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JM Rental and Sony PCL spearhead the upcoming 3D century with 3D LED screen technology

JM Rental and Sony PCL have already worked together on a number of landmark projects, the most prominent of which was

Sony’s Super Public Viewing

JM Rental’s 3D LED panels at the spectacular FIFA World Cup FES Super Public Viewing (SPV), held on June 19, 2010 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, Japan

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Preparations for this groundbreaking event started a year in advance, with both companies investing huge capital sums in order to support it (JM Rental’s investment alone was US$8 Million in order to purchase more than 200 square meters of 3D LED panels (4mm pixel pitch) plus several sets of LCM-4K processors, whilst Sony PCL’s investment covered all aspects of the 3D content production) and working hard to resolve any issues, including technological teething problems. This culminated in a complete full trial run through at a public more

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Anastacia tours with DiGiCo D5 double

Anastacia monitor engineer Beck Pell

Pop diva Anastacia’s four month tour of the UK and Europe’s theatres and arenas finished in style in the middle of September – with what was commonly considered its best sounding date – in Kiev, Russia. DiGiCo D5s sat at both Front of House and monitor positions throughout, in the safe hands of Tony Blanc and Becky Pell. more

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TON Eichinger wins Austrian Lotteries with DiGiCo SD7 and SD8

Studio 44 is an extremely well equipped event location based in the headquarters of the Austrian Lotteries in Vienna. Although originally intended solely for internal use, during the last 10 years it has become a successful commercial venture, with clients such as Ford Motor Company, Coca Cola, BP and Google to its name. The latest additions to its high quality equipment inventory are a DiGiCo SD7 and two SD8s. more

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PM Center Co., Ltd. (Thailand) delivers high-octane visuals for four leading manufacturers at Bangkok International Motor Show with JM Rental’s LED Panel

4 August 2009 – JM Rental Ltd, one of the largest LED display rental companies in Asia, was chosen to supply the LED screen requirements for four of the world’s highest profile motor manufacturers at the 30th Bangkok International Motor Show, held between 26th March and 6th April 2009 by PM Center Co., Ltd. (Thailand), the show official contractor.
Attracting around 1.6 million visitors, the Bangkok International Motor Show is one of the highest profile motor trade events in Asia. With 130 exhibitors from 111 different countries attending, the event brings together a diverse array of production and concept cars, motorcycles, commercial and rough terrain vehicles, parts and accessories.
Because the show is on such a large scale, being able to stand out from the crowd is essential for any exhibitor to gain maximum benefit from the 12-day event. To achieve this, four globally renowned Japanese motor manufacturers more

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NO CLOWNING AROUND FOR DIGICO AND XTA ON TAKE THAT CIRCUS TOUR

Take That Circus trucksCulminating in four nights at Wembley Stadium at the beginning of July, Take That’s Circus tour was the biggest the UK and Ireland had ever seen, with over a million people attending 20 stadium concerts. And it proved a triumph in every way.
Now that it is over, Ian Colville, Technical Director of the tour’s audio provider, Capital Sound, is happy to report that the DiGiCo, XTA, Martin Audio combination they have been using since they started working with the band, has once again worked superbly. more

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Turbosound Aspect® is Relentlessly good at iconic London music venue

Bloc Party launches Relentless GarageRelentless Garage is the new incarnation of the iconic North London venue, The Garage, which re-opened at the end of June after a three-year closure. The refurbished venue features a substantial Turbosound loudspeaker system and, along with a seated format option, makes it an ideal destination for acoustic events and comedy, as well as the live rock music it is so well known for. more

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DiGiCo SD7s Power Lenny Kravitz Tour

Lenny Kravitz at Parc Des Expos De ReimsTouring Europe in support of the 20th anniversary deluxe reissue of his debut album Let Love Rule, guitarist and vocalist Lenny Kravitz demands nothing but the best audio quality for his fans, his fellow musicians and himself. Having already used DiGiCo consoles for several years, the current tour sees rental company Sound Image invest in a pair of DiGiCo’s flagship SD7s, which are now established at the monitor and front of house positions. more

DIG(ICO) FOR VICTORY AS SD8 PROVES A HIT IN DENMARK

Victory director, Jesper SorensenWith offices in Copenhagen and Viby, near Arhus, Victory Tour Production is one of Denmark’s leading production companies. An inventory of six DiGiCo consoles ensures that the company delivers the very best audio to the wide range of festivals, tours and corporate events it services.
Victory has recently added a pair of DiGiCo SD8 consoles to its rental stock, complementing the D1s and D5s that have been providing sterling service for the last two years. more

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DIGICO SD8 IS A (PINBALL) WIZARD AS DI-RECT DOES TOMMY

Di-rect lead singer Tim Akkerman (left) with David Hol, front of house engineer.DiGiCo’s latest console, the SD8, has already been welcomed on a range of tours with one of the more unusual productions being a version of The Who’s rock opera, Tommy, being performed in the Netherlands.
Although combining popular music with theatre – exemplified by shows like Mamma Mia and We Will Rock You – is currently a popular genre of entertainment, combining that idea with genuine live rock’n’roll is quite a tough challenge. But, it’s one that popular Dutch four piece band Di-rect has risen to and ticket demand for the 90-date theatre tour of their homeland has been exceptional. more

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Turbosound Aspect Wide is environmentally sound at Ecco Ultra Lounge

Ecco Ultra LoungeOctober 2008 saw the United States’ first eco-friendly lounge open its doors to the public of Hollywood, California. Dubbed Ecco Ultra Lounge, it sets new standards for a greener nightlife by minimizing and neutralizing its impact on the environment. Part of this commitment to conserving resources is seen in its choice of loudspeaker, which comes from UK-based manufacturer, Turbosound. more

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