WorldStage marked its tenth year providing the Milken Institute Global Conference with audio, video and lighting support as more than 3,500 movers and shakers challenged each other to find solutions and implement change for topics ranging from income inequality to a wide array of environmental issues.
TIME celebrated the publication of the annual TIME 100: The Most Influential People in the World at a gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center where WorldStage provided sound reinforcement and video presentation technology services for Empire Entertainment, Inc., which produced the glittering event.
After the past two years coping with the confined space of the Beacon Theater, followed by the out of the way Basketball City location, for 2014 the YouTube digital "Upfront" (formally called Brandcast) found itself within the spacious environs of the Theater at Madison Square Garden. That space provided the canvas for an innovative scenic design penned by the design team at Good Sense & Company, led by creative director Joshua Cicerone and head of design Chris Jones.
LA-based PaintScaping wowed the crowds at OTC'14 with a 4K 3D projection mapping display sourced from Alcorn McBride products. Four 8-channel Alcorn McBride A/V Binloop HD players provided dynamically animated, live-action content captivating the crowds at the Gardner Denver booth. The effect was so remarkable it even made in the front page of the Houston Chronicle.
WorldStage marked its tenth year supporting the annual Cisco Partner Summit by providing its AV expertise and equipment to the general sessions of the 2014 conference in the Venetian Hotel ballroom in Las Vegas.
TVS Communications Solutions recently provided production services to the newly-formed Fiat-Chrysler Automotive group (FCA) at its Auburn Hills, Michigan world headquarters, using a Vista Systems URS-1608 Universal Routing Switcher (URS) to support the visuals.
The famed Tribeca Film Festival likes to regard all of New York City as a canvas for filmmakers. That was never truer than this year when, as part of a fully-integrated campaign by agency Spinifex for new presenting sponsor AT&T, iconic moments from great films were re-imagined and projection mapped by WorldStage onto the AT&T Long Lines Building in lower Manhattan.
Full Motion Productions (FMP) in New Orleans has invested in the Vista Systems Spyder x20 and control surface. By acquiring the image processor FMP expands its capabilities with a next-level professional tool designed to offer increased creativity and efficiency to new and existing customers with multi-image needs.
When an executive briefing center at a Fortune 100 company needed to replace its ageing control system, 3Stage Design selected HRS Control's (Embedded Control Server) ECS-Raptor as a very viable alternative to the outdated traditional control equipment.
Christie Lites is opening a Chicago office in fall 2014. Hard on the heels of a very successful first season for Christie Lites New York, the CL management team has committed to this new full-service 50,000 square foot warehouse location in the Chicago suburb of Woodridge, Ill.
Clay Paky A.leda B-EYE K20 LED-based moving lights and Clay Paky Sharpys featured prominently in two glamourous corporate parties staged by Chicago event design company, Kehoe Designs. The new-to-market B-EYEs have joined Sharpys as go-to fixtures for Kehoe Designs, which values them for their versatility and performance.
Christie Lites is moving May 12 to a larger location in Las Vegas to accommodate increased demand for its entertainment lighting and rigging services. The new facility offers 81,000 square feet with 30-foot ceilings to accommodate much higher volumes of equipment, and new systems which will be put in place to increase efficiency. The location is two miles closer to the Las Vegas Strip via Interstate 15, making it more convenient to the majority of the customers.
BOI Solutions of Miamisburg, Ohio, which designs and manufactures large venue multi-projector virtual displays, has added Vista Systems' Spyder X20 image processors to its family of products. The company is using Spyder for a number of big projects, including an interactive presentation wall for a major packaged goods giant.
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Video equipment rental company Pete’s Big TVs supplied the high resolution LED video panels and a video tech crew for the 29th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony April 10 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. “Pete’s Big TVs has been supplying the show since 1989,” said Pete’s Big TVs VP Guy Benjamin. “The production has grown since those early years, when the ceremonies were small, private and held in a ballroom at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York. We’ve grown along with it. Because it has moved to large arenas and is now a televised event, the production requirements now include the latest products in video production technology, which we specialize in.”
When Intel was given the coveted first slot at the CES 2014 Pre-Conference Keynotes held in the Venetian Hotel Ballroom, Las Vegas, WorldStage was on hand to support Pedersen Media Group (PMG) by enhancing the core AV equipment package provided for all the keynoters and customizing the space to showcase the address by new Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.
Staging Concepts, industry leader in portable staging equipment, is pleased to announce that it is now offering a new line of ornamental railing. In addition to its standard IBC and 2-Line Guardrails, Staging Concepts has extended its offering to include new decorative railing styles that serve as a safety function while adding character to any venue or space. Ideal for theatre, production or entertainment applications, the Staging Concepts Ornamental Railing Line can be specifically designed and made to match the look and feel of any project.