Interactive

New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

New York, NY

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The New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, which explores the political, cultural and social history of New York, underwent a three-year, $70-million renovation that now features a new 3,400-square-foot space. Electrosonic provided the audio, video and control systems for the renovation of the city’s oldest museum. Platt Byard Dovell White Architects and Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership were the design team on the project.

University of Salford’s New MediaCityUK Development

Manchester, UK

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The University of Salford recently opened a new digital learning and research space at its MediaCityUK development in Salford Quays. This space features a flexible audio-visual system that can be customised and used in creative ways to educate and entertain students and visitors. The original technical design was prepared by The Centre for Virtual Environments at the University of Salford, and Electrosonic engineered and installed the complete system.

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Alloway, Scotland

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The National Trust for Scotland recently completed a major development bringing all the Robert Burns related sites in Alloway, Scotland, together. Principal among these sites is the Burns Cottage, which for many years has represented the nucleus of the museum, and a brand new museum building; together they represent the new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Event Communications designed the museum exhibition, and Electrosonic’s Design Consulting team began the project as their audio-visual systems designer. After a tender process, Electrosonic was also appointed as the AV systems integrator, working directly for the National Trust for Scotland.

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Manchester, UK

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Jodrell Bank, home of the famous Lovell radio telescope, opened its new exhibition in April 2011 after upgrading its visitor facilities with the addition of two pavilions: the Planet Pavilion and the Space Pavilion. The pavilions house exhibitions on astronomy and the work of Jodrell Bank. The audio-visual and interactive elements of the exhibits were installed by Electrosonic under subcontract to the Moule Partnership.

Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria, NY

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Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York reopened with extensive audio-visual upgrades by Electrosonic that offer visitors a renewed focus on the history of moving image production and the future of film and video art. Designed by Josh Weisberg of Scharff Weisberg in New York, the museum now provides even more insight into the production, promotion and exhibition of moving images through its unique collections, interactive exhibitions and versatile theater and screening rooms.

NASCAR Hall of Fame

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Fans racing to be among the first visitors to the new NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina will discover some of the most cutting-edge AV technology supporting the interactive motor sports attraction.  Working with an aggressive schedule, Electrosonic provided AV systems for the Belk High Octane Theater and more than 100 exhibits as well as interior and exterior giant video displays and supporting sound systems.

Guinness World Records Museum

Hollywood, California

Hollywood Boulevard has always been a magnet for tourists who converge on the avenue to view its iconic sights, and now they have a new attraction to engage their attention.  The Guinness World Records Museum’s interactive Planar video wall, provided and installed by Electrosonic, uses gesture-based technology to capture the movements of passers-by and animate unique custom characters in 3D space.

Kennedy Space Center "Exploration Space"

KSC, Florida

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Exploration Space, the first attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to examine the future of space exploration, combines live theater, interactive exhibits and new media components to engage and inform audiences about the next 20 years in space exploration. Electrosonic provided the AV systems for the exhibit designed by BRC Imagination Arts, Inc. in collaboration with Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The Electrosonic team designed, integrated, programmed and installed the exhibit’s entire AV system, including projection, audio, video and show control.

Information and Communications Pavilion

Shanghai, China

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Visitors flocking to the Information & Communications Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai China got a taste of cutting-edge information and communication technologies (ICT) to come when they toured the attraction presented by China Mobile and China Telecom.  BRC Imagination Arts was the creator and producer for the world’s first Multi-Dimensional Interactive Network pavilion.

China State Shipbuilding Pavilion at Expo 2010

Shanghai, China

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Its arc structure resembling the keel of a ship, the China State Shipbuilding Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai China showcases the nation’s time-honored history of shipbuilding and is one of the few pavilions that will remain as a museum after the Expo concludes.  Electrosonic provided the extensive audio, video and show-control systems for the pavilion that enable visitors to explore the role of shipping in China’s past, investigate exciting concepts for future floating cities and farms, and simulate navigation.  Electrosonic was challenged to deliver multi-image and edge-blended displays onto unusual surfaces; and furnish immersive interactive experiences for visitors.