Tech Rentals News
Purchase of the Barco HDX-W20 FLEX 20000 Lumens WUXGA 3 Chip DLP Projector!
The latest of the successful HDX family of three-chip DLP rental projectors! The HDX-W20 FLEX shares the on-board image processing, compact design, easy servicing, and preview mode features with its W12, W14 and W18 cousins, but offers a light output of 20,000 lumens. What's more, the HDX-W20 FLEX will be standard equipped with the light-on-demand option, which gives rental companies the flexibility to tune their projector's light output to the specific needs of their customer's event. Choose your brightness. One of the most striking features of the HDX-W20 FLEX is that it is standard equipped with the light-on-demand option for flexible light output. Thanks to this technology, you can fully tune the light output of the projector to your event: it can be programmed to a light output of 10,000 to 20,000 lumens in 2,000 incremental steps.
Purchase of the VARI-LITE VL3515 Spot Luminaire
The latest component in some of our HD engineering systems. In addition to the recent purchases of the VL3000's, our company has also acquired the VARI-LITE VL3515 Spot luminaire. Using the highly reliable 1500W Osram double-ended short arc lamp, the VL3515 Spot also features 6:1 zoom optics, CYM color mixing, variable CTO color temperature correction, a six-position color wheel, two gobo/effects wheels, a shutter and separate dimmer, and ultra-fast strobe mechanisms. The VL3515 luminaire has an added feature of a four-blade shutter mechanism that allows the blades to be operated independently or in unison on two planes for a clear and crisp image. The VL3515 Spot luminaire is complete with a palette of VARI*LITE gobos, effects and colors, while custom gobos, effects and colors are also available. Additionally, the fixture is similarly sized in comparison to all other Series 3000 products providing a consistent hang configuration and appearance, no matter which luminaire is required.
Purchase of the Christie Digital 14k High Definition Projector!
Tech Rentals proudly announces the purchases of the Christie Digital 14k HD, high brightness, flexible digital projector. Christie Digital has taken the award-winning M Series platform and made it brighter. The Christie HD14K-M is a flexible, efficient, 3-chip 1080 HD DLP digital projector in a sleek, compact chassis. This projector gives you a full set of options and now a higher lumen choice. The Christie M Series projector platform provides the high-performance and feature-rich standards expected in all Christie products. The most compact in its class, this projector platform has embedded warping, blending and color matching and built-in portrait capabilities that give you even more installation flexibility.
Purchase of the Vista Spyder System and Montage II Controller!
The Vista Spyder X20 is the world's most powerful video processor and presentation switcher. The Spyder X20 is a versatile hardware-based video processor combined with the flexibility of a video matrix switcher that converts and routes any signal to any destination device or combination of display devices — quickly and easily. You can drive multiple displays in any combination of edge-blended widescreen, single and multiscreen discreet applications, achieving higher brightness and enhanced image quality and resolution than has ever been possible.
When it comes to creative visual effects, the only limit is your imagination. Any input can operate as a Native High Resolution Channel, Scaled PIP, Scaled Background, or Key Channel — on any display in the system. The Spyder X20 gives users a 20 megapixel bandwidth for 16 video layers of unrestricted blending, windowing, mixing and scaling along with key frame effects for dynamic content programming capabilities in both live and pre-programmed video environments.
For more information on the Video Content Display Solution, Vista Spyder System, X20 Series, please click here.
Tech Rentals Shows Off 3D Projection Mapping at GaMPI MEC
April 29, 2013
Tech Rentals wowed the audience at this years GaMPI MEC 2013 Conference (Meeting Exploration Conference, Meeting Professionals International, Georgia Chapter), showing off the latest in 3D projection mapping technology. Utilizing Coolux's Pandoras Box and HD projection, TR demonstrated how this technology can be used to map brilliant motion video content to custom shaped scenic pieces, to create an amazing and unique looking event.
As Pandoras Box and HD projectors mapped backgrounds to a grid of custom scenic pieces and LED walls delivered eye catching visuals, the room became "alive," with the mood and the look of the room changing in an instant, as if the room had been re-set for each new presenter that entered the stage.
To see photos of projection mapping in action from this year's GaMPI Meeting Exploration Conference 2013 click the image above or click here.
Purchase of the coolux Media Systems Pandoras Box
coolux Media Systems Pandoras Box — Pandoras Box Quad Media Server: The award winning Pandoras Box Server system offers the best high performance link between projection and digital image compositing.
A turnkey solution that perfectly unites state of the art rendering technology with intuitive media- and show control. A high-quality server featuring the most powerful render-engine offers real-time compositing in 3D and allows for projection onto any shape and any surface.
Arrange videos and images freely, change colour, form and position. Pandoras Box synchronizes all video & audio sources. On-site 3D rendering, composition and editing make Pandoras Box the perfect choice for any live event or multi-media show. For more information about the Real-Time Media Compositing
Pandoras Box Server click here.
Tech Rentals Acquires ProStage, Expands to Orlando and Las Vegas
February 20, 2013
Tech Rentals, LLC, has completed the acquisition of ProStage, Inc. ProStage, founded in 1991, is an industry leading full service event staging company with offices in Orlando, Florida and Las Vegas, Nevada. Tim Piper is the founder and President of ProStage and will continue to manage this division. ProStage’s clientele includes meeting and event planners and show producers.
With the previous acquisition of The Production Solutions Group in 2009; and now with the addition of ProStage, Tech Rentals, LLC continues to be one of the premiere audio visual rental and production service providers in the country.
Tech Rentals, LLC, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia now has offices/warehouses in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee; Washington D.C., Birmingham and Huntsville, Alabama; Orlando, Florida; and Las Vegas, Nevada.
For more information on ProStage visit www.prostage.com
Tech Rentals Selected by GWCC to be Audio Visual Provider
January 10, 2013
Tech Rentals has recently been selected by Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) as the preferred and recommended in-house audio visual provider.
With the addition of Georgia World Congress Center, TR now touts the top convention centers in the southeast (Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia International Convention Center, Cobb Galleria Centre/Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and the Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart), among their in-house Hotel and Facility Division’s in-house clienteles, where they now have approximately six (6) million square feet of meeting and exhibit space under contract.
"We are so happy to welcome Tech Rentals to the GWCC as our in-house audio visual provider," said Patrick Skaggs, assistant general manager of the GWCC. "With their reputation for outstanding customer service and audio visual expertise, we know this will be a great partnership."
For more information about the GWCC visit www.gwcc.com .
New Mac Pro Video Playback/Record Systems
December 18, 2010
Just in, our new Mac Pro Video Playback/Record Systems, for file based (no tape/dvd) playback/record. For our clients, life just got easier.
File based playback and record offers complete flexibility for both the client, and the audio visual crew. With our new Mac Pro Video Playback/Record Sytems, there is no longer a need to lug around tapes or CD's.
Need a file played during your show? Simply put the file on an external drive (like a thumb drive). From your thumb drive, our technician can import your video file, put it into the playback timeline, and que it up when its time to play. It's that simple!.
For Recording, your show will be recorded to high quality video files on the machine's hard drive. At the end of your show, the files can be transfered to a portable external hard drive, which you can then take with you. If you plan to edit your footage, or post it to the web, your video is already in a workable, file based format, allowing you to quickly import it to an editing program or further compress the video for web purposes.