27 August 2014

Robe provides LED solution for Theater Markant

Robe provides LED solution for Theater MarkantThe Netherlands - The Theater Markant in Uden, Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands is a busy producing and receiving theatre run by the city, which also has an integral but independently run event space that is equally active ... and has recently been refurbished. This has included a full technical upgrade - for which the lighting elements were supplied by Controllux. The new lighting rig was designed by Controllux's Kuno Van Velzen and includes Robe's Actor LED fixtures, LEDWash 300s, LEDWash 600s and LEDBeam 100 moving lights - all from ... More >>

Midas wins Technopop contract

Midas wins Technopop contractUK - Biodiesel specialist Midas will power the first Technopop Festival this autumn, a four-week pop-up science, technology and innovation experience in London's East End. Caroline Johnson, Technopop's production manager, comments, "Environmental and social considerations run through the core of the Technopop concept and the Midas team identifies with that. Midas has proved itself in all sorts of environments over the years, so getting them on board to support our approach was one of the easier decisions." Held in a Neptunus structure, ... More >>

PR Lighting extends XLED range

PR Lighting extends XLED rangeChina - The latest addition to PR Lighting's burgeoning XLED LED range is the new XLED 2007 Beam. This uses the Osram Ostar (LE RTDUW S2W), rated at 15W each, with 4 in 1 LED colour mixing. Each fixture houses seven of these light sources, rated at 50,000 hours lamp life, and with power consumption of just 120W and 220V. It also weighs just 4.36kg. These form the core of a fully featured fixture which offers pixel control in the form of 2-2-2-1 and the head movement of 720° (pan) or endless, and 270° (tilt) or endless with a Pan ... More >>

Green Hippo's internship programme in full swing

Green Hippo's internship programme in full swingUK - Green Hippo has two new interns who recently started to work with the company for the forthcoming year. Over that last two years we have had two very successful Product Design internships within our Product Department, so continuing on the streak we have new intern Bella Reid, also from Brunel University, just like her two predecessors. Bella Reid is studying Industrial Design and Technology at Brunel and has already completed the first two years of this tough degree. Bella explains: "I chose this course because it encompasses ... More >>

RoomMatch adds clarity to Thunder Bay gym

RoomMatch adds clarity to Thunder Bay gymCanada - The Westgate Collegiate & Vocational Institute in Thunder Bay, Ontario, was due for a change. A 1970s-era sound system resulted in lots of echoes and reflections but little in the way of intelligible sound. When Randall Anderson, Regional Representative for Thunder Bay-based Evolution AV was called in to evaluate the gymnasium's audio needs, he encountered more than the usual acoustical challenge of hard, reflective surfaces that smear sound - an ongoing problem for the space's many applications, including sporting events, ... More >>

Wireless Magic solution for Denver arts centre

Wireless Magic solution for Denver arts centreUSA - The Denver Centre for the Performing Arts (DCPA) has selected the RC4Magic Series 3 Wireless DMX and Dimming System to enhance their wireless needs. When looking at the technical needs for the Theatre Company's upcoming re-imagined production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, (featuring lighting design by Don Holder), DCPA lighting director Charles MacLeod knew the DCPA would need to expand their wireless DMX and dimming capabilities. The Denver Centre for the Performing Arts was an early adopter of wireless DMX technology ... More >>

d&b audiotechnik puts OCA in the field

d&b audiotechnik puts OCA in the fieldEurope - The first product to prove the Open Control Architecture (OCA) in the field, the D80 amplifier from d&b audiotechnik, was already at launch in January an innovative product with many features and benefits making it immediately attractive to the d&b user community. Why the addition of OCA? "You might call this parallel evolution," explained Marc Weber, the driving force in product management behind the development of the D80 at d&b. "The new amplifier was designed to include sophisticated functionality and control, the future ... More >>

Elation gives versatility to Qzone

Elation gives versatility to QzoneUSA - Quil Ceda Creek Casino, located on the Tulalip Indian Reservation north of Seattle, had one overriding requirement for Agility AVL for the lighting and video package in their new Qzone entertainment venue - make it high tech. And that they did, installing an Elation Professional EZ4 LED video screen along with Elation Platinum Spot LED II moving heads and EPAR Series LED fixtures. Opened in April 2014, Qzone is a new multi-purpose venue that functions as sports bar, café and music venue and even holds corporate meetings ... More >>

L-Acoustics K1 reinforces top German festivals

L-Acoustics K1 reinforces top German festivalsGermany - The Rock im Park and Rock am Ring festivals are the most popular music festivals in Germany, attracting an audience of 150,000. The two festivals are held simultaneously in Nürburg and Nuremberg, in the West and South of Germany. The events each boast an almost identical artist line-up, with headliners this year including Metallica, Linkin Park, Iron Maiden, and Kings of Leon. Both concerts are outdoors, but pose different challenges for sound crews. Rock im Park's Zeppelinfeld has neighbouring residential areas so sound ... More >>

Melody House teams up with DJ Academy

Melody House teams up with DJ AcademyUAE - Melody House Musical Instruments LLC, a sole distributor of HK Audio in the Middle East, in cooperation with NMK Electronics Enterprises, the distributor of Rane products, has started a close relationship with DJ Academy based in Dubai. As part of a newly formed relationship, two of DJ Academy's teaching rooms have been outfitted with HK Audio and Rane equipment. "DJ academy is doing something very unique in the region. They groom enthusiasts and transform them into professional DJs. Therefore during the training period it is ... More >>

New Balkans channel selects Trilogy's Gemini

New Balkans channel selects Trilogy's GeminiUK/Serbia - Trilogy has announced that N1, a new news channel that will cover the Balkan countries of Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina has selected Trilogy's Gemini distributed matrix intercom system. Sold by Amisys, a broadcast systems integration company covering Serbia and neighbouring countries, to Balkan DTH and cable operator United Group, which will run N1, the Gemini system will provide critical communications within the channel's main production facility in Belgrade, Serbia, plus local news centres in Zagreb, Croatia, and ... More >>

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