Commercial Installed Sound

The Singapore Sports Hub was completed in 2014, replacing Singapore's National Stadium in Kallang. How do you design the AV systems for such a large and diverse facility?

The Symetrix DSP products were used on an epic scale this $1.06 billion Sports Hub development in Singapore.

Networked audio solution extends present-day media connectivity, future scalability options for Fred W. Smith National Library

The Fred W. Smith National Library bills itself as a center for “cutting-edge and compelling scholarship about George Washington, Colonial America and the Revolutionary Era.”  Located on the property of the first president’s home in Mount Vernon, Virginia, the privately-funded library is a 45,000-square foot, three-story building that houses thousands of books, newspapers, maps, photographs, microfilms, periodicals and electronic resources that pertain to the life of George Washington, as well more than 100 books from his personal library.

The expansive Richardson Independent School District in the metropolitan Dallas, Texas is comprised of 55 campuses serving more than 38,000 students.  Covering 38.5 square miles and portions of three cities (including Dallas), the district claims a long-standing reputation for educational excellence that is continually recognized at state and national levels.

New sound system revives club’s reputation as a live music destination

Description

The world famous 12th and Porter music club located in Nashville, TN has a long-standing reputation as one of the America’s legendary venue for live music.  Thousands of musicians and bands have played the venue, which was recently voted by Nashville Scene readers as second only to the historic Ryman Auditorium for live music.

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. 

Description

The recently built Theatre Des Sablons in the Paris community of Neuilly-sur-Seine brings a new performing arts venue to an area of the city already rich with culture.  The multipurpose venue includes a large theater, an intimate auditorium and a conference space among other common areas.   The technical design includes a world-class digital media infrastructure to support classical and contemporary dance, theater, circus, concert and opera performances; as well as corporate events.

The Katy Independent School District is an award-winning public school system based in Katy, Texas that enrolls over 60,000 students.  It makes heavy use of audio and video display capabilities to augment its live and pre-recorded school presentations. The district, which serves 181 square miles in parts of Harris County, Fort Bend County and Waller County, undertook a $700,000 audio and video systems conversion project beginning in May 2013.

Description

Trinity Episcopal School which opened in the fall of 1999 began as the dream of longtime Austin educator Jane Hill and a small group of parents.  They were looking for a rigorous and innovative Episcopal academic program offered in a diverse and highly nurturing environment. The school grew from a private school to a K-8 institution of 450 students. Its exponential increase has spurred a succession of construction projects, the latest of which is a 750-seat multipurpose chapel for religious services, student performances, and community events.

Description

Construction of the Parliament House of Melbourne was begun in 1856, but this seat of power for the Australian state of Victoria remains unfinished and ever changing – including the IT and audio systems in place.

Law and tradition require that every word spoken during a session of Parliament or related Committees be transcribed into writing. While originally accomplished in real time with shorthand or stenography machines, this task has shifted in modern times to a system of recording and transcribing audio.

Description

Founded in 1968, The Alliance Theatre at Woodruff Arts Center remains closely tied to the cultural identity of Atlanta, growing as the city has grown. The theatre has gained national recognition and prominence as Atlanta has become a leading international city. The Alliance Theatre strives to set the highest artistic standards and create the powerful experience of shared theatre for a diverse audience. Above all else, the Alliance Theater values excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration.

Description

Millikin University is a four-year undergraduate university in Decatur, Illinois with a student body of 2,400. Millikin's mission is to offer an education that integrates the traditional liberal arts and the practical arts of the professions. The School of Fine Arts is noted for the breadth and quality of its music offerings, which include both performance and business focused opportunities.

“Compared to our first installation, Dante saved us a lot of time and money... we plugged the card directly into the board and there was one Cat5 cable that ran from the Dante card to the computer and we were up and going.”

Description

An advanced multi-media campus installation in Frankfurt, Germany.

Frankfurt University is a lively, urban, and cosmopolitan university that provides an excellent atmosphere in which to research, study, think, and create. The university was founded in 1914 through private funding. Thus, the university owes its establishment to the link – which is characteristic for the city of Frankfurt – between dynamic research, the legacy of the Enlightenment, and the conscious commitment of the citizens of Frankfurt to the fundamentals of international trade and industry.

Location

Sands Casino Resort, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania  USA

The Sands Casino resort is a $743 million casino with 3,000 slot machines to choose from, a fully integrated resort consisting of over 300 luxury hotel rooms, 9 restaurants, 200,000 square feet of premium retail outlet shopping, and 46,000 square feet of flexible multi-purpose space.

Challenge

Create a flexible audio networking solution that can support over a couple independent zones yet have the capability to control and manage all of them from any single kiosk within the casino.

Description

Hylton Memorial Chapel is a nondenominational Christian Event Center that opened in 1995. The facility does not accommodate a local church or congregation on a regular basis. It seats nearly 3500. The facility was designed to host large Christian events and facilitate renewal throughout the region.

"We actually haven’t needed much support. All we did was turn the processors on and connect them. Network setup was automatic — the processors just said ‘Thanks, we’re done, we’ll get out of the way now.” - Greg Lukens, Washington Professional Systems

Challenge

A full scale renovation that involved a $1.5 million sound system upgrade.