entertainment • presentation • installation

26 October 2016

Shakespeare Trilogy in-the-round with Spotrack

Shakespeare Trilogy in-the-round with SpotrackUK - The Shakepeare Trilogy is an all-female production of three of Shakespeare's most renowned plays: The Tempest, Henry IV and Julius Caesar. While this 13-week repertory season is the latest production from the renowned Donmar Warehouse, the plays are actually being performed in a custom-built theatre located near Kings Cross Station. White Light was approached to provide the lighting equipment for this production, which includes the revolutionary Spotrack system. The lighting designer for the ... More >>

CAST Group's CEO and BlackTrax among Canada's finest innovators

CAST Group's CEO and BlackTrax among Canada's finest innovatorsCanada - Gilray Densham, owner and CEO of CAST Group, has won an Ernest C. Manning Innovation Award, a prestigious innovation award in Canada. Densham has been awarded the David E. Mitchell Award of Distinction, the second highest achievement of the Ernest C. Manning Innovation Awards, and a sum of $25,000 in recognition for BlackTrax real-time motion tracking system that offers production professionals with six degrees of freedom, including 3D and rotation. To date, BlackTrax has been used in many of the world's most dynamic and ... More >>

Hirezone invests in Robe Spiiders

Hirezone invests in Robe SpiidersSouth Africa - Durban based Hirezone Audio Visual has purchased 12 Robe Spiiders LEDWashBeam luminaires. "We needed a wash light with versatility, something that had beams, and brightness was also a factor," said Richard Gild, founder of Hirezone. "The Spiiders are well priced, lightweight and I think they will be a big industry standard in the next six months to a year. That's where we want to be, allowing us to cross rental in the future." Hirezone purchased the Spiiders from DWR Distribution. "I get so much support from Robe and DWR,"... More >>

Serman Pro to distribute ARX in Spain

Serman Pro to distribute ARX in SpainSpain - ARX has appointed Madrid-based Serman Pro as its exclusive distributor for Spain. "Serman Pro is a well-known and respected distributor of professional audio and AV products," says ARX MD, Colin Park. 'Here at ARX, we're looking forward to working with José Urrialde and his team. They're the ideal partner to grow the market and user base for our digital and analogue product range throughout Spain." "ARX fits perfectly into our portfolio, and will be of great interest to our dealers and end users' says José Urrialde ... More >>

Double exposure pays off for Chauvet at LDI

Double exposure pays off for Chauvet at LDIUSA - LDI 2016 was twice as nice for Chauvet Professional, as the company's new freestanding theatrical lighting demonstration booth drew large and appreciative crowds throughout the three-day show. Located across the aisle from the Chauvet Professional main booth, the new demo area highlighted the company's Ovation LED ellipsoidals, Fresnels, battens and cyc lights, as well as its COLORado wash fixtures. "We created a separate demo booth so visitors could appreciate the flat even light field, colour rendering and other extraordinary ... More >>

Arena Group installs film festival cinema

Arena Group installs film festival cinemaUK - Arena Group designed and installed London's largest temporary cinema venue in Victoria Embankment Gardens, forming part of the 60th anniversary celebrations of BFI's London Film Festival, 5-16 October. People Creative's Tim Elliott was the project director on behalf of the BFI, with Arena Group's expertise called upon to support the design process, then complete the logistically challenging installation, particularly mindful of their duty of care working in the busy, environmentally sensitive Embankment Gardens. Arena Structures ... More >>

ISCE to host Hearing Loop System training courses

ISCE to host Hearing Loop System training coursesUK - The ISCE is hosting Hearing Loop System training courses on 23 and 24 November at Leisuretec's TECZone in Leighton Buzzard. The first course, on 23 November, will focus on 'Design & Installation of Hearing Loop Systems'. "Learn the best way to design and install a correctly working hearing loop system, ensuring compliance with appropriate Standards and Regulatory requirements (including BS7594, Equality Act, IEC/EN60118-4). "While induction loop systems are now mandatory for many premises, a large proportion are badly designed, ... More >>

More audiologists enter Sensaphonics Gold Circle

More audiologists enter Sensaphonics Gold CircleUSA - On 7-8 October, the experts in safe sound at Sensaphonics, makers of in-ear monitors and hearing protection products, held their final Gold Circle seminar of 2016. Five audiologists from across the country came to Chicago for the two-day, CEU-certified seminar, earning inclusion on the company's roster of exclusive providers. The Gold Circle seminar provides a mix of practical and technical product information, hearing wellness principles, and concert sound system basics, with a primary focus on in-ear monitors. Participants learn ... More >>

WIcreations finds Epica solution

WIcreations finds Epica solutionEurope - Belgian entertainment engineering specialist WIcreations was tasked with creating a neat and novel piece of technical wizardry for Coen Janssen, keyboardist with acclaimed Dutch symphonic rock band Epica who wanted to be able to move his keyboards up, down, along and around the stage throughout their energetic live performances. WI's project manager Koen Peeters was initially approached by Epica's lighting designer Erwin van Lokeren - familiar with WI's work on various projects - and asked to propose a robust, reliable and ... More >>

Baldwin Boxall at Intersec 2017

Baldwin Boxall at Intersec 2017UAE - UK-based designer and manufacturer Baldwin Boxall is set to welcome visitors to its stand (number 4-G12) at Intersec Dubai in January 2017. This is always a busy show for the company and staff on the stand expect to see many new faces, as well as catching up with existing contacts too. Visitors to the stand will see the EN54 (LPCB) certified VIGIL voice evacuation system and the company's Omnicare EVC system and disabled toilet alarms. These products, as you would expect from Baldwin Boxall, have an undeniable reputation of being ... More >>

Long Life LED proves to live even longer

Long Life LED proves to live even longerSweden - Aura Light is well known for its light sources with long lifetime and high quality. The Swedish made LED tube, Aura UltiLED Long Life, has a guaranteed lifetime of 58,000 hours. After additional testing Aura Light can now confirm an even longer lifetime expectancy of this particular LED light source. The tests show a theoretical lifetime of up to 147 000 hours, equivalent to almost 17 years of non-stop burning light, says the company. The first generation of the LED light source, Aura UltiLED Long Life, was launched in 2012, ... More >>

PixelFLEX partners with SpaceView

PixelFLEX partners with SpaceViewUSA - In an effort to offer their clients an even greater understanding of how LED video can transform any environment, LED video manufacturer PixelFLEX is has announced a new partnership with SpaceView. As an Augmented Reality technology, SpaceView transforms the way commercial construction and renovation design teams collaborate and visualize their creations by providing near-instantaneous and accurate product installation renderings. Operating across all Apple, Android and Microsoft OS platforms, PixelFLEX customers will now be able ... More >>

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