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Penn Elcom Provides Perfect Fit with New WeatherSeal Flightcase Latches

21/03/2019 - Equipment News

Penn Elcom launches a new range of its famous MOL automatic positioning latches, and lid-stay hinges utilising the innovative WeatherSeal technology.

ISE Issues Clarification on AV Integrated Systems India Expo

21/03/2019 - Business News

The Netherlands – Last month, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 – organised by Integrated Systems Events – drew over 81,000 registered attendees and 1,300 exhibitors to 15 halls at the RAI Amsterdam. This consolidated ISE’s position as the world’s largest trade show for professional AV and systems integration.

WorldStage makes major investment in Brompton Technology’s Tessera LED processors

21/03/2019 - Production News

USA – Established almost four decades ago, event technology specialist WorldStage has built a reputation that is second to none. The company makes a practice of investing in equipment that matches its goal of supplying top of the line technology to its clients. With that in mind, WorldStage has made a major commitment to Brompton Technology’s Tessera LED processors.

Meyer Sound Brings Sonic Lounge and More to PL+S in Frankfurt

21/03/2019 - Event News

Germany – Meyer Sound’s ever-popular Sonic Lounge will be reassembled on site at the Frankfurt Messe for the 2019 Prolight + Sound (PL+S) show from 2 to 5 April. The Sonic Lounge provides a comfortable, convivial environment conveniently located at the show where audio professionals can relax and enjoy refreshments while communicating directly with Meyer Sound sales, support and R&D teams. The Sonic Lounge also will feature daily demonstrations of the new Spacemap LIVE spatial mixing platform and an extensive display of Meyer Sound products, including the groundbreaking new ULTRA-X40.

Specialz Adds More Glamour to Strictly

21/03/2019 - Production News

UK – Each year the Strictly Come Dancing Live show gets that bit more glitzy and that bit more glamorous. Now in its 12th year, the live production of the iconic TV show has gone from strength to strength, extending that warm glowing feel-good feeling from the small screen to arenas around the country for its enthusiastic and loyal audience. Each year the show specification is revisited and refreshed with each set piece and prop given a re-evaluation. This year, one of the recipients of a revamp were the chandeliers, a must-have ingredient of a Strictly set.

Allen & Heath Integrates with Crestron, AMX and Extron Control Platforms

21/03/2019 - Equipment News

Allen & Heath has released drivers for its Qu, SQ and dLive ranges to facilitate control from Crestron, AMX by Harman and Extron platforms.

Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Helps Make Denmark’s Largest Musical Possible

21/03/2019 - Production News

Denmark – In early 2019, Denmark’s Odense Theatre (in collaboration with The Funen Opera and Odense Symphony Orchestra) staged the country’s largest ever musical production. Featuring a 70-piece orchestra and a star-studded Danish cast, the investment by production company AV CENTER in a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing system was one of the key factors that made the show possible.

GLP’s Custom Lighting Solution for Detroit Art Extravaganza

21/03/2019 - Production News

USA – Renowned production lighting designer Andi Watson recently undertook one of his most challenging projects ever, this time in the art world, thanks to a collaboration with LA-based mixed-media artist Doug Aitken.

25 Years Made in Germany – Worldwide Approved

21/03/2019 - Event News

Germany – Since the market launch of ChainMaster products in 1994, the Saxon-based medium-sized company has developed into one of the world's leading manufacturers of lifting technology in the event industry and offers a comprehensive product range for all requirements from set-up operations to complex scenic movements to complete automation of performances. National and international projects are managed individually from planning through to implementation and user training, and the worldwide network of ChainMaster consulting offices, trading partners and trained service companies ensures optimal after-sales service.

Frank Turner’s Be More Kind on Tour with Adlib

21/03/2019 - Production News

UK – Adlib supplied a CODA sound system, video equipment including projectors, cameras, Catalyst media server, and crew to the recent UK leg of hugely talented UK punk folk singer / songwriter Frank Turner’s ongoing world tour. Adlib worked closely with production designer Ali Pike, FOH engineer Luke Buckbee (pictured) and Johnny Stephenson on monitors.

Sennheiser Sound Academy

21/03/2019 - Standards News

UK – Sennheiser Sound Academy training courses are now online for 2019. Designed for RF technicians, AV integrators, sound engineers, designers or consultants, a wide variety of courses are now available including Audio for Meeting Rooms and Wireless Audio for AV Integrators, held at Sennheiser UK in Marlow and Wireless Mics Monitoring Essentials, held at Stage Electrics in Bristol.

PR Lighting Phantom 440 hybrids and LED wash star at Miami Street Festival

20/03/2019 - Production News

USA – When the annual Calle Ocho Street Festival took place recently in Miami’s Little Venice it was headlined by Colombian singer, songwriter and producer, Fonseca.

Compact NX2 from Obsidian Control Systems Now Shipping

20/03/2019 - Equipment News

Obsidian Control Systems is now shipping both the NX2 and NX Wing, the first lighting control products available under the ONYX lighting control platform. Both consoles ship with new ONYX software.