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Digital Insanity Using Hippotizers for Red Carpet Events in London

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Digital Insanity's Richard Bagshaw used Hippotizer media servers to create memorable visual effects for a red-carpet event for The Hobbit in London on Dec. 1, 2014LONDON - For recent red carpet events including premieres for The Hobbit on Dec. 1 (pictured here) and Interstellar on Oct. 29 (pictured below), Digital Insanity's Richard Bagshaw used Hippotizer media servers to create memorable visual effects. Hippotizer manufacturer Green Hippo provided details on each of these red carpet events.

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XL Video Supports British TV's QI Comedy Quiz Show

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XL Video Supports British TV's QI Comedy Quiz ShowLONDON - Working with production manager Sarah Chaloner and designer Jonathan Paul Green, XL Video supplied a projection system for studio recordings of  ‘Series L’ of the British comedy panel game television quiz show QI, produced by QI Ltd.

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Projection Studio Gets The Christmas Party Started in Barry

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The Projection Studio, Barry Christmas Switch On BlueBARRY, UK - Described as “The best Christmas light switch-on in Wales”, residents in Barry, the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, enjoyed a specially commissioned visual spectacle created by London based The Projection Studio across the front of the municipal library building in King Square in a Christmas light switch on ceremony that would rival that of most metropolises.

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MG 3D Laser Theater at Moody Gardens Using Christie Projection System

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Christie 4K 6PLaser Digital Projection SystemGALVESTON, TX - D3D Cinema and Moody Gardens announced that the MG 3D Laser Theater at Moody Gardens is the first institution in the world to feature a giant screen 6-Primary (6P) laser projection system. The setup includes Christie's 6P laser-illuminated 4K-resolution 3D dual projector system, used to light up the venue's 60 by 80-foot projection screen with imagery that's nearly 3.5 times brighter than the current industry standard. The system also includes new 3D glasses technology using 6P eyewear designed and manufactured by Infitec GmbH. The 1.4 gain premium white screen was provided by MDI.

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XL Video at 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall

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XL Video at Brandenburg Gate, Nov. 9, 2014. Photo by Ralph LarmannBERLIN, Germany - More than one million visitors came to the German capital on the weekend of Nov. 9 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall in Berlin. One of the many highlights of the events planned to celebrate this occasion was the festival held at the Brandenburg Gate. Here the focal point – besides stars such as Udo Lindenberg, Peter Gabriel, Clueso and the Fantastischen Vier – was a gigantic LED video wall from XL Video.

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NASA Headquarters Adds Vista Systems’ Spyder to Auditorium

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WASHINGTON DC -- NASA headquarters has upgraded its main auditorium with a Vista Systems Spyder image processor. Spyder gives the auditorium eight inputs so it can source from DVD players, Blu-ray players, NASA TV feeds and multiple laptops and display their images on the screen.

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GlobalShop 2015 to Feature Interactive Visuals from NanoLumens, Pixelfire

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LAS VEGAS - GlobalShop 2015, set for March 24-26, 2015 in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, will feature an entrance marked by interactive visuals. GlobalShop producers Emerald Expositions turned to NanoLumens and Pixelfire for a visual assist with the project.

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MTV EMA Awards in Scotland Gets XL Video Support

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MTV EMA Awards in Scotland gets XL Video support. Photo by Richard BurfordGLASGOW, U.K. – For the 2014 MTV EMA Awards, held at the 13,000-capacty SSE Hydro Arena Nov. 9, production designers Florian Wieder and Matthias Kublik from Wieder Design turned to XL Video for LED screens and projection. The host for this year’s awards program was Nicki Minaj. Add a comment

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Video Production at Dove Awards Centers on PixelFlex FLEXCurve LED Tiles

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Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, TN - The 45th Annual Dove Awards, recently held in Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University, utilized the PixelFLEX FLEXCurve LED tile as the backbone to all video production. With 46 categories, the award ceremony was hosted by Bart Millard of MercyMe and Lecrae. There were a number of performers from the vast family of christian and gospel music genre including the Newsboys, Natalie Grant, Hezekiah Walker, King and Country, Erica Campbell, Pat Boone, Mercy Me and Mandisa among many others.

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XL Video Supplies Camera Package for Fat Freddy’s Drop at Alexandra Palace in London

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XL Video supplies camera package for Fat Freddy’s Drop at Alexandra Palace in London. Photo by Darren BandooLONDON — When one of New Zealand’s finest bands, Fat Freddy’s Drop, confirmed their headlining show at London’s Alexandra Palace, they contacted XL Video to supply live video production for the sold-out one-off gig. The show, in support of the band’s third album Blackbird,’ rounds-off a successful year of UK shows, with a one-off at Village Underground in June, and a UK tour in October.

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