Sharp NEC Display Solutions appoints DWR as a South African distributor

  Sharp NEC Display Solutions, a leading brand recognized for reliability and picture quality, has appointed DWR Distribution as a South African distributor for their well-established professional projectors. If you are in Johannesburg, please pop in at DWR within the next couple of weeks to see the laser projector currently on display in our demo […]

Hippotizer powers virtual audience and LED staging for Britain’s Got Talent Final

    UK – The 2020 final of Simon Cowell’s hugely popular TV show Britain’s Got Talent wowed millions of viewers with a spectacular LED screen stage set and virtual audience, powered by Green Hippo’s Hippotizer Boreal+ and Karst+ Media Servers.   Three active Boreal+ and one Karst+ were used for the main system, with […]

L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound in the round at Salzburg’s OVAL

  Immersive L-ISA technology creates new listening experience for Salzburg EUROPARK stage GERMANY – November 2020 – In 2005, the OVAL, designed by lauded Roman architect Massimiliano Fuksas, opened its doors at the EUROPARK shopping mall in Salzburg, Austria. The 227-seat cultural showcase stages unique shows ranging from music, drama, cabaret, cinema and more, and has […]

Rose Revitt Wins Best Debut Designer in association with Robe at The Stage Debut Awards 2020

  Robe proudly sponsored the ‘Best Designer’ category of this year’s The Stage Debut Awards which was won by set and costume designer Rose Revitt for the raw, edgy, visceral visual environment she created for “Dr Korczak’s Example” at Leeds Playhouse which was staged in January / February. The Stage Awards celebrate the very best […]

DiGiCo SD5s handle broadcast and monitor mixes for Niall Horan’s Royal Albert Hall livestream

  At the beginning of this year, singer/songwriter Niall Horan had to take the decision to cancel his Nice To Meet Ya world tour. But earlier this month, he announced a special, one-off live streamed show from London’s Royal Albert Hall and promoted by livestreaming company, Driift. Audio equipment for the show, which achieved a […]

Double standards as thousands attend ANC rally

Viral video footage of an African National Congress (ANC) rally held at the Luthuli 9L Sports Grounds in Polokwane on Sunday, 8 November, attended by thousands not adhering to the social distancing regulations, has infuriated the live events industry who have not been able to work for over eight months.   “We as the TPSA, […]

Robe United with Germany

German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit) is an annual celebration held on October 3rd, marking the anniversary of the nation’s unification in 1990, when the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic became one single, federal Germany. Being the 30th Unity Day, the 2020 event took on special significance, with even more […]

Take control with HippoSchool Online

If you are a Green Hippo user or are interested in gaining more knowledge on this powerful system, HippoSchool Online enables you to learn Basic 1 & 2 courses anywhere in your own time. Delegates will receive 6 months access to the online platform, enabling them the opportunity to visit the content whenever needed. The […]

PlatformZA is Launched

PlatformZA is an ambitious new just-launched digital pay-per-view media channel which was germinated during the first Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa. A small subscription fee covers an amount of free content and the pay-per-view price varies for other material. It is a completely new concept for South Africa and the brainchild of Christiaan Ballot from […]

L-Acoustics sounds Asia’s first post-Covid arena show for Taiwan-born pop star Eric Chou

L-Acoustics sounds Asia’s first post-Covid arena show for Taiwan-born pop star Eric Chou   K Series delivers powerful audio to 10,000 fans at  full-capacity concerts at Taipei Arena TAIPEI, Taiwan – September 2020 – While the pandemic has forced millions of music lovers into their homes across the world, the appetite for live shows was […]