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A Symphonie in Lights, Lasers and Video

With “autoSYMPHONICS”, this summer the city of Mannheim / Germany saw an amazing multimedia event on the 125th aniversary of automobilism.For the very first time, “autoSYMPHONICS”, a symphonie in light, Video and Sound, thrilled around 17.000 audience and left them indeed breathless. “autoSYMPHONICS” shows a retrospective on 125 years history of automobiles and also gives a clue,... more details

Impression, new Spot One and G-LEC make the day at Germany’s biggest indoor rave

In 1991, an instantaneous idea to help a local radio station set the path for what would end up as Germany’s greatest indoor rave – MAYDAY. Traditionally held on the night before May 1st, MAYDAY has been in residence since 1997 at Dortmund’s Westfalenhallen. Just as the ARENA in hall 1 represents Trance and softer sounds, so the EMPIRE in hall 3 draws fans of hard Techno and Electro. Inside the... more details

G-LEC Solaris+ stands out on the Chemical Brothers world tour

Part of the problem with traditional LED screens is that the images on them are – well – a bit flat. And in large arenas, anyone seated to the side may have difficulty viewing them. Although they’ve paid full price for their ticket, they may not get to see much of the visuals. So for the Chemical Brothers latest world tour, production designer Paul Normandale decided to think outside the box –... more details

G-LEC and Videotechnik Bär bestow a worthy finale on a very cultural year

Ruhr .2010 – THE FINALE As its year as the Culture Capital of Europe came to a close, the Ruhr region in Germany celebrated on December 18 with a  massive multi-media show broadcast live on Germany’s national WDR TV from three separate locations. The main event was staged at the disused Nordsternplatz coal mine in Gelsenkirchen which, using the latest video technology, was transformed into a... more details

Charlys Checkpoint add G-LEC Phantom30 for impressive stage backdrop

At the end of November, a glitzy party took place at the Schwarzwaldhalle in Karlsruhe, to celebrate financial service provider, ASCENT AG’s 20th anniversary. This was masterminded by Christian Moran, head of production for event technology provider, Charly’s Checkpoint GmbH — who had the opportunity to specify GLP’s new Volkslicht with zoom capability.The multi-purpose facility, which was... more details

G-LEC’s Solaris+ for Germany’s SMS festival / Kronleuchter aus Solaris+ von G-LEC

This year’s SonneMondSterne Festival (SMS) was the perfect launch pad for G-LEC’s new Solaris+, which literally took centre stage in the main tent, in the shape of a stunning LED chandelier. With all lighting and video equipment in the main tent provided by event services agency HELI-Showequipment, the company’s director Uwe Heinrich took the opportunity to use G-LEC’s Solaris+ to create a... more details

“Spot On” at PLASA / „Spot an“ auf der PLASA 2010

GLP and G-LEC used their imposing stand, located right inside the main entrance at London’s Earls Court, to set the scene and whet the appetite of visitors. The two market leaders revealed a new benchmark in LED lighting — whether in video pixel walls or the developed optical paths of high-output production spots and washes. As the growing family of GLP impression fixtures continues to become... more details

Hanoveranian rock legends on farewell tour with G-Lec and impression / Hannoveraner Rocklegenden „Scorpions“ auf Abschiedstour

August 2010 Light and video are of priority When Germanys most famous rock export goes on world tour, their fans may expect a lot. For 45 years now the constellation around lead singer Klaus Meine has been successful - and not very quietly. But the Scorpions are not only known for their hard guitar sound, but the eyes also get a treat at every concert. Like at the ending tour at which Meine and... more details

GLP / G-LEC tour with german Hip-Hop band, Fettes Brot

Lighting designer Gunnar Loose uses a variety of impressions and G-LEC Phantom 30 frames The long-running German hip hop band Fettes Brot embarked on their latest tour of German arenas (Fettes/Brot Tour 2010) at the end of April to coincide with the release of their new dual live CD’s, Fettes and Brot. Initially the tour was planned to have taken place in smaller venues but, such was the... more details

GLP’s joint Frankfurt venture with G-LEC declared an unqualified success

GLP and G-LEC exhibited together for the first time at this year’s Pro Light+Sound Show in Frankfurt, with the large (260m²) stand fully lit with LED. This joint appearance saw nearly 120m² of G-LEC Phantom 30 LED video display and over 100 different impression units in various LED assemblies (warm and cold white / RGB / 5-colour XL / XL RGBWWC).The presentation included four new developments from... more details

G-LEC provides Brief Encounters for railway museum visitors

G-LEC Phantom30 frames have been used for an interactive art exhibition at the National Railway Museum in York. For the installation, media artists KMA formed a bridge-like structure across the roof of the exhibition space using 13 2m x 2m screens, each of which comprised four G-LEC Phantom30 frames. Artist Tom Wexler explains: “It was the railways which first created the need for standardised... more details

G-LEC Vision helps make a stage drama out of a financial crisis

On 15 September 2008, capitalism came to a grinding halt. As sub-prime mortgages and toxic securities continued to dominate the headlines, in spring 2009, London’s National Theatre asked David Hare to write an urgent and immediate work that sought to find out what had happened and why. Helping to illustrate his story was G-LEC Phantom 30. A 17m by 3m tall screen flown in and out using four chain... more details

Successful Launch for G-LEC at LDI 2009

The first ever combined G-LEC and GLP booth at the recent LDI show in Orlando has been crowned a great success. G-LEC showed some existing products in the form of the Phantom 30 video panel, but as you would expect, they also had a few tricks up their sleeve. A new version of the Phantom 30, utilising tricolor SMD LED’s is now available and customers were able to compare performance of both the... more details

Audi celebrates centenary with G-LEC Phantom 30

On the 16th and 17th October, Audi organized in Neckarsulm a weekend of activities packed with highlights to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the company. Joining in the celebrations, as the auto manufacturer with the four rings in its logo let its hair down, and making a significant contribution to the events and entertainment equipment deployed for the festivities were... more details

Impressions of PLASA 2009

As in previous years, we had a strong presence at PLASA 2009 in London, with our own corporate stand, separate from G-LEC's new owner, GLP. Continuing the G-LEC principle of innovation, the bedrock of good business, we received some extremely positive feedback on our new products. SMD tubes for Phantom 30The Phantom 30 now has the option of SMD tubes, which can be simply dropped in to... more details
Dortmund, May 2009

Massive G-LEC Solaris rig at Mayday Rave

Mayday celebrations started early in the German city of Dortmund this year. The cavernous Arena in the Westfalenhalle opened its doors to 25,000 partygoers on the 30th of April, with most leaving, bleary-eyed at 9am the following morning.The event was a truly gigantic techno rave party with a stark, utilitarian feel with gleaming lit truss corners looming out of the dark void above, urgent and... more details
'Elegant and well thought through'

Phantom Assembly - lifting the lid...

The ultimate Transparent and lightweight LED Video ScreenAs the first company to introduce transparent Low Resolution LED Video, it is not surprising that the G-LEC Phantom screen is the preferred system for the most demanding events and touring.The Rolls Royce of LED ScreensThe Phantom is not the cheapest, but has no comparison in terms of brightness, color consistency and quality. Careful... more details
Karlsruhe, March 2009

G-LEC provides glamour to the 2009 Radio Regenbogen Awards

On March 27, the 12th annual German Black Forest based Radio Rainbow awards honoured twelve national and international stars from the music, entertainment and media industries, including UK recording super star Annie Lennox and Level 42. Held at the Schwarzwaldhalle in Karlsruhe, the three hour show, sponsored by financial services company Ascent AG, together with EnBW, one of Germany’s largest... more details
Karlsbad, June 2009

G-LEC acquired by German Light Products

Following speculation regarding the future of G-LEC, the leading innovator of transparent LED video, GLP German Light Products GmbH has announced its acquisition of all assets of the G-LEC business, with immediate effect.Formed in 2001, G-LEC provides leading edge systems and solutions to the entertainment and architectural markets and enjoys a world class following. In acquiring the business, GLP... more details