entertainment • presentation • installation

13 January 2017

PLASA Focus Glasgow collaborates with BBC Scotland.

PLASA Focus Glasgow collaborates with BBC Scotland.UK - PLASA Focus Glasgow has announced its final programme of events, including support from the BBC who will provide a unique opportunity to visit the BBC Scotland production facility. PLASA Focus Glasgow - Scotland's sole entertainment technology show - returns to the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) on 18-19 January 2017. John Carmichael, BBC Radio operations manager for Scotland, will host a tour of the studio for the Quay Sessions, a live music programme recorded in front of an audience, including a ... More >>

AVL Media Group takes on GLP in Canada

AVL Media Group takes on GLP in CanadaCanada - GLP Inc has increased its North American presence with the appointment of a new Canadian distributor. GLP Inc president Mark Ravenhill has confirmed that Montreal-based AVL Media Group will take on distribution with immediate effect. The company was founded by Steve Kosters, and is headed by experienced MD Andrew Hope, who has 30 years' experience in the world of live entertainment. "Andrew leads a strong and passionate team at AVL, who have been serving the Canadian market for many years," stated Ravenhill. "We look forward to ... More >>

It's all new for 2017 at Ambersphere

It's all new for 2017 at AmbersphereUK - 2016 saw another busy year for Ambersphere Solutions, culminating in a move to a new larger facility in West London. On 25 January, they are hosting an Open Day, inviting everyone to come and take a look at what's new at Ambersphere. The new building is twice the size and offers better truck access, larger warehousing, showroom & training facilities. In addition to an increased stock of all fast-moving products and spare parts, the larger facility has enabled Ambersphere to build a custom showroom and demonstration area. The new ... More >>

City Theatrical at PLASA Focus Glasgow 2017

City Theatrical at PLASA Focus Glasgow 2017UK - City Theatrical will be demonstrating their new technology at PLASA Focus on stand A11 in the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, Scotland. DMXcat is a device used to control, analyze, and test DMX lighting gear. The system combines a small hardware dongle connected by a wireless connection to a suite of Android or iPhone apps. Drawing on a built-in database of lighting fixture personalities, DMXcat controls the fixture through a user interface that emulates a lighting console with encoder wheels. The DMXcat system ... More >>

Damon Crisp joins Orbital Sound

Damon Crisp joins Orbital SoundUK - Damon Crisp has been appointed as Orbital Sound's new Field Sales Representative to expand the reach of Orbital's busy sales department into new markets around the UK. As Nexo's main UK dealer, Damon will be concentrating on maximising the potential this exciting brand offers, says Orbital. With new product launches scheduled for later this year, Damon will be at the forefront of promoting these new and existing products UK wide. Orbital's Andy Simmons commented: "Damon has a wealth of experience in the industry and his contact ... More >>

Ambersphere supports education with the dot2

Ambersphere supports education with the dot2UK - Forming part of University of Surrey, The Guildford School of Acting aims to teach students the fundamental skills that will enable them to make a career in the performing arts industry. GSA's courses contain a mix of theory and practical work giving students the chance to hone their skills while allowing time to critically reflect on their work in a professional working environment. GSA prides itself on offering the very best vocational courses, so when Mig Burgess, a technical theatre tutor, attended a free seminar at the 2016 ... More >>

Guatamala college upgrades with Elation

Guatamala college upgrades with ElationGuatamala - Colegio Americano de Guatemala (The American School of Guatemala) is a private K-12 college preparatory school located in Guatemala City, Guatemala, and is one of the biggest schools in the country. Modelled after the educational practices and methodologies of the United States, Professional that has changed the look dramatically. With a vision to offer students a better environment in which to put on their performances, the school asked audio, video and lighting integration company Aviitec to reviethe school includes a ... More >>

Lawo records Hamburg concert hall opening

Lawo records Hamburg concert hall openingGermany - Following a construction period lasting 10 years, the long-awaited moment came on 11 January 2017, when the Norddeutsche Rundfunk (NDR) Elbphilharmonie Symphony Orchestra under its principal conductor Thomas Hengelbrok opened the spectacular Big Concert Hall in Hamburg's new landmark building with a musical journey from the Renaissance to present times. The concert was recorded and broadcast by German public broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk (situated in the North of the country) from an audio control room in the same ... More >>

LSH's record-breaking year with Shure's KSM8

LSH's record-breaking year with Shure's KSM8UK - Audio-visual equipment supply company LSH Events (part of the London Speaker Hire family) has been an enthusiastic supplier and promoter of Shure equipment over the last 10 years, and was closely involved with testing the mic manufacturer's technically ground-breaking dual-diaphragm KSM8 even prior to its official launch in January 2016. Throughout the microphone's launch year, LSH supplied KSM8s to many high-profile artists and engineers, and even helped it to play an important part in the setting of a new world record, as LSH ... More >>

Made in Hull with tube uk

Made in Hull with tube ukUK - Hull launched its year as the 2017 UK City of Culture with Made in Hull, a week of innovative and engaging mixed media sound, lighting and visual installations telling the story of the city and its people over almost a century. Audio specialist tube uk joined in the excitement, specifying, rigging and fine-tuning audio systems for six separate interactive works around the city centre. Made in Hull was designed to thrill, excite and intrigue the public and was created by the core creative team of Sean McAllister, Ala, ... More >>

Truss UK system installed at National Theatre

Truss UK system installed at National TheatreUK - Truss UK is one of the few remaining British manufacturers of load- bearing aluminium trussing products; they design and manufacture structural aluminium products for the entertainment industry as well as other specialist industry sectors worldwide. Having recently launched their new aluminium space frame product, Truss UK have announced that they have supplied the National Theatre (NT) with a large OBLIK system. OBLIK is a modular space frame system consisting of only three main component types, the largest of weighing in at less ... More >>

TV Azteca invests in Robe Pointes

TV Azteca invests in Robe PointesMexico - TV Azteca, the second largest mass media company in Mexico, has invested in Robe Pointe moving lights which were specified by head of lighting Miguel Osorno and lighting manager Manolo Toledo. The fixtures reside at TV Azteca's main broadcast complex in Ajusco in the south of Mexico City which has seven studios and are used there and on another 11 studios at their other main site across the city in Tlalpan. TV Azteca broadcasts two networks - Azteca 7 and Azteca Trece - and 10 cable channels covering a wide mix of programmes, ... More >>

Genelec appoints industry figures to key roles

Genelec appoints industry figures to key rolesFinland - Genelec has welcomed two highly respected industry figures to its sales team in the shape of new international sales director Ole Jensen, and sales manager Jonas Olsen. The two men arrive with more than 50 years of combined experience across the professional monitor and AV markets. Jensen is a well-recognised figure within the professional audio market, having most recently led the worldwide distribution of Dynaudio Pro. Over the course of more than three decades he has held a succession of high profile sales and distribution ... More >>

Nexo Asia promotes Michel Brouard

Nexo Asia promotes Michel BrouardChina - Nexo has a new face in the Far East, as Michel Brouard steps into the new role of business development manager for East Asia. Industry veteran Brouard joined Nexo 18 months ago with responsibility for Greater China. His remit has been increased to include Japan, South Korea and Mongolia, as well as China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. "Michel will play a critical role in increasing the presence and success of Nexo in Japan and south Korea," says Nexo CEO Jean Mullor. "Keeping his responsibility for China, he will now be active in ... More >>

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