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  • 3D Forest

    Teslacoop Creates Virtual 3D Forest with wysiwyg

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 25, 2013

    TURIN, Italy – Visual design company Teslacoop has created a life-size virtual 3D forest using wysiwyg R30. The live simulation, originally conceived for a show by a prominent fashion label, was designed to be held within a circular theatre in Milan. Although it was a 3D forest, Luca Baraldo, president of Teslacoop, says it could have been anything involving scenery: a town, a desert, an aquarium, for instance. “The main thing is that we can put the audience inside a virtual 3D scene.”

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  • d3 on San Francisco City Hall

    Tekamaki Becomes First d3 Studio in California

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 25, 2013

    LONDON - d3 Technologies announce that San Carlos, CA-based rental and staging company Tekamaki have signed up to become the latest d3 Studio. Tekamaki used d3 systems on the September 2012 DreamForce event for Salesforce.com, which saw the entire San Francisco City Hall visually mapped up for a one-off performance by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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  • The Killers

    The Killers Choose ArKaos for Battle Born World Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 21, 2013

    BRUSSELS – The Killers' Battle Born world tour has taken ArKaos MediaMaster 3 with its new VideoMapper extension along for the ride. Christie Lites provided the ArKaos product for show designer Steven Douglas. The tour started last September and runs through September of this year.

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  • Z-HD5000

    GeminiLSV Expands Video Business with New Hitachi Cameras

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 21, 2013

    WOODBURY, NY– Gemini Light, Sound, Video (GeminiLSV), a Dallas, Texas-based rental and production company, recently acquired three new Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV studio/field production cameras for its expanding video production business.

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  • Prudential Real Estate convention

    Corporate Magic Orchestrates Real Estate Convention

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 21, 2013

    LAS VEGAS – More than 3,400 independent brokers and sales agents for Prudential Real Estate gathered in Las Vegas recently for their annual sales convention. Dallas-based Corporate Magic orchestrated the event for its 12th consecutive year, this time with a production set on Celine Dion’s stage at The Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace.

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  • Dreamgirls

    Pete’s Big TVs Supplies ‘Dreamgirls’ Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 18, 2013

    NEW CASTLE, DE - Video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs is providing the video equipment, cameras and d3 media servers for the new 2013 production of the “Dreamgirls” tour. Working with MB Productions, Pete’s Big TVs is providing the main set of the show, comprised of 400 digiLED MC15 (15 mm) LED video panels in three screens, which all track and fly in different configurations. Howard Werner of Lightswitch designed the media content.

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  • Sideline Productions

    Daktronics LED Panels Deliver for New Rental Partner Sideline Productions

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 13, 2013

    BROOKINGS, SD – Sideline Productions, a Brookings, SD, based large-screen video rental company, opened for business with the purchase of Daktronics PST-10 modular LED display panels. The company has put the new equipment to use for events including the Carrier Classic in South Carolina, the Boy Scout Encampment at Camp Cowles and the ISOC Snocross Series of Champions.

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    Electrosonic Install Helps National Building Museum

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | March 11, 2013

    WASHINGTON, DC – Electrosonic supplied and installed equipment for Washington, D.C.’s National Building Museum exhibit, “House & Home.” Running through spring 2017, “House & Home” presents an array of photos, objects, models and films that show visitors the changes in domestic life over the centuries and what it means to be at home in America.

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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...

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