17 April 2014

Knight of Illumination Awards South Africa launched

Knight of Illumination Awards South Africa launchedSouth Africa - The Europe-based Knight of Illumination Awards, which celebrates outstanding achievements in lighting design, is expanding internationally with the launch of 'KOI South Africa' in 2015. Knight of Illumination Awards organisers Pio Nahum and Davide Barbetta from Clay Paky, Jennie and Durham Marenghi, and The Fifth Estate's Sarah Rushton-Read announced that work is already in progress for next year's debut South Africa KOI Awards, which will run alongside the trade event Mediatech in Johannesburg. Mediatech is scheduled for ... More >>

Sennheiser and Tour Supply RF training invaluable

Sennheiser and Tour Supply RF training invaluableUK - At the end of March, Sennheiser UK and Tour Supply, suppliers of professional equipment to the touring industry, held two, two hour, entry-level RF training sessions, underlining both company's commitment to delivering top class equipment, support and education to their customers. Run by Sennheiser UK's chief engineer Andrew Lillywhite, the sessions took place at Tour Supply's Manchester office and attracted technicians from every part of the concert touring industry and provided hints and tips on how to best set up and use ... More >>

XL Video introduces new US CEO

XL Video introduces new US CEOUSA - XL Video has introduced the new CEO for their US operation, headquartered in Atlanta, GA. At an event in New York on Monday evening, Rene De Keyzer, XL's founder/president was introduced as the new head of XL Video Inc. De Keyzer, who started the company around the 1996 Atlanta Games, has already taken the reins in the Atlanta office, and is relocating there with his family. Rene comments: "After many years leading the XL Video group of companies, I was happy to pass that role to Lucas Covers and to seek a new challenge within the ... More >>

GLP US appoints West Coast sales manager

GLP US appoints West Coast sales managerUSA - GLP US Inc. has announced the appointment of Greville Kellett to the position of West Coast sales manager within the company. Originally from the UK, Greville moved to the US a number of years ago, settling in California. He comes to GLP having had positions with soft goods manufacturer Dazian, California based Big Hammer Productions and UK based, White Light, with whom he worked for several years before moving to the US. Greville's new position will see him being responsible for all of GLP US activities on the West Coast of the ... More >>

Wet Wet Wet on the road with White Light

Wet Wet Wet on the road with White LightUK - White Light is increasingly being discovered by lighting designers working in the live music and concert touring fields - all attracted by the company's quality service, diverse range of lighting equipment, and friendly, helpful approach to getting the show on. Amongst those opting to use White Light recently: lighting designer Martin Nicholas, who chose White Light to supply his rig for the UK tour of Wet Wet Wet together with special guests Blue. The bands played a 12-date tour across the UK and Ireland at the end of the year, ... More >>

Galilee Church installs Allen & Heath GLD

Galilee Church installs Allen & Heath GLDKorea - Allen & Heath's GLD digital mixing system, ME-1 personal monitor mixer and Qu-16 compact digital mixer were recently installed in a new building at Ulsan Galilee Church in South Korea. Established for over 40 years, the new building comprises an 800-capacity main worship area, seminar rooms, library and café, for church members and the local community. Supplied by Allen & Heath's South Korean distributor, Sama ProSound Co.,Ltd, and installed by Daiyoung Sound, the church requested a separate monitor system for singers and ... More >>

KV2 ES installation for Mount Grace School

KV2 ES installation for Mount Grace SchoolUK - Mount Grace School, Potters Bar has just installed one of KV2 Audio's legendary ES Systems. Boasting the largest school hall in Hertfordshire, Mount Grace School required a high quality and versatile sound system to enhance the wide range of events that the hall facilitates. Having evaluated a number of systems, many of which used line array technology, they were unconvinced that any could offer the required coverage and consistent performance that the space deserved. Local audio suppliers Philip Stannard Associates suggested that ... More >>

HHB's Richard Kershaw retires

HHB's Richard Kershaw retiresUK - HHB Communications has announced the retirement of Richard Kershaw from his position as director of operations. Richard Kershaw began his long career at HHB in 1983 after meeting managing director Ian Jones while working for theatre sound specialists Hardware House. During his 30-year tenure he saw the company launch innovative technologies including the Portadat, CDR-882 and other models, the BurnIt range of CD recorders and FlashMic under its namesake brand, in addition to a variety of HHB Recording Media, which continues to be ... More >>

Elation lighting innovation at PLASA Focus Leeds

Elation lighting innovation at PLASA Focus LeedsUK - Elation Professional invites lighting professionals to PLASA Focus Leeds and Stand N-D32 for the opportunity to talk in depth with qualified Elation personnel and get an up-close look at Elation's line of versatile lighting solutions. Join the Elation team at the Royal Armouries at Clarence Dock in Leeds where the Elation staff will be happy to demo the latest products. The EZ4 is a high-quality, 4mm pixel pitch LED video panel ideal when outstanding high-definition image quality is required. Colours display vivid, consistent and ... More >>

Audica Professional debuts Median speakers

Audica Professional debuts Median speakersUK - Audica Professional has announced the launch of its Median IC 125 and IC 165, two-way, full-range premium ceiling loudspeakers. The new loudspeakers are designed for applications where high fidelity audio quality is a primary requirement. The open back design saves depth and weight for installations where a sealed enclosure (back-can) is not required. The 5-inch IC 125 and 6.5-inch IC165 have a sensitivity of 87dB/W/m, 40W power handling and their dispersion is 120 degrees -6dB at 6kHz. The IC 125 has a frequency response of 75Hz ... More >>

Baldwin Boxall VIGIL3 set for Firex at the ExCel

Baldwin Boxall VIGIL3 set for Firex at the ExCelUK - Baldwin Boxall's latest voice alarm development, VIGIL3 - will be previewing at this year's Firex International. This exhibition - part of the Protection & Management Series - will be held at The ExCeL London for the first time. The new VIGIL3 will have many extra features and advantages with the same well-known quality and reliability expected from a Baldwin Boxall VIGIL voice alarm system. Benefits include: Ethernet backbone, IP interfacing, no traditional style routers, configuration options, limitless messages, inputs and ... More >>

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