WorldStage recently upgraded the infrastructure & systems at Jazz at Lincoln Center, where it is the exclusive vendor for AV, to reduce set up time for shows and increase system flexibility. The Nickelodeon upfront and the gala honoring Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World were the first large-scale events to utilize the venue's improved technical capabilities.
Inside the Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino in Ontario, Canada, is the state-of-the art venue The Colosseum. As 5,000-seat, multi-functional performance house with the largest retractable seating configuration in North America and approximately 500 fixtures in the air, The Colosseum is the largest of all Caesars venues in both Canada and the United States. Behind the scenes, Production Supervisor Dan Leroux has at his disposal an arsenal of creative tools to bring to life the myriad of performances. So when he was looking to bring in a new lighting instrument that would take his rig to the next level, he could have his choice of any automated luminaire he wanted. What he chose was the high-powered and full featured Philips Vari-Lite VL3015LT Spot luminaire supplied by PRG.
As worship facilities look to upgrade their lighting systems they are often challenged by the desire to give their services a contemporary feel while wishing to remain true to their traditional roots. Such was the case at Highland Park Baptist Church in Hanahan, South Carolina, where Brandon Bailey, Church Interiors Audio/Visual (CIAv) (www.ciaudiovideo.com), worked with the congregation to bring them the best of both contemporary and traditional, and he did so using PLHouse LED and PL1 LED Wash luminaires from Philips Strand Lighting and Philips Selecon.
Creative Conners, Inc. has announced the release of its new Spotline hoist, designed specifically for safe and easy vertical lifting. Powerful and lightweight, this latest addition to the Creative Conners stable of electric machines provides live performances with an affordable plug-and-play automated hoist.
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When Canada's Sports Hall of Fame opened at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, sports fans flocked to the new 40,000 square-foot space that celebrates the country's impressive and inspiring sports history. With AV support from Electrosonic, the attraction offers 11 exhibit galleries representing 58 sports, plus more than 50 interactive visitor experiences designed to captivate fans of all ages.
When Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex near Orlando, Florida, reconfigured the entry area into the park, Electrosonic was charged with providing the audio-visual design, infrastructure, equipment and programming for the background music, audio messaging and video signage for ticketing and guest relations services.
In the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, the Tom Hunt Energy Hall's 4D Theater experience, "Shale Voyager," is controlled by Alcorn McBride's V4 Pro show controller and 8-channel Digital Binloop HD player.
When the Crystal, a sustainable cities initiative by the global electronics and electrical engineering powerhouse Siemens, opened at London's Royal Victoria Dock, it showcased what's billed as "the world's largest exhibition dedicated to the future of cities."
Alcorn McBride equipment helped entertainment production company Full Spectrum enhance the spectacular natural beauty of Ruby Falls. The Digital Audio Machine and Digital Video Machine HD were selected for playback to create an exciting sound and light show deep below the surface of the earth.
With several blockbuster product launches, contests and special events on the agenda, this year’s Prolight + Sound exhibition in Frankfurt promises to be both a busy and fun affair for Martin Professional.