Multiexperience – the next tech trend in the AV industry?

By David Aleksandersen 4. May 2020

While virtual reality as a term has been around for quite some time, multiexperience, augmented reality and mixed reality are relatively new terms. But what do these technologies and terms encompass? And how will people-centric multiexperience impact the audio-visual business?

 

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Temaer: future, entertainment technology, networking, VR, AR, multiexperience

Interview: Meet Roxanne Wilm, photographer, designer & slide fan

By Jacquie McHale 28. February 2020

Every so often, we get technical questions related to vintage Dataton products, manufactured some 30-40 years ago. When we do, it's usually from enthusiasts who actually owned units "back in the day". So when the support team received a query from an up-and-coming, recently graduated, photographer about PAX slide control units and MIC3 controllers, we were curious, to say the least! 

We decided to find out why Roxanne Wilm, a  26-year old artist from the Netherlands, chooses slide projection as her medium in her project, ORDER I DISORDER. Read on…

 

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Temaer: slide projector, entertainment technology, retro

Interview: Meet David Willrich, DJW, UK

By Nevil Bounds 22. December 2019

This week Nevil Bounds talks to David Willrich, founder of DJW, and a well-known figure in the UK (and international) AV industry. DJW started out in 1986 as a consultancy business focused on museums and visitor parks. Today, the company’s portfolio includes hotels, museums, visitor parks and attractions. Recent DJW projects include the Museum of the Gateway Arch in St Louis, USA; the Qasr Al Hosn Fort in Abu Dhabi (pictured above) and the Strawberry Field Exhibition in Liverpool, UK. DJW also provided the award-winning immersive experiences at the iconic Titanic Belfast experience center in Northern Ireland.

Let's start by rewinding to 1985, when David Willrich was the AV manager at the UK’s National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, Hampshire, a pioneer in the attractions industry…

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Temaer: visitor experience, entertainment technology, TEA

The changing landscape of live entertainment: Immersive experiences

By Andrew Gordon 2. November 2019

From extended reality to interactive technologies, immersive experiences have taken over the live entertainment industry. Using technology as a medium and art as technology, these experiences encapsulate modern expression while pushing the boundaries of our imagination, writes Andrew Gordon, automtd andrew

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Temaer: entertainment technology, creative, live entertainment industry

The technologies that are changing entertainment… and us

By Anna Robb 2. May 2019

 

Entertainment is evolving as fast as technology and we in the business should be on our toes. The way that people communicate, tell stories, share information, seek and find entertainment is evolving. Anna Robb at TheatreArtLife looks at how technology is changing entertainment and what we perceive entertainment to be.

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Temaer: entertainment technology, AI, live entertainment industry, VR

Why AV designs should be for the user experience – and how to do it

By Craig MacCormack, Commercial Integrator 15. February 2019

We’ve heard a lot about AV integrators and experience in the past few years, even more so since industry association InfoComm International rebranded itself as the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA). The truth is most integrators have been doing user experience-based AV designs for years.

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Temaer: design thinking, audience engagement, avixa, visitor experience, entertainment technology, content

Interview: Stephan Mazurek on projection design in the theater

By Jacquie McHale 9. February 2019

If you're a regular theater-goer in the Chicago area, chances are you've seen Stephan Mazurek's projection designs on the stage. He also regularly works on productions in New York and elsewhere in the US. We talked to this multi-talented storyteller – photographer, projection designer, explorer, and documentary film-maker – about recent theater projects, workflow and highlights. Read on…

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Temaer: visitor experience, entertainment technology, inspiration, projection design

Top 10 News&Views blogs 2018

By Jacquie McHale 4. January 2019

We're looking ahead to a great 2019 with a round-up of ten of our most popular blog posts from 2018. From 4K, SDI explained, to mapping, content management and time-management, we hope you'll enjoy catching up on posts you may have missed.

Interested in writing for our blog in 2019? If you'd like to share a story, ideas or your experience from the AV industry, we'd love to hear from you! Email News&Views

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Temaer: SDI, entertainment technology, video pro, mapping, content, tradeshows, creative, blacktrax, projection design, 4K, time management, account management

Tech Check: BlackTrax Real-Time Motion Tracking

By Igor Silva 20. September 2018

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

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

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

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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 90s, Dataton has published News & Views, with content reflecting the world of multimedia communication. Views, info, and opinions expressed in News & Views are solely those of the individual authors!

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