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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

TDC GOES ALL OUT AT VIVID SYDNEY

TDC GOES ALL OUT AT VIVID SYDNEY

Technical Direction Company is working hard with Vivid Sydney’s organisers to deliver record-breaking technical production at the spectacular festival of light and music. TDC employs 35 staff working full-time to produce a massive 11,500sqm of video projection in excess of 20million pixels. Over 70 projectors will be deployed in custom-made projection towers located in and around Sydney.
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May 27, 2016 News

Off The Hook: Telstra Customer Insight Centre

Off The Hook: Telstra Customer Insight Centre

This isn’t so much a story about an AV ‘Disneyland’ as it is about who designed and integrated it. Text:/ Christopher Holder Telstra is the 300-pound gorilla at the AV dinner party. Up until now it was contentedly doing it own thing — munching on telco bananas in the corner — but now it’s decided
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February 18, 2016 Projects