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Bergen Kjøtt Made Complete with Adamson

21/10/2021 - Project News

Norway – One of Bergen's largest and most intriguing venues, Bergen Kjøtt, has officially invested in its own Adamson PA system. Thanks to generous grants from Kulturrom, Sparebanken Vest, Bergen Kommune, and EGD Property, Fabrikkhallen at Bergen Kjøtt is now fitted-out with four IS10P, four IS119, four PC12 and Lab Gruppen D-Series amps. The installation process was led by technical consultant, Sverre Vik, and the products were supplied by Adamson partner, Benum Norway.

Chauvet Professional Lights Revival of Teatro León

21/10/2021 - Project News

Ecuador – Even during the toughest times, those who look forward to the future give those around them reasons to hope for better days ahead. The team involved in the restoration of Teatro León demonstrated that in convincing fashion during the pandemic.

Alcons Introduces The QRP20 Pro-Ribbon Point Source Column

21/10/2021 - Equipment News

The QRP20 is a two-way column array system with high-Q directivity for increased projection control to be used as vertical sound system, for both permanent and portable applications. Its slim design packs a perfectly natural, dynamic sound reproduction with superb intelligibility and throw.

PRG turns to GLP impression S350 Wash for Virtual Production Studio-xR

21/10/2021 - Project News

Germany – Since the end of 2020, PRG, along with its subsidiary Cinegate, has been running the Virtual Production Studio-xR in Hamburg, a facility that specialises in digital events of all kinds. Across 360m² of pure studio space, company events, as well as film and music video shoots, advertisements, and livestreamed concerts (for example, Wacken World Wide), can be realised in a virtual environment. In order to be able to react quickly and flexibly to the complex requirements of virtual productions, PRG has turned to 40 impression S350 Wash from GLP.

Kinetic Lighting’s new investment in Ayrton Diablo proves popular with wide array of customers

21/10/2021 - Production News

USA – Glendale, California’s Kinetic Lighting has acquired more than 70 Ayrton Diablo-S fixtures to stock its rental inventory and supply a wide range of productions the company supports. The versatile, feature-rich, 300W profile luminaires are Kinetic’s first Ayrton purchase. Ayrton lighting fixtures are distributed exclusively in North America by ACT Entertainment.

PIXERA control Integrates ISAAC Ecosystem

21/10/2021 - Event News

USA – AV Stumpfl and Smart Monkeys, Inc., announce their partnership to integrate ISAAC API into the award winning PIXERA media server system’s new “PIXERA control” show control solution ahead of this year’s InfoComm show.

Pearce Hire welcomes return of The Showman’s Show

21/10/2021 - Event News

UK – “It’s a very welcome sight to see the return of The Showman’s Show this year,” smiles Shaun Pearce, MD of long standing exhibitor Pearce Hire. “We couldn’t be happier to see the industry getting back on its feet and for us to all be doing what we love.”

Electric Woodlands Makes Enchanted Festival Debut with Martin Audio PAs

21/10/2021 - Production News

UK – A new dance festival called Electric Woodlands took place recently in the idyllic grounds of Bygrave Farm in Baldock. Three bespoke stages, set in lush green landscapes, and a hidden forest provided the backdrop to a who's who of drum & bass, house and bass exponents over an 11-hour period.

Burna Boy is Twice As Tall with Yamaha RIVAGE PM10

20/10/2021 - Production News

UK – In August, Nigerian Afro-fusion star Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall event was the first in the London O2 Arena’s Welcome Back Show series of live concerts. Sold out with fans hungry for live entertainment, Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing systems helped deliver a much-anticipated, impressive live production.

Hippotizer Tierra+ MK2 is rock solid for No Time To Die premiere

20/10/2021 - Production News

UK – Green Hippo’s rock solid, flagship Hippotizer Tierra+ MK2 media server took centre stage to drive mesmerising visuals at the James Bond No Time To Die world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall.

Lenny Sasso and Chauvet Professional F6 Strip IP Reflect Many Sides of PVRIS

20/10/2021 - Production News

USA – “In a perfect world, we’d just listen to music and not have to think about where it belongs,” PVRIS founder Lynn Gunn told an interviewer in July shortly before the fiercely independent band set out on its highly anticipated summer tour. She was speaking of her disdain for labels that seek to categorise creative expression into convenient music genres.

disguise xR powers the Honda Civic Tour

20/10/2021 - Production News

USA – Honda fans got a preview of the all-new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan as well as a live streamed concert from a Grammy and Academy Award winning artist in the 20th Anniversary Honda Civic Tour. The event, broadcasted on Twitch, was an extended reality (xR) experience powered by disguise xR with changing virtual landscapes enhancing the artist’s unforgettable performance as well as sharing a glimpse of the new car.

Limburg Oet de Drup benefit concert sponsored by Highlite and SLF Group

20/10/2021 - Production News

The Netherlands – Since the floods of several rivers in Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands this past July, multiple charity events have raised money to support the victims financially. Limburg Oet de Drup (freely translated as “help Limburg”) foundation, also active after the local floods in 1993 and 1995 and brought back to life after the current events, had similarly organised an outdoor benefit concert to support victims in the province of Limburg in The Netherlands. Several regional and national artists performed before more than 1,000 attendees, who were welcomed on top of the Cauberg in Valkenburg aan de Geul. Artists Lucas & Steve, Jansse Bagge Bend, Minsekinder, Phil Bee en Daan Prevoo, Andy & Roy, Beppie Kraft, Big Benny, Christel en Quinn, Erwin, Frans Theunisz, Marjolein Heijltjes, Marleen Rutten, Pruuf Mar, Ziesjoem!, Emma Kok, Stef Classens, Enzo Kok, Marco Bakker, Martin Hurkens, Rob Mennen, Gé Reinders, Jack Vinders, Limbo Projects and Stephanie Struijk contributed to the fundraising concert.

Infinity presents Chimp V2.0 software update, the next stage in the evolution of the Chimp

20/10/2021 - Equipment News

Infinity Chimp has been biding its time, evolving behind the scenes in Highlite's labs. Now, to the celebration of lighting professionals the world over, the next generation of Infinity Chimp software has been released, now with multicell capabilities!