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Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
21 Dec 2021 . BY Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
The Eden Project collaborated with display company Celestial – whose drone fleet is currently the largest in the UK – and Volvo Car UK to create a 90 second film imploring world leaders to Act Now to combat global warming. The film can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/MLhN7jqG6GE
The story is told from the viewpoint of a visiting alien and was created by almost 300 drones soaring over the Eden Project’s famous biomes.
The one-off film shows the illuminated solar-powered drones forming kaleidoscopic 3D patterns. The film starts with the appearance of a small blue sphere surrounded by orbiting stars.

The pattern transforms into a tree, a fish, a bird, and then a human, conveying the idea that, “all living things are connected in a dynamic dance, morphing and dependent on one another.”

In the film’s closing scene the human, disconnected from the other life forms, breaks apart into hundreds of dots of light and transforms back into the Earth, as stars swirl around it. The galaxy of stars then come together one final time with a command from the alien: “Oi, Earthling! ACT NOW.”

The film is backed by a music by Sigur Rós and narration by broadcaster Gemma Cairney.

Nick Kowalski, Co-Founder & Chief Operations Officer of Celestial, said: “We are incredibly proud of what we’ve produced – a body of work that fuses art, cutting-edge technology, and a powerful message.

“World leaders must act to tackle the climate and nature crisis, to inspire and accelerate action critical to saving the planet. We hope this is the first of many collaborations with the Eden Project and Volvo Car UK, and heartfelt thanks to the entire team at Celestial for another outstanding piece of work.”

David Harland, Chief Executive of Eden Project International, said: “With our new film we’ve chosen a dramatic way to convey to world leaders that they must Act Now. To back this up, we’ll continue to do everything in our powers to rebuild relationships between people and the natural world.

“For two decades we’ve aimed to inspire the widest possible audience into action, using creativity and culture, science and storytelling to engender change.”
PRODUCT NEWS
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
SpongeBob’s Crazy Carnival Ride opens at Circus Circus in Las Vegas
Sally Dark Rides has celebrated the opening of its newest interactive adventure SpongeBob’s Crazy Carnival Ride.
Triotech’s new Superblaster ride launches
Triotech has announced that its latest innovation, SuperBlaster, is ready to ship worldwide.
Gantner rebrands to Vintia, joins Salto Wecosystem
Formerly known as Gantner Ticketing, Vintia is a state-of-the-art ticketing and booking solution for the leisure industry and the newest addition to the Salto Wecosystem.
HYPERVSN holographic display launched at MSG Sphere
Technology company HPERVSN has created its largest ever holographic display for music and entertainment venue MSG Sphere Las Vegas.
Zero Latency launches free roam VR zombie experience
VR technology company Zero Latency has launched its immersive free-roam VR zombie game Outbreak.
Maurer Rides introduces Spike Waterfight
Rollercoaster and ride designer and manufacturer Maurer Rides has announced its latest concept, the Spike Waterfight, which allows spectators and rollercoaster riders to soak one another with water cannons.
Triotech launches new dark ride Primordial
Media based attractions creator Triotech has announced the opening of its latest attraction, a next generation interactive dark coaster installed at Lagoon Park in Salt Lake City, Utah, US.
Maurer Rides presents new Speed Chaser concept
Rollercoaster designer and manufacturer Maurer Rides presented its new Speed Chaser coaster concept at IAAPA Expo Europe.
Merlin Entertainments and Immersive Gamebox announce global partnership
Merlin Entertainments has announced a multi-million pound and multi-territory partnership with immersive group gaming platform Immersive Gamebox. 
Small Footprint, Big Significance: Studio City Water Park
Long known for its fancy casinos, Macau realized within the past decade that it must diversify its tourism scene to attract new crowds. With the ambition of becoming the leisure hub of China’s 72-million strong Greater Bay Area, the city began adding shows, attractions, and family-friendly hotels. But the offering that truly stands out with fun for everyone is Studio City Water Park – Macau’s first stand-alone water park, with all the water slides and aquatic play structures supplied by WhiteWater.
How surf simulators are transforming the experience economy
The experience economy, driven by evolving consumer trends, is poised for continued growth in the coming years. Millennials have been at the forefront of this shift, favouring memorable experiences over material possessions. This preference has extended to other generations as well, indicating a broader adoption of experience-focused spending habits in the attractions sector.
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CSI Design Expo Americas 2024 announces new Attractions & Entertainment Technology Zone
Cruise Ship Interiors (CSI) invites cruise lines, shipyards, design studios, outfitters, and suppliers to take part in CSI Design Expo Americas in Miami, Florida, the region’s only event dedicated to cruise ship interior design. [more...]
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PRODUCT NEWS
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
21 Dec 2021 . BY Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
The Eden Project collaborated with display company Celestial – whose drone fleet is currently the largest in the UK – and Volvo Car UK to create a 90 second film imploring world leaders to Act Now to combat global warming. The film can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/MLhN7jqG6GE
The story is told from the viewpoint of a visiting alien and was created by almost 300 drones soaring over the Eden Project’s famous biomes.
The one-off film shows the illuminated solar-powered drones forming kaleidoscopic 3D patterns. The film starts with the appearance of a small blue sphere surrounded by orbiting stars.

The pattern transforms into a tree, a fish, a bird, and then a human, conveying the idea that, “all living things are connected in a dynamic dance, morphing and dependent on one another.”

In the film’s closing scene the human, disconnected from the other life forms, breaks apart into hundreds of dots of light and transforms back into the Earth, as stars swirl around it. The galaxy of stars then come together one final time with a command from the alien: “Oi, Earthling! ACT NOW.”

The film is backed by a music by Sigur Rós and narration by broadcaster Gemma Cairney.

Nick Kowalski, Co-Founder & Chief Operations Officer of Celestial, said: “We are incredibly proud of what we’ve produced – a body of work that fuses art, cutting-edge technology, and a powerful message.

“World leaders must act to tackle the climate and nature crisis, to inspire and accelerate action critical to saving the planet. We hope this is the first of many collaborations with the Eden Project and Volvo Car UK, and heartfelt thanks to the entire team at Celestial for another outstanding piece of work.”

David Harland, Chief Executive of Eden Project International, said: “With our new film we’ve chosen a dramatic way to convey to world leaders that they must Act Now. To back this up, we’ll continue to do everything in our powers to rebuild relationships between people and the natural world.

“For two decades we’ve aimed to inspire the widest possible audience into action, using creativity and culture, science and storytelling to engender change.”
PRODUCT NEWS
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
SpongeBob’s Crazy Carnival Ride opens at Circus Circus in Las Vegas
Sally Dark Rides has celebrated the opening of its newest interactive adventure SpongeBob’s Crazy Carnival Ride.
Triotech’s new Superblaster ride launches
Triotech has announced that its latest innovation, SuperBlaster, is ready to ship worldwide.
Gantner rebrands to Vintia, joins Salto Wecosystem
Formerly known as Gantner Ticketing, Vintia is a state-of-the-art ticketing and booking solution for the leisure industry and the newest addition to the Salto Wecosystem.
HYPERVSN holographic display launched at MSG Sphere
Technology company HPERVSN has created its largest ever holographic display for music and entertainment venue MSG Sphere Las Vegas.
Zero Latency launches free roam VR zombie experience
VR technology company Zero Latency has launched its immersive free-roam VR zombie game Outbreak.
Maurer Rides introduces Spike Waterfight
Rollercoaster and ride designer and manufacturer Maurer Rides has announced its latest concept, the Spike Waterfight, which allows spectators and rollercoaster riders to soak one another with water cannons.
Triotech launches new dark ride Primordial
Media based attractions creator Triotech has announced the opening of its latest attraction, a next generation interactive dark coaster installed at Lagoon Park in Salt Lake City, Utah, US.
Maurer Rides presents new Speed Chaser concept
Rollercoaster designer and manufacturer Maurer Rides presented its new Speed Chaser coaster concept at IAAPA Expo Europe.
Merlin Entertainments and Immersive Gamebox announce global partnership
Merlin Entertainments has announced a multi-million pound and multi-territory partnership with immersive group gaming platform Immersive Gamebox. 
Jump into Summer with Taylor Made Designs’ new grip socks
Taylor Made Designs has developed a range of generic and custom-branded grip socks, perfect for use in trampoline parks and indoor play areas.
Design Silver Fish teams up with Christie to deliver spectacular visuals at immersive South Korea art exhibition
Christie laser projectors have been used at an experiential art exhibition designed by media production firm Design Silver Fish to celebrate the history, culture and ecology of Damyan in South Korea – known for its strawberries and bamboo products.
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COMPANY PROFILES
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

CSI Design Expo Americas 2024 announces new Attractions & Entertainment Technology Zone
Cruise Ship Interiors (CSI) invites cruise lines, shipyards, design studios, outfitters, and suppliers to take part in CSI Design Expo Americas in Miami, Florida, the region’s only event dedicated to cruise ship interior design. [more...]
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

06-06 Jun 2024

National Attractions Marketing Conference

Drayton Manor Theme Park & Resort, Tamworth, United Kingdom
06-07 Jun 2024

World Sauna Forum 2024

Sataman Viilu , Jyväskylä, Finland
+ More diary  
 


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