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SIBYL LIBERTIES

SIBYL LIBERTIES

Tricky multifunction, multi-level college space given some AV love.  Text:/ Preshan John Women’s College is located in the Sydney suburb of Camperdown. The boarding campus caters for up to 290 students, most of whom are from Sydney University, as well as affiliate students who come in to use the facilities for tutorials, programs and other
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January 16, 2019 Projects

KARA STRIKES GOLDIE AMPHITHEATRE

KARA STRIKES GOLDIE AMPHITHEATRE

Home of the Arts selects L-Acoustics The Gold Coast has done much more than rename its cultural precinct. Nestled between parklands, a lake, and Surfer’s Paradise, HOTA (Home of the Arts), unveiled its new $37.5m outdoor amphitheatre earlier this year. HOTA’s new outdoor stage required a sound system that could deliver superb audio quality for
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January 16, 2019 Projects

ANATOMY OF AN AV OVER IP SYSTEM

ANATOMY OF AN AV OVER IP SYSTEM

Macquarie Uni’s trailblazing lab upgrade. The Macquarie Uni Surgical Skills Lab upgrade, with its use of AV over IP is remarkable because it’s a trailblazing project; it’s ongoing (demonstrating the promised flexibility and scalability of AV over IP); and it’s depended on a uni AV department that’s thoroughly assessed the options and hoed their own
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January 16, 2019 Projects

DISPENSING WITH CONVENTION

DISPENSING WITH CONVENTION

Epson Moverio goes to work. Practical, real world use of smartglasses aren’t (yet) two a penny. Which is why this case study for the use of Epson’s Moverio smartglasses is so interesting.  The School of Pharmacy at Griffith University’s virtual learning environment has been equipped with six edge-blended Epson ultra-short throw interactive projectors and Epson’s
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January 16, 2019 Projects

WATT’S UP

WATT’S UP

Live venue ups PA ante. Max Watt’s House of Music in Sydney has upped the ante with a significant bolstering of its PA stocks.  The new Adamson S10-based PA was installed by 8th Day Sound and has quickly started paying for itself, according to venue manager, Lachlan Russell: “It’s a fantastic rig for us. We
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January 16, 2019 Projects

JUSTICE: DIFFERENT LEAGUE

JUSTICE: DIFFERENT LEAGUE

A $73m courthouse provides a new benchmark in access to justice. The AV provides the truth and nothing but the truth. Text:/ Christopher Holder Technology plays a vital role in the modern courtroom. But often it’s shoe horned and retrofit into architecturally forbidding buildings of yore. Not so in the regional city of Shepparton, which
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January 16, 2019 Projects

LEAP OF FAITH: CHURCH AV ANATOMY

LEAP OF FAITH: CHURCH AV ANATOMY

The anatomy of a modern church AV installation. Text:/ Christopher Holder It’s easy to forget just how much those pioneering parishioners gave up 100+ years ago. The cavernous Victorian/Edwardian churches were perfect for organ music and congregational singing, and they were expensive – huge, bricks ’n’ mortar investments — with money raised by locals who believed
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December 6, 2018 Projects

PERFECT PITCH

PERFECT PITCH

Marketing agency rescues its meeting and presentation spaces with Savant control and switching. Text:/ Christopher Holder So much depends on the pitch. Dozens of man hours go into a kick-arse marketing campaign but for the client to hit the Go button, the pitch needs to fire imaginations. In other words, tens or hundreds of thousands
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November 29, 2018 Projects

THE SIBYL CENTRE INSTALLED WITH D&B T-SERIES

THE SIBYL CENTRE INSTALLED WITH D&B T-SERIES

THE VENUE Women’s College is located in the Sydney suburb of Camperdown. The boarding campus caters for up to 290 students, most of whom are from Sydney University, as well as affiliate students who come in to use the facilities for tutorials, programs and other academic services. Recently, Women’s College decided to build a new
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November 1, 2018 Projects

PINBALL WHIZZING: SPATIAL THEATRE AUDIO

PINBALL WHIZZING: SPATIAL THEATRE AUDIO

Immersive audio is making headway into musical theatre. Musical theatre would seem ripe for the immersive audio picking. Productions are often holed up in cranky old theatres for months on end, where acoustics aren’t always great, and sound designers are always looking for an edge. Astro Spatial Audio is a package that takes care of
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology