Big TVs says the MC7 LED panels are in high demand, especially for events such as TV, for their high resolution picture quality and also because they emit no radio frequency noise.

  • Hippotizer Serves Super Bowl XLVI

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 6, 2012

    LOS ANGELES, CA - The Super Bowl Halftime Show featured display integration and 3D effects accomplished using Hippotizer’s UberPan and VideoMapper software components. Green Hippo’s UberPan software made it possible to blend eight discrete outputs seamlessly across the entire multi-resolution canvas, with the augmentation of VideoMapper, which mapped the geometry of the LED video tiles in the stage floor.

  • GEM Awards

    Worldstage Adds Visual Facet to Jewelry’s GEM Awards

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 29, 2012

    NEW YORK – Worldstage was there to support the big-screen display needs of the 10th Annual GEM Awards, Jan. 6 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Joe Parlagreco, a producer/director/cinematographer with Filmworks, wanted to use “a sophisticated video approach” for the video set pieces, so the Dataton WATCHOUT systems was chosen for the gala event.

  • Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Video Goes Large at Super Bowl Halftime Show

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 24, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS — LMG, Inc. and DWP Live teamed up with set designer Bruce Rodgers of Tribe, Inc. for the LED and projected visuals animating the 2012  Bridgestone Super Bowl Halftime show on Feb. 5 featuring Madonna. LMG provided Rodgers with the lightweight LED elements that were customized for the main stage, and Rodgers also worked with DWP Live on the large scale projection mapping of a 149-by-80-foot area in front of the stage. Moment Factory from Montreal, Canada created the content. Read More...

  • Oracle

    Worldstage Gives Oracle Big Presence at Retail’s Big Show

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 17, 2012

    NEW YORK – Worldstage helped Oracle Retail Group have a commanding presence at the National Retail Federation’s s 101st Annual Convention & Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.  The Oracle videowall - with an eye-catching live Twitter feed and large-format graphical content - was comprised of 32 narrow-bezel NEC 46-inch LCD monitors.

  • Voyage at Sea

    Dataton Takes Visitors on Voyage Through Dutch Maritime Museum

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 16, 2012

    AMSTERDAM - The Netherlands’ Het Scheepvaartmuseum, which reopened last fall after being refurbished, offers visitors a new exhibit, Voyage at Sea. The five-room walk-through experience, which details the Netherlands’ maritime history, includes an oval 360° viewing area lit by 10 projectors.

  • Stephen Hawking Centre

    Christie MicroTiles Media Wall for Stephen Hawking Centre

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | February 13, 2012

    KITCHENER, Ontario  – The Stephen Hawking Centre at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics features 84 Christie MicroTiles communicating a range of scientific research, training and outreach messages for a variety of audiences. Located in the lobby, the Christie MicroTiles array is assembled as an irregular hexagon, creating a dynamic media wall to welcome and inform visitors.

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