Prolyte Group held a three day training course at DWR Distribution in Johannesburg from 1-3 November. Key Account Manager Europe and North Africa, Date Jonkman and Ruud De Deugd from Prolyte Group led the training, focusing on basic rigging techniques and safety standards in the industry.
"Training is so important in the industry and when working with rigging specifically, most people are not well educated and end up learning on the job, from someone who learned from someone else, who probably learned from someone who may not have learned to do it properly," says De Deugd. "That is why Prolyte does these kinds of campuses, worldwide, just to get more knowledge and more awareness of the proper way to work with trussing."Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Over 100 units of iMira screen are on their way to South Africa as part of the Gearhouse Group's year-end technology upgrade. The new screens are scheduled to arrive ahead of the festive season events and New Year's functions.
Ultra slim, lightweight and easy-to-use; iMira digital posters are a convenient, cost effective and eye-catching way of displaying promotional content, way-finder information, boardroom schedules or client welcome information. The system operates on patented cable-less connection technology, which means that content can be uploaded to the screens via USB or wirelessly. Marketed as a "plug-and-play" broadcast and communication system; iMira is particularly easy to use – no complicated configuring, wiring or programming required. Just plug in your USB, the on-board 5GB media player extracts the information in minutes and you are good to go. There is also an HDMI input /output option to link to PC or to link up to 8 panels together as a "video wall" if required.Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Johnny Clegg's return to the Teatro, Montecasino after more than three years, saw the celebrated artist share the stage with not only several other local artists, but also the newest LED screen from LEDVision.
The two Johnny Clegg and Friends concerts at the Teatro recently, Johnny Clegg's first performance at Montecasino in over three years, not only guest starred an array of well-known talented South African artists, but also debuted LEDVision's latest, impressive Radiant BP3 LED screen. The show was opened by three-time SAMA nominated singer/songwriter Tailor, while Johnny Clegg was also joined on stage by the Soweto Gospel Choir, Ross Learmonth of Prime Circle and Francois Van Coke.Nov 17, 2016 Read More
Like many other multi-disciplined Gearhouse staff members, 35 year old, Prashna Parsoot has worked her way up through the organisational ranks the hard way; learning admin, accounts, operations, sales and most recently project management during her nine years at Gearhouse System Solutions. "I have worked on system integration projects at the new General Electric Africa Innovation Centre, Menlyn Shopping Centre, uShaka Marine World, the Botswana National Stadium and Silverstar Casino. I also assisted with the installation at FNB (Soccer City) stadium and Moses Mabhida Stadium during the 2010 World Cup period and I have been fortunate to keep continuously moving forward, learning, growing and striving to meet client expectations" she explains.
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More than technical expertise required for the 35th International Geological Congress
INHOUSE Venue Technical Management (IVTM), supported by the Cape Town branch of Gearhouse South Africa, (a team of 82 technicians), were extremely proud to deliver a successful service for the 35th IGC – International Geological Congress. Cape Town International Convention Centre and the Westin Cape Town hotel hosted over 4000 delegates between 27 August and 5 September 2016.Sep 19, 2016 Read More
The Parlotones recently took to the stage at the Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg, for Parlotones Orchestrated Live. For this concert, the band performed with an 11-piece orchestra backing, vocalist and conductor. With a chamber ensemble, arranged and conducted by composer and musician Brendan Jury, who also played the Viola, the well-known music of the band had a fresh sound for the audience.Sep 19, 2016 Read More
Splitbeam purchases 14 additional ETC Source Four Revolutions for the South African tour of Annie
Gearhouse Splitbeam is a long-term professional Theatre equipment rental company which, according to its Managing Director Alistair Kilbee, prides itself on being one of only a handful of true theatre lighting specialists able to supply the requirements of international touring productions from West End, Broadway or anywhere else in the world.Sep 19, 2016 Read More