17 December 2014

Hungarian Palace of Arts chooses DiGiCo SD10

Hungarian Palace of Arts chooses DiGiCo SD10Hungary - When the Palace of Arts, Budapest and Hungary's new cultural hub, opened in 2005, it was built to represent more than a hundred years of Hungarian cultural history. As a conglomeration of cultural venues, the building has no precedent in 20th century Hungarian architecture and claims no peers in the whole of Central Europe. The recent addition of a DiGiCo SD10 mixing console to its audio inventory is helping to ensure this exceptional status is maintained into the future. Known to Hungarians simply as Müpa, the venue brings ... More >>

AES Plugfest proves AES67 interoperability

AES Plugfest proves AES67 interoperabilityGermany - The AES, in cooperation with the European Broadcast Union (EBU), recently held a 'Plugfest' with equipment from 10 manufacturers, to demonstrate functional compatibility - or interoperability - between a number of different implementations of the AES67-2013 standard. AES67 is a standard to enable high-performance audio-over-IP streaming interoperability between the various IP-based audio networking products currently available, such as Dante, Livewire, Q-LAN and RAVENNA. It is not a new technology but a bridging compliance ... More >>

Robe gets more Intense with Armin

Robe gets more Intense with ArminThe Netherlands - International superstar, Dutch DJ and music producer Armin van Buuren played two spectacular sold out shows at Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome as the culmination of his year-long Armin Only Intense world tour. Central to the show were 174 Robe moving lights, part of the lighting specification for a design created by Marc Heinz, who was asked on-board by the show's creative director Jos Thie to bring a theatrical slant to the look and feel of the lighting. He worked closely with The Art of Light, designers and specialists in the ... More >>

XL Video supplies projection for QI

XL Video supplies projection for QIUK - Working with production manager Sarah Chaloner and designer Jonathan Paul Green, XL Video supplied a projection system for studio recordings of 'Series L' of the popular QI Ltd/TalkBack Television show, QI. Originally created by John Lloyd, QI is a comedy quiz show hosted by Stephen Fry, featuring regular panellist Alan Davies, which is broadcast on BBC2 in the UK. The set includes two projection screens that are key to the quiz show, displaying clues and visual alerts throughout the game. For the projection, XL Video ... More >>

W-DMX lights Stockholm Concert Hall

W-DMX lights Stockholm Concert HallSweden - W-DMX by Wireless Solution Sweden AB is currently controlling a beautiful display of holiday lighting at Stockholm Concert Hall in downtown Stockholm. The installation includes 32 SGM P5s equipped with W-DMX OEM boards. The lighting is controlled from a grandMA PC Wing located inside the hall. The W-DMX gear consists of one WhiteBox F-1 and four WhiteBox F-2 units working as repeaters. Jonas Nilsson was on site for the installation and explains: "The WhiteBox F-2s are placed around the Concert Hall on the same poles as the ... More >>

Laser and 4K on the agenda for Panasonic at ISE 2015

Laser and 4K on the agenda for Panasonic at ISE 2015The Netherlands - Panasonic's presence at ISE 2015 will showcase the latest in 4K and laser technology, as well as visual solutions aimed at a range of industry verticals. Among the innovations promised at this year's show are a pixel quadrupling 4K projector, laser projectors that achieve industry leading brightness and a successor to the PT-DZ21K, Europe's most successful high brightness projector. Panasonic will also showcase its newly developed remote monitoring and managed service solution - demonstrating results of a trial with a ... More >>

Symetrix launches SymNet Composer 3.0

Symetrix launches SymNet Composer 3.0USA - Symetrix has launched SymNet Composer 3.0, an update to the manufacturer's award-winning open architecture design software. Version 3.0 has built upon the native support of Audinate's Dante media networking technology for select third-party devices in earlier releases, and extends support of market-leading products thanks to new partnerships with Shure Inc and Audio-Technica. Now, integrators can streamline their set-up procedures and achieve network discovery, Dante signal routing, and audio set-up of supported third-party ... More >>

Community calls the races at Hollywood Gaming

Community calls the races at Hollywood GamingUSA - Ohio horse racing fans are celebrating the opening of a five-eighths-mile harness racing track in Dayton and a one-mile thoroughbred track in Austintown (Mahoning Valley). Fans at both locations enjoy the excitement of horse racing and casino gambling supported by the venues' new AV systems. Owned by Penn National Gaming, both venues are "racetrack casinos" that include casino gambling, para-mutual wagering, live entertainment and several dining options. Penn National Gaming hired integrator Control-Point Technology of Lebanon, ... More >>

Chauvet Professional for BBC Children in Need

Chauvet Professional for BBC Children in NeedUK - The BBC Children in Need annual marathon TV spectacular is vigorously supported each year by local outside broadcasts spanning the breadth of the British Isles. This year, wanting to stand out with extra pizzazz, BBC Bristol appointed TV lighting director, Paul Middleton, to bring the 'wow factor' to the outside broadcast from the West Country's Wookey Hole Circus School, near Wells. Middleton's first thought was Chauvet and turned to the manufacturer for assistance with the high profile fundraising event. Middleton bolstered the ... More >>

American University in Dubai opts for Primacoustic

American University in Dubai opts for PrimacousticUAE - Melody House, sole distributor of Primacoustic in the Middle East, has recently supplied the American University in Dubai (AUD) with London 12 room kit acoustic panels and solution. The Primacoustic London 12 room kit is a high performance studio kit which delivers professional sound and great looks AUD equipped its new editing suites - five rooms in total - within the Visual Communication department with these kits. In order to give the rooms the best acoustic solution, the university has used five London 12" room kits, six 1" ... More >>

Projection Studio gets the party started in Barry

Projection Studio gets the party started in BarryUK - Described as "The best Christmas light switch-on in Wales", residents in Barry, the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, enjoyed a specially commissioned visual spectacle created by London based The Projection Studio across the front of the municipal library building in King Square in a Christmas light switch on ceremony that would rival that of most metropolises. The Projection Studio - led by creative director Ross Ashton - won a competitive tender to produce the large-format video show. Ross was delighted to be working in Wales again: "It ... More >>

Tannoy's QFlex and CMS Series for Canberra Airport

Tannoy's QFlex and CMS Series for Canberra AirportAustralia - Canberra Airport, recently named 'Australia's Airport of the Year', features an innovative AV installation from Rutledge AV that utilises Tannoy's digital beam steering technology. In recent times, Canberra Airport has invested a total of $480m on a complete redevelopment of its terminal precinct. This redevelopment, termed 'AirVolution', is the largest private sector investment in Canberra's history and has delivered a world-class terminal in Australia's capital that covers 55,000sqm. The environmentally friendly building ... More >>

KV2 resurrects audio in Potters House

KV2 resurrects audio in Potters HouseUK - Back in 2013 The Potters House Christian Fellowship decided to begin the process of upgrading its audio system in their flagship UK Church in Leyton, East London. Housed in a large former cinema and bingo hall the existing system was struggling to accurately transfer the message from the Worship leaders to the congregation. The dynamics of the lively, high energy, resident praise band were also being held back by the existing system. This process took Jason Campbell - sound technician at The Potters House - to the PLASA 2013 trade ... More >>

Apollo Design technology adds three

Apollo Design technology adds threeUSA - Apollo Design Technology has announced the appointment of Jeff Salisbury as laser/gobo technician. In this role, Salisbury will operate the high precision laser machines to produce metal and glass gobos. Prior to joining Apollo Design Technology, Salisbury worked in various sales and customer service positions. He is also a freelance theatre arts instructor / director and works extensively with local theatre groups. Dan Boldt has joined the CNC team as a machinist. In this role, he will operate the CNC lathes, CNC mills and laser ... More >>

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