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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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Lightware Introduces Dual Link DVI-Over-Twisted Pair Extenders

Lightware Converters

Lightware Converters

Lightware U.S.A., the US distributor for Budapest-based Lightware Visual Engineering, has begun shipping the new DVI-TP-TX200DL and DVI-TP-RX100DL transceivers, an efficient solution for converting the DUAL LINK DVI signal to twisted pair and extending the video signal. Applications for the products include high-resolution video signal transmission, custom resolution and refresh-rate EDID emulation, and ground loop isolation; the transceivers are designed for a diverse marketplace, including rental and staging, fixed installations, digital signage and conference rooms and classrooms.

The Dual Link DVI-over-twisted pair extenders transmit dual link DVI-D signals over two CAT5, CAT6 or CAT7 cables; accessible distances depend on the quality of the cable used and signal resolution. The products can be used in conjunction with Lightware’s dual link matrix switchers or deployed on their own. more

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Christie Plays Central Role In Unique Stating At National World War II Museum

WWII Museum

WWII Museum

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, presents the riveting sights and thundering sounds of war in “Beyond all Boundaries?, a 45-minute 4D film that is sure to inspire and educate. The gripping performance – using nine Christie DLP® projectors – takes audiences on a memorable journey through World War II from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the D-Day invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima and the final victories in Europe and the Pacific. more

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Christie Thrills Spectators At Singapore’s 45th Birthday Bash

Singapore National Day

Singapore National Day

Christie, a global leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, announces that its Roadster HD Series projectors presented the main show at Singapore’s 45th birthday celebrations and National Parade Day (NDP) 2010. The 53-minute long extravaganza of music, dance, fireworks and multimedia effects was comprised of four acts and a grand finale featuring 18 Christie Roadster HD18K projectors mounted 37m high on three towers. Each tower had six projectors illuminating a brightness of more than 100,000 ANSI lumens from a distance of 162m. more

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grandMA Series 2 Joins Phish On Rock Band’s Summer Tour

Phish

Phish

Longtime grandMA user Chris Kuroda, who’s marking his 22nd year as the lighting designer for the rock band Phish, has taken a pair of grandMA2 consoles along on the musicians’ cross-country summer tour. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive North American distributor for MA Lighting.

Lighting programmer Andrew Giffin suggested using the grandMA2 for lighting control, and Kuroda reports that the two desks have been “a 100 percent complete and utter success. They’ve been incredibly wonderful – I’m very happy with them.” more

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Prism Projection RevEAL Selected for Cruce Stark Auditorium and New Black Box Theater at Grayson County College in Texas

Prism Projection RevEAL

Prism Projection RevEAL

Grayson County College’s Art and Communications Center in Denison, Texas has purchased 10 Prism Projection RevEAL Color Wash (RevEAL CW) fixtures for the newly-renovated, 1,000-seat Cruce Stark Auditorium and the new, more intimate 50×50-foot Black Box Theater. The latter space features a fully-flexible seating system by Staging Concepts that can accommodate up to 150 people depending on the configuration. The Cruce Stark Auditorium and Black Box Theater are used as classrooms and for theater and music performances; they are also available for community events and outside rentals. more

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