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CUE THE Q-BALL

CUE THE Q-BALL

90 remote-controlled cameras will show that North Queensland isn’t for everyone.
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December 18, 2013 Projects

Rocking Hard

Rocking Hard

A new audio matrix with iOS control? Rock ’n’ roll! Text:/ Graeme Hague It’s easy to take global franchises for granted and forget that some of these retail behemoths had humble beginnings – even almost accidental ones. Such is the case with the Hard Rock Cafe. The original venue was opened in 1971 by two
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December 17, 2013 Projects

A Virtual Double

A Virtual Double

What happens when an orchestra sends its virtual clone on the road and lets punters remix its performance? Text:/ Mark Davie The big money is on the road. It’s what everyone’s saying. That albums are just an audio press release for the tour and the t-shirt. But night after night of playing the same repertoire
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December 17, 2013 Projects

Thoroughbred AV

Thoroughbred AV

Royal Randwick’s new $180m grandstand has been a huge audiovisual undertaking. And when it comes to the punt – it’s mission critical. Text:/ Christopher Holder To understand the AV at the Australian Turf Club’s (ATC) Royal Randwick race track in Sydney, you need to understand race day. The PA People, has done a stadium or
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December 17, 2013 Projects

A Study in Communications

A Study in Communications

Resolution AV Consulting has provided a hi-tech fitout to the School of Communication Studies at the Auckland University of Technology where the watchword is ‘connection’. Text:/ Derek Powell As he opened the new NZ$97m Sir Paul Reeves building, New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key stood directly beneath his own image on a massive 16-monitor videowall
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December 17, 2013 Projects

LIVE STREAMED MOBILE LED CAR ART TURNS CORNER

LIVE STREAMED MOBILE LED CAR ART TURNS CORNER

We’d recommend YouTube-ing ‘Mini Art Beat’ before you read on – this project really is quite extraordinary and needs to be seen to be believed. For two weeks in August a Mini Countryman, fitted out with a hi-tech LED ‘skin’ took up residency in London playing bespoke, live-streamed video and animations. In practice, the process
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December 17, 2013 Projects

ANOTHER WORLD RECORD

ANOTHER WORLD RECORD

The plan wasn’t to build the world’s biggest screen – it just turned out that way.
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December 12, 2013 Projects

Delectable Brisbane

Delectable Brisbane

An urban harvest festival Text:/ Marcus Pugh In the summer of 2010/11 most of Australia looked on in horror as floods devastated Brisbane and Southeast Queensland, much of the media attention focused in on the damage to the metropolitan centres, the surrounding rural areas also felt the brunt of these floods. Farming land in the
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November 19, 2013 Projects

Creating Extreme AV for Red Bull

Creating Extreme AV for Red Bull

When ITAV took on a fit out for the New Zealand office of Red Bull, they had to be ready for everything!  Text:/ Derek Powell For an AV integration company, assignments can be pretty varied. A typical year may bring a nightclub fit-out one day, while the next job may be wiring up an office
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November 19, 2013 Projects

Naval Gazing

Naval Gazing

The RAN’s International Fleet Review Spectacular 2013 Text:/ Phil Meltzer At any event, communications are essential. So, on a perfect spring day in October 1913, when seven ships of the newly created Fleet Unit of the Royal Australian Navy steamed into Sydney Harbour on its first Fleet Entry, coordination and communication would have been a
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November 19, 2013 Projects