Kristiansand cinema fits Dolby Atmos system

Kristiansand Kino with Dolby Atmos sound Atmos supports up to 128 simultaneous, lossless audio elements in a mix, and uses up to 64 loudspeakers to create an immersive cinematic experience. Owned by the Municipality of Kristiansand, the Kino has the highest footfall of any Norwegian cinema, with 370,000 filmgoers visiting each year. The Atmos system was installed in its 655-seat Screen 1 by Unique Cinema System (UCS), which specified the Yamaha speaker and amplifiers package exclusively. The surround system features 24 Yamaha Installation Series IF2112/64 and 14 IF2112/AS full-range speakers, plus two IS1218 subs. Your Comment Cancel reply

John Lewis installs interactive screen as part of Smart TV promo campaign

John Lewis store on Oxford Street in London The augmented reality experience was audio-enabled using Feonic’s Whispering Window invisible speakers.  People passing by the stores were able to use the technology first-hand, and by integrating the Whispering Window technology, sound was projected through the windows so everyone could hear what was being played on the TVs. The project has been led by experiential marketing company TRO Group, with the Feonic installation managed by audio installer Orbital Sound, alongside event production company, EPMD. The augmented reality was designed by Inition. Your Comment Cancel reply

Durov Theatre in Moscow updates audio system

Allen and Heath for Durov Theatre Moscow Built in 1912, the theatre’s audio kit had not been updated for 30 years and was not providing even sound coverage to the amphitheatre-shaped hall. Consequently, a QSC line array was installed along with a GLD digital mixing system, consisting of the GLD-80 console supplemented by GLD-AR2412 and GLD-AR84 I/O audio racks, all supplied by Allen & Heath’s Russian distributor, MixArt. The large stage is deep and protrudes into the seating area, so monitor lines were needed to enable performers to hear themselves from all areas on stage. It was also not possible to put the monitors on the stage as large animals […]

Bible Society reworks New York HQ

Paul Milligan, June 6, 2013 Be the first to comment on this article Velocity Productions has completed a full atrium remodel for the New York HQ of the American Bible Society (ABS), with Renewed Vision’s ProVideoPlayer and ProPresenter software installed as part of the project. ABS Atrium videowall ABS’ goal with the Atrium  was to transform it into an innovative and inviting ‘third space’ that would draw New Yorkers in to relax, connect via free Wi-Fi and ultimately be exposed to both biblical content and the free Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) upstairs. The primary focal point of the Atrium’s new interior is a 4×2 videowall […]

OSHA Cites Ridgefield Park, N.J., contractor for Repeat Fall Hazards

OSHA has created a Stop Falls Web page with detailed information in English and Spanish on fall protection standards. OSHA has cited masonry contractor F. Pardo Corp., based in Ridgefield Park, N.J., with two repeat violations found while the company installed brickwork on a residential structure in Paramus, N.J. OSHA’s February investigation was initiated as a result of an imminent danger fall hazard, and proposed penalties total $46,200. The repeat violations were issued because the company allegedly exposed employees to falling object hazards while they were working below masonry activities without wearing hard hats. Employees were exposed to fall hazards of approximately 18 feet while working on a […]

Wake Up and Drive: Fatigue Causes 20 Percent of Crashes

Feeling fatigued? Pour yourself another cup of coffee and think twice before you get behind the wheel. A new study from the Virginia Tech Transportation reveals that 20 percent of car crashes are caused by fatigue, with young drivers particularly vulnerable to driving while fatigued. Previous estimates attributed fatigue to only 2 or 3 percent of crashes. “The study allowed us, for the first time, to observe driver behavior just prior to a crash. In 20 percent of all crashes and 16 percent of all near crashes, the driver was showing fatigue. We saw eye-lid closure, head bobbing, severe loss of facial musculature, micro-sleep – which is when your eyes […]

Bloomberg modernises NY HQ

The Hub at Bloomberg HQ in NYC Designed by the Studio of Cinematic Architecture (SOCA) and Jump Studios, and made by Engage, The Scroll is a digital display delivering Bloomberg news. The data surface appears to come out from the wall on an array of lights. These lights respond in realtime to the changing colour of the content. The Scroll screen surface was created using three LED back-lit LCD screens mounted vertically. The Hub is an interactive version of The Scroll, and was built using an interactive 55in MultiTaction Cell display by MultiTouch. Your Comment Cancel reply

Kennedy Space Center updates entry area with video signage for ticketing

Paul Milligan, June 5, 2013 Be the first to comment on this article Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex near Orlando has reconfigured the entry area into the park, and employed Electrosonic to provide the AV design, infrastructure, equipment and programming for the background music, audio messaging and video signage for ticketing and guest services. Kennedy Space Center ticket entry Electrosonic outfitted the retail building, Voyagers, with 11 QSC speakers, and a further 12 QSC speakers were also installed in the entry/exit turnstyle area. New digital signage is visible in the ticket stations and information area, with each featuring two 32in outdoor-rated LCD displays for information about […]

LED fills the stage for the Olivier Awards

Paul Milligan, June 5, 2013 Be the first to comment on this article XL Video has supplied The Olivier Awards, held at the Royal Opera House in London, with a centre-stage LED screen (12×7 Pixled FX-11 tiles), scenic LED for the band risers (Barco MiStrips) and a 65in Panasonic plasma for autocue. XL Video for the Olivier Awards at the Royal Opera House in London. Photo: Rex Features In addition to the ceremony, XL supplied video for the live outside broadcast site in Covent Garden Piazza. Your Comment Cancel reply

Safety for temporary employees – whose job is it?

Temp Services recorded 2011 Total and DART rates of 1.9 and 0.9, respectively.  Do we really know where all of the injuries and illnesses are ending up, if they get recorded at all?  Click here for more information!   Safety for temporary employees – whose job is it? Today