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Bluman Associates Helps Pro-Palestinian Group Project Flag, Slogans on British Houses of Parliament

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Photo by Jeff HurdLONDON - Projection mapping and video content specialists Bluman Associates projected the Palestine flag onto the Houses of Parliament in the early hours of August 1, 2014 to raise awareness of The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). Bluman worked with the organization to implement the unauthorized projection, which calls for an end to the bloodshed in Gaza, and for sanctions against Israel.

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XL Supplies Video for Robbie Williams Tour

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XL Video Supplies Robbie Williams TourXL Video supplied a custom video solution and crew for Robbie Williams' Swings Both Ways tour. The set included an impressive 22.8 metre wide by 10.8 metre high upstage scenic LED wall made up from XL’s Pixled F-12 product. There were also side screens for IMAG made from Radiant MC-7T. Three Barco 40K HD projectors were used to beam material onto a massive drape, and content was programmed and run via a Catalyst media server. The projection was fed via a d3 media server system.

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Clay Paky Gear Lights Sforza Castle to Tell the Story of Milan

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Clay Paky Gear Lights Sforza Castle to Tell the Story of MilanMILAN, Italy – Tracing Milan's history back to the Belle Époque, the "Castello di Carta" (Paper Castle) project transformed the Sforza Castle with lights, music and projected images from the "Achille Bertarelli" print collection. Twenty-three Clay Paky Alpha Profile 1500s were used to illuminate the façades by shaping light beams and projecting multiple dynamically transforming images and geometric shapes.

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XL Video Supports Volvo V40 U.K. Road Show

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XL Video Supports Volvo V40 U.K. Road Show GLASGOW, U.K. — Working with marketing agency Arnold KLP and creative production agency DesignScene, XL Video supplied an LED video wall for the Volvo V40 promotional roadshow currently being shown in some of the UK’s largest shopping malls. Through June and July 2014, the promotional display featuring the LED video wall visited the Bullring in Birmingham, Metro Centre in Gateshead, Cabot Circus in Bristol and finished up at the Silverburn in Glasgow. Add a comment

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Christie Donates and Installs Gear for San Diego’s Museum Of Photographic Arts

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Christie Donates and Installs Gear for San Diego’s Museum Of Photographic Arts SAN DIEGO – Christie donated projection gear for the 226-seat Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theatre at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) here. Christie’s professional services team also handled the installation. The new Christie Solaria Series DCI-compliance based system includes both Christie’s Solaria One projector and alternative content powered by a Christie SKA-3D cinema processor. The new system replaces a first-generation Christie digital cinema projector. Add a comment

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Roland’s VR-50HD Powers Mobeon Streaming at E3 Conference

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Roland’s VR-50HD Powers Mobeon Streaming at E3 ConferenceLOS ANGELES - Digital media company Mobeon had been seeking an AV mixer that could meet their requirements for the E3 video gaming convention here in June. The company chose the Roland's VR-50HD for its ability to handle a variety of inputs and video formats, with built-in scaling and support for various frame rates.

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Three Years After Merger, PRG Nocturne Fulfills Vision for U.K./European Expansion

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The PRG Nocturne team in the UK includes, from left, Stefaan Michels, Mark O'Herlihy, Bob Brigham and Rich Rowley. LONDON - Bob Brigham, president of PRG Nocturne, noted recently that one of the main factors clinching Nocturne Productions' willingness to be acquired by PRG in mid-2011 was "our dream to expand into the UK/European markets." That dream has become a reality, he said, with PRG Nocturne's U.K. operation backing 2014 tours and shows for The Eagles, Katy Perry, Metallica, Skrillex, Franz Ferdinand, Bastille, Linkin Park, and The Rolling Stones. Pictured here are U.K. team members Stefaan Michels, Mark O'Herlihy, Bob Brigham and Rich Rowley.

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Florida Church Using FOR-A Switcher to Meet HD Production Needs

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First Baptist Oviedo's Josh Felix (foreground) with Stan Brantley (background). The Florida church's technical crew members have been using a new FOR-A switcher to meet the Florida church's production needs this year.OVIEDO, FL - First Baptist Oviedo, which now delivers its message through a variety of media including live streaming, sermon archiving, podcasts, and its weekly shows on local television, acquired FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video switcher earlier this year to meet its growing production needs. Josh Felix, the church’s director of technical arts, credited the switcher's built-in color corrector on four channels and built-in scalers, which lets the crew easily scale SD images to HD.

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Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt Tour Gets Video Support from CT in U.K./Europe

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CT supports Pearl Jam video director Blue LeachMILTON KEYNES, U.K. - Working with video director Blue Leach, Creative Technology provided video gear in support of a 12-show U.K./European tour leg that was part of Pearl Jam's ongoing world tour in support of the band's 10th studio album, Lighting Bolt, which was released last fall. The tour leg began in Amsterdam in mid-June and finished with a concert here July 11. The shows featured a form of I-Mag (in black and white), a rarity for the band's live shows.

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LED Screens Bring Crowds Closer To The Action of 'Le Tour de France'

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BRADFORD, Yorkshire, U.K. - As the Tour de France got underway, large LED screens powered by LEDView image-scaling technology from Calibre UK were positioned along the course. The screens were supplied by Lightmedia and Big TV – both of which specified Calibre's LEDView530 as their large-display image scaler of choice for the Grand Depart.

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