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Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour Gets PRG Nocturne Support

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Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour Gets PRG Nocturne Support. As with the European tour leg, pictured here, the U.S. tour will also feature a large triangle-shaped video screen.  Photo by Sarah Rushton-ReadNEW YORK — To support the larger-than-life looks of Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour, show director and designer Baz Halpin worked with a 70’ wide by 34’ tall automated tracking triangular LED video screen as the visual centerpiece. The screen is comprised of 700 PRG Nocturne V-9 Lite LED Video Modules. Add a comment

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Barco Projectors Create Immersive Visuals at Vancouver Aquarium

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VANCOUVER, BC — An ambitious, multi-million dollar upgrade to the Vancouver Aquarium here includes “Connections 360,” which wraps visitors in an immersive HD projection environment in the aquarium’s Teck Communications Gallery. The exhibit’s 185-plus-foot-wide screen visuals come from seven Barco HDX-W20 FLEX large-venue projectors supplied by Barco distributor SC Media. Add a comment

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Neon Trees Tour with PixelFLEX LEDs

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Neon Trees Tour with PixelFLEX LEDsKANSAS CITY, MO — Although songs like “Text Me in the Morning” speak to the quirks of romance in the digital age,  the design for Neon Trees’ current tour, in support of their April 2014 Pop Psychology album release, started with a low-tech napkin sketch by frontman Tyler Glenn.  Production Manager Mike Bangs relied upon four 8-by-4 foot panels of PixelFLEX FLEXCurtain to help bring Glenn’s sketch to colorful fruition.

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First Baptist Church Equipped with Hitachi Projectors

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First Baptist Church in Allen, TX Equipped with Hitachi Projectors ALLEN, TX — The 1,400-capacity sanctuary at First Baptist Church, based here, has added atmospheric effects along with song lyrics for church productions and youth events with an assist from three Hitachi CP-X8170 projectors. Jeff Mize, the church’s minister of music, worked with Camron Ware of Visual Worshiper on the visual upgrade. Add a comment

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InterAmerica Introduces Projection Design & Maintenance Services at InfoComm

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LAS VEGAS -  InterAmerica Stage introduced its new design and maintenance services for projection systems at InfoComm 2014. Mark T. Black and Curtis Edwards were spreading the word about the new services at the event, held here June 18 – 20..

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Eclipse Presentations Provides Hologram-Like Projection for London Event

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Meet the Future was held at Central Hall Westminster (CHW) on June 3.LONDON - For "Meet the Future," an event bringing members of the meetings industry to Central Hall Westminster (CHW) here on on June 3, Eclipse Presentations provided all the production infrastructure to facilitate the event. Among the the technologies highlighted was technology that enables high end videoconferencing with a "holographic" look. This was demonstrated firsthand by an interview with Dr. Paul Redmond, who had his image beamed into the room. In the interview, he elaborated on his research into the future of working with ‘Generation Y’.

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Christie Unveils New Laser Projection System In Shanghai

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Christie unveiled the first commercial pure laser projection system installed at the Shanghai Film Art Center on June 13, 2014.SHANGHAI — Christie unveiled the first commercial pure laser projection system installed at the Shanghai Film Art Center on June 13, 2014.

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Coldplay Show at L.A.'s Sony Studios Uses 46 20K Projectors with Avolites Media Ai S8 for Control

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LOS ANGELES - For a private concert here for 800 at Sony Studios here that marked the mid-May release of Coldplay's sixth studio album, Ghost Stories, XL Video, Ben Miles, Phil Haynes and Phil Johnston created a unique visual environment with 46 Panasonic 20K projectors and a control system that included five Avolites Media Ai S8 systems. 

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XL Video UK Invests in New Fleet of Media Servers

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XL Video UK upgraded its fleet of media servers.LONDON - XL Video’s UK operation has announced a major upgrade to its fleet of media servers. The new servers, and accompanying custom-designed housings, are built around Apple MacPro computers.

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Projection Studio Helps Project Vodafone First Events at Sites Across Europe

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Projection Studio Helps Put Vodafone Firsts On The Map. Pictured here, London National Theatre.LONDON - The Projection Studio worked as a consultant for live communications agency Wasserman to activate a large format video projection campaign for the Vodafone Firsts initiative (www.firsts.com) that took place at sites across Europe, including Budapest Sapientia College, Bucharest National Theatre, Berlin Kulturbrauerei, Cairo CityStars Building, Rome Palazzo Farnese and The National Theatre in London.

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