The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York, has reopened after a three-year refurbishing of the building which FDR gave to the nation through the National Archives. It not only includes his extensive presidential papers but also Roosevelt's collections of ship models, rare books, coins and diplomatic gifts received from other governments. AV systems integration by Electrosonic, working under exhibit fabricator Explus, supports the museum's narrative and helps visitors interpret a large array of exhibits.
Christmas was especially dazzling in Detroit's Campus Martius Park where High Resolution Systems' UDC Pro ECS-Raptor, a UDC Pro Embedded Control Server for permanent AV installs, played in a key role in the holiday festivities. Raptor was a new addition to a systems upgrade to the park performed by Advanced Lighting & Sound.
Visitors to Vertex Pharmaceuticals' new corporate headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts get an immediate sense of the biotechnology company when they spot the impressive 2x8 videowall, comprised of 55-inch Primeview Ultra Narrow Bezel monitors, in the ninth floor Welcome Center. The videowall's content is supported by a Spyder X20 0808 image processor from Vista Systems.
Lighting designers and production professionals the world over continue to rely on wysiwyg to get the industry’s most realistic virtual previsualizations, ensuring that indeed what you see is what you get!
When The Works Theater at Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh needed an equipment upgrade for its aging, proprietary automation system it discovered that Alcorn McBride's V16 Pro top-of-the-line controller filled the bill.
When the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago was planning its newest permanent exhibit, Future Energy Chicago, it turned to Electrosonic to provide the audio and video systems for the exhibit's film and simulation game, which challenges guests to compete on teams to make wise energy choices for a more sustainable city.
The United Nation’s headquarters in New York was transformed with projection mapping by Bluman Associates as part of the World Humanitarian Day #theworldneedsmore campaign, during which Twitter users joined artist/producer David Guetta to help raise funds.
Airports wing passengers to their destinations, but they're not often known as destinations themselves. All that may change with the dazzling architectural entertainment aspects of the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles Airport (LAX), for which Smart Monkeys, Inc. provided technical consulting, systems design, programming and implementation.
For over 120 years, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has reigned as one of the world's greatest classical music ensembles. In a move to upgrade their recording, broadcast and streaming capabilities, Marc Geelhoed, chief of the CSO's CSO Resound record label, commissioned leading recording engineer/producers Tim Martyn and Shawn Murphy to form a design team to revamp the control room which has long served as the CSO's technical hub.
Halloween has gone high tech in Woodland Hills, California where Emmy-winning lighting designer Matt Ford of Magic Lantern Creations, Inc. and his wife, actress Lori Merkle Ford, have evolved their home's Halloween display to attract visitors far beyond neighborhood trick-or-treaters.
Electrosonic has provided the primary audio and video systems at the Annenberg Space for Photography Skylight Studios in Los Angeles, a new 5,000-square-foot multimedia studio and retail gallery located across the park from the Annenberg Space for Photography.
NBC Sports Group's International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., is increasing its use of Spyder X20 systems, both companies announced today. Having previously used Vista Systems Spyder image processors, the NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) has acquired a third Spyder for Studio 3 in Stamford, which is dedicated to Premier League soccer on weekends and the daily Pro Football Talk show.
The design goal of The Blue Planet, Denmark’s new national aquarium, was to make the aquarium’s visitors feel like they had entered the world of the sea surrounding it. Using Rosco’s X24 Effects Projector, lighting Designer Jesper Garde Kongshaug created a realistic and controllable water effect to accomplish that goal as he projected that effect throughout the vast concourse areas inside the aquarium.
The new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) offers passengers a unique travel experience with its Integrated Environmental Media System (IEMS), a series of seven digital media features integrated into the interior architecture that provides entertainment and information to passengers.