22 August 2014

LumenRadio appoints new CEO and ramps up R&D

LumenRadio appoints new CEO and ramps up R&DSweden - Wireless lighting control manufacturer, LumenRadio, is expanding to keep up with its strong growth. The company is appointing a new CEO, Alexander Hellström and ramping up in-house development. "Today LumenRadio is profitable and experiencing strong growth as our wireless products are becoming the preferred choice of lighting professionals. To keep up with demand and manage the continued success we are appointing Alexander Hellström as our new CEO to lead us through this next phase of growth", explains Per Hulthén, ... More >>

David Guetta rocks Global Gathering with Robe

David Guetta rocks Global Gathering with RobeUK - David Guetta rocked the house in grand style for his headline slot in The Hangar on Friday night of the 2014 Global Gathering event - the UK's most popular bass-tastic EDM festival - staged at Long Marston Airfield near Stratford-On-Avon - complete with a new visual design created by LD Jonathan "Leggy" Armstrong and video director Ben Brett - with over 100 Robe moving lights on the rig. This performance launched a completely new phase of the superstar DJ and music producer's live shows, and the idea was to make a massive sonic and ... More >>

Light Motif appoints business development manager

Light Motif appoints business development managerUK - Event production and design company, Light Motif, has appointed Kelly Yeomans as business development manager. Yeomans arrives at Light Motif from Fisher Productions where she gained valuable experience in the event industry. Yeomans now brings this experience and purpose to Light Motif's rapidly expanding team, driving forward the company's business with venues, agencies, clients and other event suppliers. On joining Light Motif, Yeomans says, "Working for such a young company was what really appealed to me. I want to make a ... More >>

Philips Vari-Lite luminaires in 14-18 Spektakel Musical

Philips Vari-Lite luminaires in 14-18 Spektakel MusicalBelgium - Lighting and visual designer Luc Peumans says that the powerful yet discreet VL3500Q Spot luminaires were the "perfect choice to highlight the action on set" for his latest theatrical production 14-18 Spektakel Musical, which saw audiences immersed in the heroism and struggle of the First World War on a large scale. "I like the VL3500Q Spot luminaire's power, its amazing framing and optical quality and its reliability. In addition, its low noise levels were imperative for this project," explains Peumans. The VL3500Q ... More >>

Nexo reinforces German World Cup victory parade

Nexo reinforces German World Cup victory paradeGermany - In Berlin, they call it the Fanmeile - a 1.5km stretch of avenue which serves as the main theatre for Germany's national celebrations. Where else would more than 1m people gather to celebrate the return of the World Cup, after an astonishing summer of football in Brazil! Rental company auvisign GmbH was called upon to provide the PA for the huge crowds, from the main stage in front of the Brandenburg Gate to the 10 big TV screens spaced down the length of the fan mile and beyond to other stages. This massive task was ... More >>

Brantley Gilbert tours with new Elation video panel

Brantley Gilbert tours with new Elation video panelUSA - Country rock artist Brantley Gilbert is touring with the new indoor/outdoor EPT9IP LED video panel from Elation Professional and uses the professional-grade screens for a variety of effects and looks as an integral part of the set design. "We chose the EPT9IP panels for a couple of reasons," states Howard Jones, president and owner of Nashville-based Digital Console Rental, the sole production company for Gilbert's current Let it Ride tour. Digital Console Rental provides audio, lighting and video for the tour, a rig that ... More >>

Lab.gruppen PLM Series drives Ray LaMontagne tour

Lab.gruppen PLM Series drives Ray LaMontagne tourUSA - Ray LaMontagne recently kicked off his North American tour with an Adamson Energia PA powered by Lab.gruppen PLM series amplifiers with Lake Processing. Fourteen PLM 20000Q amplifiers power the system that consists of Adamson E15 and E12 line arrays enclosures as well as E218 subwoofers. Integrated Lake Processing provides speaker processing, monitoring and control. The amplifiers were provided by Eighth Day Sound, the production company behind the tour. "It's great to see the Lab.gruppen amplifiers packaged with the Energia ... More >>

Utopium creates club look for at EcoSport launch

Utopium creates club look for at EcoSport launchUK - Lighting and rigging specialists Utopium creatively transformed Village Underground to host the Superstar DJ's with Annie Mac wrap party presented by Ford Ecosport. As sponsors of the Channel 4 documentary presented by Annie Mac, Ford invited industry guests to the wrap party held in the heart of trendy Shoreditch. Contracted by production manager Phil Beaven, Utopium's project manager Angus Chinn and his team supplied all lighting, rigging and production services to the event. The cultural space housed in a renovated ... More >>

DPA Microphones helps The Voice Australia deliver

DPA Microphones helps The Voice Australia deliverAustralia - DPA Microphones' d:facto Vocal Microphone provided significant vocal improvements to the live broadcast of Australia's The Voice, ensuring an even more enjoyable experience for TV viewers. In similar fashion to other TV singing/talent shows, The Voice Australia relied on wireless microphone technology to ensure that contestants could move freely about the stage. DPA's award-winning d:facto fitted the bill for the show's finale. The decision to try the DPA d:facto Vocal Mics on the show was on suggestion from ... More >>

Minnesota church goes hi-fi with Danley

Minnesota church goes hi-fi with DanleyUSA - Growing with the community since its founding in 1972, Hosanna Lutheran Church is now a cornerstone of religious life in Mankato, Minnesota. With four contemporary services a week, plus one traditional service and plenty of high-SPL youth events, its sanctuary sound and video systems were tapped to provide a wide range of content. Despite having loudspeakers made by a respected manufacturer, intelligibility and low-end extension were poor and a regular source of complaints until recently, when Audio Video Electronics (AVE) (Maple ... More >>

Electrosonic adds AV expertise to Discovery Park

Electrosonic adds AV expertise to Discovery ParkUSA - Discovery Park of America has opened in Union City, Tennessee, offering visitors a world-class entertainment and educational experience with more than 70,000sq.ft of exhibits on nature, science, technology, history and art. Electrosonic provided audio-visual equipment for most of the ten exhibit galleries in the three-level space of the new Discovery Centre. The primary benefactor of Discovery Park of America is the Robert E. and Jenny D. Kirkland Foundation, which has donated approximately $80m to the creation of the park and ... More >>

Bernard Thériault joins Show Distribution team

Bernard Thériault joins Show Distribution teamCanada - Show Distribution, a company specializing in the sale and rental of staging equipment and electric hoists, has appointed Bernard Thériault, formerly from Arcofab, as senior consultant for the company. Thériault will bring his vast experience in the fabrication and distribution of aluminium trusses to expand an already full line of staging equipment offered by Show Distribution, says the company. A former lighting designer, Thériault established Arcofab in 1993, a company known for its quality and service in ... More >>

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