Case Studies

    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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Flying high

  Flying high

It’s one of the world’s largest exhibitions and air displays, but how much do you really know about Farnborough’s AV requirements? Clive Couldwell finds out about 2014’s huge operation.

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AV of the highest order

  AV of the highest order

When the British Museum needed to introduce a permanent AV infrastructure in the new £135 million Sainsbury Exhibition Gallery, Sysco’s expertise was imperative. Steve Montgomery reports.

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Ceremonial success for Glasgow Games

  Ceremonial success for Glasgow Games

A breathtaking expanse of LED screen, more than 1,300 proud volunteer cast members and a pioneering production – the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony was a joy to behold. Zoe Mutter went behind the scenes at Celtic Park to talk to the technical team responsible for the standout event.

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Case study – Storytelling at its best: America’s finest

  Case study – Storytelling at its best: America’s finest

One of the most evocative and important examples of just how powerful AV can be opened to the public on 21 May. Clive Couldwell reports on how New York is remembering its darkest event of modern times.

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Case Study: Ambitious opera pushes the visual boundaries

  Case Study: Ambitious opera pushes the visual boundaries

Cutting-edge projection might not be commonly associated with opera, but it was a technique deployed for Kasper Holten’s take on Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Zoe Mutter explores the visual technologies and creativity at the core of this innovative show.

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Case study: 3D’s making business plans far from illusory

  Case study: 3D’s making business plans far from illusory

Balfour Beatty’s 3D Immersive Viewing Integration Suite in London opened in 2013. Designed by Holovis, it is enhancing the customer experience and improving business efficiency. Simon Duff reports.

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Case study: Redefining digital signage with Wonderful Windows

  Case study: Redefining digital signage with Wonderful Windows

A digital design architect studio movingdesign has given window shopping a new dimension by turning construction site hoardings into digital canvases, says Clive Couldwell.

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