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3D AV Presentation Marks 700th Anniversary of Scotland’s Battle of Bannockburn

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3D AV Presentation Marks 700th Anniversary of Scotland’s Battle of BannockburnSTIRLING, Scotland — In the lead up to the 700th anniversary of Scotland’s Battle of Bannockburn, a new visitor center at the historic site in Stirling has become the first in the world to use fight choreography and motion capture techniques to immerse visitors in a realistic 3D medieval battle. The complex projection system was designed by Electrosonic’s Design Consulting team and engineered and installed by Electrosonic’s Edinburgh office under sub-contract to lead design consultancy Bright White Ltd.

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TDC Supports Vivid Sydney with 50 Projectors; coolux, Watchout Gear

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TDC Supports Vivid Sydney with 50 Projectors; coolux, Watchout Gear. Photo by Rodney Campbell.SYDNEY — Vivid Sydney is brightening Australia’s biggest city as the weather cools and days grow short with outdoor light installations and projections from May 23 to June 9. Technical Direction Company (TDC) is providing 50 Barco projectors, ranging from the 40K HDQ-2K40 to 22K HDF-W26 and FLM-R22+ units. TDC is also providing coolux Pandoras Box media servers and Dataton Watchout display and presentation software. Pictured here, the Urban Tree Project.

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Arcade Fire Tours with XL Video Support

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Arcade Fire Reflektor tour photo by Kerry Woo. The tour received a visual assist from XL Video.LONDON — XL Video is again providing full video production – including projection, LED screens, media server control and full camera / PPU package – to an Arcade Fire tour, in this case, the critically acclaimed “Reflektor” world tour. Set and visuals have been carefully sculpted by show designer Richard Stembridge. Add a comment

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Students at Rose Bruford College Learn Concert Lighting with Avolites Gear

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Students at Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance here have been using an Avolites Sapphire Touch and Tiger Touch II console to stage a concert as part of a specialist module on lighting design for live music.LONDON — Students at Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance here have been using an Avolites Sapphire Touch and Tiger Touch II console to stage a concert as part of a specialist module on lighting design for live music.

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“Media Driven” Texas Church Grows with Vista Systems Gear

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Preston Trail Community Church’s new facility in Frisco, TX will be using the same Vista Systems Spyder 344 that had been serving the needs of a space only half the size of the new facility. FRISCO, TX — Preston Trail Community Church’s new facility here will be using the same Vista Systems Spyder 344 that had been serving the needs of a space only half the size of the new facility. Tech director Jerod Chambers, who credited the unit for its functionality, power and ease of use, noted that while the church is "relocating the Spyder from our current church and upgrading everything else around it.”

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"Fly Over Canada" Goes "Coast to Coast" with Christie Projection

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“Fly Over Canada” Goes Coast to Coast with Christie ProjectionVANCOUVER, BC — Soaring Attractions, the owner/operator of Fly Over Canada, is using images produced by Sherpas Cinema and Christie’s D4K35603-chip DLP projector for a new flight simulation ride, “Fly Over Canada.” The attraction was installed at downtown Vancouver’s Canada Place.

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Gary Allan Tour Includes Custom PixelFLEX LED Panels

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Gary Allan performs in Biloxi, MS with visual support from custom PixelFLEX FLEXCurtain LED panels.NASHVILLE — Gary Allan’s “Set You Free” tour is traveling with a custom PixelFLEX panel system that fits into a single trailer. Eight custom pieces were designed for the national, year-long tour. One-by-four foot strips of FLEXCurtain were wrapped around frames built by Accurate Staging, and each of these “pods” also house a moving light. Add a comment

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2014 Billboard Music Awards Include MJ “Hologram,” Pixel Shower Effects

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LAS VEGAS — The 2014 Billboard Music Awards, staged at the MGM Grand here May 18, showered awards on Justin Timberlake (11 noms, seven awards), Imagine Dragons (12 noms, four awards) and Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. (four awards each). Add a comment

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Franz Ferdinand Tours with Video Support from PRG Nocturne

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Franz Ferdinand is touring with visual support from PRG NocturneLONDON — Franz Ferdinand (the band) has been touring in support of their album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, since early March. Mark O'Herlihy and PRG Nocturne have been supporting the shows in London and Europe, complementing LD Cormac Jackson’s visual design and also providing thoughts, words and deeds (and working video gear) to support production manager Bob O’Brien’s efforts. Add a comment

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Toronto International Film Festival Partners with Christie Digital

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Christie’s 4K projection technology is also installed at TIFF Bell Lightbox.TIFF Bell Lightbox photo by Charles Leonio/Wire Image courtesy ChristieTORONTO — Christie, which served as projection partner for the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival last September, noted that nearly all films are now screened digitally, with an increasing percentage seen in ultra-high res 4K format. Christie has been a festival partner for 14 years now. Information on the company’s 2014 sponsorship will be available starting in July. Pictured here is TIFF Bell Lightbox, which features Christie’s 4K projection technology.

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