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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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Creative Technology Provides Video for Wimbledon

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LONDON – For this year's Wimbledon Championships, Creative Technology provided nine new Electronic Information Displays on the front façade of Centre Court and various other strategic locations around the facility. The purpose-built housings will remain in place on a permanent basis while the AOTO M8C display technology is installed and removed on an annual basis. All displays are controlled from a central location via a dedicated fibre network. Creative Technology was also involved in the production facility located within the broadcast centre which feeds live content, highlights packages and other entertainment to the large screen and other locations.

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Arab Media Forum in Dubai Relies on coolux Pandoras Mox Media Servers

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Arab Media Forum in Dubai Relies on coolux Pandoras Mox Media ServersDUBAI, UAE - Coolux technology played an integral part of “The Future” exhibit at the Arab Media Forum in Dubai. All the visuals within the showroom were played out using three coolux Pandoras Box servers, in conjunction with the Pandoras Box Manager PRO and the Widget Designer PRO software.

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Christie 4K Technology Put to Use at Toronto International Film Festival

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Christie 4K Technology Sharpens Focus at 2014 Toronto International Film Festival TORONTO, Canada – Christie provided 4K screening capability at five venues during the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, held here from Sept. 4-14, 2014. With 4K submissions to the festival having doubled from 2013, Christie, the official projection sponsor for 14 consecutive years, will offer 4K screening capability at Roy Thomson Hall, Princess of Wales Theatre, The Elgin Theatre's Visa Screening Room (exterior of the building pictured here) and Ryerson Theatre.  All TIFF Bell Lightbox cinemas also feature Christie 4K projection.

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Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Visuals Get Barco/High End Support

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NANJING, China – Barco and High End System provided projection and video processing for the Summer Youth Olympic Games, held in Nanjing, China. Using 112 Barco HDF-series high-brightness projectors and 56 High End Axon HD Pro media servers, Lighting and video master Sha Xiaolan created one of the world’s largest stage projections, presenting a visual feast to those watching around the world.

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Pete's Big TVs Supports Primetime Emmy Awards

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The 66th Primetime Emmy AwardsLOS ANGELES – The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Show is billed as "television’s biggest night," and Pete’s Big TVs was there for the first time to support the event, which was hosted by Seth Meyers. Pete’s Big TVs provided nearly 500 of their CS5 5mm LED tiles, two Barco HD-W26 projectors (double-stacked at the FOH) and their crew to fulfill the set requirements of production designer Keith Raywood.

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Massive Attack’s Summer Festival Tour Gets XL Video Support

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Massive Attack’s Summer Festival Tour Gets XL Video SupportLONDON — XL Video renewed its long term working relationship with Massive Attack, supplying LED screens and d3 media servers for the band’s recent festival tour. It featured a video concept co-designed by UVA and Icarus Wilson-Wright in conjunction with the band’s 3D (a.k.a. Robert Del Naja).

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CMT Premieres George Strait’s Final Show as Two-Hour Special with Assist from NEP Screenworks

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PITTSBURGH — NEP’s Screenworks teamed with its sister company, NEP’s Denali group, to capture George Strait’s farewell concert, the last stop on his final tour, George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away. The two NEP companies captured the live event on June 7 with 22 Sony cameras and 42 Ki Pro recorders. That show drew 104,000 to the home stadium of the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, TX, and the recordings from Screenworks and Denali formed the basis for a two-hour concert special that premiered Aug. 29 on CMT.

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Brantley Gilbert Touring with new Elation EPT9IP LED Video Panel

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Brantley Gilbert Touring with new Elation EPT9IP LED Video Panel NASHVILLE — Country rock artist Brantley Gilbert is touring with the new indoor/outdoor EPT9IP LED video panel from Elation Professional and uses the professional-grade screens for a variety of effects and looks as an integral part of the set design. Add a comment

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