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5 Star Cases for Venezuela OB’s W isbech UK based 5 Star Cases - Europes leading flightcase manufacturer has supplied a substantial quantity of cases to OB specialists Megahertz. The Corporate Events Technical Showcase L ast month, Swindon based Corporate Events held a special Technical Showcase at their Swindon headquarters to demonstrate the amazing range of state of the art audio and visual effects that are now available to companies wishing to keep abreast of the developments in presentation technology. The show included special effects for conferences, product launches and exhibitions. Among the technologies shown off were the new glassless 3D LED screens, Christie’s digital tiles and the eye popping project mapping display which is a permanent installation in the main gallery at Corporate Events. The cases form part of a shipment of eight vehicles that have been dispatched from Ely, Cambridgeshire based Megahertz to South American broadcaster, Vision Venezuela (ViVe), a government owned cultural broadcasting organisation. The project comprised two complete Mercedes 2532 OB trucks and two 2532 Tender vehicles which carry all the flightcases containing the loose gear, plus four further vehicles, two for Satellite News Gathering and two for Production all built on Toyota Land cruiser bases. Powerful conference tools such as the linked multiple iPad system from Event Pad; allowing up to 1500 delegates to follow a presentation on supplied pre- programmed iPads, showed how far computing has moved on. So did the entertaining Seahorse interactive displays which included customisable virtual scratch cards, perfect for attracting visitors to an exhibition stand. The largest display were the programmable hanging screens; CES 12mm pixel lightweight LED panels at 500 x 1000mm each. The panels were tiled to create 4 drops 4m high x 1m wide. Able to show a range of intense designs and moving patterns, the panels are regulars on TV shows such as X Factor and add real glamour to any event. The event, which ran from 1pm until 8pm, attracted a steady flow of existing and potential clients which included representatives from Nationwide, Honda, Excalibur and Intel amongst others. Achieving DCI compliance Doremi, the world leader in digital cinema technology, have announced that its cutting-edge, digital entertainment offering, the IMS1000, has passed the Compliance Test Plan (CTP) and achieved the Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) standard of excellence. The unique integrated media server is the first commercially available single-board Integrated Media Server (IMS) solution for DLP® projectors on the market. Key features include a combined Screen Management System (SMS), digital storage and a secure DCI Image Media block in a compact form that fits inside DLP projectors. 20 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE TV-BA073JAN13.indd 20 11/01/2013 14:17