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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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GO AV Using UDC 400 from HRS to Control Blackmagic Design’s 2ME ATEM Switcher

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PHOENIX – Rudy Tessmer with GO AV, based here, has been using the expanded interoperability of AV products offered by High Resolution Systems to his advantage. High Resolution Systems’ UDC software-based Universal Device Controller (UDC) and UDC 400 support Blackmagic Design products, helping Tessmer automate his Blackmagic Design 2ME ATEM production switcher.

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Christie Projection, Support Featured at SIGGRAPH 2014

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VANCOUVER, BC – Christie, which served as a Platinum Sponsor for the 41st International SIGGRAPH convention, held here Aug. 10-14, 2014, was involved with many facets of the event, which focuses on computer graphics and interactive technologies. Christie representatives led discussions on the latest projection mapping techniques, and Christie technologies played a key role with the Computer Animation Festival (CAF) and in illuminating the SIGGRAPH art gallery.

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WorldStage Provides 4K Solution for Adobe Connect Now Event at Lincoln Center

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WorldStage Provides 4K Solution for Adobe Connect Now Event at Lincoln CenterNEW YORK — As part of its Creative Cloud 2014 event, a collective update of its entire line up of desktop and mobile apps for creative professionals, Adobe staged Adobe Connect Now, which debuted the 4K video capabilities of its Premiere editing software platform.  WorldStage provided extensive 4K video and engineering support for the gathering at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. Add a comment

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XL Video Supports International Auditors Conference

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XL Video supported the Institute of Internal Auditors Conference, held at London’s ExCel Centre in July.LONDON — Working with conference and event production agency metroConnections, XL Video supplied a large-scale audio-visual solution for the IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors) International Conference at ExCel Centre here. The event, which presented video visuals at a 1,500 delegate main auditorium and included nine breakout rooms in Excel’s Capital Room, took place over three days in early July. Add a comment

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“Marvel Universe Live” Touring with d3 Technologies Media Servers

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For Marvel Universe Live, Feld Entertainment’s live action arena tour featuring characters from Marvel Comics, d3 Technologies media servers control a sizable array of projectors and LED for immersive projection mappingTAMPA – For Marvel Universe Live, Feld Entertainment’s live action arena tour featuring characters from Marvel Comics, d3 Technologies media servers control a sizable array of projectors and LED for immersive projection mapping. The initial 85-city arena tour kicked off at the Tampa Bay Times Forum here July 10. Add a comment

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