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Spider-Man Movie Premiere Gets XL Video Support

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Spider-Man Movie Premiere Gets XL Video SupportLONDON — Leicester Square was chosen as the venue for the world premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – the latest installment of the Marvel Comics franchise from Columbia Pictures. XL Video provided MC-7 LED panels for the star-studded event.

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New Oakley Store Gets Visual Assist from Moment Factory

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??New Oakley Store Gets Visual Assist from Moment FactoryNEW YORK — For its new flagship store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, which opened May 1, Oakley offers customers a visual feast for the eyes — 27 LCD screens arranged in rows of three that are incorporated in fragmented forms suspended across the length of the ceiling. Moment Factory provided a key visual assist.

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Projection Studio Brings Colchester Castle History to Light

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Projection artist and digital art specialist Ross Ashton of London-based The Projection Studio created three new son et lumière shows for Colchester CastleCOLCHESTER, U.K. — Projection artist and digital art specialist Ross Ashton of London-based The Projection Studio created three new son et lumière shows for Colchester Castle, making use of a large-format projection on one of the Castle’s internal walls. The visuals were paired with soundtracks created by sound artist Karen Monid. The physical installation was completed by Sysco AV.

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Christie Projectors Play a Role in India’s Political Campaigns

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Christie projectors were used on a mobile stage. Photo courtesy of Musion Das Hologram.NEW DELHI, India — Christie visual technology was chosen in a bid to help bring the candidates (or, actually, a projected likeness of the candidates) closer to potential voters across India in the run-up to elections for a new parliament, which were held in nine phases from April 7 to May 12, 2014. The winners were due to be announced May 16.

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James Blunt Tours with Big Curved Screen from XL Video

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XL Video is supplying a 9 by 9.5 meter (WxH) curved Pixled F-15 LED screen for James Blunt’s Moon Landing world tourSAN FRANCISCO — XL Video is supplying a 9 by 9.5 meter (WxH) curved Pixled F-15 LED screen for James Blunt’s Moon Landing world tour along with cameras and PPU, projection and crew. The gear was specified by production designer Paul Normandale, who has been working with LD Glen Johnson and XL Video to support the artist’s visuals since 2005. This fourth world tour is by far the largest to date in terms of production.

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Rig for 2014 Eurovision Song Contest Included 32 Barco Projectors

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest was staged at B&W Halls here, with semi-finals on May 6 and May 8 and finals on May 10. The event included a cube-shaped central stage, with visual support from 32 Barco projectors and three Encore presentation switchers provided by Mediatec Solutions.

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Don Giovanni at Royal Opera House Lures the Eye with Rotating Stage, Video Projection

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Don Giovanni at Royal Opera House Lures the Eye with Rotating Stage, Video Projection. Production Images © ROH / Bill CooperLONDON — Kasper Holten, the Royal Opera House’s director of opera, used projection on a rotating stage to bring a recent production of Mozart’s classic Don Giovanni to life. The creative team included Es Devlin (stage design) and Luke Halls (video design). The visual narrative got an assist from d3 Technologies.

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MSU/Spartan Basketball Program Gets Assist from Christie MicroTiles, Spyder X20

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Christie MicroTiles and a Christie Spyder X20 image processor were used for the 30-by-5-foot MicroTiles display in a corridor of the Berkowitz Athletic Complex, home to the Spartans basketball team at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. Integrated Design Solutions (IDS) and BlueWater Technologies worked on the project.EAST LANSING, MI — The Michigan State University Spartans basketball program is getting an AV boost from Christie MicroTiles and a Christie Spyder X20 image processor. The technology was incorporated into a 30-by-5-foot MicroTiles display in a corridor of the Berkowitz Athletic Complex, home to Spartans basketball. Integrated Design Solutions (IDS) and BlueWater Technologies worked on the project.

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Christie Powers World Premiere Of New X-Men Movie

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NEW YORK - Christie was selected by Digital Media Systems to provide the 3D projection for the world premiere of X-Men: Days of Future Past. The event, which took place May 10, featured two Christie Solaria Series digital cinema projectors lighting up a 26-foot by 62-foot screen with bright, vivid images and 4K resolution.

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Brookfield HQ Features Dataton Watchpax-Controlled High-Res Video Wall

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Brookfield HQ features Dataton Watchpax-controlled high-res video wall. Photo by Union Design, LLCNEW YORK — Visitors to Brookfield Office Properties' new corporate headquarters here can view a new ultra high-res video wall made from 36 ultra narrow bezel 55” screens. The content, featuring the company’s history with high-res visuals and motion graphics, is driven by Dataton’s Watchout multi-display system.

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