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XL Video Supports Olivier Awards with MasterCard for Fifth Consecutive Year Posted: 25/04/2015
XL Video Supports  Olivier Awards with MasterCard for Fifth Consecutive Year

Working with the Society of London Theatre, XL Video supported the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard with the supply of video screens, media servers and control systems in two London locations, and once again sponsored the award for Best Set Design.

Tags: XL Video | Olivier Awards | Barco Encore2 | MiStrip | LED | Catalyst Media Server | ITV | ROE Visual MC-7T
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XL Video Says So Long to Earls Court With Bombay Bicycle Club Posted: 21/01/2015
XL Video Says So Long to Earls Court With Bombay Bicycle Club

The very last music show to be staged at Londons famous Earls Court concert and exhibition venue which is being demolished - saw indie rockers Bombay Bicycle Club deliver an enthusiastic and enigmatic  set, complete with some very special guests including the legendary Dave Gilmour  - in the final show of their So Long See You Tomorrow album campaign and world tour.

Tags: XL Video | Earls Court | Bombay Bicycle Club | Squib | Catalyst Media Server | video | projection | IMAG
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XL and Vis-A-Vis Video Collaborate for Alfie Boe Tour Posted: 12/01/2015
XL and Vis-A-Vis Video Collaborate for Alfie Boe Tour

Tony Award winning tenor Alfie Boe completed a very successful UK arena tour just before Christmas with video designed by Stuart Merser of Vis-A-Vis Video and the camera / projection package supplied by XL Video.

Tags: XL Video | Vis-A-Vis | IMAG | Alfie Boe | Catalyst Media Server
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XL Video and Il Divo Affair Continues Posted: 28/10/2014
XL Video and Il Divo Affair Continues

XL Video, the UKs leading live music video production specialist, is supplying LED screens, and IMAG projection system and camera / PPU for the continuing Il Divo A Musical Affair tour, now on its final leg through the UK and Europe.

The tours video elements are being co-ordinated on the road by Stuart Merser of Vis- -Vis Video who designed the touring screen and visual concept, is directing the camera mix and also produced all the playback content together with James Cooksey from Basic Monkey and Ben Mason at Red Dog.

Tags: XL Video | Il Divo | Pixled F-11 | IMAG | PPU | Catalyst Media Server | LED | screens
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XL Video UK Invests in New Fleet of Media Servers Posted: 16/06/2014
XL Video UK Invests in New Fleet of Media Servers

XL Videos UK operation has announced a major upgrade to its fleet of media servers. The new servers, and accompanying custom-designed housings, are built around the newest Apple MacPro computers.

With live video production constantly evolving and requiring ever more powerful control systems, XL has taken the decision to invest in the newest Apple 3.5GHx 6-core Intel Xeon E5 Mac Pro machines to form the heart of its media server fleet.

Tags: XL Video | Catalyst Media Server | Apple MacPro
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XL Video Towers Above for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 World Premiere Posted: 09/05/2014
XL Video Towers Above for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 World Premiere

Londons Leicester Square was chosen as the venue for the world premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 the latest instalment of the Marvel Comics franchise from Columbia Pictures.

Tags: XL Video | MC-& LED | screens | Catalyst Media Server | Premiere | Spider-Man 2

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XL Video at The BRIT Awards 2014 with MasterCard Posted: 17/03/2014
XL Video at The BRIT Awards 2014 with MasterCard

The BRIT Awards 2014 with MasterCard - hailed as one of the liveliest and most compelling to date for content, production and visual presentation - featured a fresh and epic look at Londons O2 Arena with an eye-catching stage set designed by Peter Bingemann and XL Video once again supplying LED screens, projection and crew.

Tags: XL Video | The Brits 2014 | IMAG | PPU | Absen 6mm LED | Catalyst Media Server
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XL Video Supplies Cisco Live 2014 in Milan Posted: 23/02/2014
XL Video Supplies Cisco Live 2014 in Milan

XL Video provided a range of video solutions including 60 metre widescreen projection and control, cameras / PPU and crew, together with LED screens and general AV support for Cisco Live 2014 in Milan Italy, working for event producers George P. Johnson.

Tags: XL Video | Cisco Live 2014 | projection | screens | LED | PPU | Catalyst Media Server | Barco | Panasonic | Sony | PowerPoint | Keynote | PlaybackPro
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XL Video Supplies 2014 National Television Awards Posted: 13/02/2014
XL Video Supplies 2014 National Television Awards

XL Video supplied a large high definition LED screen, media server control, projection relays and screen management for the hugely popular 2014 National Television Awards, hosted by Dermot OLeary at Londons O2 Arena.

Tags: XL Video | National TV Awards | Indigo Television | Catalyst Media Server | LED | TX broadcast
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XL Events Supplies Video Projection Package for Huawei Ascend P6 Launch Posted: 07/07/2013
XL Events Supplies Video Projection Package for Huawei Ascend P6 Launch

For the European launch of the Huawei Ascend P6 in London, XL Events supplied a multi-screen blended projection, HD camera system, media servers and control.

Chinese electronics giant, Huawei, recently introduced their flagship Ascend P6 smartphone to gathered media in London. Huaweis creative event agency, Uniplan of Hong Kong, designed an immersive 180 degree projection onto gauze followed by a reveal at the end of the presentation to give attendees access to the experiential area behind.

Tags: XL Events | Huawei Ascend P6 | Barco Projectors | Catalyst Media Server | Sony HXC100 | smartphone

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XL Video Supplies Video Package for the 2013 Olivier Awards Posted: 10/05/2013
XL Video Supplies Video Package for the 2013 Olivier Awards

The Olivier Awards are a glittering celebration of the very best of British Theatre, recognising actors and productions alike for stunning performances across a range of genres.

For the 3rd consecutive year, XL Video sponsored the Award for Best Set Design (won by Bunny Christie and Finn Ross for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time) as well as supplying video equipment for the awards ceremony.

At Londons Royal Opera House, XL supplied the centre-stage LED screen, built from Pixled FX-11, 12 tiles wide by 7 tiles high, which linked up with the ITV broadcast feed and displayed live camera relay, VT clips and nomination packages.

The main screen was matched on either side by two dynamic portrait orientated screens measuring 5 x 6 tiles and 5 x 8 tiles respectively, which showed nominee logos, special guest awards and Olivier logos.

Content for the

Tags: XL Video | Olivier Awards | Broadcast | LED | Pixled FX-11 | IMAG | Catalyst Media Server | MiStrip
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XL Video Supplies Biffy Clyro Opposites UK Arena tour Posted: 18/04/2013
XL Video Supplies Biffy Clyro Opposites UK Arena tour

XL Video supplied full video production including 457 tiles of Pixled F12 LED, PPU / cameras, Catalyst media servers and crew for the recent UK arena leg of Biffy Clyros Opposites world tour.

The Ayrshire rockers sixth studio album has been their first to take the Number One slot creating huge excitement! The sold out tour featured a fabulous set created by show designer / director Misty Buckley, an intricate tree-like structure at first glance which at second squint could morph into of a pair of lungs, complete with the arterial / branch complexity of both structures. This set piece also featured integral video elements.

It was b

Tags: XL Video | PPU | IMAG | LED | Pixled F12 | Catalyst Media Servers | Biffy Clyro
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XL Events Supplies Scenic LED for UK Premiere of A Good Day To Die Hard Posted: 08/03/2013
XL Events Supplies Scenic LED for UK Premiere of A Good Day To Die Hard

For the UK premiere of the fifth installment of the Die Hard franchise, Twentieth Century Fox brought in Premier to produce the London premiere of A Good Day To Die Hard.

Reflecting the full-on action of the movie, and providing a backdrop for the arriving stars including Bruce Willis and Jai Courtney, the Leicester Square premiere included a genuine ex-active-service helicopter alongside the red carpet outside the Odeon.

Tags: XL Events | LEDs | Premier | Catalyst Media Server | Pixled FX-11 | Odeon
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XL Events Gets In On the Action with Autosport Live Posted: 10/02/2013
XL Events Gets In On the Action with Autosport Live

Continuing a successful long-running relationship, XL Events has once again supplied projection, controls and additional screens for the high-octane Live Action Arena at the annual Autosport International show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham UK.

Tags: XL Events | projection | screens | Autosport | Barco | Network Productions | Catalyst Media Server | Haymarket Exhibitions
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XL Events Supplies National Television Awards Posted: 06/02/2013
XL Events Supplies National Television Awards

XL Events supplied video production - including high powered projection system, control, screen management and crew - for the 2013 National Television Awards,  broadcast live on ITV from Londons O2 Arena.

Tags: XL Video | Awards | ITV | XL Events | O2 Arena | Catalyst media server | Barco | projectors
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