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BIG OPERATION

BIG OPERATION

The Sunshine Coast University Hospital packs $15m of ‘cutting edge’ AV. Text:/ Derek Powell Queensland’s $1.8b Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) saw its first patients in March this year and was officially opened on 19 April 2017. The hospital opened with 450 beds, and will expand to its built capacity of a 738-bed facility by
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August 11, 2017 Projects

BULLDOGS’ AV SPIRIT

BULLDOGS’ AV SPIRIT

Originating in 1951, Wests Bulldogs Rugby Club is a leading Brisbane rugby club which competes in the Queensland Premier Rugby competition. Everything for the rugby enthusiast can be found here, whether it be for 3- t0 5-year-olds in ‘Puppy Pack’ or ‘The Bullfrogs’ for Golden Oldies. The bustling club recently underwent a complete rebuild, so
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August 11, 2017 Projects

EPSON LIGHTS UP GERTRUDE ST

EPSON LIGHTS UP GERTRUDE ST

Gertrude Street in Melbourne’s suburb of Fitzroy was bursting with visual art and culture from Friday 21st to Sunday 30th July for the 10th annual Gertrude Street Projection Festival (GSPF). Epson was a key supporter for the festival, with the company’s projectors bringing to life many of the key installations. Epson’s flagship 25,000 lumens laser
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August 11, 2017 Projects

100% BRISBANE, 100% HITACHI

100% BRISBANE, 100% HITACHI

Museum of Brisbane has collaborated with Berlin-based theatre company Rimini Protokoll to create 100% Brisbane, an interactive exhibition experience that reflects the stories, attitudes and lifestyles of 100 Brisbane residents. Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data and interviews conducted with 100 Brisbane residents, this three-year exhibition is a living, breathing snapshot of Brisbane life
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August 11, 2017 Projects

GIANT d&b SYSTEM AT ICC SYDNEY THEATRE

GIANT d&b SYSTEM AT ICC SYDNEY THEATRE

THE VENUE ICC Sydney is a venue like no other. As Australia’s premier go-to convention centre for all manner of high-profile events and conferences, the $1.5b precinct is a showpiece of cutting-edge design, architecture, and AV technology. 1000 wi-fi access points gives you an idea of its scale. All up ICC Sydney has three expansive
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July 17, 2017 Projects

ON THE NETWORK

ON THE NETWORK

AV Asia Pacific sits down with Aidan Williams, CTO of Aussie audio-over-IP innovator, Audinate. Interview:/ Christopher Holder ‘Darn-tay’ or ‘Donn-tay’? I’m more of a Darn-tay kinda person. Donn-tay sounds too posh for my Aussie sensibilities. In my renaissance literature book club, would I refer to Donn-tay’s Infer-r-r-r-r-no [with an ostentatiously-elongated rolled ‘r’]? Either way, Audinate’s
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June 7, 2017 Projects

L-ACOUSTICS IN $90M VEGAS THEATRE

L-ACOUSTICS IN $90M VEGAS THEATRE

MGM Resorts International’s Park Theater is the newest jewel on the Las Vegas Strip. Hosting an audience of 5200 in its standard configuration and with a maximum capacity of 6300, the $90m theatre is a showpiece of cutting-edge technology and the latest trends in theatrical design. Although the 14,000sqm performance space is enormous, the Park
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June 7, 2017 Projects

BIAMP BUYS INTO BRISBANE

BIAMP BUYS INTO BRISBANE

Few in the audiovisual industry don’t know Biamp, but many would be surprised to hear that there is a Biamp engineering and design office here in Australia. Text:/ Derek Powell Lots of the world’s leading technology companies grow their businesses by acquiring smaller companies which have developed original technology. Recently we’ve seen the domino effect
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May 26, 2017 Projects

ACU ST. BRIGID HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING

ACU ST. BRIGID HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING

PROJECT FOCUS Tech Tour:/ Peter Coman The Australian Catholic University has invested in its regional Ballarat campus, inaugurating the new St. Brigid Health Sciences Building earlier this year. The facility will primarily cater for physiotherapy students and includes specialist physiotherapy laboratories, work spaces for students, tutorial rooms, general learning spaces, simulation rooms, a research lab
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May 26, 2017 Projects

WORSHIPCENTRE’S EAW & POWERSOFT POWER MOVE

WORSHIPCENTRE’S EAW & POWERSOFT POWER MOVE

The WorshipCentre Christian Church in Brisbane recently installed a new PA system consisting of the Powersoft X Series amps and EAW KF740 line array. Production Audio Video Technology (PAVT) won the bid and recommended the system. Project manager David Watson and sound designer Ben Clarke said the requirement included good intelligibility for spoken word, as
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May 26, 2017 Projects