CHESHIRE, U.K. – Euroscreens Ltd. recently added Calibre LEDView530 to its inventory to support productions requiring big screens and video switcher-scalers. Pictured here is one such production, Sky TV's BoxNation.
WALLERN, Austria - Tobias Stumpfl, CEO at AV Stumpfl GmbH, outlined how the company has expanded the breadth of its Austria-made AV systems for an expanding international customer base. The company now offers curved screens for any virtual environment including 360-degree immersive installations, multi-panel screens for training environments and Fullwhite screens (in curved/non-curved configurations) that are designed to take the projected image right to the very edge.
MORRISON, CO - Jeremy Lechterman and Jackson Gallagher from FragmentNine created the video design for alt-J's tour in support of the band's second album, This Is All Yours. The band's North American tour legs, interspersed with performances in Europe, were slated for April, July, Sept. and Oct. 2015. XL Video provided gear suited for use at different venues, included adaptations for a July performance at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Denver.
NEW YORK — A large-format, projection-mapping display measuring 375 by 186 feet (HxW) displayed endangered species on the Empire State Building from 9 p.m. to midnight on Aug. 1. Obscura Digital's Travis Threlkel worked with photographer Louie Psihoyos, who is also executive director of the Oceanic Preservation Society, on the project. The looping reel featured manta rays, birds, reptiles, lions, and even a gorilla that “climbed” to the top of the building. It was powered by 26 Christie Roadster HD20K-J and 12 Christie Roadster S+22K-J projectors provided by Nationwide Video.
BATH, U.K. – NanoLumens EMEA managing director David DaCosta noted that the company's new showroom Bath, U.K. marks the next step forward in the company’s UK and EMEA regional marketing activities, giving prospective customers a look at the full range of NanoLumens solutions in one place.
SINGAPORE - A squadron of six Avolites Ai Infinity EX8 servers were out in force for the Singapore National Day Parade celebrations in August driving specially created content onto a massive 400m-long LED screen.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Cinema 21 Group, a long-term partner of Barco in Indonesia, has equipped its auditorium with Barco’s 6P Flagship Laser cinema projector for large screens (DP4K-60L). The installation was a first step in preparation of a more extensive rollout across the group’s halls and theaters.
CULVER CITY, CA – FujiFilm's 4K Day, staged at the Digital Motion Picture Center (DMPC) in Culver City, CA on Aug. 13, drew a capacity crowd, with attendees eager to discover what makes a 4K lens truly 4K.
LONDON - Working with designer, Jonathan Paul Green, XL Video has supplied a package of video projection, screens and LCDs for the latest series of the topical panel game, Mock The Week, produced by Angst Productions for BBC Two.
WEST MIDLANDS, U.K. - Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) has made its first purchases in a major new round of investment in Panasonic laser projectors. A fleet of 24 new projectors will comprise 12 each of two models, the PT-RZ670 single chip 6500 lumen and the PT-RZ 12K 3-chip 12000 lumen machines.
PHILADELPHIA – When Toronto-based digital marketing agency Klick Health held “Klick Ideas Exchange 2015” in Philadelphia, WorldStage was on hand to provide AV and lighting support as well as complex 3D projection mapping for artist John Ensor Parker’s multi-faceted set in the main venue.