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    XL Video responds to Mayday call

XL Video responds to Mayday call

Live Nation approached XL Video to supply a large video production for a recent epic one off show at London’s Wembley arena by Taiwanese rock band Mayday.

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    Rocky musical debuts on Broadway with d3

Rocky musical debuts on Broadway with d3

A d3 4U v. 2.5 media server from d3 Technologies was chosen by video designer, Dan Scully, for the Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning film Rocky, opening at the Winter Garden Theatre.

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    Spectrum Productions uses new Broadcast Pix Granite X integrated production system

Spectrum Productions uses new Broadcast Pix Granite X integrated production system

Broadcast Pix announced Spectrum Productions, an AV production and rental services company, used its new Granite X integrated production system to produce video presentations for the Regions Bank SEC Coaches Luncheon and SEC Legends Dinner on Dec. 6 in Atlanta. The event staging included two 11×20-foot side video screens for video playback and image magnification (I-MAG), as well as an ultra-wide 52×16-foot, two-projector blend center display positioned behind the stage, all populated exclusively through the Broadcast Pix system.

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    Siyan gets Editors approval

Siyan gets Editors approval

High Wycombe, UK based lighting rental specialist Siyan is supplying lighting to the current UK and European tour by rock band The Editors, which is designed by Colin Ross.

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    Prolink TV buys second DiGiCo SD10B console

Prolink TV buys second DiGiCo SD10B console

Outside Broadcast provider and studio operator Prolink Television Facilities has taken delivery of a second DiGiCo SD10B console.

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    XL video production enhances Unity concert

XL video production enhances Unity concert

AEG Live enlisted the services of XL Video to supply video production for Unity – A concert for Stephen Lawrence at London’s O2 Arena on 29 September.

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    Emirates Aviation Experience flys high

Emirates Aviation Experience flys high

Engage Production has created digital installations for the Emirates Aviation Experience in London. Pulse Group, which managed the creative design and project management, commissioned Engage to build an aircraft turnaround game and implement the coding of the finished simulation.

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    The AV Awards: 15 and still counting

The AV Awards: 15 and still counting

Long-time editor, and now consulting editor of AV Magazine, Peter Lloyd, takes a look back at the history of the AV Awards, as the event celebrates its 15th anniversary tonight at the Hilton on Park Lane in Mayfair.

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20k projectors bring art project to life

  20k projectors bring art project to life

Ross Ashton has collaborated with Russian artist Maria Rud to present Dark Matter AniMotion, a live performance using Panasonic 20k projectors to beam images on to the Institute of Astronomy library in Cambridge.

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What’s on the bill for the AV Awards 2013?

  What’s on the bill for the AV Awards 2013?

With just one day to go to the 15th AV Awards at the Hilton on Park Lane in London, we can reveal some of the things our 750 guests can see at the sold out event. The comedian David Baddiel is to host the ceremony on the evening.

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InfoComm introduces three-day intensive course on Networked AV Systems in London

  InfoComm introduces three-day intensive course on Networked AV Systems in London

AV trade body InfoComm is to host its very first three-day in-depth course on Networked AV Systems at Hilton Green Park Hotel, London, UK from 29-31 October 2013. . The Networked AV Systems course will be presented by InfoComm International senior staff instructors, Rod Brown, CTS-D, CTS-I and Paul Streffon, MBA, CTS-D, CTS-I, Network+.

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Giving Allison’s customers an experience in Hungary

  Giving Allison’s customers an experience in Hungary

The multi-million dollar Allison Customer Experience Center and Demonstration & Drive track in Hungary has seen AV integrator DJ Willrich install a multi-screen AV system using Watchout multi-image display and presentation software to inform VIP customers.

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Technology for all at new Co-op HQ in Manchester

  Technology for all at new Co-op HQ in Manchester

The new 320,000 sq ft, 15-storey HQ of The Co-operative Group in Manchester has seen AV integrator proAV install a range of AV throughout.

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Telegraaf Media Groep moves online content in-house

  Telegraaf Media Groep moves online content in-house

In-house production company Telegraaf TV, part of the Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG), has moved into a brand new studio in TMG’s main Amsterdam building to produce online news content.

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Musion completes permanent holographic install at 8 Northumberland Avenue

  Musion completes permanent holographic install at 8 Northumberland Avenue

Musion Events, and 8 Northumberland Avenue have announced the completed installation of a permanent high definition holographic projection system in the venue’s hospitality space, The Ballroom.

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Projection Advertising sets Battersea Power Station ‘on fire’ for Bear Grylls TV ad VIDEO

  Projection Advertising sets Battersea Power Station ‘on fire’ for Bear Grylls TV ad VIDEO

Projection Advertising has created a new 3D video-mapping project to promote Bear Grylls’ new television series Escape From Hell, which will be shown on the Discovery Channel from October 7.

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Victoria and Albert Museum invests in NewTek live streaming

  Victoria and Albert Museum invests in NewTek live streaming

The NewTek TriCaster 455 live production system has been chosen by the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London to stream live events as part of its Digital FuturePlan, an ongoing project to enhance the museum’s visitor and online experiences.

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AV Awards 2013: Meet the judges VIDEO

  AV Awards 2013: Meet the judges VIDEO

With less than three weeks to go to the completely SOLD OUT AV Awards 2013 on Friday 11 October at the Hilton on Park Lane, we can now introduce our judges, who come from a wide cross-section of the AV industry.

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Tate and Bloomberg launch new creative space with 75 digital screens VIDEO

  Tate and Bloomberg launch new creative space with 75 digital screens VIDEO

A pioneering new project called Bloomberg Connects has been launched to enable members of the public to show their own interpretation of the art at Tate Modern. Seventy-five screens in total, over half cascading in a spine on the walls throughout the building, will display visitors’ ideas and comments.

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XL Video uses 40 Panasonic 20k projectors to fill 20,000 sq ft wall for Roger Waters concert tour

  XL Video uses 40 Panasonic 20k projectors to fill 20,000 sq ft wall for Roger Waters concert tour

XL Video has supplied a gigantic video display for Roger Waters’ ‘The Wall Live’ concert tour. XL Video is using 40 Panasonic 20,000 lumens PT-DZ21KE and PT-DS20KE projectors for 27 dates across Europe running until autumn 2013.

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George W Bush Museum installs Barco LiveDots LED display for 360deg video experience

  George W Bush Museum installs Barco LiveDots LED display for 360deg video experience

Barco LiveDots is supplying the latest version of its C5 LED display to showcase a video exhibition created by media artist David Niles inside the George W. Bush Presidential Museum and Library in Dallas.

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