A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

Spyder Joins the Festivities at HITT Contracting’s 75th Anniversary

A Spyder was not only welcome at the 75th anniversary celebration for HITT Contracting, it was an essential part of the festivities. BARTKRESA design of Los Angeles used Vista System’s Spyder to showcase video content during the milestone.

From its beginnings as a small family business run from the dining room table of Warren and Myrtle Hitt, HITT Contracting Inc. has grown to become one of the top 100 largest general contractors in the U.S. with its headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia. John Parker of Hutchinson Design Group asked BARTKRESA design to create the festive ambience for the 75th anniversary party, which included video content.

Bart Kresa used a Spyder to switch the six outputs from a pair of video servers to three sets of triple stacked projectors. Content was played back from a Dataton WATCHOUT system v. 5.2 and two rack-mountable computers, with 6 outputs each, built in-house.

“Spyder gave us a way to smoothly switch between the two video playback systems we used for the event,” says Kresa. “We were still editing the materials while the show was running. So as we had one system online playing back the content, we were editing on the other system and then going online with system B and editing on system A.”

Challenged by a short time to design and produce the show and with a short load in just the night before, Kresa selected Spyder to give him “peace of mind. I was very comfortable knowing that Spyder, which is so reliable, would be at the heart of our system.”

He notes that, “Although I didn’t use most of the Spyder features I normally use, I am very happy that I made the Spyder call because everything worked so well. The team of Spyder and Christie projectors can’t be beat!”

About Vista Systems
Vista Systems’ switchers have become the industry standard for live multiple-destination video and data mixed signal switching. Vista Systems was acquired by Christie, a global leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, to create a comprehensive source for image processing and projection solutions. The acquisition combines the power and flexibility of Vista’s video switchers and real-time windowing and composition products with the power, performance and reliability of award-winning Christie projection systems. For more information on Vista Systems, visit their website at www.vistasystems.net.

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Product Applications

X2O Media Appoints Darin Crosby as Vice President of Sales
Hollywood Orchestral Percussion Completes EASTWEST’s Flagship Orchestral Series
Listen Technologies Unveils New Brand Identity
HARMAN’s Martin Professional Lights Up The Ubisoft Event at 2014 E3 Conference
Alcorn McBride Welcomes Devin Acker to Software Engineering Position
PURE GROOVE SYSTEMS TAKES DANLEY TO THE DANCE!
Two Symetrix Jupiter 8 Turn-Key DSPs and ARC-WEB Control Technology Power Corner Entertainment
API 1608 CONSOLE A POWERFUL SOLUTION FOR CHT ESTUDIOS IN CHILE
DRAWMER INTRODUCES THE 1973 A THREE-BAND FET STEREO COMPRESSOR AT AN UNREASONABLY LOW PRICE
The HPA Announces 2014 Winners of Engineering Excellence Awards and HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

November 2012
M T W T F S S
« Oct   Dec »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication