AV Asia Pacific Magazine

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Reshaping Education

Reshaping Education

Queensland University of Technology squares off with a unique feat of audiovisual engineering. Text:/ Derek Powell As I walked up to the two-storey-high screen, a life-sized whale appeared to eye me curiously. With a lazy flip of his enormous fluke, he disappeared into the distance, leaving the sonorous notes of his mysterious song resonating throughout
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February 21, 2013 Projects

Game, Set and Map

Game, Set and Map

As mapped projection continues its mission to cover the entire surface of the planet, Tennis Australia invited it along to make its mark on Centre Court at the 2013 Australian Open tennis championship. In 2012 Tennis Australia engaged analogue projection specialists Projection Teknik to provide some pre-match audience interest on the centre court with a
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February 21, 2013 Projects

Healthy Alternative

Healthy Alternative

The new Royal Children’s Hospital feels much better. Text:/ Christopher Holder Without wanting to be rude, I’d be quite happy never to set foot in the Royal Children’s Hospital. A visit inevitably means some kind of health concern for a child that matters to you and it’s really the last place you’d like to be.
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January 3, 2013 Projects

Lend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre

Lend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre

The little theatre that almost could. Text:/ Robert Clark Images:/ Toby Knyvett When Lend Lease and the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority began collaborating on their new Darling Quarter Precinct, it was agreed that allowing space for a small theatrical venue to reside with food-retail and corporate tenants would go a long way to creating the
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January 3, 2013 Industry, Projects

Audiovisual Art Meets Science

Audiovisual Art Meets Science

KLM’s innovative AV technology and peerless installation quality on a new teaching facility rocketed the company into contention as a finalist in the AVIA awards Education category. Text:/ Derek Powell The teaching of science, especially chemistry and biology, has to be a hands-on affair. Practical work and experiments have been an important part of the
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January 3, 2013 Projects

A City in Search of a Centre

A City in Search of a Centre

Have large touring acts finally found a venue in Perth? Text:/ Graeme Hague I once attended an Alice Cooper concert and was gob smacked by the special effects, the sense of theatre and the brilliant music – this was the Welcome To My Nightmare tour and in my never-so-humble opinion it was Alice at his
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January 3, 2013 Projects

Touched by Science

Touched by Science

The Cube is the heart of the new $230 million facility at Queensland University of Technology. One of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces, it soars across two storeys of the Science and Engineering Centre at the campus in Gardens Point. Part science lab and part digital engagement, the video wall space
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January 3, 2013 Projects

‘Twas The Lights Before Christmas

‘Twas The Lights Before Christmas

Santa appointed The Electric Canvas as his little helpers this year with a projection project that transformed Melbourne’s Town Hall into a Christmas fantasyland entitled The Nights Before Christmas. The streetscape was reconstructed in 3D CAD to identify projector positions that would avoid creating shadows from trees, light posts, flagpoles, trams and other potential obstructions.
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January 3, 2013 Projects