Case Studies

    Theatrical production at its finest

Theatrical production at its finest

Ground-breaking projects such as the Han Show Theatre demand a team with outstanding creative and technical abilities. Steve Montgomery reveals how the Chinese mega structure could well be an example of world-beating AV.

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    Capturing the magic of Montreux

Capturing the magic of Montreux

The extraordinary performances delivered by musical heavyweights in Montreux Jazz Festival’s auditoriums are more than deserving of being treasured in an archive. Zoe Mutter explored how the event is recorded and streamed for audiences around the globe to enjoy.

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    Star attraction

Star attraction

When Belgian theme park Bobbejaanland created a new attraction to complement its existing portfolio, immersing visitors was the aim. Zoe Mutter explores the high-tech chosen to wow thrill seekers.

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    Telling a great tale well

Telling a great tale well

Some 145 nations are participating in the World Expo 2015 being held in Milan and which finishes on 31 October. Our star of the show was undoubtedly the UAE Pavilion which was emotional, challenging, thought-provoking, yet managed to educate and engage. Clive Couldwell explains how.

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    Tablets boost Reserves

Tablets boost Reserves

Interactive presentations are much-hyped but the results can be obscure. So it’s good to find a well-documented example that really delivers. Peter Lloyd looks at how the Army met and exceeded its targets.

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    Bloomberg auditorium is an AV success story

Bloomberg auditorium is an AV success story

As a high profile software, data and media company whose bread and butter is disseminating information faster and more accurately than anyone else, and whose pride in its increasingly sophisticated high technology customer and UC delivery spaces is clear to see, you’d have thought AV had quite rightly justified its place at the company’s high table. Clive Couldwell reports.

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    Scandinavian vision

Scandinavian vision

Large scale projection and content playback techniques were put to the test when creating a water-inspired world for a Swedish fashion exhibition. Zoe Mutter went beneath the surface of the trend-setting tech triumph.

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    Supreme acoustics

Supreme acoustics

The team at Sparling applied its expertise in multi-use facility development to produce an audio package for a sports venue that would be suitable for a range of events. Zoe Mutter finds out why Harman was a sound choice.

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Etihad’s first class event

  Etihad’s first class event

Internationally recognised brand Etihad Airways required audio visual technology and a venue that would do justice to a prestigious press launch and performances. Zoe Mutter discovered how the event AV experts at Aventeq delivered a supreme solution at Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid.

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Stansted’s airside spectacle

  Stansted’s airside spectacle

Maximising consumer engagement was the goal for Stansted Airport when it installed a 12 metre long LED screen. Zoe Mutter investigates why a curved product was the only option for creating a high-flying experience for airside travellers.

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Blitz banking

  Blitz banking

Clive Couldwell wanders into another world as he discovers the wonders of a new WW2 AV project perfectly executed in one of the National Trust’s most engaging properties.

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Innovating the past

  Innovating the past

Moesgaard Museum’s unique temporary exhibition celebrating China’s Terracotta Army has captured the attention of history fans and even received a visit from the Danish Royal couple. Zoe Mutter examines how technology can enhance the presentation of historical treasures.

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Virtual couture

  Virtual couture

Technology and fashion converged for a special event celebrating the masterpieces of the late, great fashion designer, Alexander McQueen. Zoe Mutter headed to the V&A Museum to explore the role Holition’s face-tracking tech is playing in shaping fashion’s future.

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The Olympic challenge

  The Olympic challenge

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.

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Dolby’s Oscar-worthy audio

  Dolby’s Oscar-worthy audio

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.

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Sundance: The new frontier

  Sundance: The new frontier

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.

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Next-gen nautical

  Next-gen nautical

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.

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The canvas of the future

  The canvas of the future

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.

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Terminal 2: Queen of the airside shoppers

  Terminal 2: Queen of the airside shoppers

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.

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Past perfect: The Doctor Who Experience

  Past perfect: The Doctor Who Experience

New AV installations are always fascinating, but what makes an older one stand the test of time? Peter Lloyd teamed up with Dr Who and materialised in Cardiff Bay to find out.

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Guangzhou International Light Festival: An illuminating culture

  Guangzhou International Light Festival: An illuminating culture

Crowds gathering at Guangzhou’s Flower City Garden for one of China’s largest festivals of light were treated to an interactive 3D projection mapping experience from the multimedia maestros at Danny Rose. Zoe Mutter reports on an interactive spectacle of illumination.

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