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PINBALL WHIZZING: SPATIAL THEATRE AUDIO

PINBALL WHIZZING: SPATIAL THEATRE AUDIO

Immersive audio is making headway into musical theatre. Musical theatre would seem ripe for the immersive audio picking. Productions are often holed up in cranky old theatres for months on end, where acoustics aren’t always great, and sound designers are always looking for an edge. Astro Spatial Audio is a package that takes care of
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

L-ISA: FRENCH REVOLUTION

L-ISA: FRENCH REVOLUTION

L-Acoustics pioneered the last major reinvention of the PA, now it’s confident it can do it all again. Text:/ Mark Davie L-ISA isn’t even technically on the market yet, and Guillame Le Nost, L-Acoustics’ Director of R&D on L-ISA, is already referring to stereo PA deployments as “the way it used to be”, “traditional”, and
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

WELL OILED MACHINE

WELL OILED MACHINE

No expense spared, one-off event in the UAE.  Text:/ Christopher Holder The UAE celebrates its National Day (when a bunch of Gulf States unified to create the UAE) with a variety of cultural events, military parades, and unimaginable quantities of fireworks. A formal VIP presentation at the most recent 46th National Day last December switched
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

CAPITAL WORKS

CAPITAL WORKS

Text:/ Mark Davie When technician Mickey Levis had to find a new PA for Bendigo’s Capital Theatre, he did a full dress rehearsal. The Capital Theatre was built in 1873, as a masonic hall, when the big Corinthian columns and Octastyle porticos of the Renaissance Revival were in vogue. The cement rendered building is ornate,
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September 25, 2018 Projects

MONDOPAD TICKS ALL THE BOXES

MONDOPAD TICKS ALL THE BOXES

The conferencing, meeting and collaboration capabilities of a public sector entity have been given a significant shot in the arm thanks to a new boardroom, featuring two Infocus Mondopads. Tasked with creating a large interactive meeting space, the Infrastructure Manager seized the opportunity to turbocharge the organisation’s capabilities after an enforced move from one level
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September 25, 2018 Projects

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

University of Newcastle’s Great Hall gets a great big AV makeover. Photos:/ Jason Smith Photography UON had high hopes of shifting the AV of its ’70s-built Great Hall into a totally new gear. In its brief to AV consultant, Indesign Technologies, the technology makeover would significantly improve the Great Hall’s audio and video quality and
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September 25, 2018 Projects

POWERSOFT AMPS INSTALLED IN MONASH UNIVERSITY LTB

POWERSOFT AMPS INSTALLED IN MONASH UNIVERSITY LTB

First established in 1958, 20km south-east of Melbourne, Monash University’s Clayton campus has recently undergone an extensive transformation of its Learning and Teaching building – with 65 formal and 60 informal newly equipped learning spaces spread over almost 30,000sqm providing a truly forward-thinking, innovative environment for campus teaching. Designed to free the minds of the
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September 17, 2018 Projects

K-ARRAY ACHIEVES SLIM FIT AT PERTH’S WESTIN HOTEL

K-ARRAY ACHIEVES SLIM FIT AT PERTH’S WESTIN HOTEL

THE VENUE Westin Hotel is one of Perth’s new luxury accomodation spots located in the heart of the CBD. The 368-room five-star hotel is the perfect place from which to experience Perth culture with a number of city attractions only a short walk away. On the ground floor of Westin Hotel sits Garum Restaurant, owned
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September 17, 2018 Projects

HIGH STAKES

HIGH STAKES

Tabcorp goes all-in with the AV fitout of its new HQ, including three highly flexible video walls. Text:/ Christopher Holder Images:/ Converged Technology Tabcorp is an ASX50 company that recently moved its Melbourne headquarters to five floors of a Collins Street address in Docklands. Tabcorp and Tatts Group combined in December last year and now
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August 10, 2018 Projects

LIGHTNING EXPERIENCE

LIGHTNING EXPERIENCE

DB Results is a digital business consulting and technology company headquartered in downtown Melbourne. Last year DB Results commissioned a presentation space/experience centre, that would occupy a highly visible  showroom in a shared ground floor retail and commercial space in its Collins Street address. The space is effectively a ‘fish bowl’ that would provide conspicuous
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August 10, 2018 Projects