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Electrosonic wins AV Awards for 'Integrator of the Year' and ‘Consumer Installation of the Year’

2012 AV Awards Winner

The 2012 winners of the annual AV Awards were announced on October 12 at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Electrosonic took home the 'Integrator of the Year' award. In addition, Electrosonic was awarded the 'Consumer Installation of the Year' award for The European Parliament's Visitors' Centre, Parlamentarium. These recent wins take Electrosonic’s AV Awards total to twenty-six since the event started in 1999.

Electrosonic at the AV Awards

The AV Awards is managed by the UK-based AV Magazine, but judged independently by senior representatives from user companies and key industry players. It is considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the AV industry in the United Kingdom.

For more information, please visit the 2012 AV Awards.

Electrosonic’s AV Expertise Honored In 2012 Event Design Awards-Winning Project

2012 Event Design Awards

Electrosonic's AV accomplishment at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Research Center (NRC) has been recognized with a 'Silver Winner' Award for Best Museum Environment at the 2012 Event Design Awards. Working closely with Andrew Merriell & Associates, Maltbie, Batwin + Robin, Sosolimited, and Hypersonic, Electrosonic enhanced the visitor experience at NRC with an array of unique interactive exhibits and experiences featuring audio-visual systems. The most impressive of which is the SECU Daily Planet, a globe-shaped structure cantilevered onto the building and spanning the three-story wing; the Daily Planet is an immersive multimedia theater with a 40x40-foot high-definition screen, which offers a massive visual canvas to visitors on all three floors.

Presented by Event Design, the Event Design Awards recognize the best among this industry’s change agents. The chosen award-winning projects reflect how the world’s best creative studios are reinventing experience design across all categories.

For more information, please visit the Event Design Awards.

Electrosonic at WFX 2012

Electrosonic at WFX Conference & Expo 2012

Electrosonic exhibited at WFX (Worship Facilities Conference & Expo) 2012 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, and offered attendees a place to learn more about the company's Service Solutions and Projector Lamp Replacement Program. Electrosonic's booth featured a screen displaying the Electrosonic Lamps website, and an interactive quiz presented on an Apple iPad wirelessly displaying onto a Sharp 70" LCD to engage and test visitors on their projector lamp knowledge. Participants were entered to win an Apple iPod.

WFX is an annual exposition that brings together pastors, technology teams and facilities stewards of churches and worship facilities with architects, design-build firms and systems integrators, to share information and technologies that are critical to developing worship facilities.

For more information about WFX Conference & Expo 2012, please visit wfxweb.com/atlanta-2012/wfx-atlanta-2012/

Electrosonic's Robert Simpson Explores "3D + 4D Attractions" for the Attractions Management Handbook

Attractions Management Handbook 2012-2013 - Robert Simpson

Electrosonic Founder Director Robert Simpson delves into the latest developments in "3D + 4D Attractions" in his article for the Attractions Management Handbook 2012-2013. While emphasizing that the best attractions rely primarily on their stories, Simpson explores the importance of having a complementary mixed media show to really bring an attraction to life. The concept of 3D and 4D are defined, as well as accompanied by recent attractions employing the technologies.

The Attractions Management Handbook is "the global resource for attractions professionals". Distributed annually, the handbook brings together the latest research and developments in the attractions industry and provides important reference content.

Read the article here.

Electrosonic’s Robert Simpson Joins Panel at the Creative Services Summit Hosted by the British Business Embassy

Bob Simpson at the Creative Services Summit

Electrosonic Founder Director Robert Simpson joined a panel discussion at the Creative Services Summit held on 30 July 2012 at Lancaster House. This forum was one of 17 global business summits being hosted by the British Business Embassy during the six weeks of the Olympic Games. Run by UK Trade & Investment, these summits are regarded as the largest set of trade and investment events ever held in England, and allow business leaders and policymakers from the UK and around the world exchange ideas, discuss economic challenges and develop partnerships for growth.

Electrosonic wins two PRO AV Spotlight Awards at InfoComm 2012

Pro AV Spotlight Awards

Electrosonic accepted two awards at the 2012 PRO AV Spotlight Awards: the Best Entertainment/Arts Project for AT&T Dolphin Tales at Georgia Aquarium and the Best Museum AV Project for the National Museum of American Jewish History.

In its fifth year, the Spotlight Awards recognize the industry's best audio-visual installations in a range of distinct categories. The Awards honor technical design, innovation, and how instrumental the AV installation is to the clients’ missions. In partnership with Sound & Video Contractor and InfoComm International, the Spotlight Awards were featured in a special ceremony at the InfoComm 2012 trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

For more information, please visit the PRO AV Spotlight Awards Announcement.

Electrosonic at InfoComm 2012

InfoComm 2012

Electrosonic exhibited at InfoComm 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and offered attendees a place to learn more about the company's Control Rooms and Service Solutions business. Electrosonic's booth featured an interactive Sharp 70” display panel to engage visitors. InfoComm is the largest and most comprehensive pro-AV event in the world, with more than 32,000 AV professionals and 900+ exhibitors. Truly the “Information Communications Marketplace,” the entire industry convenes at InfoComm each year to conduct business, share ideas, learn and have fun as part of our growing community.

For more information about InfoComm 2012, please visit www.infocommshow.org

Electrosonic at Asian Attractions Expo 2012

Asian Attractions Expo 2012

Electrosonic exhibited at Asian Attractions Expo 2012 held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, and showcased the company's audio-visual systems integration solutions in the Entertainment market in Asia and the rest of the world. Electrosonic's booth featured an internally projected video sphere provided by Pufferfish, and Christie MicroTiles™ arranged in a skyscraper pattern to display images of recent projects.

Electrosonic at AAM (American Association of Museums) 2012 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

ISE 2012

Electrosonic attended the 106th AAM (American Association of Museums) Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo held in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota, and exhibited at a 10' by 20' booth that featured two large light boxes and an interactive gesture-based display integrated with a Microsoft Xbox Kinect. Partnered with the media company MyJive, who created the custom content, Electrosonic showcased an interactive WWII timeline and a game that simulated capturing fireflies in a glass jar.

Blooloop Features Electrosonic Founder Director Robert Simpson's Lecture on EXPOs in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Blooloop

Blooloop continues its feature of Electrosonic Founder Director Robert Simpson's lecture on "The EXPO Phenomenon" given in October 2011 at the TiLEforum conference held in Florence, Italy. The lecture covered the origins and development of EXPOs through the 21st century. Blooloop summarizes the second part of the lecture, which focused on EXPOs in the 20th and 21st centuries.

To learn more, please visit World's Fairs: EXPOs in the 20th and 21st Centuries (Part 2).

Click here to view Part 1.