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Lighthouse brings the joy of texting to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

The Netherlands – 16 September 08 – With nearly 48 million passengers passing through each year, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a major hub serving the Dutch capital of Amsterdam and is Europe’s fifth busiest airport. With thousands of departures and arrivals from right across the globe, effective communication is extremely important. This is why a third large format Lighthouse LED screen has recently been installed in Schiphol’s main arrivals hall. more

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DIGICO SHOULD BE SO LUCKY – SD7 HAS THE KYLIE X FACTOR

Chris Pyne at the DiGiCo SD7Dubbed KylieX2008, the pop princess’s latest tour enjoyed rave reviews from critics, no doubt aided by the aural excellence of two DiGiCo consoles at the Front of House and monitor positions.
FOH engineer Chris Pyne and monitor man Rod Matheson are both long-term DiGiCo D5 users. This time, however, Chris swapped his D5 for a brand new SD7.
“I was one of the first engineers to see the SD7 and was invited into DiGiCo’s ‘perspex box’ to operate the console at PLASA last year,? says Pyne. “Then James [Gordon, DiGiCo’s MD] asked me if I wanted to use the SD7 on the dates we did with Kylie earlier this year. Of course I said yes! more

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DOBSON SOUND AND DIGICO CONSOLES MAKE THE BIG CHILL SOUND COOL

The Big Chill is a different sort of festival, just ask any of the thousands of people that spend a weekend in August come rain or shine – but normally shine, some would have you believe – in the beautiful grounds of Eastnor Castle Deer Park in the Malvern Hills of Herefordshire.

This is a home it has claimed since 2002 and one that its audio provider, Dobson Sound, has joined it at for the past five years and this year, the company has reaped the full benefits of deploying DiGiCo digital mixing consoles at this most laid back of events. more

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DiGiCo SD7 at RMIT release

Javier and Adam use the DiGiCo SD7The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (aka RMIT University) in Australia is one of the country’s leading educational institutions. It offers a vast range of technical courses and has a reputation that is global in its reach.
One course that elicits an extremely high demand for entrants is the Music Industry course. The University aims to offer its students the best and most relevant products available to equip them fully for life out in the real world and the recent opportunity to get hands on experience with a DiGiCo SD7 has helped to do just that. more

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JM Rental purchases 1,000 panels of Lighthouse 4mm LED screen

Lighthouse’s R4-S panelHong Kong – 22nd August 08 – In a move that sees further expansion to its LED rental business, Hong Kong-based JM Rental has acquired 1,000 panels of Lighthouse R4-S 4mm LED screen to add to its already significant inventory of Lighthouse panels.

This is the second largest purchase of Lighthouse screen in 2008, after the company’s similarly significant purchase of R16 panels in January.

Established in 1997, JM Rental is one of the largest LED display rental companies in Asia, having built up a team of visual professionals that can manage projects of any scale, and a network of global rental partners that enables it to support thousands of events and programs around the world. more

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Jua Wangsa and Danascreen choose Lighthouse for KL hotspot

Malaysia – 19th August 08 – Out-of-home advertising specialist, Danascreen, has chosen a Lighthouse P19 19mm LED screen for one of its latest stand-alone advertising billboards, situated on Jalan Ampang, a major road in the very heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Installed at the beginning of July by Malaysian systems integrator Jua Wangsa, measuring 5 x 5 panels (6.10m (w) x 4.57m (h)) and driven by a Lighthouse LIP-XGA and X-Drive Pro, the screen is a pure advertising outlet in one of this vibrant city’s hottest hotspots. more

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This is not an Emergency! Turbosound Aspect® on tour with the Pigeon Detectives

Touring their new album ‘Emergency’, Pigeon Detectives has just completed a series of hugely successful UK dates where Front of House engineer, Andy Hawkins, teamed up with WE Audio and its Turbosound Aspect® system. Initially blown away by Aspect’s outstanding control and performance at outdoor gigs, Hawkins brought the system inside and wasn’t disappointed. more

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LEDscape® Bar is A-Glow-Glow at Hong Kong Museum of Arts

Hong Kong, 6 May 2008 – Hong Kong-based LED artist Teddy Lo has a reputation for his groundbreaking pieces of visual art. Committed to demonstrating both the illuminative and environmental benefits of LED lighting, he has used the latest Lighthouse LED technology for the maiden display of his newest – and biggest – creation, Phaeodaria. more

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Lighthouse Technologies appoints General Manager

Peter Chan, new General Manager, Lighthouse TechnologiesHong Kong – 2 May 08 – Hong Kong-based global LED screen manufacturer and supplier, Lighthouse Technologies Ltd., has appointed Peter Chan as its new General Manager. Peter takes over the responsibilities from previous Managing Director, Mark Chan. more

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Lighthouse screens help Nokia fly the flag at Heathrow Terminal 5

Lighthouse screens at London Heathrow’s T5 departure loungeUK, April 29 2008 — With 67 million passengers using London’s Heathrow Airport annually, it has taken over six years for the long awaited fifth terminal to be built. And air passengers using the new terminal, opened by The Queen on 14th March, are able to enjoy seven large Lighthouse screens, which have been installed for mobile communications giant Nokia. more

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