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Time To Do Some Work Now

Time To Do Some Work Now

Ampd Electronics’ AVIA-shortlisted audio work on the Scooby Doo Coaster. When Warner Bros Movie World’s Scooby Doo Coaster was closed to make way for the Next Generation transformation, anticipation from the ride’s fans was high.  The ride is one of Warner Bros Movie World’s most popular attractions. The ride was closed in late 2018 for
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November 8, 2019 Projects

Gaming The System

Gaming The System

The Electric Canvas takes projection systems to new heights. Text:/ John O’Brien Running a show can be nerve-wracking for technical production teams at the best of times but no more so than when you are going live to the whole world. The 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing ceremonies at Carrara Stadium on the Gold
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November 8, 2019 Projects

Lab Wrap

Lab Wrap

We put the University of Sydney’s new Superlabs under the microscope. Text:/ Christopher HolderPhotos:/ HDR Rice Daubney Architects Superlabs are working, in spite of their inherent limitations.  After all, no one is suggesting the best ‘mode’ of pedagogy is to address a vast, acoustically-hostile space filled with 100-plus bemused and labcoat-bedecked new students and expect
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November 8, 2019 Projects

Force of Nature

Force of Nature

What does it take to create a series of interactive and immersive environments that will be experienced by over a million visitors a year?  Text:/ Derek PowellPhotos:/ Colin McLellan The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa for short) is a constantly evolving institution, charged with presenting and exploring the heritage of the
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November 8, 2019 Projects

AMBION GMBH EXPLORES INNOVATIVE EVENT TECHNOLOGIES WITH BLACKTRAX

AMBION GMBH EXPLORES INNOVATIVE EVENT TECHNOLOGIES WITH BLACKTRAX

Over 250 guests were in attendance throughout the entire nine-day AMBION Digital Jungle Open House event. Those in attendance enjoyed an hour-long sensory journey of entertaining, inspiring and unique installations focused on tracking, immersive interactivity, sensor technology, dynamic real-time control and reactive, generative content uitlising BlackTrax, disguise and Notch technologies. Based throughout Germany, AMBION is
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October 11, 2019 Projects

MORE AUDIO FOR SPORT – BOSE AND LINEA FOR SYDNEY FC

MORE AUDIO FOR SPORT – BOSE AND LINEA FOR SYDNEY FC

Sydneys’ The P.A. People have recreated their iconic ‘Speaker Carts’, designed to provide quality sound reinforcement in stadiums. This significantly expands their inventory of Bose ShowMatch Delta-Q cabinets and Linea Research amplification. “Shortly after we deployed our first Bose ShowMatch system for the Sydney Kings in Qudos Bank Arena in October, we were approached by
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October 9, 2019 Projects

THE SUN-HERALD CITY2SURF

THE SUN-HERALD CITY2SURF

The Sun-Herald City2Surf – presented by Westpac – is the world’s largest fun run. Around 80,000 runners and spectators get involved, starting in the city CBD and finishing at the iconic Bondi Beach. The P.A. People have always been a small but integral part of that substantial exercise. They provided an interfaced bespoke communications system
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October 8, 2019 Projects

CT INSTALLS ‘A PALACE IN MOTION’ AT QASR AL WATAN

CT INSTALLS ‘A PALACE IN MOTION’ AT QASR AL WATAN

Qasr Al Watan ‘Palace of the Nation’ is the UAE’s newest cultural landmark situated in the presidential palace compound in Abu Dhabi. It was opened to the public on Monday 11th March with the aim to give visitors a deeper understanding of the UAE’s values and traditions while preserving the heritage of the country. The
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September 30, 2019 Projects

REDNET AT HEART OF SPIRITLAND PRODUCTIONS ALL-IP OUTSIDE BROADCAST VAN

REDNET AT HEART OF SPIRITLAND PRODUCTIONS ALL-IP OUTSIDE BROADCAST VAN

UK-based Spiritland Productions owns and operates a 36-foot-long Mercedes outside broadcast van dubbed Spiritland One, helping the firm record and produce concerts and broadcasts onsite. The van is also historic – it’s the first all-IP networked production vehicle of its type in the UK, and that’s enabled by the implementation of nearly two dozen RedNet
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September 27, 2019 Projects

CHRISTIE PANDORAS BOX ENABLES AMAZING VISUALS AT BASKETBALL WORLD CUP OPENING CEREMONY

CHRISTIE PANDORAS BOX ENABLES AMAZING VISUALS AT BASKETBALL WORLD CUP OPENING CEREMONY

The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup tournament kicked off in the Chinese capital with a spectacular opening ceremony featuring eye-catching onstage visuals that were created using the Christie Pandoras Box real-time video processing and show control system. Held at the National Aquatics Center (Water Cube) on August 30, the event captivated audiences with a rousing
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September 27, 2019 Projects