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RENEWAL DESIGNS UNVEILED FOR SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

RENEWAL DESIGNS UNVEILED FOR SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

The Sydney Opera House is getting the largest program of upgrades it’s had since it opened in 1973. NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant, unveiled working designs for the upgrades recently, which includes optimisations in acoustics and improving the accessibility, efficiency and flexibility of the venue’s largest performance space. It’s no
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August 12, 2016 News

MIDWICH AT INTEGRATE 2016

MIDWICH AT INTEGRATE 2016

This year at Integrate, you’ll find the Midwich Australia stand located at D014, just inside the entry door at the Sydney Showgrounds in Sydney’s Olympic Park. Don’t miss out on seeing all Midwich has to show you at the expo. It’s exciting times for the respected AV distributor. Midwich Australia has its strongest offering of
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August 3, 2016 News

INTEGRATE PREVIEW: APTOVISION

INTEGRATE PREVIEW: APTOVISION

At Integrate Expo, AptoVision customers including IDK, iMAGsystems and ZeeVee will present their latest AV signal distribution solutions based on AptoVision BlueRiver chipsets. IDK Corporation — stand B7 IDK will be introducing the new IP-Ninjar scalable 4K switching platform (NJR-T01UHD/NJR-R01UHD) which enables the extension, switching and distribution of true 4K/UHD 4:4:4 60Hz signals over off-the-shelf
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July 29, 2016 News

ICC SYDNEY: MEET THE HEAD AV GUY

ICC SYDNEY: MEET THE HEAD AV GUY

The $1.5b International Convention Centre Sydney is quickly taking shape. The word on the street makes for a mouthwatering AV prospect. There will be three theatres: the ICC Sydney plenary-style theatre seating 8000, the 2500- seat Darling Harbour Theatre and the 1000- seat Pyrmont Theatre 1000 and then there’s the 35,000sqm of exhibition space. Some
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July 13, 2016 People

CLAY PAKY BRINGS SHARP LOOKS TO THE STAR CASINO

CLAY PAKY BRINGS SHARP LOOKS TO THE STAR CASINO

At Vivid 2016, Sydney’s The Star casino chose 36 Clay Paky Supersharpys to put on an impressive optical show. “We chose Clay Paky due to past positive experiences with the brand,” commented Bruce Dwyer, Head of Lighting at The Star. “We did look at using Mythos but decided we would be paying for a lot
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July 11, 2016 News

CORSAIR TO DISTRIBUTE INOGENI FOR APAC REGION

CORSAIR TO DISTRIBUTE INOGENI FOR APAC REGION

Corsair Solutions has signed a distribution agreement with Inogeni, the Quebec, Canada-based manufacturer of USB video converters and super converters. “We work with resellers and system integrators across many market verticals such as the corporate, live production, medical and education and believe that Inogeni’s products are going to be a very successful addition to our
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July 11, 2016 News

TRUE LIFE PROJECTED AT VIVID FESTIVAL WITH EPSON

TRUE LIFE PROJECTED AT VIVID FESTIVAL WITH EPSON

Artist Joe Crossley’s Vivid 2016 installation ‘True Life’ mapped the life of an object as viewed under a lens. Picture the cross-section of a microscope slide showing sea larvae or coral cells interacting in real time, with cells dividing and forming unique patterns. Footage of these natural processes was projected onto a 3D sculpture taken
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June 22, 2016 News

TDC DAZZLES AT VIVID SYDNEY

TDC DAZZLES AT VIVID SYDNEY

Technical Direction Company’s technical wizardry is dazzling audiences of millions at Vivid Sydney. In 2016 the grand spectacle of light, video and music is extended from 18 days to 23, with video projections over nine sites including the Royal Botanic Garden and Taronga Zoo. Michael Hassett, CEO at TDC said: “TDC works on the latest
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June 9, 2016 News

JAG’S FIRST SUV DISPLAYED INTERACTIVELY AT VIVID SYDNEY

JAG’S FIRST SUV DISPLAYED INTERACTIVELY AT VIVID SYDNEY

Jaguar’s contribution to Vivid Sydney 2016 will be celebrated at Martin Place with an immersive projection mapping and LED installation to debut the car manufacturer’s first-ever SUV, the F-PACE. Technical Direction Company is bringing to life the ideas of creative communications agency, Spark44 Sydney and multimedia design and animation by Spinifex Group. TDC mapped the
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June 3, 2016 News

CHOREOGRAPHED DRONE PERFORMANCE OVER SYDNEY HARBOUR

CHOREOGRAPHED DRONE PERFORMANCE OVER SYDNEY HARBOUR

As part of Vivid Sydney, from 8 to 12 June, 100 illuminated drones will perform a choreographed routine over Sydney Harbour, accompanied by the Sydney Youth Orchestra. Its inaugural flight in Hamburg, Germany in November 2015 set a Guinness World Record for the most number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) flying simultaneously. Now, Drone 100
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June 1, 2016 News