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  • Celebrity Apprentice finale

    Trump Rehires Pete’s Big TVs for “Celebrity Apprentice” Finale

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 14, 2011

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump was stumped. Marlee Matlin and John Rich were neck-and-neck in charity fund-raising and both were exemplary apprentices. But only one could be hired. However, when it came to the production crew to air this live NBC broadcast, there was no contest: Pete’s Big TVs was hired once again for the May 22 in the final live broadcast.

  • Tinie Tempah UK Tour

    Tinie Tempah Makes Big Impact with Martin EC-20 LED Screen

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 7, 2011


    Tinie Tempah UK Tour

    UK - “A video screen doesn't need to be any more complicated than lighting fixtures. Yet time and time again I find other systems insanely complex.” So stated Tinie Tempah Lighting Director Dave Cohen who recently made a big impact using Martin Professional’s user-friendly EC-20 LED panels as a backdrop video wall on Brit Award winner Tinie Tempah’s latest UK Tour.

  • Roland Sponsors North American AV Showcase Tour

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | June 6, 2011

    BELLINGHAM, WA — Roland Systems Group (RSG) is sponsoring a North American Audio Visual Showcase Tour from June through August. The tour will visit more than 25 cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, for anyone looking for more information about Roland products.

  • Rockefeller Center Attraction Gets AV Support from Alcorn McBride

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 27, 2011

    NEW YORK — Rockefeller Center’s renovated 70-story-high Top of the Rock tour for sightseers has been upgraded, with AV integrator Technomedia Solutions, LCC using Alcorn McBride Digital Binloop HD systems to deliver HD visuals as part of the attraction’s Beam Walk, Triple HD Theater presentation and Summit Shuttle elevator ride.

  • David Guetta tours U.K. with XL Video

    David Guetta U.K. Tour Gets Assist from XL Video

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 26, 2011

    LONDON — XL Video supplied 119 panels of Pixled F-30 LED screen - totalling 114 square meters of surface area, plus crew for DJ David Guetta's recent U.K. tour, his first carrying a full technical production.

  • CBS Upfront for Two and a Half Men, photo by Matt Ellar

    Pete’s Big TVs Adds Visual Boost to CBS Upfront

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 25, 2011

    NEW YORK — How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Pete’s Big TVs/Performance Video got there recently because they’ve had lots of practice doing TV upfronts — TV network presentations of the upcoming fall season of shows. Upfronts give advertisers the chance to pledge their ad support ahead of time, and the media gets a preview of what’s premiering in the new season.

  • TED2011

    TED Conference Gets Visual Assist from Mode Studios, DannyO Video

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 23, 2011

    LONG BEACH, CA – For TED2011 (Technology Entertainment and Design) conferences held recently in Long Beach and Palm Springs, CA, and Bob Bonniol, principal creative director of Seattle’s MODE Studios, was tasked with providing a visual assist for the main sessions and several social spaces.

  • Christie and Flexible Picture Systems Announce Flexible Partner Program

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 21, 2011

    TORONTO, ON — Christie and Flexible Picture Systems (FPS) announced their Flexible Partner Program, which offers Christie dealers the opportunity to combine the geometry correction and edge blending of the Image AnyPlace-200 stand-alone scaler product with Christie’s 1-chip DLP and LCD projectors.

  • Freestyle Productions Buys Daktronics Gear

    Freestyle Productions Adds Daktronics Portable LED Video Gear to Rental Inventory

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 21, 2011

    MINNEAPOLIS — Freestyle Productions, a Daktronics rental partner, has added modular PST-12HD panels to their rental inventory. “The Freestyle team is excited about the versatility and ease of use of the new PST panels,” said Dale Kivimaki, Freestyle Productions owner. “With the ability to setup different display sizes in nearly any outdoor setting — including direct sunlight and other elements — we are increasing our client base with this new inventory.”

  • coolux Widget Designer used at ESC 2011

    Eurovision Song Contest Relies on coolux Widget Designer

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 21, 2011

    DUSSELDORF, Germany — The coolux Widget Designer 3.0 PRO was used at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest to control the three DVI-matrixes (32x32, 16x16, 8x8). If needed, the Widget Designer could have been used to easily change over to VPU backup systems.

  • From left, Mike Walker with Martin Professional and Jude Kelly and Eddy Smith from Southbank Centre.

    Southbank Centre Promotes Festival of Britain with Martin EC-20 LED Display

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 21, 2011

    LONDON — Southbank Centre, which has relied upon lighting fixtures from Martin Professional for its theatrical and architectural requirements, has recently installed a new Martin Professional EC-20 LED display that is being used as part of the Festival of Britain 60th anniversary series of events that take place throughout the summer. Read More...

  • Nirvana at Seattle EMP Sky Church

    Seattle’s EMP Equipped with High-Res LED Display for Sky Church Music Venue

    PLSN Staff | Projection Connection News | May 21, 2011

    SEATTLE — Seattle’s Experience Music Project (EMP), housed in a 140,000-square-foot Frank O. Gehry-designed building that has the striking appearance of a monumental sculpture set amid the backdrop of the Seattle Center. And there are plenty of striking visuals inside as well.

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