Adam Wilson and Alex Sherman
UK - PCL Live, founded by Adam Wilson, is a leading audio-visual company in the Northeast of Scotland. With impressive industry experience in installation projects, event equipment hire and operation, live streaming, and video production services for over 15 years, Wilson has driven PCL Live to operate using modern technology, with a focus around Leyard Europe products.
“One of the main benefits of Leyard screens is that they’re modular, so we can build them in any configuration needed, which gives us a unique selling point,” says Alex Sherman, business development and technical manager at PCL Live. “Adam has always wanted to push boundaries, and expand delivering the latest low power, green technologies and we didn’t see any other AV companies in the area doing this.
“One of the reasons we wanted to work with Leyard Europe is because they offer a complete range of screen solutions with a strong clear environmental policy as well as super power efficient products that will fit with any project we’re asked to do. I don’t see us going anywhere else.”
“Using Leyard Europe products has given us the opportunity to assist in some truly unique and exciting projects,” says Sherman. “We have provided two 6x3m outdoor video walls for the Gothenburg Greats event for Aberdeen football club, which was a huge occasion for the city. We have also provided a host of different sized video walls for events and conferences that have blown the clients expectation out of the water.
“The feedback we have had from using these products to display their presentations, videos and graphics has been fantastic and it is always a special feeling when you watch a client see their project come to life.”
The versatility of the 4K LED panels and the cost-efficient way in which they run is something Sherman appreciates, but he also expresses his admiration of the light-weight design. “It’s incredibly easy to set up, and it’s very light,” he says. “Most clients are surprised we can transport the whole wall in one van - usually something like this could take three or four vans due to vehicle weight capacities - so it is extremely cost-efficient for us and our clients, as we can pass that cost savings on.”
When the team had opportunity to work with engineering procurement and construction provider Global E&C’s Challenge Centre to upgrade its existing LCD wall, Wilson had his eyes firmly locked on Leyard Europe’s interactive direct view all-in-one LED walls, and the result is technologically stunning.
The striking 162” 4K LED screen with touchscreen functionality is not only the right fit for Global E&C’s Challenge Centre in terms of its technical specification, but it is environmentally focused, prioritising the repurposing of materials and reducing energy usage. “Their previous screen was made up of 12 individual LCD panels, costing thousands per year on energy, even before taking into account the heat that was being generated required the air conditioning to be on all the time,” Sherman explains. “The running costs are now only a few hundred pounds per year, and functionality has increased 10-fold.”
“We are always delighted to support PCL,” says Leyard Europe’s business development director, Luke Marler-Hausen. “They are really making waves in the market with their strong environmental values and attention to detail that delivers amazing results for their clients, proving that being green doesn’t impact on the client experience or return on investment.”

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