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  • Installation
    Multi-Sensory Storytelling In Paradise

    Take a tour of the Polynesian Cultural Center’s amazing 4D multimedia experience at its Hawaiian Journey Theater in Oahu, a former IMAX theater that has been transformed with AV tech and special effects into an active volcano that screens movies.
    By Judith Rubin

  • Installation
    Experiential Learning
    Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry makes learning fun and exciting with its interactive Future Energy Chicago exhibit, which combines AV technology with cooperative gaming to teach visitors about tomorrow’s energy solutions.
    By Martin Palicki

  • Audio
    Glass + Audio Challenge
    Torrence Sound of Ohio had more than a few challenges to overcome in order to bring a high quality sound solution to the Toledo Museum of Art’s glass-ceilinged Great Gallery.
    By Dawn Allcot

  • Audio
    The Acoustic Wave   Conclusion
    This follow-up to our November 2013 feature, “The Acoustic Wave,” examines the audio solutions of Arena Thun in Thun, Switzerland, and Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, both excellent case studies on optimizing speech intelligibility in stadiums.
    By Renato Cipriano & Dirk Noy

  • Audio
    Sound Advice: Sound System Optimization
    Achieving automated audio optimization using digitally steered line arrays and Martin Audio’s MLA software.
    By Peter Mapp, FASA, FAES

  • House of Worship
    HOW Business: Apple Of My Eye
    Waxing nostalgic about the history and influence of Macintosh device usage in the religious community.
    By David Lee Jr., PhD

  • House of Worship
    HOW Technology: Split Personality
    Christ Lutheran Church in Charlotte NC’s dual AV setup enables switching between contemporary and traditional worship services without the need to adjust equipment.
    By Dawn Allcot

  • Digital Signage
    Sign Age: Tuning In
    How high-quality audio can enhance digital signage and mobile devices can be used for maximum audio engagement.
    By Shonan Noronha, EdD

  • Video
    AVent Horizon: The Same, But Different
    We compare and contrast HDBaseT and AV Bridging.
    By Pete Putman, CTS, ISF, KT2B

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