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My company, Chameleon Productions, designed the lasers for the 3 Doors Down/Nickelback tour. We wanted to recreate the kind of large laser shows we did back in the 80s and 90s. There haven't been a lot of lasers in concerts over the past ten years — pretty much just scan patterns overhead. But in the 80s, before everything was computerized, there were more complicated matrix patterns, or beam patterns with multiple mirrors over the audience and over the band, not just off on the side. We

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