Case Studies

    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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Times Square’s new digital icon

  Times Square’s new digital icon

People are being stopped in their tracks by a new fixture in Times Square – one of the world’s largest high definition LED video display. Zoe Mutter gets the full picture on a real game changer for the digital billboard industry.

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National Military Museum: A Dutch masterpiece

  National Military Museum: A Dutch masterpiece

The buzz created by the new Dutch military museum reached such heights that on the day it opened to the public entry was restricted to one in, one out. AV systems and lighting systems designer, Rapenburg Plaza, took Zoe Mutter on an exclusive guided tour of the military spectacle.

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Immersive production in the fast lane

  Immersive production in the fast lane

High-octane performance, a rotating set and 4D projection mapping unite for two powerful shows at Ferrari World. Zoe Mutter finds out how Drive Productions’ action-packed project has set pulses racing.

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Exploring the next holographic dimension

  Exploring the next holographic dimension

Ever increasing standards in live production means incorporating eye-catching tech is now a prerequisite, but traditional holographic techniques don’t always fit the bill for events. Zoe Mutter finds out how Holo-Gauze is offering an alternative method of creating striking holographic effects.

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Divine luminosity

  Divine luminosity

Visually engaging and featuring the most advanced technology, immersive experience Shogyo Mujo is nothing short of a creative masterpiece. Zoe Mutter talks to projection artist extraordinaire, Bart Kresa, about the inspiration and technical process behind the monumental skull art installation.

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AV Award winner has its finger on the global pulse

  AV Award winner has its finger on the global pulse

This spectacularly engaging experience simply refused to be compromised by venue limitations and used technology and real technical wizardry not for their own sake, but as storytelling tools to bring a client company to life, says Clive Couldwell.

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WWI: The galleries of experience

  WWI: The galleries of experience

To mark the centenary of World War One the Imperial War Museum is breaking new ground through its revamped galleries. Zoe Mutter explores the role technology plays in the poignant and powerful portrayal of the conflict.

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Visual excellence headlines MTV World Stage Malaysia

  Visual excellence headlines MTV World Stage Malaysia

ACLS and Green Hippo combined technical and creative expertise to produce a spectacular event for MTV at Sunway Lagoon, Kuala Lumpur. Zoe Mutter explores Hippotizer’s role in the vibrant production.

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Festival innovation and fluid projection gets party started

  Festival innovation and fluid projection gets party started

Colossal burning art installations and paint fights: Secret Garden Party is renowned for its originality. Zoe Mutter reports on the festival’s new ventures – water projections and LEDs plummeting from the sky.

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Transforming sound into a tree of light

  Transforming sound into a tree of light

Arboreal Lightning, a magical LED tree installation, laid down its roots in London recently, exploring the relationship between sound and illumination. Zoe Mutter examines the technological wizardry that turned the Roundhouse into an immersive environment.

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Spatial sound enters a new dimension

  Spatial sound enters a new dimension

Immersive sonic and visual presentations have become a reality at Hamburg Planetarium following the installation of Shure’s Atmosphea sound system. Zoe Mutter headed to Germany to experience its 3D aural simulation first hand and explore the technology at its core.

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