Hollywood Wax Museum

HD Video Displays Turn Heads
Hollywood, CA

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The Hollywood Wax Museum refurbished its on-the-street lobby to attract the attention of passers-by strolling Hollywood Boulevard with a number of HD video displays designed and installed by Electrosonic. The monitor displays show a montage of newly-produced clips that pay homage to all genres of Hollywood movies, ranging from classic westerns and Sci-Fi spectaculars to musical extravaganzas, war films and mysteries. The displays are capable of all showing the same images simultaneously or rotating the content.

Hollywood Wax Museum

Electrosonic provided a 2x1 configuration of 55-inch monitors and a 3x1 configuration of 55-inch monitors, both in portrait mode, to the lobby. Custom enclosures were provided for three speakers mounted to the exterior. Electrosonic also placed two pairs of 46-inch monitors in portrait mode on two columns over the cashier’s desk in the lobby, and created the lobby’s back wall from two 3x3 video displays, comprised of 46-inch monitors in landscape mode.

Hollywood Wax Museum

The company selected HD video monitors with super-thin mullions, and integrated all monitors with custom monitor brackets and mounting to deliver almost seamless imagery. Electrosonic programmed the system to be easy to operate. Museum employees can start the content loop in the morning and stop it at night, as well as alter the pause time between loops if crowds demand more frequent playback. All of the equipment is housed in a single small rack in a closet behind the main lobby.

The installation posed the usual challenges for an old Hollywood building, including obtaining seismic certification for the monitor mounts. Working only at night when the museum was closed, Electrosonic was able to complete the project without impeding business in any way.

Hollywood Wax Museum

Hollywood Wax Museum

Hollywood Wax Museum