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“Electric Tundra” EDM Concert at the University at Buffalo Features PixelFLEX FLEXCurtain HD

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FLEXCurtain HD from PixelFLEX to be a good fit for the needs of Electric Tundra, an EDM concert staged at the University of Buffalo’s Center for the Arts. The event, featuring Bingo Players, 3LAU and DNNYD, included a 20-by-eight-foot video wall.BUFFALO, NY – Katie Gilliland, production manager at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts, found FLEXCurtain HD from PixelFLEX to be a good fit for the needs of “Electric Tundra," an EDM concert featuring Bingo Players, 3LAU and DNNYD. Along with brightness and resolution, she cited the rigging advantages of the lightweight panels, noting that the 20’ x 8’ video wall used for the 6,500-seat arena weighed only 250 pounds.

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Good Company Players Theatre Company Using Clay Paky Mythos Fixtures, MA dot2 Console

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Morris Light and Sound and Morris Higham Management helped Fresno, CA-based Good Company Players add a MA dot2 console and two Clay Paky Mythos fixtures to their visual tool box.FRESNO, CA - Clint Higham, president of Morris Higham Management, and David Haskell, president of Morris Light and Sound of Nashville, helped Fresno, CA-based theatre company Good Company Players upgrade their lighting looks with new gear sourced via A.C.T Lighting: the new MA dot2 lighting console and two additional Clay Paky Mythos moving lights.

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LD Ray Woodbury Uses Next NXT-1 Panels for Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre

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For the Toyota Summer Concert Series during the Orange County Fair, Ray Woodbury of RK Diversified Entertainment used Next NXT-1 panels from Chauvet Professional. COSTA MESA, CA – For the Toyota Summer Concert Series during the Orange County Fair, Ray Woodbury of RK Diversified Entertainment used Next NXT-1 panels from Chauvet Professional. The artists performing at the 8,000-capacity Pacific Amphitheatre included the Band Perry, Iration, Capital Cities, Deep Purple, America, The Steve Miller Band, Huey Lewis and the News and Jefferson Starship.

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Large Cyc for Dutch Touring Opera Lit with ETC LED Fixtures

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Large Cyc for Dutch Touring Opera Lit with ETC LED Fixtures. Photo by Richard ten HofENSCHEDE, The Netherlands — At 82 feet wide and 33 feet high, the cyclorama for the Nederlandse Reisopera (Dutch Touring Opera)’s touring production of Orphée et Eurydice was always going to be a tall order to light, especially because the company’s limited budget meant they needed to be in and out of the venue in a day. But, with the help of 40 ETC Source Four LED Series 2 Lustr luminaires with CYC adapters, and some clever rigging choices by chief lighting technician Richard ten Hof, they succeeded where others might fail.

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Biamp Systems Names New Unified Communications Product Manager

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Biamp Systems Names New Unified Communications Product ManagerBEAVERTON, OR - Biamp Systems named Rob Houston product manager for unified communications (UC) products. Based in Beaverton, Houston will report to Director of Product Management Shell Haffner and be responsible for the strategy, development, and promotion of the company's UC solutions.

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Solotech Names Claude Regimbald Director of Business Development, Quebec

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Solotech Names Claude Regimbald Director of Business Development, QuebecMONTREAL — Claude Régimbald, who joined Solotech in 2012 when it acquired Specs Audio, the company he founded in 1979, has been named director of business development for the Quebec region. Prior to his new role with the company, Régimbald served as as general director of Solotech’s offices in Gatineau, Quebec and Ottawa, Ontario.

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Mario Biondi Headlines Italian Theater Tour with Clay Paky Lights

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Mario Biondi photo by Michela DragoSERIATE, Italy — LD Jo Campana, who has worked with Italian singer Mario Biondi for several years, described how the tour lighting design came about for the artist's recent theater tour.

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High Resolution Systems Introduces Video Wall Controller that is User Friendly, Browser-Based

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LAKE ORION, MI – High Resolution Systems unveiled its Video Wall Controller, offering video wall control and layout building as a software upgrade for the HRS Enterprise-10ss control system.  Enterprise is the facility management suite from HRS and part of the HRS Integration Platform connecting technology, people and systems.

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Utopium Illuminates BoomTown Fair

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Utopium Illuminates BoomTown FairHAMPSHIRE, UK - This is the 5th year running that Utopium has been called upon to supply its lighting and rigging for the creatively themed BoomTown Fair, known for its imaginatively themed cityscape. Utopium provided festival lighting and rigging to ten stages, including the expanded Lion’s Den stage, The Town Centre, The Old Mines, The Jolly Dodger, Crazy Calamities Saloon and The Hidden Woods, as well as providing lighting for all the woodland areas.

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Festungsflimmern Event in Wurzburg, Germany Features Open Air Movies, Fortress Lighting

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Festungsflimmem included lighting for the historical Marienberg fortress in Wurzburg, Germany. The lighting included Eurolite spots from Steinigke.WÜRZBURG, Germany — “Festungsflimmern” is an event that combines open air cinema with a historical backdrop, the Marienberg fortress. To ensure that the unique backdrop would not just be looming unnoticed in the dark, Eurolite spots were used to light up the landmark site, home to a cluster of structures built from the 13th to 18th centuries.

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