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Ron Arad’s Curtain Call at the Roundhouse

Image Credit to Blitz Communications

Image Credit to Blitz Communciations


Internationally renowned artist, architect and designer, Ron Arad, has invited his favourite artists, musicians and friends to create unique works for a 360 degree video projection installation at the Roundhouse, London. Bloomberg are the primary sponsor.

Blitz Communications Ltd has been commissioned to provide the technology to bring Ron’s design concept to fruition. The installation takes the form of a curtain made from 5,600 silicon rods, 8.1m high, creating an 18m diameter 360 degree canvas for film, live performance and audience interaction.

Blitz installed twelve Barco RLM W8 projectors which are mounted on the truss ring above the silicon rod curtain. Each of these projects a portrait image 8.1m high by 5m wide, overlapped to produce a seamless 360 degree display at 13,520 by 1,920 more

‘Das Werk’ chooses projectiondesign® cineo32

Image credit to Vorstadtkrokodile 3, Das Werk

Image credit to Vorstadtkrokodile 3, Das Werk

New investment enhances facility’s colour grading flexibility

In another demonstration of it’s technology’s increasing acceptance in the world of broadcast and movie post production, projectiondesign®’s cineo32 DLP® has been chosen by Berlin post house Pictorian Das Werk.

Mortiz Peters and his team recently completed colour grading for the German movie ‘Vorstadtkrokodile 3’ at their Munich studio using the cineo32, and Peters is full of praise for the projector.

“The cineo32 was designed to offer absolute colour and calibration accuracy, which means the colours we see when we are grading with it are exactly as they are in the original shoot. The results so far have been very impressive and we are looking forward to working with the cineo32 on a number more

“3 Italia? mobile network communicates with customers using SpinetiX

In one of the largest and most high-profile installations to date, SpinetiX HMP100™ Hyper Media Player technology will be deployed across “3 Italia? stores thanks to certified distribution partner AV Store.

In one of the largest and most high-profile installations to date, SpinetiX HMP100™ Hyper Media Player technology will be deployed across “3 Italia? stores thanks to certified distribution partner AV Store.

Hundreds of “3 Italia? mobile phone retail stores across Italy to benefit from small form factor, low power consumption and dedicated hardware

In one of the largest and most high-profile installations to date, SpinetiX HMP100™ Hyper Media Player technology will be deployed across “3 Italia? stores thanks to certified distribution partner AV Store. The purpose of this nation-wide installation is to standardise communications with customers and provide them with attractive, informative signage to support mobile more

Landing on Australian terrain: new Dataton WATCHOUT version 5

Stereoscopic playback, 3D effects, and iPad control are just a few of the sizzling hot new features to be shown for the first time at Integrate

Dataton and their key Australian partner, Interactive Controls will be launching the brand version 5 of WATCHOUT multi-display production and playback system at Integrate 2011.

WATCHOUT version 5 is already making waves in the international audio-visual marketplace where it has already received several industry prizes and accolades, including the prestigious Media Server product category in the Commercial Integrator Awards. Dataton WATCHOUT was also recognized with an award for Best Show Control Product at the Infocomm/Rental and Staging New Product Awards.

Version 5 is packed full of new features – many of them requested by the product’s hundreds of customers all over the world, including ones from Australia and New Zealand.

As a fully scalable, software-based and requiring no more

Innovation is the name of the game: VR Solutions releases plans for Integrate 2011

Australian launch of dedicated product lines and education come to the fore at Integrate 2011

Banyo, Queensland, Australia – Specialist Australian distributor VR Solutions are bringing several new and award winning innovations to Integrate 2011.

“Visitors to Integrate will witness the biggest ever stand for VR Solutions whereby they will showcase an unprecedented amount of new and unique product offerings. All products, including RGB Spectrum, Thinklogical and Christie® Digital, are exclusively distributed by VR Solutions within Australia and are designed specifically with the integrator and user in mind. In addition we are supporting and empowering the education of our partners and industry professionals by bringing international visitors and educators to speak at the InfoComm Academy education programme during the show,? say Michael Bosworth, managing director at VR Solutions.

Education, education, education: VR Solutions brings Video Calibration Primer to InfoComm Academy Seminars during Integrate
In support of more

PRO AND COLLEGE SPORTS FACILITIES CHOOSE DANLEY

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Copper Hedden of Danley Sound Labs poses in front of one of the enclosures housing a Danley Genesis horn recently installed at Lambeau Field, home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers.

GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA – AUGUST 2011: Launched in 2005, Danley Sound Labs is the home of legendary acoustician and loudspeaker designer Tom Danley, whose innovative work has been used by NASA and the military, not to mention millions of sound enthusiasts the world over. Unlike conventional loudspeakers, Danley’s designs offer unparalleled arrayability, pattern control, phase coherence, and fidelity. With the advent of Danley’s large-format Jericho and Genesis horn technology, large sports facilities, both college and pro, are beginning to appreciate the distinct advantages of Danley’s unconventional technology. The Jericho and Genesis horns produce the massive SPLs and unique coverage required by sports facilities, but they do so without compromising phase coherence or fidelity.

Lambeau Field, home to the reigning NFL champion Green Bay Packers, recently benefitted from a $2.5 million sound system overhaul that centers on Danley Sound Labs technology. Sixteen Danley Genesis Horns, model GH-60, combine with nineteen Danley more

FRESHLYGROUND RECORDS AWARD-WINNING ALBUM WITH API 1608

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Fab Dupont with the API 1608.

JESSUP, MARYLAND – AUGUST 2011: South African Afro-fusion band Freshlyground has been making a name for itself since 2002 with several successful albums and a number of notable performances, including a collaboration with Shakira on “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa),” the official song for the FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010. The band’s most recent release, Radio Africa, continues to gain critical acclaim, winning two SAMA awards – “Best Engineer” and “Best Adult Contemporary Album” – and has recently earned multiple Africa Music Awards nominations, including “Best Album” and “Best Music Video.” The album’s producer, Fab Dupont, said he and Freshlyground couldn’t have done it without an API 1608.

“Overall, it was a lifesaver to have the 1608,” said Dupont, “not only because of its tone, but also because of more

IntraCom Brings Wireless Intercom To The iPhone

IntraCom Systems, LLC, developer of VCOM, the leading software IP Matrix Intercom System, announced today that it has developed an iOS version of its popular VCOM Control Panel for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. VCOM Control Panels for iOS are now available in Apple’s iTunes App Store, keyword search “VCOM?, free of charge. Any combo of iOS VCOM Control Panels can be used to add mobile clients to an existing VCOM System or used as a stand-alone wireless intercom system.

“With current and expected future RF spectrum limitations we need innovative solutions to meet the demands of the changing landscape and satisfy users who desire more and more flexibility and mobility in communications,? says David Brand, Chief Development Officer of IntraCom Systems, LLC. Brand continues: “VCOM Wireless Intercom on iOS takes advantage of both WiFi and cellular infrastructure to provide fully programmable, multi-channel multi-access matrix capability on more

D.A.S. AUDIO DEPLOYED AT CHINA’S DONGPO THEATER

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Image of the Dongpo Theatre.

Hangzhou, China – August 2011… Being one of the most important tourist cities in China, Hangzhou is famous for its natural scenery and its West Lake. This thriving city is also home to the Dongpo Theater, the flagship theatre of Gold Coast Culture Development Ltd., better known as the Gold Coast Company. As one of the top entertainment theatres in China, the Dongpo Theatre offers two performances nightly year ‘round: Night of West Lake for the tourists and the Gold Coast Entertainment Show for local citizens. Sound quality is a major consideration for all who perform at the Dongpo Theatre, which is considered a cultural and entertainment landmark. This is precisely why a new sound reinforcement system drawn from the catalog of Valencia, Spain –based D.A.S. Audio was recently placed into service. more

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