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Palm Expo 2014 Features Projection Mapping Display using Christie Projectors

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MUMBAI – Showcasing a live demonstration of projection mapping, Christie and its partners, Modern Stage Service, Video Design and Audio Design, presented a combination of live choreographed dancing and projection mapping. Utilizing both traditional and stereoscopic projectors to achieve an augmented theatrical setting, eye-catching visuals were mapped on multiple surfaces and a projected dome structure using the Christie Roadster HD10K-M, Christie Roadster HD20K-J 3-chip DLP projectors and Christie G Series 1-chip DLP projectors.

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Christie’s Book Of Transformations Celebrates And Explores Projection Mapping Work From Around World

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CYPRESS, Calif. – Christie has published The Book of Transformations – a "coffee table" style book that explores and celebrates how artists and technicians are using powerful projection display technologies to visually transform familiar structures and objects. The tablet version of The Book of Transformations includes images, embedded video and detailed narratives of how various structures and surfaces were mapped, recreated in software, and then given entirely new appearances using powerful projected light. The Book of Transformations also traces the history of the art form, provides an extensive primer on how projects are conceived and executed, and looks at the future of the technology and medium.

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WorldStage Supports “Kung Fu” Debut in NYC

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For Kung Fu, WorldStage provided the projection and playback equipment including eight Christie projectors (a mix of M Series HD14K and HD10K models) plus a d3 Technologies video playback platformNEW YORK — For the world premiere of Kung Fu, the new play from David Henry Hwang, at the Signature Theatre here, WorldStage provided the projection and playback equipment including eight Christie projectors (a mix of M Series HD14K and HD10K models) plus a d3 Technologies video playback platform so he could pixel map the entire set. Add a comment

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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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