Oct 09, 2019
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Roger George: Thaine Morris

Why Roger George Special Effects Recommends Look Solutions Fog and Haze Machines to Hollywood Thaine Morris got his start in the special effects industry in the early 1960s and has been working in motion pictures for most of his life. His resumé speaks for itself. An Academy Award for Best Technical Achievement in 1988 for developing a pyrotechnic device with…
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October 9, 2019
Sep 03, 2019
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Fog and Haze 101: A Primer

You’ve seen fog and haze used in movies, concerts, TV shows and theatre productions, whether you realized it was created with a machine or not. Steam from a tea kettle. Billowing smoke after an explosion. An airplane flying through clouds. The appearance of lasers during a magic show. These are all effects made possible by fog or haze machines. But…
TylerMickley
September 3, 2019
Aug 17, 2019
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Introductory Guide to DMX

Introductory Guide to DMX DMX is a control protocol, or “language”. If a controller speaks DMX, and a piece of equipment hears DMX, then the controller can affect the operation of the equipment, regardless of who made what and whether it was ever imagined that the two things might be used together. A DMX controller can be as simple as…
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August 17, 2019
Aug 10, 2019
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Introductory Guide To Fog And Haze

Fog and haze differ in that fog is a thick, opaque effect that lasts a short time, while haze is a thin, translucent effect that lasts a long time. Fog is used as a special effect, whereas haze is used for lighting/atmosphere enhancement. Fog Whether created by nature or machine, fog consists of liquid droplets suspended in the air. Fog…
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August 10, 2019
May 28, 2019
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KISS: The Final Tour Ever

"The band requested the biggest KISS show they have ever done," says Robert Long coproduction designer and manager of SRae Productions. "Given their past as innovators of showmanship, Pyro, and stage gags, we knew this would prove to be an interesting undertaking. the biggest request was to modernize the show and keep them relevant with today's bigger touring productions. The…
TylerMickley
May 28, 2019
May 20, 2019
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PLSN Spotlights Look Solutions USA

15 Successful Years of Bringing German Engineering and High-Quality Manufacturing to the U.S. Market The funny thing about atmospheric products in the American market (Fog, Haze, Cryo) is that there exists a small number of companies that do it really well, and every]one raves about their products and reliability. Maybe most important of all, allowing their name to be associated…
TylerMickley
May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019
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Metallica WorldWired Tour

For years Metallica has delivered high energy, sonically powerful performances. So of course, an equally remarkable and awe inspiring effects display should accompany such a show. The WorldWired Tour in 2019 did not disappoint. With heavy fog and a dynamic light show, Metallica has sustained their exciting and theatrical reputation.  
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May 20, 2019
Apr 05, 2017
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Look Solutions Viper NT’s at Super Bowl LI Halftime Show

The Look Solutions Viper NT has become the go-to solution for creating trickles of smoke for extended periods of time.  We saw this at the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony, the Beyonce Formation Tour, and now the Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show.  Unlike other foggers on the market, the Viper NT's output is adjustable in 1% increments (you want 17% -…
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April 5, 2017
Oct 05, 2016
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Viper NT at the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

With the Olympics being among the highest profile of events, internationally, it is imperative to have a reliable production. Millions of viewers watching, enjoying the most modern live design today has to offer yields a need for flawless performance. It is no surprise that the Viper NT was the productions go-to fog unit. Check out this quick recap video showing the Viper…
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October 5, 2016
Sep 26, 2016
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Are Fog Machines Safe?

There are several types of fog machines, but this article will deal with the type that uses fog fluid and converts it into a smoke-like effect.  These are commonly used in haunted houses, on dance floors, and on stages. There are many manufacturers and models so it’s impossible to say whether all are safe, but I will explain how they…
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September 26, 2016
Jun 27, 2016
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Beyoncé’s Formation Tour

    When an artist like Beyoncé hits the road for a tour, it is typically a massive undertaking. A large crew, high budget production, and top performing equipment to ensure the highest quality of entertainment. The Formation Tour of 2016 was nothing short of a traveling juggernaut for the touring and production industry. A "Gear" spotlight was featured in…
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June 27, 2016
May 27, 2016
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Billboard Music Awards 2016

Did you tune in to see the Billboard Music Awards on May 22nd? If you missed it, here is the opening performance from Britney Spears! Look Solutions Viper NT's with Quick Fog are providing the heavy atmospherics for the performance. A big thank you to Strictly F/X for continually having faith in our machines! https://youtu.be/-H31vvgj8ys
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May 27, 2016
Jul 09, 2015
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Williamsport, Maryland Warehouse Location Change

Maryland to North Carolina As of July 1st, 2015 our Williamsport, Maryland warehouse has moved to Wilmington, North Carolina! If you deal directly with our representative Hunter Totty from that location please be advised of the locational & communication changes. The new address & phone are: Look Solutions USA, Ltd. 432 Landmark Dr. Unit #1 Wilmington, NC 28412 Phone -…
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July 9, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
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INFOCOMM 2015

We'd like to thank everyone who stopped by the Look Solutions USA booth during INFOCOMM 2015. We all had a great time! Trade Shows are an excellent place to exhibit products with a store front mentality. We truly enjoy showing our machines hands on, directly to the consumer, technician, lighting director, whoever... Here is a little recap video showing our…
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June 29, 2015
Feb 16, 2015
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Have You Seen Us?

Over the past few years Look Solutions has worked with many incredible performers, film makers, athletes, amusement centers, etc... Do you recognize our fog & haze in any of these productions?
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February 16, 2015
Apr 19, 2014
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Look Solutions’ Cryo Fog HP essential to Lady GaGa Tonight Show Performance

Look Solutions’ Cryo Fog HP essential to Lady GaGa Tonight Show Performance. Williamsport, MD (Feb. 18, 2014) – Look Solutions’ Cryo Fog HP played an essential role in providing a safe performance for Lady Gaga on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, February 18, 2014. An email from John Greenfield Special Effects Director For NBC stated,” I ….have the opportunity…
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April 19, 2014
Aug 26, 2013
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New online store launched

We're proud to announce the launch of our new online store! This new store exists separately from the main site and allows us to better serve our customers. Accounts created on the old store system were not carried over to the new store. This means that you will be required to create a new account. We apologize for any inconvenience this…
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August 26, 2013
Jul 19, 2012
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Technology Meets Fashion When Look Solutions’ TINY CX Fog Generator Triggers Designer Anouk Wipprecht’s Smoke Dress

Smoke Dress Look Solutions' TINY CX compact, battery-operated fog generator is small enough to be wearable but who knew it would form the basis for the Smoke Dress? Developed by Netherlands-based fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht in collaboration with designer Aduen Darriba, the Smoke Dress was unveiled at the Dutch Electronic Art Festival in Rotterdam and is currently being shown at…
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July 19, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
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Look Solutions’ Unique Hazer Rocks with Penn State Thespians’ “Aida” Musical

Look Solutions' Unique2.1 hazer made its debut with the Penn State Thespians when the theatrical company recently premiered the musical "Aida" in a four-performance run at the 946-seat Schwab Auditorium on campus. Founded in 1897, the Penn State Thespians marked their 200th show with the staging of the musical version of the Verdi opera. "Aida" won a 2000 Tony Award…
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June 8, 2012
May 25, 2012
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The Holy Land Experience Uses Look Solutions’ Foggers and Hazers to Enhance Theatrical Presentations

Look Solutions’ foggers and hazers are enhancing The Holy Land Experience for visitors to the Orlando-based living biblical museum and park.  The attraction, a mission of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, brings the world of the Bible alive through educational, inspirational, theatrical and historical elements. The Holy Land Experience has invested in an array of Look Solutions products, including six Viper…
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May 25, 2012