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Adelaide Convention Centre Chooses Robe Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 11, 2009
ADELAIDE, Australia — The Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) has recently invested in 90 Robe 575E AT Series moving lights for its facility, which includes 14 meetings rooms, 11 halls, an outdoor performance space and a total of close to 10,500 square meters of pillar-free floor space for conferences, exhibitions and special events. Read More...

XL Video for The Kaiser Chiefs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 11, 2009
LONDON — XL Video is supplying 180 Spider 40 LED tiles, a Catalyst digital media server and crew for the Kaiser Chiefs current “Off With Their Heads” tour. These elements play a key role in Richard Larkum's lighting and visual design, and take the look and feel of the Kaiser’s almost non-stop touring schedule over the last two years to a new level. Read More...

The Killers European Tour Lit with i-Pix LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 11, 2009
AMSTERDAM — The Killers kicked off the first European leg of their 2009 “Day & Age” world tour with a lighting design by Steven  Douglas using i-Pix BB fixtures, including 15 BB7s and 27 BB4s that departed from the more classic theatrical lighting looks of the previous “Sam’s Town” tour. Read More...

Prolyte Opens Office in Japan

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 10, 2009
TOKYO — Prolyte announced the launch of a new sales office in Japan. The combined Prolyte and Doughty sales office is a branch of Prolyte Asia Pacific. Despite global economic unfavorable circumstances, PAP sees a strategic opportunity to expand its presence in Asia and venture into the world's second largest economy. Read More...

U2.com Offers Glimpse of 360-Degree Touring Structure

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2009
DUBLIN — Along with news of their 2009-2010 world tour, which kicks off June 30 in Barcelona, U2's Web site, www.u2.com, offers a glimpse of the four-legged structure and wrap-around visuals planned by U2 show director Willie Williams and architect Mark Fisher. Read More...

Gonher to Distribute Prolyte in Mexico

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2009
MEXICO CITY — Prolyte announced that Gonher distribuidora has chosen Prolyte to add to their range of brands for the light and sound market they represent in Mexico. Gonher will distribute the complete range of Prolyte products, including trussing, staging and Prolyft hoists. Read More...

Atlantis Grand Opening Controlled by grandMA

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2009
DUBAI, U.A.E. — If a single night’s stay at the top floor suite at the Atlantis Hotel commands a princely sum — about $25,000 per night — it’s still a pittance compared to the estimated $20 million to $32 million reportedly spent for a single night’s party celebrating the mega-resort’s grand opening last fall. Read More...

Robe Lights Up Party for 5,000 in Slovenia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 6, 2009
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Over 5,000 revelers attended a party thrown by the Municipality of Ljubljana, Slovenia, which was staged in three halls of the Gospodarsko Razstavisce, the biggest exhibition center in the city. Read More...

Daktronics, Screenworks Keep AC/DC Tour Visuals Rolling

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 6, 2009
OSLO, Norway — To make sure its tour visuals wouldn’t get derailed on the European leg of AC/DC’s Black Ice tour, the band is continuing to use Daktronics’ 70 square meter LED video display, comprised of modular PST-10 panels incorporated into the elaborate set by Screenworks, the tour’s official video partner. Read More...

PixelArcs Light Gaylord National Resort

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 6, 2009
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD — With 2,000 guest rooms and 470,000 square feet of meeting, convention and exhibition space, the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center ranks as the largest combined hotel and convention center on the Eastern Seaboard, and LEDs are setting its exterior architectural features aglow.
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Catalyst Media Server Used for U.K.’s Krypton Factor

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 6, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. — Visuals and moving light director Svend Pedersen made extensive use of a Catalyst digital media server to illuminate and animate the set for the latest series of The Krypton Factor, recorded at Granada Television Studios for U.K.’s ITV. Read More...

Chinese Arts Landmark Equipped with Robert Juliat Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 6, 2009
BEIJING, China — The Beijing National Centre for the Performing Arts has been supplied with a variety of Robert Juliat instruments from that company’s Chinese branch, Robert Juliat China. Read More...

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