Formerly a silent movie venue when it was constructed in 1926, Shea's Buffalo Theatre just completed an extensive, 18-year, $20 million restoration project that included a comprehensive audio systems refurbishment. The main sound system -- and an additional lobby system where none existed before -- is now Dante-enabled with the use of unobtrusive Attero Tech audio wall plates and a BSS DSP. By using a single Cat5 cable, the theatre was able to eliminate a lot of wiring, termination, conduit, and labor, saving money in the process.
Leading visitor experiences company Merlin Entertainments has revealed that it is making extensive use of Audinate’s Dante audio networking technology at a variety of its London attractions. These include a number of popular sites on the city’s South Bank, including the Coca-Cola London Eye, SEA LIFE London Aquarium and Shrek’s Adventure! London.
As one of the largest exhibition centers in the Northeastern United States, the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) boasts over a half million square feet of exhibit space utilizing a wide range of best-in-class technologies. BCEC exhibitors enjoy access to BCEC’s many technological amenities, including fast Internet speeds, Wi-Fi, scalable telephony, and digital signage and displays.
Located on the campus of Auburn University in Alabama—a prominent public research university—Jordan-Hare is the tenth largest on-campus football stadium in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In a recent independent survey of Southeast Conference college fans, Jordan-Hare Stadium was rated the number one game day experience among SEC colleges.
The Ministry of Sound London has streamlined its Harman tools and distribution network, including an upgrade to the Soundcraft Vi3000 and Realtime Rack plug-in engine, supplied by Sound Technology.
Fiera Milano SpA is the most important trade show organizer in Italy, and its Milano Congressi (MiCo) is the largest convention center in Europe, with 70 conference rooms that can hold up to 18,000 people. The facility needed a complete audio and video solution to buttress the existing BSS Audio network located in the South Block section of the convention center. The solution needed to handle a significant amount of signal processing and enable a dual-redundant Dante network to run through the north block of MiCo. The severe time and budgetary constraints MiCo was under added another challenge.
Jefferson College, located in Hillsboro, Missouri, recently upgraded its sound reinforcement systems with Dante-enabled amplifiers in two locations on campus: its 2,500-seat field house and its 300-seat theatre. The field house is used to host sports events and large assemblies. The theatre, on the other hand, is used for drama, dance and music performances.
The greater Chicago area is home to Willow Creek Community Church, an inter-denominational community of seven worship facilities. The main church in South Barrington, Illinois serves as the core location for distribution of video and audio content to the church’s six satellite locations. At the center of Willow Creek's recent technical transformation is a Dante network to simplify the process of routing, distributing and managing multiple audio channels across four distinct venues on campus.
The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech presents programs that transform lives through exploration and engagement with the arts and the creative process. A significant part of this experience is The Cube, a unique, four-story, state-of-the-art Theater and high tech laboratory that serves multiple platforms of creative practice by faculty, students, and guest artists and researchers from around the world.
Multi-award winning sound engineer Dennis Sands has scored more than 240 films since 1979, with four Academy Award nominations in the Best Sound category on his resume. His thirst for cutting-edge technology recently motivated a wide-ranging cinema sound system upgrade at his Soundwaves SB facility, located in the Central Coast region of sunny Santa Barbara, California.
The expansive Richardson Independent School District in the metropolitan Dallas, Texas is comprised of 55 campuses, covers 38.5 square miles and portions of three cities, and serves more than 38,000 students. Two of the district's campuses, Richardson High School and Lake Highlands High School, recently modernized the school audio systems in their respective auditoriums to bring them further into the digital realm.
The Australian Turf Club’s Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney is considered one of the finest horse racing tracks in the world. Randwick spans more than 200 acres, including a six-level grandstand and 15 unique indoor and outdoor spaces used for horse racing and non-race day events, from conferences and exhibitions to premier music and entertainment shows.