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Hard Rock Café in Dominican Republic Installs Chauvet Professional PVP Video Panels

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Hard Rock Café in Dominican Republic Installs Chauvet Professional PVP Video PanelsSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – For the Hard Rock Café here, Jhansen “Mangu” Reinoso of Word Up Sound and Lighting using PVP S5 Video Panels from Chauvet Professional for two video walls. The larger one is 16 by 10 feet (WxH) and is set behind the large stage in the café’s club. The second, comprised of 4x3 panels (WxH), displays seascape imagery in a meeting room.

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Pete's Big TVs Helps 'Fashion Rocks Live'

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Pete's Big TVs provided more than 2,000 LED video tiles for 'Fashion Rocks Live.' Photo: Atomic DesignBROOKLYN, NY - "Fashion Rocks Live," a star-studded, two-hour celebration of music and fashion was broadcast live on CBS Sept. 9 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Pete's Big TVs provided a large LED and video projection system for the annual international fundraiser which features fashions by the world’s top designers.

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Childish Gambino’s Brixton Academy Show Makes Use of Avolites EX8 Media Servers

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Childish Gambino’s Brixton Academy Show Makes Use of Avolites EX8 Media Servers LONDON — Avolites Media's Arran Rothwell-Eyre and Robbie Barr used Avolites Media's Ai Infinity EX8 server to keep an energized Brixton Academy crowd pumped up for a show featuring rapper Childish Gambino, a.k.a. Donald Glover. The visuals appeared on a 3,000-by-1,000 pixel backdrop at the venue. XL Video provided gear for the U.K. show; LMG is supporting the rapper's U.S. fall tour.

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Bad Uncles' Big Gig in Germany Includes Avolites Media Servers

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Bad Uncles' Big Gig in Germany Includes Avolites Media ServersMANNHEIM, Germany — German rock band Böhse Onkelz (Bad Uncles) performed a reunion show on one of the largest stages ever constructed in Europe. The event was staged at the Hockenheimring race track, south of Mannheim, and drew close to 200,000 fans. On stage were four 35-meter high LED towers, spanning over one hundred meters, which were pixel mapped with an assist from Avolites Media’s Ai S8 HD media servers provided by Einstein and Sons.

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Roland V-1600HD Mixes Coldplay’s Visuals on Tour

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Roland V-1600HD Mixes Coldplay’s Visuals on TourLOS ANGELES — For their recent Ghost Stories tour, with stops at venues ranging from E-Werk in Cologne, Germany; the Beacon Theatre in New York; Royce Hall in Los Angeles; Casino de Paris in Paris; Dome City Hall in Tokyo; and the Royal Albert Hall in London, video director Ben Miles chose the Roland V-1600HD Multi Format Live Video Switcher for a production that made heavy use of a mixture of live and pre-recorded content. Add a comment

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Colombia's Proexport Event at Metropolitan Pavilion Gets AV Assist from WorldStage

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NEW YORK – WorldStage provided audio, video and lighting support to an event staged at the Metropolitan Pavilion here by Proexport, to promote business between companies based in Colombia, South America and the U.S.  event at the  in New York. For the space called The Gallery, multiple projectors were used to overcome the challenges of limited ceiling height and exposed ductwork. "[We] decided the best course of action would be to utilize Panasonic’s ET-DLE030 Ultra Short Throw Lens in combination with Panasonic PT-DZ870ULK 8500-lumen projectors," said said WorldStage project manager Frank Mejia. "We were able to project a 12’ wide image from just 4’ away from the screen," he added, noting the use of "multiple projectors in an edge-blend configuration to cover the entire 52’ of image width."

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XL Video Supplies 2200 Square Meters of LED Screen to Creamfields

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XL Video Supplies 2200 Square Meters of LED Screen to CreamfieldsWARRINGTON, UK – XL Video supplied over 2,000 square meters of LED screen plus control and crew across eight stages and arenas at the UK’s biggest EDM event, Creamfields Festival. “The demand for more screens at EDM events like Creamfields reflects the growing importance of visuals to leading DJ sets,” said XL Project Manager Steve Greetham.

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OneRepublic Tours with Elation EVLED 20 LED Panels

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OneRepublic Tours with Elation EVLED 20 LED PanelsMORRISON, CO - Elation Professional’s EVLED 20 LED panels played a key role on OneRepublic’s Native tour, forming a focal point of the show’s unique diamond-shaped set look. The EVLED panels are located upstage behind the band and remain static during the show. LD Chris Lisle explains: “The overall look of the show is comprised of diamonds, and the center focus is three diamond-shaped video panels made up of Elation EVLED 20s that slightly overlap each other. There are a few tiles of each screen strategically removed to create a unique look."

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U.K.'s "Move It" Dance Event and Virgin Atlantic Event Rely on Hippotizers

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U.K.'s LONDON – Event production company OneBigStar has been putting their Hippotizer media servers to use at a variety of events lately including  ‘Move It’, a big dance event; and also for the reveal of Virgin Atlantic’s latest crew uniforms.

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LMG Touring Supports Childish Gambino’s Web of Visuals

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LMG Touring Supports Childish Gambino’s Web of VisualsLMG Touring provided lighting and video gear for Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, who has been touring in support of his second album, Because the Internet, released last December. Along with a full lighting rig, LMG provided Barco 18K Projectors and AI Media Servers. The video gear supported custom content created by Moment Factory. The different projection surfaces included a back screen, two columns, front scrim or Kabuki, riser surfaces, and stage props.  The tour provided the audience with animated sequences that took them on a ride through the Internet.

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