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Point a reasonably powered telescope at the planet Mars and you will see the so called canals beloved of science fiction writers. Turn that scope around to view Earth from Mars and a new canal is clearly visible at the heart of Dubai; and this one is no fiction. Cutting an elegant swathe through the city, the new Dubai Canal opened with a spectacular ceremony hosted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai. When it came to providing the ultimate in fanfare, drama, and excitement, creative agency and show producers Prodea Group, engaged the services of Protec, the Middle East’s largest and best known specialist event technology provider.
Since 1913, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has been focused on using the latest technologies, not only in the research laboratory, but also in how it communicates lifesaving information to the public. Equipped with NewTek’s TriCaster® 8000 multi-camera video production system and TalkShow® VS 100 Skype for broadcast solution, ACS not only produces and broadcasts wellness and lifesaving programing from its in-house studio, it’s also positioned to cost-effectively live-stream content from events both nationwide and worldwide.
In the year celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a spectacular show is touring Germany: a 40 piece symphony orchestra, a rock band and 12 musical actors are coming together with choirs of up to 3000 singers in 11 cities to perform the 'Pop-Oratorio Luther' production. Countless components from Stage Tec ensure outstanding audio for these live events, forming a large audio network with three embedded mixing consoles.
Following a construction period lasting ten years, the long-awaited moment came on 11 January 2017, when the Norddeutsche Rundfunk (NDR) Elbphilharmonie Symphony Orchestra under its Principal Conductor Thomas Hengelbrok opened the spectacular Big Concert Hall in Hamburg’s new landmark building with a musical journey from the Renaissance to present times.
Panasonic has signed a final agreement with the Berliner Philharmoniker (BPH) to collaborate on the development of audio-visual technologies including enhanced 4K/HDR video and Hi-Resolution audio platforms. The collaboration started on January 1, 2017, and will explore opportunities to bring a premium and authentic live concert hall experience to the home and in-car environment.
The New National Theatre, Tokyo (NNTT) is one of the world’s finest art theatres which opened in October 1997 as a complex of theatres dedicated to the performing arts of opera, ballet, dance and drama. NNTT has three theatres; The Opera House, The Playhouse, and The Pit. Each is equipped with facilities of the latest technologies and designed to accommodate diverse requirements from productions to be performed every night.
The three-act melodrama Simon Boccanegra is characteristic of Giuseppe Verdi's determination and modernity. It was staged at the Bolshoi Theatre, which is fitted with a number of Claypaky lights, and broadcast live on a giant screen in front of the theatre itself. This Verdi opera rounded off the La Scala summer tour in Moscow.
The new Disney concert celebrating over two decades of stunning Broadway shows received its European premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London in October. This one-night-only Disney’s Broadway Hits event, featuring music from such award-winning scores as Aida, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the rest of the Disney Theatrical catalog, marked the first time this show was seen in Europe.
For many in the Chicago area an annual trip to see Ilumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle has become a wintertime tradition. Now in its fourth year, the magical mile-long walk in the woods with its dramatic lighting and color-changing illumination is a whole new way to experience the Arboretum in winter.
Thirty-four of Robe’s incredibly versatile CycFX 8 fixtures provided an elegant and inventive solution for lighting designer Aaron Copp on the new production of Shahrazad, choreographed by Jonah Bokaer for the Royal Ballet of Flanders (whose Artistic Director is Olivier Award winning Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui). The production finished its run at the Opera Vlaanderen in Ghent on October 30th, 2016 and subsequently played in Antwerp, Amsterdam and several other European cities.
The 17th edition of Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and the 6th edition of ScreenSingapore ended on a high note last Friday, with record-breaking showing by 5,383 attendees. Based on exhibitor feedback collated to date, over US$244 million worth of deals and partnerships were estimated to have been facilitated during the three-day market.
The State Theatre Wiesbaden has placed its trust in Stage Tec equipment for many years. Four CANTUS, the first generation of Stage Tec digital mixing consoles, were installed in 2001/2002 as well as an extensive NEXUS network. In view of the excellent track record with Stage Tec equipment, the theatre is now replacing its CANTUS consoles with the latest generation of mixing consoles, the AURUS Platinum. For maximum performance the consoles are equipped with the new Platinum DSP unit. The NEXUS network has also been upgraded to meet the increased requirements. In total, three of the State Theatre's venues now possess five AURUS Platinum consoles, three NEXUS STAR routers and 17 NEXUS Base Devices.
Lighting designer Björn Hermann lit up the Austrian sky with more than 100 Claypaky luminaires for the recent Linz Klangwolke, or ‘Cloud of Sound’, held along the banks of the Danube. The open-air multimedia event, a mix of music, performance and visual art, has been a highlight of the city’s annual calendar since 1979. The Klangwolke presents a different theme each year, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, the 2016 edition was presented under the ‘River of Knowledge’ banner.
Taking a look into the future, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab presents the sixth edition of its annual trend report The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2017 and beyond.
AI is an important theme this year and consumers see it playing a much more prominent role than before – both in society and at work. In fact, 35 percent of advanced internet users want an AI advisor at work, and one in four would like an AI as their manager.
These are the 10 trends for 2017 and beyond:
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass (HSB) is not your average festival. In fact, there is nothing “hardly” or “strictly” about the event in any way, be it the artists booked, the location, or the mix of tech that Bay-Area-based Sound On Stage (SOS) uses to make it all happen. This year, SOS—which has supplied sound for each iteration of the festival since its debut in 2001—extended its run of leaning on L-Acoustics to provide the PA for all seven of the festival’s stages.