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system, 3Stage Design selected HRS Control's (Embedded Control Server) ECS-Raptor as a very viable alternative to the outdated traditional control equipment.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.
Announcing the winners of the Excellence In Live Design Awards, chosen by our readers in Architainment, Concerts, Corporate Events, Live For Broadcast, Theatre Production, Venues (Club or Lounge), and Venues (Theatre or Performance)....More
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.
When Mercedes-Benz took the stage for its press event at the 2014 North American International Auto Show at Detroit's COBO Center, it deployed what is believed to be the country's first 3G HD-SDI fly pack, now available from WorldStage. The auto show marked the tenth anniversary of WorldStage's partnership with the brand and client Fischer Appelt, and it was the first entirely 3G event for WorldStage.
Cleveland-based systems integrator NPI Audio Visual Solutions has invested in its first Vista Systems Spyder X20 for use in live events and for its demo room where the company showcases equipment for permanent installations. NPI serves customers nationwide with a primary focus in Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and West Virginia.
DPA Microphones is pleased to announce the appointment of GerrAudio as its Canadian distributor. GerrAudio is an established distributor of professional audio equipment for the live performance and broadcast industries across Canada....More
The theme at Volkswagen's press event at the 2013 LA Auto Show was "Think Blue," and it was all that blue on stage and on screen that posed a challenge for WorldStage in creating a live augmented reality experience for the automaker.