Five examples of creative booth design

By Jacquie McHale 11. October 2018

Ready for some trade show inspiration? This week we're highlighting five booths that grabbed the attention of busy visitors with their creative use of visual effects. Enjoy!

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Temaer: mapping, visitor experience, multi-display, wow-factor, inspiration, tradeshows

Inside a projection designer's mind – Robert Mallin

By Robert Mallin 4. October 2018

This week’s blog is by up-and-coming theatre projection designer Robert Mallin who shares his experience working on the award-winning video design and realization of “ENRON” at the University of Texas at Austin. Find out how he tackled the creative and practical aspects of the design which featured eight overhead screens, two projectors and a barrage of information.

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Temaer: mediaserver, theater, projection design

What are genlock, framelock, & timecode sync and when do I need them?

By A. Kumar 27. September 2018

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In the world of professional video and audio production, maintaining a synchronized signal across multiple units, such as video cameras, screens, LED walls and multi-projector installations can be the difference between success or… disappointment (putting it mildly!).

So how can you synchronise the video signals coming out of different sources? In this blog, we take a look at genlock, framelock and timecode sync.

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Temaer: mediaserver, genlock, sync, timecode, framelock

Tech Check: BlackTrax Real-Time Motion Tracking

By Igor Fernando 20. September 2018

This week we take a look at real-time motion tracking and, more specifically, BlackTrax. We asked Igor Fernando from manufacturer CAST for a quick rundown of the system and the overall benefits of the technology. 

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Temaer: mapping, wow-factor, video pro, creative, entertainment technology, tracking, blacktrax

LED: From display niche to leader in large screen visualization

By Nevil Bounds 13. September 2018

Out of all the newer technologies that have been developed over the last 20 years, large screen LED displays surely rank among the most fascinating and influential across many market areas. Nevil Bounds shines a light on the success story of LED displays. 

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Temaer: visitor experience, wow-factor, tradeshows, LED, video quality

Interview: Piotr Majewski on events, challenges and creativity

By Jacquie McHale 6. September 2018

This week we're talking to Piotr Majewski, co-founder of MOOV, a multi-disciplinary design and production house. The award-winning Poznan-based studio prides itself on its mix of creative and engineering talent, designing innovative solutions for everything from conference setups, to cultural experiences, to complex events for global brands. So what goes into making a successful event and why is smart thinking the way forward?

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Temaer: mapping, wow-factor, video pro, creative, entertainment technology

GET INSPIRED! LIGHT & MAPPING FESTIVALS AROUND THE WORLD

By Jacquie McHale 30. August 2018

Light festivals have their roots in religious and cultural beliefs, as people celebrated the end of the darkest time of the year and the return of lighter, longer days. Nowadays, festivals are often synonymous with artistry on a grand scale, showcasing innovative lighting sculptures, contemporary music and stunning projection-mapping on architectural icons. As the nights draw in (at least here in Scandinavia), why not immerse yourself in the outdoor magic of a light festival and get inspired? 

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Temaer: mapping, visitor experience, wow-factor, inspiration, light festival

AV at trade shows – hit or miss?

By Nevil Bounds 23. August 2018

Today, we have the best possible equipment and techniques for video, sound and lighting. So why is it that AV at trade shows still manages to miss the target on occasion? Nevil Bounds muses on AV and its pitfalls on the show floor. 

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Temaer: visitor experience, lighting, wow-factor, tradeshows

What is MPCDI?

By David Aleksandersen 16. August 2018

We all love an acronym and here's one that seems to be popping up more and more. MPCDI is a standard format for multi-projector alignment systems, allowing full integration among a range of devices, programs and display systems. But what does that mean in reality, and why are industry standards important? 

In this article, we’ll cover the following topics related to Multiple Projection Common Data Interchange (that’s MPCDI to us!)

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Temaer: mediaserver, video pro, standards

Interview: Events, highlights & planning, UAE

By Jacquie McHale 9. August 2018

Terry Miranda is the CEO and creative lead at UAE-based Lighthouse Productions. Originally specialising in lighting design, the company has evolved to become one of the region's leading production design companies, offering turnkey event solutions on a giant scale. We talked to Terry about recent projects, lighting design and the key to a great event.

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Temaer: mapping, visitor experience, wow-factor, inspiration, video pro, entertainment technology, uae

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This blog is created by Dataton, and is about multi-display software and surrounding technologies, media servers, content creation - basically anything within the AV industry that serves to enrich the audience experience! Since the 90´s, Dataton has published News & Views, with content reflecting the world of multimedia communication. 

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