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A STEP UP

A STEP UP

Tiered teaching spaces are commonplace in higher education. But an AVIA award-winning project has re-imagined how they might function. Text:/ Derek Powell Photos:/ Jason Smith Photography C-SALT isn’t just something you find in the air at the sub-tropical campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). In this case, we are referring to the
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May 2, 2016 Projects

CADAC DEBUTS CDC OFFLINE EDITOR SOFTWARE

CADAC DEBUTS CDC OFFLINE EDITOR SOFTWARE

Cadac’s CDC Offline Editor mirrors the CDC six and CDC eight consoles’ operating software with an identical graphic user interface enabling full functionality within a Mac-based software package. You can edit and save all key operating parameters, making it a useful preparatory tool for the creation of pre-existing show files, which can be uploaded or
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April 19, 2016 News

HONG KONG’S KO SHAN THEATRE UPGRADES TO MEYER MINA

HONG KONG’S KO SHAN THEATRE UPGRADES TO MEYER MINA

The Ko Shan Theatre in Hong Kong, China has installed MINA line array loudspeakers to upgrade its long-standing Meyer Sound system. The compact MINA system was chosen for the 1,031-seat theatre due to its low profile, as it was important to theatre management that the system had zero visibility. “The MINA system has been more
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March 30, 2016 News

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA CHOOSES MEYER CONSTELLATION

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA CHOOSES MEYER CONSTELLATION

San Francisco Opera’s new Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater features a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system, custom designed to provide the showcase venue with a range of acoustic environments to support the adventurous exploration of operatic programming for new audiences. San Francisco Opera (SF Opera) is the first opera company to rely upon Constellation.
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March 16, 2016 News

EPSON 25,000 LUMEN 3LCD?!

EPSON 25,000 LUMEN 3LCD?!

Epson used ISE2016 to reveal two new Pro AV projector ranges and an unveiling of the “world’s first 25,000lm 3LCD laser projector”. The EB-L1000U series contains laser technology and a range of flexible features for minimal fuss and virtually no maintenance. Corporates, higher education establishments, visitor attractions as well as rental and digital signage companies can
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February 23, 2016 News

Off The Hook: Telstra Customer Insight Centre

Off The Hook: Telstra Customer Insight Centre

This isn’t so much a story about an AV ‘Disneyland’ as it is about who designed and integrated it. Text:/ Christopher Holder Telstra is the 300-pound gorilla at the AV dinner party. Up until now it was contentedly doing it own thing — munching on telco bananas in the corner — but now it’s decided
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February 18, 2016 Projects

Explore The Space

Explore The Space

Not just another school hall. Text:/ Christopher Holder The time had come. Geelong Grammar’s previous drama studio had burnt down in the late ’70s and the department had outgrown the rebuilt digs it had found itself in. A larger, more modern replacement was required… and what a replacement! But this is more than a story
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February 18, 2016 Projects

MEYER CONSTELLATION INSTALLED IN SINGAPORE AMERICAN SCHOOL

MEYER CONSTELLATION INSTALLED IN SINGAPORE AMERICAN SCHOOL

The Singapore American School (SAS) has installed a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system in its upgraded school auditorium, fixing a sound issue that prevented performers from hearing each other clearly. The system now gives students the opportunity to learn about active acoustics technology first hand, while also providing a customisable sound experience for community productions.
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January 29, 2016 News

SWEDEN’S NATIONAL THEATRE ADOPTS ALCONS LR7

SWEDEN’S NATIONAL THEATRE ADOPTS ALCONS LR7

Founded in 1788 and occupying an impressive Art Noveau building in Stockholm since 1908, the Royal Dramatic Theatre — or Dramaten — is Sweden’s National Theatre. After several years of renting Alcons loudspeakers for events, in 2015 the theatre has installed a permanent system in its main space. The state-owned venue produces classical theatre, new
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January 11, 2016 News

FIRST A&H dLIVE INSTALLED IN SWEDISH THEATRE

FIRST A&H dLIVE INSTALLED IN SWEDISH THEATRE

The Cirkus Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, has become the first venue to install Allen & Heath’s new dLive digital mixing system. Originally established as a circus in the 19th Century, today Cirkus is one of Stockholm’s key entertainment venues, hosting concerts, conferences, TV recordings and musical shows, including visiting Broadway shows and currently, the Benny
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November 20, 2015 News