MTV’s seminal reality series, “Real World,” kicked off its 21st season on January 7 with a move to Brooklyn and an eco-friendly facelift by production designer Ellen Waggett of Vibrant Design, LLC. Only the third person to design the show during its two-decade run, Waggett has a wide range of film and broadcast television credits. more
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Video Applications, Inc. (VAI) recently supported two projects in Dubai, the first marking the launch of a skyscraper and harbor complex and the second was the debut of a new built-from-scratch community. more
The Christie LW650, one of the brightest WXGA, single-lamp 3LCD projectors on the market, will be introduced at NAB at Christie’s booth, #SL7912. The new projector’s native WXGA (1366 x 800) resolution provides a wide screen format image for full-screen compatibility with the latest laptops and monitors.
“Wide XGA is where the industry is moving. Fulfilling the need to display larger amounts of data, the Christie LW650 is among the leading high-brightness WXGA projectors which can present data and video sources with enhanced image quality,” says Frank Anzures, product manager for Christie. more
The feature-rich Christie LX400, a versatile XGA 4000 ANSI lumens projector with an affordable price tag, is making a debut at Christie’s NAB booth #SL7912. A full value projector with no compromises, the new projector combines Christie’s renowned standard for high performance and industry-leading warranties.
The Christie LX400 is a native XGA companion to the Christie LW400, the company’s popular WXGA 4000 ANSI lumen projector. “The Christie LX400 shares connectivity and feature sets with our already best-in-class Christie LW400, offering Pro AV functionality at an economical price point,” says Frank Anzures, product manager at Christie. “The new Christie LX400 is a premium solution customers are accustomed to seeing from Christie. We are offering products for today’s cost-conscious market.” more
There were grandMAs in the house when âHairâ? reappeared on Broadway earlier this month. Actually, there were probably more than a few grandmothers in the audience when the iconic love-rock musical, which debuted in 1967, returned to Broadway, but Lighting Designer Kevin Adams put MA Lightingâs grandMA consoles to extensive use at the Al Hirschfeld Theater. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more
Vista Systems’ Spyders Spin Promotional Content In Innovative Video Pods For Fontainebleau Hotel In Las Vegas
There are Vista Spyders in the Fontainebleau Hotel (Las Vegas) and they are spinning tantalizing webs for those considering an investment in the luxury condo residences offered by the destination casino resort set to open this fall.
A pair of Vista Systems Spyders is processing promotional content for a trio of innovative video pods, which are part of a unique sales experience at the Fontainebleau Sales Center. more
Following the bustling USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology) Conference and Stage Expo in Cincinnati, where attendance was up an estimated nine percent over last year, Stage Research has announced special prices for its software for USITT members. more
Located across the street from Fenway Park, the new HOB is a former nightclub, which occupied two buildings. One building was torn down and rebuilt from the ground up; the remaining building houses HOB’s restaurant. more
A new Heineken Experience opened at the historic Heineken Brewery in Amsterdam at the beginning of December 2008. Designed and produced by BRC Imagination Arts, the re-designed visitor experience makes extensive use of specially produced high definition video programmes. Electrosonic’s UK office, www.electrosonic.com, was appointed by BRC, www.brcweb.com, as its principal sub-contractor for audio-visual systems integration. more
Christie is pleased to announce that JB&A Distribution in San Rafael, California has been named a distributor of its Business Products line of three-chip DLP(r), single-chip DLP and LCD projectors. more