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PID making an entrance at Tate Liverpool
06 Feb 2008 . BY
Digital solutions specialists Projected Image Digital (PID) has specified, supplied and installed an innovative, dynamic LED lightwork in the foyer/entrance of Tate Liverpool, located on the City’s historic Albert Dock.

The requirement was for a 'lightgate' concept, designed to refresh and revitalise the foyer and entrance areas.

The 'lightgate' is made from Barisol stretch material which needed to be internally lit and PID were approached to advise on the best light sources and to help co-ordinate the engineering and realisation of the project.

The idea was to end up with a selection of shifting light patterns visible from right across the Albert dock, not just to those entering the Tate, along with simple bold displays of the gallery layout and a re-orientated reception area with a dramatic new desk unit.

Given the narrow space between the Barisol and the wall, PID came up with the idea of having double rows of newly designed custom LED strips. These use 1 Watt Luxeon LEDs in a double configuration, with 2 LEDs side by side and 20 emitters per strip in 1200 and 600 mm lengths.

A total of 46 of the special LED strips are used to illuminate the lightgate - an area of 48sq m, each placed at 20mm intervals and fixed to the steel RSJs behind the Barisol covered area.

For control, PID specified a Pharos LPC1, which was programmed to give 16 accessible buttons, each triggering a different sequence or look.

Currently the standard setting is 'white full' for normal daytime use when the galleries are open to the public. In the evenings, events and functions can utilise the coloured sequences.
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PID making an entrance at Tate Liverpool
06 Feb 2008 . BY
Digital solutions specialists Projected Image Digital (PID) has specified, supplied and installed an innovative, dynamic LED lightwork in the foyer/entrance of Tate Liverpool, located on the City’s historic Albert Dock.

The requirement was for a 'lightgate' concept, designed to refresh and revitalise the foyer and entrance areas.

The 'lightgate' is made from Barisol stretch material which needed to be internally lit and PID were approached to advise on the best light sources and to help co-ordinate the engineering and realisation of the project.

The idea was to end up with a selection of shifting light patterns visible from right across the Albert dock, not just to those entering the Tate, along with simple bold displays of the gallery layout and a re-orientated reception area with a dramatic new desk unit.

Given the narrow space between the Barisol and the wall, PID came up with the idea of having double rows of newly designed custom LED strips. These use 1 Watt Luxeon LEDs in a double configuration, with 2 LEDs side by side and 20 emitters per strip in 1200 and 600 mm lengths.

A total of 46 of the special LED strips are used to illuminate the lightgate - an area of 48sq m, each placed at 20mm intervals and fixed to the steel RSJs behind the Barisol covered area.

For control, PID specified a Pharos LPC1, which was programmed to give 16 accessible buttons, each triggering a different sequence or look.

Currently the standard setting is 'white full' for normal daytime use when the galleries are open to the public. In the evenings, events and functions can utilise the coloured sequences.
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Future-proofing ticketing solutions with TOR Systems
TOR Systems, the UK’s leading ticketing, booking and CRM solutions provider, is urging tourism and heritage companies to future proof their ticketing solutions when procuring in the wake of the pandemic.
Vantage digitises Atlantis Dubai’s aquatic theme park guest journey
Entertainment destination Atlantis Dubai has chosen Vantage’s smart software platform to help it deliver a personalised and frictionless experience for guests at its aquatic theme park Aquaventure.
Maurer Rides presents Lost in the Maze coaster to challenge rider’s reaction skills
Maurer Rides has unveiled Lost in the Maze – a new interactive indoor roller coaster experience using patented Spike technology.
Red Raion presents Moby Dick – Friends to the rescue! at IAAPA Expo Barcelona
Red Raion, the CGI studio specialising in media-based attractions, will be attending this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe.
Red Raion and Leolandia announce partnership
Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media-based attractions, has announced its partnership with the popular Italian theme park Leolandia.
IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
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Kraftwerk Living Technologies launches immersive concept with climate message
AV systems integrator Kraftwerk Living Technologies (KLT) has launched a new media-based educational attraction Sun Dark, a story that explores the effects of climate change on the future life of the planet.
New glorious orient theme park showcases Vekoma’s fighter jet coaster
Vekoma Rides’ next generation Fighter Jet rollercoaster is showcased at Fantawild Group’ newly opened Glorious Orient theme park in Ganzhou, China.
Diamond balloon concept merges tourist attraction with advertising billboard
A group of Dutch engineers have presented a new attractions concept that combines a flying observation cabin with LED digital advertising billboards.
Qcounter launched to help visitor attractions ensure COVID-safe operations
The Fife-based company that made its name helping to create dynamic interactive exhibition displays in visitor attractions and museums across the UK, including the V&A Dundee has brought to market QCounter – a fully automated, but low-cost, access control/people-counter system.
ProSlide Innovation launches MammothBLAST™ Water Coaster
ProSlide Technology Inc. has broken new ground at the expansion of Atlantis Aquaventure in Dubai with its latest innovation, the MammothBLAST™ Water Coaster.
Móz Designs columns anchor the world’s largest indoor aquarium
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