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2014 Redken European Symposium Gets XL Video Assist

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XL Video supplied media server mapping and control plus side screens to producers Zibrant LIVE! for the Redken European Symposium event at London Olympia.LONDON - XL Video supplied media server mapping and control plus side screens to producers Zibrant LIVE! for the Redken European Symposium event at London Olympia. The fast-moving show was choreographed with pixel-mapped imagery evoking buses, subway cars, taxis and London landmarks. Along with spatial pixel-mapping precision, the cues needed to be executed at the appropriate time as performers would make their movements on the stage.

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Christie Features Brio, Spyder X20 at InfoComm China 2014

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BEIJING – Christie participated in InfoComm China, held here April 9-11. The booth's highlights included the Christie Brio, designed to enhance workflow sharing, and the Christie Spyder X20 video processor, which can be used with multiple video wall displays.

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Another Guinness World Record for Projection Artist Ross Ashton

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The 2014 e-Luminate Festival here netted a second Guiness World Record nod for projection and video artist Ross AshtonCAMBRIDGE, U.K. - The 2014 e-Luminate Festival here netted a second Guinness World Record nod for projection and video artist Ross Ashton. This time it was for the "Largest Card Illusion Reveal." Ashton collaborated with Italian illusionist Alexis Arts on the project, creating the visuals with a single 17K Panasonic projector rigged onto a specially constructed tower at the end of the lawn in front of the building.

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Bombay Bicycle Club Tours U.K. with XL Video Projections

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Bombay Bicycle Club Tours U.K. with XL Video ProjectionsLONDON - XL Video supplied projection and Catalyst control for the recent UK tour by indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club. Incorporating video into their live tour for the first time, LD Squib took visual influences from the work of photographer Eadweard Muybridge and utilized early stop-motion animation techniques and stylization. With projection being central to the show, two Panasonic PT-DZ21K 20K projectors were utilized, overlaid to optimize the brightness, with the set circles treated as one large surface, and all the content programed in to one of XLs Catalyst media servers.

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NAB 2014: Christie Joins HDBaseT Alliance, Unveils New HDBaseT-enabled Projectors

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LAS VEGAS – Christie has joined HDBaseT Alliance and integrated the technology into its Q series projectors allowing for all-in-one connectivity between HD video sources and remote displays through a single cable. Powered by the Valens chipset, HDBaseT has become a global digital connectivity standard with a large and varied product ecosystem that includes video distribution equipment, displays, projectors and AV receivers from more than 90 manufacturers.

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WorldStage Provides Gear for NBC's Revamped Tonight Show, Late Night Studios

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NEW YORKThe Tonight Show got a new Manhattan address as well a new man behind the desk earlier this year. To prepare for the show's cross-county move to New York, LD Fred Bock created a new look in NBC’s upgraded Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center.  WorldStage supported Bock’s design with an extensive studio and band lighting package, and also handled the sale and rental lighting packages for the new Late Night with Seth Meyers in NBC’s Studio 8G.

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Dream Theater Brings PixelFLEX Along for the Ride

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Dream Theater performs at The Chicago Theatre on April 5, 2014. Photo by David VenusNASHVILLE — Dream Theater, which kicked off the North American leg of their “Along for the Ride” tour with a March 20 show in Toronto, is using 20mm FLEXCurtain LED displays from PixelFLEX to add to the show’s visual impact. (The band's April 5 show at The Chicago Theatre is pictured here.) PixelFLEX notes that Dream Theater’s trek is also the company’s first big splash on the international touring scene. Photos of the band's gigs in Europe are posted below.

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Steve Angello EDM Concert Uses 38-by-20-Foot MVP 12 LED Video Wall

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MIAMI - To help DJ Steve Angello, formerly with Swedish House Mafia, turn an abandoned RC Cola plant into a one-night EDM playground pulsing with color and sound, Design Oasis provided a 38 by 20 foot (WxH) wall of MVP 12 LED video panels from Chauvet Professional. Angello's #Decade concert, staged on March 27, coincided with Miami Music Week. 

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Kings of Leon Tour with XL-Supplied Radiant MC-18 Hybrid LED Screen

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Kings of Leon Tour with XL Video-Supplied Radiant MC-18 Hybrid LED ScreenNEW ORLEANS — Production designer Paul Normandale specified XL Video-supplied Radiant MC-18 Hybrid LED screen for the 74 by 38 foot (WxH) stage backdrop Kings of Leon’s Mechanical Bull tour, which had an extended run of North American shows that will wrap up at the Smoothie King Center here April 11. The tour marked the first time the LED video gear was used in the U.S.

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LMG Wins AV Contract at OCCC for Fourth Term

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The LMG OCCC Team, from left: Kevin Lewis (Technician), Jeff Shaffer (Accounts Manager), Sarah Maguffey (Admin Assistant), Stephen Presti (Regional Manager), Angelo Irizarry (Operations Supervisor), Terry Shaw (Technician), and Mark Thompson (Account Executive)ORLANDO — LMG, a national provider of video, audio, and lighting gear and services with offices here, recently regained the contract as the onsite, preferred AV supplier at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) here — a fourth term. Pictured here is LMG’s OCCC team. Add a comment

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