Museums

Exhibitionism - The Rolling Stones

London, UK

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Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones temporary exhibition, started its world tour at the Saatchi Gallery, in London from 5 April – 4 September 2016. The exhibition explores every facet of the band from the sixties until 2016. It includes artwork, clothes, performances, instruments, recordings, unseen films and photos, and rare objects that have been assembled to tell the story as never before. Exhibitionism is originated and produced by iEC (International Entertainment Consulting). The exhibition makes extensive use of audio-visual support both to show archive material and to enhance the displays. Fray Studio produced the video content, and specified the show system. Electrosonic was appointed to engineer and install the complete AV installation under a direct contract with iEC.

Canada's Sport Hall of Fame

Calgary, Canada

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Overview

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is a 40,000 square-foot space at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary that celebrates the country’s impressive and inspiring sports history. It offers 11 exhibit galleries representing 58 sports, and includes more than 50 interactive visitor experiences.

The European Parliament

Brussells, Belgium

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Overview

Parlamentarium, the new visitors’ centre of the European Parliament, opened in Brussels in October 2011. Electrosonic was contracted directly to the European Parliament to engineer and install the main exhibition audio-visual hardware. The exhibition’s designer Atelier Brückner of Stuttgart, and media producer, Markenfilm Crossing of Hamburg determined the installation’s performance requirements.

Heineken Experience

Amsterdam, Holland

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Overview

A new Heineken Experience opened at the historic Heineken Brewery in Amsterdam at the beginning of December 2008. Electrosonic was responsible for the engineering, supply and commissioning of the main audio and video systems. Designed and produced by BRC Imagination Arts, the re-designed visitor experience makes extensive use of specially produced high definition video programs. Electrosonic's UK office was appointed by BRC as its principal subcontractor for audio-visual systems integration.

The Siemens Crystal

London, UK

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Overview

The Crystal is a sustainable cities initiative by Siemens, the global electronics and electrical engineering powerhouse. Located at London’s Royal Victoria Dock, it is home to Siemens’ global Centre of Competence, ‘Cities’, a team of multi-disciplinary urban experts. It also houses a 21,500 square foot interactive exhibition that guides visitors through the urban infrastructure of the future. Designed and produced by Event Communications, the exhibition features extensive audio-visual systems engineered and installed by Electrosonic.

“Scotland’s Time Lords” at Our Dynamic Earth

Edinburgh, UK

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“Scotland’s Time Lords” honors the Scottish scientists who laid the foundation for the modern paradigm of plate tectonics. Three new interlinked galleries take visitors from an 18th century themed classroom with magic blackboards and talking portraits back through Deep Time to the Big Bang and beyond. Fifteen years after providing the complete audio-visual system for the Our Dynamic Earth attraction, Electrosonic returned to help bring “Scotland’s Time Lords” to life, providing the design and systems integration of the AV elements.

The Olympic Museum

Lausanne, Switzerland

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The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, recently reopened after a two-year renovation with new audio-visual and interactive systems that take visitors on what’s been called “a multidimensional journey across the Olympic Universe.” Electrosonic designed the AV system under subcontract with media producer Centre Screen Productions, and handled the system engineering and integration under a separate subcontract with Paragon Creative.

Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre

Stirling, Scotland

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The Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 was one of the most decisive battles of the First War of Scottish Independence. Leading up to its 700th anniversary, the National Trust for Scotland’s new Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre in Stirling has become the first in the world to use fight choreography and motion capture techniques to immerse visitors in a realistic 3D battle. The complex projection system was designed by Electrosonic’s Design Consulting team and engineered and installed by Electrosonic’s Edinburgh office.

Secret Wartime Tunnels at Dover Castle

Dover, UK

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Situated in the network of 60-meter long secret tunnels, 26-meters deep underground behind the famous White Cliffs of Dover, English Heritage’s “Operation Dynamo: Rescue from Dunkirk” makes extensive use of audio-visual technology to recreate the drama of the Dunkirk evacuation. Denmark based Kvorning Design & Communication designed and produced the new attraction and Electrosonic was the AV systems integrator. Kvorning selected Electrosonic to work with them from the initial design stage, to help validate design ideas, until completion. Throughout the project Electrosonic faced some difficult tasks, including dealing with the underground climate and projecting images into spaces where no surface is straight.

Stonehenge

Wiltshire, UK

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The new Stonehenge exhibition and visitor centre makes dramatic use of high resolution projection technology to help visitors explore one of the world’s most important prehistoric monuments. Located just 1.5 miles from Stonehenge itself, the centre is the first phase of English Heritage's £27-million project to transform the visitor experience of this iconic site.