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LIVING IN A DIGITAL CAVE

LIVING IN A DIGITAL CAVE

Data is not information… Text:/ Andy Ciddor We’re hearing a lot about ‘Big Data’ at the moment. Although having very big sets of data is hardly a new phenomenon (think weather observations and telephone books), the label is quite new and it’s being grasped firmly with both hands by the marketing people who are already
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April 11, 2014 Projects

BORN AGAIN

BORN AGAIN

Heritage treasure by day and working production space by night. Text:/ Robert Clark Image:/ Brett Boardman Photography As Arthur Stace wandered the streets of Sydney between 1930 and 1965, sporadically crouching down to chalk ‘Eternity’ on pavements from Wynyard to Glebe, he couldn’t have imagined just how ‘eternal’ his inscriptions really were. A replica of his distinctive copperplate
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April 11, 2014 Projects

BEAM ME UP

BEAM ME UP

A lighting installation makes its mark in the White Night skies over Melbourne. Text and Images:/ Paul Collison It isn’t often that one walks away from a project with complete satisfaction. I can probably count on one hand the number of times that has happened in my career. Usually the circumstances around the project can lead
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April 11, 2014 Projects

MOVING MOUNTAINS

MOVING MOUNTAINS

The Auckland Museum brings Everest to life in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the first ascent. Text:/ Derek Powell Aucklanders are fiercely proud of their home-grown hero Sir Edmund Hillary who, along with Tenzing Norgay, made the first successful ascent of the world’s highest peak. Sir Ed, as he is fondly known in New
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February 21, 2014 Projects

TDC LANDMARK LIGHT UP

TDC LANDMARK LIGHT UP

The team at Technical Direction Company (TDC) delivered spectacular projections at multiple landmarks during December 2013 including: St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, Melbourne Town Hall and the Old Post Office, Newcastle. TDC supplied over 30 high-brightness Barco digital video projectors incorporating Barco’s latest 26,000-lumen HD projectors, in addition to Barco 22K and 20K projectors along with
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February 21, 2014 Projects

WANNA BET?

WANNA BET?

Staking the Sportsbet farm on the move to IPTV. Text:/ Andy Ciddor Images:/ Jarrod Bell Bookmaking has always been a pure information business, where knowing the form, knowing the weather, knowing the spread of the odds and knowing everything else possible about the circumstances of the wager is hugely important in offering punters the most
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February 21, 2014 Projects

RIEDEL AT THE OLYMPICS

RIEDEL AT THE OLYMPICS

Riedel Communications' MediorNet fibre-based network is supporting the Winter Olympics
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February 14, 2014 Projects

WAKE UP!

WAKE UP!

The Ten technology team faced some challenges on this project.
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January 21, 2014 Projects

CUE THE Q-BALL

CUE THE Q-BALL

90 remote-controlled cameras will show that North Queensland isn’t for everyone.
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December 18, 2013 Projects

Rocking Hard

Rocking Hard

A new audio matrix with iOS control? Rock ’n’ roll! Text:/ Graeme Hague It’s easy to take global franchises for granted and forget that some of these retail behemoths had humble beginnings – even almost accidental ones. Such is the case with the Hard Rock Cafe. The original venue was opened in 1971 by two
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December 17, 2013 Projects