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There are many stories of resolve and creativity in pandemic, and many instances where the usual platitudes-innovate, be bold, take risks, make a leap of faith -- actually did apply. The example in this story brings together a manufacturer, an integrator, a venue, a marquee event, and their advertisers in the interdependent way that can happen in AV. What started as high-stakes improvisation became an unexpected opportunity for everyone.
Esports – or electronic sports – is an emerging form of entertainment with a growing number of participants, spectators, and fans. Contemporary Research played a key role in Esports Stadium Arlington’s AV success.
On this podcast episode of Video Vices with Contemporary Research, Corey Dunn, Chief Creative Officer, Esports Stadium, Arlington spoke with Tyler Kearn about his personal journey from gaming fan, to eSports announcer, to Chief Creative Officer at Esports Stadium Arlington, TX.
When facilities want to inspire and engage audiences, they often turn to video with LED screens and interactive displays. However, this can be complex with many moving parts. Finding the right products and equipment that work together is quite the undertaking. The Epic––a 120,000-square-foot recreation center in Grand Prairie, TX––was facing such challenges.
Andretti Karting and Games Orlando is revving up their digital experience for customers throughout the venue.
When Andretti Indoor Karting and Games needed an AV integrator for their $32 million Orlando facility, they enlisted the help of BCI Integrated Solutions, a top provider of integrated system solutions in Florida.
Striking the Right Balance: The Cloverleaf family Bowl blends timeless fun with next-gen AV Technology
Located in Fremont, CA, the Cloverleaf Family Bowl has something for everyone. In addition to 44 lanes of bowling action, Cloverleaf hosts local bowling leagues, birthday parties, special events, and even community fundraisers for worthy causes. This is a recreational facility on top of its game—including the use of 21st century AV technology to keep bowlers informed and entertained.
Florida State University (FSU) Seminoles go all out with Contemporary Research video distribution installation for Doak Campbell Stadium’s Champion’s Club and VIP areas.
You could label it an emergency of sorts. The Riverside County CA AEOC (Alternate Emergency Operations Center), located in the city of Indio, CA, was tucked away in the basement of a county administration building and was outdated.
Over the past few years, consultants and sites pursued the use of IPTV to distribute in-house and subscription programs throughout a sports facility – it seemed to be the “wave of the future”.
Live sporting events are full of excitement, but even so, to keep the crowd happy, “you compete with the comfort of home,” says David Vickery, director of arena broadcast services for American Airlines Arena.
In Salt Lake City (Utah), the AV used in the new Salt Lake City Public Safety Building (PSB) allows for an enhanced approach to emergency response.
When the University of Oklahoma (OU) in Norman decided to do a major upgrade to its stadium’s luxury suites, a major component of the project was the audio and video distribution to the suites’ 250 flatpanel TVs. Having coax cable already pulled by the university was a tremendous plus.