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    Projection Studio Enchants the Parks

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | January 2, 2013

    LONDON - Projection artist Ross Ashton returned to Gateshead’s Saltwell Park for the Enchanted Parks 2012 event. His large format show “Glass House,” was a multimedia experience celebrating the work of Victorian stained glass artist, William Wailes. Ashton commissioned a photographer to visit all the churches in the area which still have intact Wailes stained glass windows, including St Nicholas’ Cathedral, Newcastle and others, which he used as original materials for his PIGI artwork.

  • The Weather Channel studio

    Electrosonic Delivers LED Video Wall for Weather Channel

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 20, 2012

    ATLANTA – When The Weather Channel wanted to upgrade the primary studio set at its Atlanta headquarters, it turned to Electrosonic to install a new video wall. Comprised of 12 Christie Entero LED-illuminated rear-projection display cubes, the new system serves as a backdrop for on-air talent and is a vehicle for live video and map presentations.

  • Les Miserables premiere

    XL Events Supplies LED for ‘Les Mis’ Film Premiere

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 20, 2012

    LONDON - XL Events, working with Premier PR, specified and supplied Pixled FX-11 LED for the world premiere of the film adaptation of Les Miserables. The event was held outdoors at Leicester Square, requiring a weather proof product, which XL Events supplied with Pixled’s FX-11 tiles.

  • Donny & Marie's Christmas in Los Angeles

    Pete’s Big TVs Supply Donny & Marie Christmas Shows

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 17, 2012

    LOS ANGELES - Video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs is supplying  “Donny & Marie: Christmas in Los Angeles” shows Dec. 4-23 at Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre. Pete’s Big TVs is providing a full HD production system with 3 digiLED MC7 LED screens, plus 3 Sony HDC1500 cameras and 2 robotic cameras for the two-hour holiday performances.

  • Casas Church

    Casas Church Upgrades to Christie Roadster Projectors

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 14, 2012

    CYPRESS, CA – The Tucson, Arizona-based Casas Church upgraded its old projector system with Christie Roadster HD14K-J 3-chip DLP projectors for its 2,500-seat sanctuary and worship center. Phoenix-based Audio Video Resources recommended a new HD projection system based on a dual-screen configuration that provides a better viewing experience for the congregation.

  • AVnu Alliance Welcomes Axon and Forms Pro Video Subgroup

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 14, 2012

    BEAVERTON, OR — AVnu Alliance, an industry forum that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability, has added broadcast infrastructure equipment developer Axon Digital Design to its membership roster. In addition, Jan Eveleens, CEO of Axon, will serve as chairman of the newly-formed AVnu Alliance Pro Video Subgroup. Read More...

  • Peter Andre

    Colour Sound Supplies Peter Andre’s UK Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 13, 2012

    LONDON - Colour Sound Experiment (CSE) is supplying lighting and video (LED screen and control) to the current Peter Andre ‘Up Close & Personal’ UK tour, working with lighting designer Dave Farmer of THC Design. Farmer’s starting point of the design was a basic concept from show producer Christian Storm of Mass Movement, which included some specific video treatments from which Farmer started building the lighting visuals.

  • A waterfall of Christie MicroTiles at Sunridge Mall

    Christie MicroTiles Attract Customers for Media Company

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 13, 2012

    KITCHENER, Ontario – Christie MicroTiles are attracting customers into the retail stores of Canadian media giant Shaw Communications, where the digital display technology educates customers about the Shaw universe that includes cable television, Internet and phone service. Rather than have all 24 MicroTiles depicting one piece of content simultaneously, a waterfall effect was designed with the tiles slightly staggered with gaps along the X Y and Z access.

  • Holographic image

    Christie Technology Weaves Holographic Tribal Storytelling

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 12, 2012

    PUGET SOUND, WA – Christie Technology brings the past to life at Tillicum Village, a Native American cultural experience, with holographic images powered by two Christie HD10K-M Series 3-chip DLP projectors. Using built-in Christie AutoStack and Christie Twist, the projectors cast holographic images onto a screen of a storyteller interacting with live actors and drummers throughout the performance on stage, helping capture tribal traditions. The images are so life-like, sometimes the audience wonders why the storyteller doesn't take a bow at the end.

  • Longwood University

    Longwood University Installs PixelFLEX LED Curtain

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 11, 2012

    FARMVILLE, VA — Longwood University, a liberal arts school located in Virginia, recently installed a 15-panel, 18 mm LED Curtain from PixelFLEX  in its main auditorium. “One of the major benefits of the PixelFLEX video screen is that it is extremely easy to move, which means we can use video and effects in a variety of environments across the campus,” said John Hogge, University multimedia technician.

  • Stephen Dahlem

    Corporate Magic, GoVision Set Stage for Cowboys Halftime Show

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 11, 2012

    ARLINGTON, TX  – For the 16th consecutive year, the Dallas Cowboys have turned to Dallas-based Corporate Magic to help conceptualize, design, stage and produce their annual halftime extravaganza. This year, Corporate Magic worked with country superstar Kenny Chesney to enhance his special Thanksgiving Day halftime performance by adding a special LED stage floor from GoVision.

  • WorldStage supported DC area events promoting science including a gala at the Eisenhower Theater at Kennedy Center.

    WorldStage Provides AV Support for DC Area Events Promoting Science

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | December 10, 2012

    WASHINGTON, DC — WorldStage provided gear and crew from both its East and West Coast offices — a total of 180 people working on 11 installations within seven DC-area venues — in support the “Celebration of Science” initiative sponsored by FasterCures and the Milken Institute. The AV company also supported a related gala event staged at Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater.

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