Capitalising on EU cash for public projects, Polish AV has matured into a stable and vibrant market that shows no signs of slowing down, says Adrian Pennington.
With this year marking the 20th anniversary of the Prolight+Sound trade show, we asked four production professionals what they believe has had the most significant impact on event production since the show was launched.
Clive Couldwell takes a peek at the constantly changing International Olympic Committee Museum in Lausanne which took over a year and a host of AV experts to complete and its latest, temporary exhibition.
Roland Hemming asks how do you know if your audio system sounds any good?
A transformation of epic proportions takes place for the Oscars as the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles is morphed from movie screening environment to awards ceremony venue. Zoe Mutter speaks to Dolby’s v-p worldwide content services, David Gray, about creating Academy Award-worthy audio for the event.
The way immersive technologies such as virtual reality are influencing the cinematic experience has been explored at the Sundance Film Festival. Zoe Mutter talks to Shari Frilot, curator of its New Frontier exhibition, about groundbreaking installation projects and how emerging tech is opening up the possibilities for cinema.
The amplification experts at Powersoft have had an enormous impact on the pro-audio landscape thanks to their high power amp modules and rack amps. Zoe Mutter travelled to the HQ in Florence to hear the company’s fascinating story from its founding members.
The London Boat Show was propelled into the digital era this year by Drive Productions and Mo-Hawk. Zoe Mutter examines how their teams created an immersive visitor experience through the imaginative use of technology.
Large-scale 3D projection mapping was the star of the show at an extravaganza of open-air digital art in Adelaide. Zoe Mutter explores the techniques used to convert inanimate buildings into vast canvases.
The meetings business is booming and it’s increasingly dependent on AV. But as clients prioritise the need to communicate, venue needs are changing, says Peter Lloyd.
Richards began his career working as an AV technician at Samuelson Communications before moving into freelance production management for a number of years. After taking on the role of senior production manager with PCI Fitch, Richards joined the Jack Morton team as technical director in 2005.
What Is 4K? Dig beneath the surface and you soon uncover a maze of acronyms, numbers and unresolved debates. Adrian Pennington investigates the current state of the technology.
On a recent trip to Crestron’s US home, Clive Couldwell surveyed the company’s inner workings, learned just what makes the company tick and discussed future product development.
Group Director of IT, BuroHappold Engineering.
Is the idea of value engineering a threat to AV or only a problem if projects aren’t right to start with? Peter Lloyd argues that a better AV planning process could benefit the industry and its clients.
Whether it be education or business, touch-sensitive technology is supporting dynamic and realtime interaction. Paul Bray finds out who’s buying, specifing and implementing its use.
Roland Hemming looks at what’s right and wrong with audio system designs and when you might consider taking on outside help.
We used just to go clothes shopping but these days finding the sharpest fashions at the keenest prices is no longer enough. Many of us seem to expect a fully immersive, interactive, multimedia experience before we’ll part with a sou. Paul Bray reports.
Integrating AV infrastructure with existing IT networks should no longer be a battle of mindsets. Nevertheless, there are still challenges according to leading consultants, integrators and network suppliers, reports Brian Davis.
Slowly emerging from recession, growth in the Spanish AV economy is being led by digital signage with intriguing opportunities around the internet of things, says Adrian Pennington.
Clive Couldwell reviews the groundbreaking audio and visual elements airside shoppers can now experience in the World Duty Free store at London Heathrow’s Terminal 2.