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MVS LED Launches in North America, Partners with Absen

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Absen's screens at the MGM Grand in Las VegasORANGE, CA – MVS LED announces its debut as a provider of high-end LED panels for the North American market and its partnership with Shenzhen, China-based LED manufacturer Absen. Pictured here: a recent installation of Absen's screens at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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Chaos Visual Continues with Fleetwood Mac in Europe

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BURBANK, CA - Chaos Visual Productions is supplying Fleetwood Mac’s 2013 Live tour, which continues into Europe this summer. Production designer, Paul “Arlo” Guthrie of Minneapolis-based Toss Film + Design works with tour manager Marty Hom and road manager Allan Tate to execute Fleetwood Mac’s first tour since 2009.

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NanoLumens Creates Full-Color NYC Stock Ticker

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Nanolumens tickerNEW YORK CITY - Recently, a midtown Manhattan branch of a major financial institution set a new standard for information displays with the unveiling of the city’s first NanoLumens-powered stock ticker. The full-color, 3-foot tall by 60-foot long L-shaped LED display is one of New York’s most dynamic, vibrant and unique stock tickers, according to Bill Shiverick of Atlanta-based Vertical AVTV, the AV integrator who recommended and installed the display.

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WorldStage Teams with TBA Global on Gannett Upfront

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GannettFrontNEW YORK CITY - The Gannet Company’s first ever upfront, dubbed GannettFront 2013, marked the first time that the parent company of USA Today showcased all of Gannett’s brands to advertisers and media in a TV show-style presentation. TBA Global, tasked with producing the event, selected WorldStage for lighting and video support.

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Pete's Big TVs Supplies 'Super Why Live' Tour

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Super Why LiveNEW CASTLE, DE  - Video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs is supplying the “Super Why Live: You’ve Got the Power” children's tour across the U.S. with the same type of high resolution LED video screens that they are supplying on Bruce Springsteen’s “Wrecking Ball” world tour.

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Electrosonic Supplies Cleveland's Eaton Experience Center

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Eaton Experience CenterCLEVELAND – Electrosonic was charged with designing the AV systems, media control and power management for Cleveland’s Eaton Experience Center, which combines art and information. The centerpiece of the atrium is a five-story chandelier comprised of Traxon custom Mesh RGB LED wrapped into a cylinder 53 feet tall by 12 feet in diameter. The LED mesh combines a woven stainless steel mesh grid with individually-addressable LEDs to form a canvas for vivid, large-scale media. The chandelier can display specific media on a predetermined timeline or media for a particular show via a Medialon show controller.

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Philips Arena Welcomes Spyder in the House

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Mitsubishi Diamond Vision systems fed by SpyderATLANTA – Vista Systems’ Spyder X20 is feeding twin Mitsubishi Diamond Vision systems in Atlanta's Philips Arena. The Mitsubishi Diamond Vision systems, which measure 100 feet long and 12 feet high, are mounted at each end of the arena and display statistics, replays, video footage, graphics and advertising.

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XL Video Supplies Video Package for Olivier Awards

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Olivier Awards: Hugh Bonneville & Sheridan Smith. Photo Jonathan Hordle, Rex FeaturesLONDON - For the third consecutive year at the Olivier Awards, XL Video sponsored the Award for Best Set Design and supplied video equipment for the awards ceremony. The Olivier Awards, honoring the best of British theatre, took place recently at London's Royal Opera House.

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Eurovision 2013 Rig to Include 60 Barco Projectors

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Barco HDQ-2K40MALMO, Sweden – The semi-finals for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest are set to take place at Malmo Arena here May 14-16, with the finals following on May 18. Projected visuals will be playing a key role, and Barco has noted that a record-setting 60 of its projectors, including the HDQ-2K40 pictured here, will be included in the rig along with three Encore systems. This is the 58th Eurovision competition and the fifth to be staged in Sweden.

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Christie Solara Projectors for 'Gatsby' World Premiere

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Avery Fisher HallNEW YORK CITY —The world premiere of the film “The Great Gatsby” lit up the screen in 3-D with Christie Solaria Series digital cinema projectors. The star-studded event took place at Avery Fisher Hall. Christie dealer Digital Media Systems selected two Christie CP4230 DLP digital cinema projectors for the screening, which converged the light from two projectors to create a seamless image projected onto a silver screen.

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