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Claypaky Scenius Unicos Light Up the Mother’s day

The team at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne wanted to make this Mother’s Day special and called on Australia’s rental company Resolution X for help.

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Knight of Illumination Awards 20 Cancelled in UK and USA

The organisers of the 2020 Knight of Illumination (KOI) Awards in both the UK and the USA have announced the cancellation of both events due to the impact of the COVID-19 pan-demic on the entertainment industry.

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Ayrton appoints LiteNordic as distributor for Sweden, Denmark & Norway

Ayrton is delighted to announce the appointment of LiteNordic as its new exclusive distributor for Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The new arrangement takes place with immediate effect in Sweden and Denmark, and from 1 July in Norway.

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Artistic Licence appoints Controllux as distributor in The Benelux

Having enjoyed a friendly business relationship for years, Artistic Licence and Controllux are delighted to announce a formal distribution agreement for The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

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Robe for Lux Partum Art Installation

Lux Partum was a beautifully sculpted interactive lighting installation and live stream staged at the Motorwerk event space in Berlin, created by lighting and show designer Chris Moylan and his team.

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Adam Hall Appoints StageMix Technologies as Sales Partner in India

The Adam Hall Group is continuing to expand its international sales network by partnering with the Mumbai-based company StageMix Technologies.

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LD group Lightswitch joins Elation on May 27th Elation Hour

Join Elation team on the May 27th Elation Hour as they discuss trade show, corporate and special event design with John Featherstone, Chris Medvitz and Ignacio Rosenberg of lighting design group LightSwitch.

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Minnesota’s Celebration Church rocks with Martin Audio WPM

DP Design of Milwaukee designed a sound system based on a Martin Audio Wavefront Precision Mini (WPM) line array system and SX118 subs for the 850 people Celebration Church in Lakeville, MN.

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Schoeps appoints Philippe Sadoughi Director of Sales for France

Schoeps has appointed Philippe Sadoughi to the role of Director of Sales for France. He brings to this position his 38 years of distribution experience of marketing and sales in the professional audio industry.

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Brompton Technology powers NME Awards’ greatest LED display to date

The annual NME Awards, highlights of the music industry, had an ambitious design using 158 panel ROE Black Onyx staggered LED display employing four Tessera SX40 processors combined with eight Tessera XD data distribution units from Brompton Technology.

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Ayrton Khamsin-S is a Revelation for Mika

The charismatic singer Mika wowed audiences from autumn to this spring. Lighting designer for the tour was Vince Foster who’s choice was fixtures from Ayrton. Alongside Magic Blade-FX and one hundred and twenty newest Khamsin-S.

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Martin launches the Mac Aura PXL via webinar

During a fully digital presentation, with the unprecedented presentation of his new Aura PXL, Martin unveils a hyper current, fully pixelated lighting fixture.

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Robe Esprites for Family Feud

The first South Africa and Ghana editions of the hit TV game show Family Feud brought to SA were lit by 12 x Robe ESPRITE LED profiles newly purchased by Blond … making their African TV production debut!

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Verge Aero raises sky-high salute to America’s health workers

On Tuesday the 28th of April, Verge Aero, the leader in high performance drone light shows, delivered a unique aerial tribute to medical staff and essential workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Meir Nitzan Rishon LeZion Cultural Hall goes L-Acoustics

Meir Nitzan Rishon LeZion is one of the most beautiful performance hall in Israel. In 2019, his team decided to offer a L-Acoustics K Series system reducing the need for productions to carry their equipment, thus limiting the environmental impact of transportation.

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Murphy’s Production Services Powers“COVID-19 World Tour” With ChamSys

It’s been said that humor can make a serious difference in how well we deal with dark times. With this 6th sense, a ChamSys MagicQ MQ500 Stadium console and some lighting fixtures, Murph created the “Covid-19 tour”.

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Arthur takes the throne! Robert Juliat releases new 800W LED followspot

Robert Juliat is excited to announce the launch of Arthur, its new 800W LED Long Throw followspot capable of matching the lumen output of a 2500W HMI RJ Aramis followspot and delivering up to 29,000 lumens.

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Harman, Peavey, Luminex, d&b and Powersoft certified EN 54-16

In a unique audio industry initiative, five leading professional audio manufacturers have achieved the first ever multi-manufacturer voice alarm solution fully compliant with EN 54-16.

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Defender® Introduces the Barrier-Free MIDI 5 2D Modular System

Adam Hall launch the MIDI 5 2D, Defender, a series of traversable modular cable protectors with superior flexibility and easy day-to-day use in order to meet with public authorities and event organizers demands.

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Nexo production line restarted 11 May

Since Monday 11 May, NEXO is gradually restarting its manufacturing operations in Plailly and Saint-Pierre-de-Côle in accordance with the guidelines of the French authorities and the current demand. Most of the company’s key suppliers have now resumed their own activity.

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Ayrton introduces Kseniia Igoshkina from its international sales team

Ayrton is very happy to introduce Kseniia Igoshkina as the latest member of its international sales team. Based in Detmold, Germany, Igoshkina is responsible for markets across the Baltic, the CIS states and South America.

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New date: Light + Building will be held again in 2022

In view of the world-wide situation caused by the Corona pandemic, Messe Frankfurt has decided, jointly with its partners, to defer the eleventh Light + Building and to hold it from 13 to 18 March 2022.

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BroaMan adds 12G-SDI support for MUX22

BroaMan has announced that it will now offer its Multipurpose Fiber Extender for Video, Audio and Intercom (MUX22) with 12G-SDI interfaces—to support greater resolution, frame rates and colour fidelity.

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VIGSØ A/S invests in CLF Orion hybrid fixtures!

Extract : Denmark based dryhire company Vigsø A/S recently invested in CLF Orion hybrid fixtures, supplied by Danish distributor Atendi. 65 pieces were added to the rental stock. This investment follows after using the CLF Yara LED par for almost two years.

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Astera helps with Face Mask Supply

Astera, LED lighting manufacturer, has organized its 10,000 m2 factory in Shenzhen, China together with its workforce to assist with the delivery of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) items, including face masks.

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D5 Systems, launches its new free LxNetTools monitoring software

D5 Systems, specialized in software development and stage lighting control solution, launches its new free LxNetTools monitoring software, Mac and PC compliant.

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Allman Brothers Band hit 50 with Robe

Lighting designer Chris Ragan utilized over 100 Robe fixtures in his dynamic design for the epic four-hour performance which delighted Allman Brothers Band and fans from several generations and all walks of life.

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Ayrton Appoints Bespoke as distributor for South Africa

Ayrton is delighted to announce Bespoke Entertainment Solutions as its new exclusive distributor for South Africa with immediate effect. Currently based in Randburg, Johannesburg, Bespoke, has plans to expand into other cities with strategic partnerships.

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ETC’s collaborateur Mark White announces retirement

Mark White has announced his retirement from the company after nearly 20 years.

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DeltaLive Ltd. is L-Acoustics Creations International Distributor

End of 2019, L-Acoustics welcomed DeltaLive Ltd. into the L-Acoustics Group, to preparing the market entry for L-Acoustics private sound spaces. After the launch of L-Acoustics Creations, at ISE 2020, Nick Fichte joins the company as Business Manager.

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Osram AirZing Pro, the UV-C virus killer tube

Osram launches the AirZing Pro tubes, with a UV-C radiation that guarantees virus destruction, in particular the Covid-19 with 99% success. Wuhan City already installed more than 1,000 AirZingTM PRO tubes in 38 of its hospitals in March 2020.

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Showlight 2021 Postponed due to Coronavirus Fontainebleau, France – 22-25 May 2021

It is with great disappointment that the Showlight team announce the postponement of the 2021 event, scheduled for May 2021 in Fontainebleau, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Astera Defines Social Distancing for Delivered Live Shows

Astera AX1 Pixel Tubes are doing their bit – both as energising effects luminaires and as practical lights – marking out the social distancing spaces onstage at Delivered Live, a brand-new performance-based web streaming concept.

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Maktive’s GLP FUSION Exo Beams debut for RÜFÜS DU SOL

Australian alternative dance trio, RÜFÜS DU SOL, have been steadily building their reputation over the past decade. Masterminding the lighting on their tours since 2014 has been Matthew Smith from Melbourne-based Colourblind.

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Anolis Lit Landmarks Turn Blue around UK to Support health Workers

Several landmark installations that have been lit with Anolis lighting fixtures have been turning blue on Thursday evenings for the ‘Clap For Carers’ initiative.

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HARMAN fixtures Equips Thai Defense Ministry

The Office of the Permanent Secretary for Defense recently upgraded its headquarters with state-of-the-art HARMAN Professional Solutions AV, lighting and control systems.

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All Of It Now deploys disguise gx 2c on Halsey’s Manic World Tour

American singer Halsey kicked off her Manic World Tour 2020 in Madrid in February. disguise gx 2c media servers were selected by All Of It Now to drive the show’s video and Notch IMAG real-time effects.

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Breaking new ground with Bliss and Rayzor 760 in Seattle

Created at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, Bliss is a refreshing new musical fantasy full of emotion and humor. Lighting designer Yael Lubetzky incorporated Elation Rayzor 760™ luminaires in her design.

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Robe achieve the Ideal Beam Field with the Touch of a Button

Robe Lighting heeds the request of the team at Lightswitch and creates a patented and revolutionary 6:1 Hot-Spot Lens System for the new ESPRITE™ LED profile luminaire

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Wisconsin Town Displays Solidarity With CHAUVET Rogues fixtures

Rising high over the flatland, the Briess Grain Tower and WWII submarine, USS Cobia, glowed brilliantly in blue with the Chauvet Professional Rogues as a show of solidarity and support for the healthcare workers.