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Prelite Helps City Of Dreams’ Bubble Theater Come True

BubblePrelite’s ability to help lighting designers and programmers use emerging technologies to previsualize lighting for productions played a key role in The Bubble Theater in Macau’s monumental new City of Dreams complex.

An entertainment and casino resort, City of Dreams boasts four luxury hotels, a casino with 40,000-square meters of water-themed gaming space, a world-class theater with 1,700 seats, and 80,000-square feet of retail space.

Visitors have a totally immersive experience beyond their wildest dreams at the 10-minute “Dragon’s Treasure” show at The Bubble, the resort’s iconic dome-shaped theater. The visual extravaganza tells the story of the Dragon Pearl and its mysterious powers through the tale of four Dragon Kings who lead guests on an amazing sensory adventure across their magical kingdoms.

“The City of Dreams Casino wanted a signature attraction that could help distinguish itself from the competition,” says principle more

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Coemar Infinitys, Parlite LEDS Light ‘Em Lucky For Premios Juventud Youth Awards ’09

PremioMusic, dance, movies, fashion, sports…Coemar lights, like Hispanic youth, have always been on the pulse of it all. This time, it was for Univision’s 6th annual Premios Juventud Youth Awards, broadcast live July 16th at BankUnited Center at University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus.

The votes were in online, as Infinity Wash S, Spot S, Wash XL, ACL, and Coemar ParLite Led lights bestowed billowy brilliance upon the glamorous goings-on at the 8,000-seat, 25-suite spread.

The show’s lighting designer Carlos Colina needed potent fixtures to combat the show’s design, which was based around a clear plexiglass set piece afront abundant video. David Ayala was employed to handle all the movers. This was the first time the team used the S-spot and S-wash’s, and they definitely impressed with their power. They often had to reign in their output, which is impressive for a more

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Big Show Construction Management Brings Rocket Park Teaching Course To Life For New York Hall Of Science

RocketIf the concept was unusual – use engagement with a mini-golf course to teach young students about astrophysics – the challenge of making it work in the real world was equally unique. As the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows, Queens, celebrates the instant acclaim of Rocket Park Mini Golf Course, they have Big Show Construction Management’s expertise to thank for putting proof to each putt.

With actual NASA Atlas and Titan rockets standing stately guard, museum docents guide young visitors through a nine-hole putting course in which each hole represents a different aspect of astrophysics. But for the Hall of Science, mere illustration would never do. Here instead, the players work through actually physics challenges – achieving proper ‘escape velocity’ to launch a ball into ‘orbit,’ avoiding space debris, and finding the correct angle for geosynchronous orbit.

Throughout more

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grandMA Goes On 5-City Tour With Jay-Z

Jay-ZRapper Jay-Z began a 5-city summer tour with Ciara accompanied by grandMA. Lighting designer Patrick Dierson and Justin Collie of Performance Environment Design Group selected a pair of grandMA consoles, one controlling lighting and one controlling the show’s video. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of grandMA in North America.

Since the logistics of the tour required Dierson to cover large areas with equipment that had to be erected quickly each day he simplified the lighting design to a standard three-truss set up. “The main thing the lighting had to achieve was filling in negative space around the video elements,” he explains. “Elation’s new Design Wash LED Pro, a standard moving-head LED wash fixture on five custom-made octagonal arrays, filled in the gap of the negative area.”

Dierson also employed Coemar ACL units and Main Light MF3s for audience lighting. “Because the more

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Jonathan Goldstein Chooses Cameron Yeary For Video Content On Kid Cudi Tour

CudiAlthough Cleveland-based rising rap/hip hop star Kid Cudi doesn’t even have an album out yet, he has kicked off his first tour, which he headlines with Asher Roth. The show was designed by Jonathan Goldstein of Starlight Visual. He brought in Cameron Yeary of UVLD for media design and programming.

“Jon and I met in 2004 when he was touring with Donna Summer, and we’ve stayed in touch,” says Yeary. “The video media developer who works with Jay Z recommended that we partner on this project.” Kid Cudi’s tour runs four weeks, from mid-July to mid-August, playing intimate venues with a surprisingly large production. The tour, with content based on his hit single, “Day ‘N Nite,” along with mix tapes and Internet buzz, began in Boston at House of Blues and wraps in Chicago at Lollapalooza.

“It was great to team with more

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Coemar Infinity Wash XL, ACL And ParLite LED Lights Are All Dialed-Up For 311′s Unity Tour 2009

311For alternative/funk party-pack 311′s latest cross-country mélange, Coemar Infinity Wash XL, ACL and ParLite Led lights blatantly bring the beams to the brim to punch-up a bunch of June/July Unity Tour 2009 dates.

The mega-watt workhorse fixtures are precisely what lighting designer/director Joe Paradise had in mind to embellish the summer spread, of a more mature, refined sound silhouette the likes of platinum-proud 311′s chart-topping Volcano/Jive latest, Uplifter. more

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Vista Systems’ Spyders Unite Ancient And Modern Greece In Innovative Projection Design For The Opening Of The New Acropolis Museum

VideoToothWhen the Greek Ministry of Culture asked Videotooth Event Engineering to undertake the projection system design for the opening of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens, manager / video director Vassilis Leonidopoulos selected Vista Systems’ Spyders. The Spyders brought a series of classical animations to life, providing a glimpse at the symbols associated with ancient Greece, while emphasizing the new museum’s architectural surface. more

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Electrosonic to Demonstrate the ES7100
3G-SDI and HD-SDI Over IP Encoder at IBC

Electrosonic, an established leader in image networking, will demonstrate the ES7100 encoder for 3G-SDI and HD-SDI streaming over IP networks at IBC booth 3.B19.
The ES7100 provides an unmatched combination of bit rate efficiency, low latency and high image quality. The ES7100 is ideal for image quality critical applications in broadcast contribution, studio to studio exchange, live event coverage and interactive broadcasts. The ES7100 features 10bit 4:2:2 encoding and video compression from 6 to 150Mbs. more

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grandMAs Tour With “Yanni Voices”

YanniWhen “Yanni Voices? began its 51-city tour of the US and Canada last spring a pair of grandMA2 consoles went along to program video and lighting for the visually-compelling live concert series. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of grandMA in North America.

An internationally known recording artist, Yanni was accompanied by a global array of performers on the tour, including Chloe, Ender Thomas, Leslie Mills and Nathan Pacheco. “Yanni Voices? will resume with engagements in Mexico and South America later this year. more

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Stage Research Sponsors Sound 411, New Two-Day Informational Event Set For August 12-13 In New York City

Stage Research, Inc. has announced the launch of Sound 411, a two-day informational event designed to bring together sound professionals and students with leaders in the sound hardware and software industry. Sound 411 will be held August 12-13 at John Jay College in New York City; the event is free but pre-registration is required by visiting http://www.stageresearch.com/Sound411. more

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