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GLP won the Lighting Product of the Year award from ABTT for its GLP Impression X4 Bar
GLP won the Lighting Product of the Year award from ABTT for its GLP Impression X4 Bar

The GLP Impression X4 won the Lighting Product of the Year award at the Association of British Theatre Technicians Awards 2016. The judges chose the product because it “reinvents the light curtain.”

Read more: ABTT Awards GLP’s X4 Bar

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Lectrosonics SSM Digital Hybrid Wireless micro belt pack transmitters are used on Paramour
Lectrosonics SSM Digital Hybrid Wireless micro belt pack transmitters are used on Paramour

The more than three dozen acrobats, musicians and singing actors on Paramour, Cirque du Soleil’s Broadway debut, are all equipped with Lectrosonics’ SSM Digital Hybrid Wireless micro belt pack transmitters. The sound team paired them with Venue2 receivers, and “loves” the sound quality as well as their small form factor.

Read more: Lectrosonics Inspires Devotion from Paramour

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Participants at a Soundgirls.org Live Sound camp
Participants at a Soundgirls.org Live Sound camp

Sennheiser supplied 20 (each) of their professional HD 280 headphones and evolution series microphones for Soundgirls.org to use in their four Live Sound Camps. The camps were held across the U.S. and gave middle and high school-aged girls the opportunity to get hands-on training with professional audio gear.

Read more: Sennheiser Supports Soundgirls.org Live Sound Camps

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Vue Audiotechnik speakers on the Cirque Goes to the Movies show
Vue Audiotechnik speakers on the Cirque Goes to the Movies show

The Philly Pops recently debuted their newest show, "Cirque Goes to the Movies," which paired the orchestra playing music from popular films while Cirque du Soleil artists performed their outstanding acrobatics. Keeping pace with outstanding audio was Vue Audiotechnik loudspeakers. Their al-Class series of line array loudspeakers provided coverage for the event.

Read more: Vue Audiotechnik Speakers Used for Cirque Goes to the Movies

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Sound Kitchen 2017 takes place in Taipei.
Sound Kitchen 2017 takes place in Taipei.

World Stage Design and OISTAT Sound Design Group have issued an open call for sound designers who want to participate in Sound Kitchen 2017 in Taipei. There is no application fee. The deadline for entry is September 30, 2016.

Read more: Sound Kitchen 2017 Issues Call for Sound Submissions

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d&b joined the Alliance as part of their polics to support open standards.
d&b joined the Alliance as part of their polics to support open standards.

Loudspeaker manufacturer d&b audiotechnik has joing the AVnu Alliance, which fosters the adoption of audio/video bridging and time sensitive networking protocols (AVB/TSN). D&b joined the AVnu Alliance as part of their policy to support open standards.

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Mega Systems is exclusive ImageCue distributor in North America.
Mega Systems is exclusive ImageCue distributor in North America.

Mega Systems is now the exclusive ImageCue distributor for North America. ImageCue is a compact, easy to use image server that provides control of high definition still images and videos with only twelve channels of DMX512. Each ImageCue includes a library of 255 images and videos. In addition, users can supply their own images and videos using a USB flash drive or external solid state drive to provide access to over 65,000 image and video files.

Read more: Mega Systems Named Exclusive ImageCue Distributor

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DiGiCo’s Stealth Core 2 Upgrade is designed to future-proof SD series consoles.
DiGiCo’s Stealth Core 2 Upgrade is designed to future-proof SD series consoles.

DiGiCo’s Stealth Core 2 is a major upgrade to its Stealth Digital Processing engine for its SD series of digital mixers. It uses enhanced processing to deliver more processing channels and functionality. Stealth Core 2 includes an updated user experience, including a brand new graphic interface on console screens as well as upgraded processor power, which means Full Dynamic EQ, DiGiTuBes and MB Dynamics on every channel and bus—in addition to larger channel counts.

Read more: Video Tour: DiGiCo Stealth Core 2 Upgrade

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Professional Wireless Systems added more gear to future-proof their services and make life easier for productions.
Professional Wireless Systems added more gear to future-proof their services and make life easier for productions.

Professional Wireless Systems repackaged its rental fleet to provide smaller gear footprints and faster load-in/out times. They also added H4 range transmitters to its Shure Axient rigs, planning ahead for future spectrum availability. In order to stay spectrally efficient, the company also added additional RAD UV-1G com systems and VHF Lectrosonics IFB systems. Rounding out the upgrades are the Shure ULXD systems, Shure BRH440M and BRH441M headsets, Shure KSM8 capsules, Clear-Com FreeSpeak II and Bel 64-channel Dante monitors.

Read more: Professional Wireless Systems Upgrades Gear

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Josh Perlman at WorldStage was promoted to the position of director of LED Services
Josh Perlman at WorldStage was promoted to the position of director of LED Services

WorldStage expanded its LED department. They promoted Josh Perlman to the position of director of LED Services and hired Wayne Romanowski and Stewart Douglas as senior LED technicians.

Read more: WorldStage Expands LED Display Capabilities

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