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GDS LiteWare makes UK TV debut on 'Friday Night with Jonathan Ross'

GDS LiteWare makes UK TV debut on 'Friday Night with Jonathan Ross'

j-ross-mar-2.jpgGlobal Design Solutions innovative LiteWare range recently made its Television debut on the BBC's ‘Friday Night with Jonathan Ross' show, which featured Lionel Richie and Sparks.Episode eight of the current series of the BBC show saw Lionel Richie performing an impromptu duet with Jonathan Ross. While the pair performed Lionel's classic number “Three times a lady”, LiteWare fittings, controlled wirelessly by DMX, illuminated the underside of the piano and along the front of the stage. At the conclusion of duet, the lighting crew removed the fittings and deployed them at the front of the performance stage for the live performance from US Pop Rock band Sparks.

Richard Martin Lighting, who supplied the BBC show from their inventory of LiteWare hire stock, decided to undertake a screen test on the LED uplighter to ascertain its performance in front of the camera. They gave a number of fittings to the Chris Kempton, Lighting Designer on ‘Friday Night with Jonathan Ross', to test the performance of the unit on camera and to determine how easy the fittings were to deploy.

Chris Kempton, Lighting Designer commented,

“The LiteWare UL proved a very useful tool. They were quick to set up and the ability to position them anywhere, and re position at short notice, with no cables to worry about proved extremely beneficial. Certainly on location they would be an excellent fixture with their very short set up time. They seemed to be well made and the charging set up well thought through. I will certainly be using them again”.

LiteWare UL is a battery powered RGB uplighter with wireless DMX control. LiteWare is a stand-alone controllable light source with 24 hours battery life, the cable-less fitting allows quick and easy installation and set-up, reducing man hours and cost for the user or installer. The fitting is charged either by placing it in its custom flightcase with charging distribution built-in or with a stand-alone power-supply. A floor-bracket which allows the fitting to be mounted at an angle for versatility is also available.

Global Design Solutions is an award winning technology based manufacturing company specialising in innovative product development and supply to the entertainment and associated industries.

For more information contact the USA Office e-mail: [email protected] Tel: +1 201 824 5082


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