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Tennessee Tech University Invests in Prism Projection’s RevEAL Color Wash LEDs

RevEAL

RevEAL

Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville has taken delivery of six RevEAL Color Wash (RevEAL CW) instruments from Prism Projection for its Derryberry Hall Auditorium, an 816-seat theater in the oldest, signature building on campus. The Nashville office of StageLight inked the sale of the professional-grade, environmentally-friendly LED fixtures.

“When I first visited the auditorium they had some 50-year old three-banger PAR strip lights in their front of house position,” says Rudi Aldridge of StageLight. “They asked about a new theatrical system but thought it would be prohibitively expensive. Looking at their electrical system, it would have cost them quite a bit in terms of conventional lights. more

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grandMA Spends the Summer on Tour with Arcade Fire and Is Center Stage in the Band’s Live Webcast from Madison Square Garden

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

When the Canadian rock band Arcade Fire began touring this summer they had grandMA in tow. Lighting designer/production designer Susanne Sasic brought a grandMA console along when she served as lighting designer and programmer for the tour in support of the band’s new album, The Suburbs. Jeff Ravitz also deployed a grandMA for the live webcast of Arcade Fire’s August 5 concert from Madison Square Garden. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more

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Christie Proud To Release New DHD800 Digital Projector

Christie DHD800

Christie DHD800

Christie, a global leader in visual solutions, today announced the addition of the Christie DHD800 digital projector to its wide-ranging product line-up. Aimed at the professional market, the Christie DHD800 provides 8,000 ANSI lumens and full HD 1920 x 1080 true native resolution for unparalleled brightness and color precision in a 1-chip DLP projector. One of the brightest two-lamp projectors on the market, the Christie DHD800 with BrilliantColor(tm) offers 10-bit image processing, interchangeable color wheel, and four-sided edge-blended color matching. more

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CHRISTIE DHD670-E AND DWU670-E DIGITAL PROJECTORS PRESENT BRILLIANT IMAGES AND VALUE TO FIXED INSTALLATIONS

DHD670

DHD670

Christie, a global leader in visual solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of the DHD670-E and DWU670-E projectors to its extensive product line-up. The new “E-Series” product platform brings stellar performance and value to the fixed installation market.
The Christie E-Series 1-chip DLP(r) projectors deliver up to 6,000 ANSI lumens and 5,000:1 contrast ratio; ideal for small auditoriums, and medium-to-large meeting, training, and conference rooms. The Christie DHD670-E model offers native HD (1920 x 1080) resolution while the Christie DWU670-E provides WUXGA (1920 x 1200) resolution for maximizing image detail. more

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CHRISTIE UNVEILS NITRO SOLUTIONS DIGITAL LUMINAIRES UP TO 20,000 LUMENS

Christie Nitro Solutions

Christie Nitro Solutions

Christie, an award-winning visual technologies company, is pleased to announce the release of a new product series, Christie Nitro Solutions digital luminaires. The modular series of motorized moving yokes can provide up to 20,000 ANSI lumens of video projection, creating high brightness imagery on any surface from anywhere. With the optional Xenon or LED lighting heads, the system can produce up to 50,000 lumens of lighting. Nitro Solutions can be installed at ground level or rigged to a truss, and are ideal for building projection, architectural lighting and cityscapes, houses of worship, theme parks, and live events such as concerts and theater presentations. more

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Lightware’s MX Multi-format Matrix Switchers Offer Dual-Link Options

Lightware 80×80

Lightware 80×80

Lightware U.S.A., the US distributor for Budapest-based Lightware Visual Engineering, is offering dual-link options in its MX hybrid multi-format matrix switcher line. The dual-link options are ideal for any application requiring ultra-high (up to 4K) resolution, including medical imaging, avionics, military command and control, petroleum mapping and 3D visualizations.

“Customers tell us they have tried other products to gain dual-link capabilities but have experienced problems. When they try Lightware multi-format matrixes with dual-link options they have no problems,” says Blake Dudash, a Sales and Marketing Associate with LightwareUSA “Our MX-DVI-FR16 and FR32 matrices have always offered dual-link options. They’ve been cutting edge from the beginning, and people are starting to discover that. more

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A.C.T Lighting Sells First LiteWare RGB Uplighter HO Fixtures in the US

LiteWare HO

LiteWare HO

McCune Audio/Video/Lighting, a full-service technical event production company based in San Francisco, is the first American company to acquire the new HO (High Output) version of the GDS LiteWare RGB LED Uplighter. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of LiteWare products in North America. more

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Rental and Staging Company LMG Purchases grandMA2 Consoles

grandMA2

grandMA2

LMG, a leading rental and staging company headquartered in Orlando, has purchased grandMA2 lighting consoles for its extensive equipment roster. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America.

LMG was founded in 1984 by president Les Goldberg and today has two offices in Orlando and one each in Phoenix and Las Vegas. The company focuses on three aspects of business: show technology with full-service video, audio and lighting to support general sessions, breakout rooms and exhibits for shows of all sizes; systems integration with design, consulting and product sales of customized presentation technology; and concert touring offering state-of-the-art integrated systems. more

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Exploration Space Debuts at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex with AV Systems by Electrosonic

Exploration Space

Exploration Space

Exploration Space, the first attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to examine the future of space exploration, combines live theater, interactive exhibits and new media components to engage and inform audiences about the next 20 years in space exploration. Electrosonic provided the AV systems for the exhibit designed by BRC Imagination Arts, Inc. in collaboration with Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The Electrosonic team designed, integrated, programmed and installed the exhibit’s entire AV system, including projection, audio, video and show control. more

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WorldStage Companies Showcases Innovative Technology for Oracle Product Launch at the Guggenheim Museum

Oracle

Oracle

WorldStage, Inc. companies Video Applications Inc. (VAI) and Scharff Weisberg teamed on an innovative product launch for Oracle’s Enterprise Manager 11g in New York City’s iconic Guggenheim Museum, which provided a unique architectural setting for the event. WorldStage provided the video, projection, camera and audio equipment for the launch; video projections in the museum’s famed spiraling rotunda drew oohs and aahs from guests who snapped photos of the event. more

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