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EAS 2013

The exhibitors reveal what they’ll be showcasing at EAS in September and what the hot topics of conversation will be

By Kathleen Whyman | Published in Attractions Management 2013 issue 3


Barco and Projectiondesign®

Visualisation experts, Barco and projectiondesign® will be showcasing their combined projection product offering through demonstrations of real-world examples of immersive dark rides, videowall displays and visual system storytelling plus their work with technology partners Holovis and Reactable.

Launching at EAS is Holovis MotionDome™, an immersive and interactive platform for creating gaming or dark ride transformative experiences in 2D or 3D. The solution is scalable from small to large full dome theatres, completed with ride motion technology.

F35 AS3D active stereoscopic 3D DLP™ projectors are seamlessly edge blended on the Holovis MotionDome™ curved screen display, positioned above the participant’s eyeline to create a completely immersive experience. This is integrated with Holovis motion seat technology and interactive gaming devices. The product is driven by In-Mo®, technology that integrates real-time interactive game technology into a dome.

Barco’s OL-521 rear-projection videowall display will also be shown for the first time at EAS 2013. The system uses a modular design ensuring that video cubes can be stacked to practically any size or position. Images are created using LED illumination.

EAS visitors will also be able to see live video and music demonstrations using interactive table technology from Reactable. Projectiondesign F22 projectors are installed inside the table with live HD camera feeds of video jockeys making music being displayed on the big screen using F32 projectors.

 



Visitors will be able to see interactive table technology at Barco and projectiondesign’s stand
Alterface

Alterface will be showcasing GameRide, its new concept of compact interactive dark ride.
The turnkey dark ride solution takes up just 650sq m (7,000sq ft) of space with four screens in 3D and two theming zones, which mix interactivity and video projection mapping on the scenery. At EAS, a scale model of GameRide will be shown plus a real-size interactive theming from the ride so that visitors can test the game with the guns and decor.

The ride’s theming and content can be easily adapted to provide new experiences using the same area and technology.

The current content, called African Magic, is produced with a Real Time engine and isn’t predetermined. The story leads the players via four back-projected media screens, taking them on a safari through the jungle, to a tribal village and the savannah, before ending with a final fight against ivory looters in an elephant cemetery.

Moving between two interactive theming zones, players are immersed in the experience as props react to the shooting and come to life and through the use of light and sound.

 



Alterface’s GameRide
P&P Projects

P&P Projects’ new attraction is Thor’s Hammer, a 4D dark ride based on Norwegian myths, which opened at Tusenfryd in Norway recently. P&P Projects delivered the theming, 3D films, special effects, AV, sound, music and show lighting and worked with ETF, the ride system manufacturer.

The four-minute, multi-motion dark ride is supported by 3D film experiences, physical theming, special effects, sound and music. Visitors first enter the cave where they discover that Thor, the god of lightning, has lost his hammer, or Mjölnir, which he needs for the Battle of Ragnarok. The god Loke has stolen the hammer so visitors set out on a journey to assist Thor in getting it back.

The ride can be designed in a variety of themes, specifically tailored to the customer, which P&P will demonstrate.

 



Thor’s Hammer
WhiteWater West

Visitors can see WhiteWater’s new products including the Anaconda; the Manta; and the AquaSphere, which opens in 2014 at the Frankston Regional Aquatic Centre. WhiteWater will also showcase Combination Sensations – a fusion of its Family Boomerango and the Manta to create a new waterslide experience. The first installation was at Nagashima Resort in Kuwana City, Japan.

Other products on display will include AquaCourse; Abyss; AquaLoop; Family Python; AquaPlay Giant RainFortress; and FlowRider.

 



WhiteWater’s Combination Sensations
Huss Rides

Huss Rides will be premiering the Explorer and showcasing the Condor, which has recently been re-introduced to the market with a new and improved design.

The Explorer is a result of Huss’ experience in the design and manufacture of observation towers. Combined with an audiovisual system and sensory elements, it provides an immersive experience in an enclosed environment.

Using a 12m (40ft)-diameter, circular gondola, similar to those used on Huss’ Sky Tower rides, the Explorer accommodates up to 70 guests, including wheelchair users. Following a themed pre-show in the queuing area, guests are seated in a closed cabin looking through the full-height glass sides of the gondola at the surrounding screen. They then enjoy a wide range of environments, such as beneath the sea, in space, in the eye of a storm or some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. The content can also be created as CGI, live action or a composition of both. As a film-based attraction, the experience can be almost anything an operator chooses, from a calm, scenic journey to a white-knuckle thrill ride.

The Condor 2-G (2nd Generation) now has an improved ride design, although it keeps its basic format of a central tower structure with four main arms. At the end of these are spar boxes carrying star-shaped steel frames with seven, two-person gondolas. The gondolas reach a height of 26m (85ft) and swing out as they rotate around the spar box.

 



Huss will be premiering the Explorer
Picsolve

Picsolve will be showcasing its digital product suite, giving visitors the opportunity to see the new Picsolve mobile app and GSX to digital, which allows operators to provide consumers with a fully integrated and seamless purchasing experience. Picsolve will also be demostrating its other products.
 



Picsolve
Sally Corporation

Sally Corporation will have models of two of its newest designs – Power Blast and Forbidden Island. Power Blast is a mixed media interactive attraction, similar to the Justice League Alien Invasion 3D dark ride in Australia. A mixed media concept called Zombie Apocalypse will also be unveiled.
 



Power Blast
Vekoma Rides

Visitors will be able to find out more about Vekoma Rides’ Orkanen rollercoaster, which travels both over and under the water. Opened in Fårup in June, the custom designed suspended family coaster is the largest new ride ever top open in the Danish theme park.

Orkanen takes riders to a height of 20m (65ft) and then, at a speed of 75km/h, speeds them 5m (16ft) below the water, into a tunnel. They’re then taken through a 120-degrees banked horseshoe, followed by horizontal loops and S-curves, all at high speed.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn about 10 other installations that the team at Vekoma Ride’s working on during 2013 and for 2014. These include Vekoma’s Splash Party rollercoaster, which is operating as Bandit Bomber for Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.

 



Vekoma’s Orkanen rollercoaster at Fårup in Denmark travels both over and under the water
ATTRAKTION! GMBH

Visitors of all ages can enjoy a dance off with Playoke Dance – a new dimension of virtual dance experience. Players imitate a virtual instructor and dance along to famous pop songs. Their movements are tracked and analysed with 3D motion tracking, which delivers immediate feedback about the performances. Each player gets points and the high score results are shown on the screen.

Players can enter the game by raising their hand. A picture is taken of each participant, which is visible during the game.

The game, which is owned and distributed by Attraktion! GmbH, can be adapted to feature a 3D animation of an attraction’s mascot leading the choreography. Edutaining games can also be programmed in, such as teaching international gestures or a flag alphabet.

 



The Playoke game is available in different sizes, starting from four players

What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

Teri Ruffley
 
Teri Ruffley Regional Director Europe & MENA (Middle East, North Africa), Forrec

“It’s no secret that since the recession began a few years ago, people have been cutting back on discretionary leisure spending, opting for staycations and/or nearcations rather than the more expensive vacations. In turn, attractions have been looking to local residents to help replace the tourism dollars lost from a drop in out-of-town visitors.

Interestingly, the staycation trend may be of economic benefit to leisure and entertainment operators. The need to attract and encourage local and regional visitors to stay longer and return more often is one of the driving forces behind Destination Creation in Europe.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor



 

Jim Seay
 
Jim Seay President Premier Rides

“Everyone’s very focused on the significant growth in the emerging economies in regions such as Asia. The main issues are ensuring that quality equipment and safe practices are being incorporated into all of the new facilities which are opening.

Safety is the biggest challenge. This is especially true in a rapidly developing global economy. Countries where world class parks are being built need to ensure they have a foundation for safety by incorporating strict safety standards like ASTMF24 and CEN that cover both the equipment and its operation.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

John Davies
 
John Davies COO UK business unit,
OmniTicket Network

“The industry has a heightened interest in a single view approach to their guests and consumers. Attractions and parks want to share client information through all park systems from ticketing, online sales, reservations, retail, park photos, social media and more. Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts in Orlando is a good best example of the realisation of a single view approach with the recently rolled out My Magic + program.

The interaction between attractions and their guests opens up opportunities to build relationships. This starts online with the guest designing their visit before they’ve left home, then leads to a custom greeting for the guest when they arrive at the front entrance and an active presence on social media sites.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

Geoff Chutter
 
Geoff Chutter Owner and CEO WhiteWater West

“The most exciting thing that’s going on is the convergence of wet and dry attractions, creating altogether new experiences for guests. Integrating these elements provides a variety of experiences for guests and allows them to customise their own adventure.

It’s the most creative and innovative period this industry’s seen. It’s exciting to see projects all over the world where this convergence is being adopted.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

Clara J Rice
 
Clara J Rice Director Digital Engagement, JRA

“The biggest hot button in the industry at the moment is the protection of intellectual property. IAAPA’s shown excellent leadership in tackling this issue head-on through its new policies and procedures, and hopefully there will be fewer violations as a result.

Maker culture is also hot right now – the ability for guests to create something, as opposed to just interacting with it. Technology continues to change the landscape of museum and theme park experiences with developments in RFID and smart phone technology, for example, Disney’s MagicBand.

However, we have to balance traditional mechanical versus digital technology. We don’t want a museum to simply be a series of flat screens on a wall – we also need exhibits and interactives. For theme parks, the same rule applies – not everything should be a dark ride with the latest 4D technology. While there should be some of that, there needs to be a balanced mix.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

John Wood
 
John Wood Chair and CEO Sally Corporation

“It seems almost everyone is talking about the weather. This unpredictable force of nature has disrupted the smooth opening of parks around the world. Perhaps it’s time for indoor attractions like dark rides? We think so.

An ongoing challenge is the success of new park developments around the world. The theme park business isn’t an easy business to enter. The high cost of rides and equipment make it difficult to have the necessary critical mass of rides to attract the millions of people required to get a return on the investment. New parks have to be in the right location with the right funding and the right business plan.

The most exciting aspects revolve around the continuing expansion of Universal Studios and Disney parks. These guys are the true trendsetters in our industry and never cease to amaze us with their new attractions.”


COMPANY PROFILES
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
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Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
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EAS 2013

The exhibitors reveal what they’ll be showcasing at EAS in September and what the hot topics of conversation will be

By Kathleen Whyman | Published in Attractions Management 2013 issue 3


Barco and Projectiondesign®

Visualisation experts, Barco and projectiondesign® will be showcasing their combined projection product offering through demonstrations of real-world examples of immersive dark rides, videowall displays and visual system storytelling plus their work with technology partners Holovis and Reactable.

Launching at EAS is Holovis MotionDome™, an immersive and interactive platform for creating gaming or dark ride transformative experiences in 2D or 3D. The solution is scalable from small to large full dome theatres, completed with ride motion technology.

F35 AS3D active stereoscopic 3D DLP™ projectors are seamlessly edge blended on the Holovis MotionDome™ curved screen display, positioned above the participant’s eyeline to create a completely immersive experience. This is integrated with Holovis motion seat technology and interactive gaming devices. The product is driven by In-Mo®, technology that integrates real-time interactive game technology into a dome.

Barco’s OL-521 rear-projection videowall display will also be shown for the first time at EAS 2013. The system uses a modular design ensuring that video cubes can be stacked to practically any size or position. Images are created using LED illumination.

EAS visitors will also be able to see live video and music demonstrations using interactive table technology from Reactable. Projectiondesign F22 projectors are installed inside the table with live HD camera feeds of video jockeys making music being displayed on the big screen using F32 projectors.

 



Visitors will be able to see interactive table technology at Barco and projectiondesign’s stand
Alterface

Alterface will be showcasing GameRide, its new concept of compact interactive dark ride.
The turnkey dark ride solution takes up just 650sq m (7,000sq ft) of space with four screens in 3D and two theming zones, which mix interactivity and video projection mapping on the scenery. At EAS, a scale model of GameRide will be shown plus a real-size interactive theming from the ride so that visitors can test the game with the guns and decor.

The ride’s theming and content can be easily adapted to provide new experiences using the same area and technology.

The current content, called African Magic, is produced with a Real Time engine and isn’t predetermined. The story leads the players via four back-projected media screens, taking them on a safari through the jungle, to a tribal village and the savannah, before ending with a final fight against ivory looters in an elephant cemetery.

Moving between two interactive theming zones, players are immersed in the experience as props react to the shooting and come to life and through the use of light and sound.

 



Alterface’s GameRide
P&P Projects

P&P Projects’ new attraction is Thor’s Hammer, a 4D dark ride based on Norwegian myths, which opened at Tusenfryd in Norway recently. P&P Projects delivered the theming, 3D films, special effects, AV, sound, music and show lighting and worked with ETF, the ride system manufacturer.

The four-minute, multi-motion dark ride is supported by 3D film experiences, physical theming, special effects, sound and music. Visitors first enter the cave where they discover that Thor, the god of lightning, has lost his hammer, or Mjölnir, which he needs for the Battle of Ragnarok. The god Loke has stolen the hammer so visitors set out on a journey to assist Thor in getting it back.

The ride can be designed in a variety of themes, specifically tailored to the customer, which P&P will demonstrate.

 



Thor’s Hammer
WhiteWater West

Visitors can see WhiteWater’s new products including the Anaconda; the Manta; and the AquaSphere, which opens in 2014 at the Frankston Regional Aquatic Centre. WhiteWater will also showcase Combination Sensations – a fusion of its Family Boomerango and the Manta to create a new waterslide experience. The first installation was at Nagashima Resort in Kuwana City, Japan.

Other products on display will include AquaCourse; Abyss; AquaLoop; Family Python; AquaPlay Giant RainFortress; and FlowRider.

 



WhiteWater’s Combination Sensations
Huss Rides

Huss Rides will be premiering the Explorer and showcasing the Condor, which has recently been re-introduced to the market with a new and improved design.

The Explorer is a result of Huss’ experience in the design and manufacture of observation towers. Combined with an audiovisual system and sensory elements, it provides an immersive experience in an enclosed environment.

Using a 12m (40ft)-diameter, circular gondola, similar to those used on Huss’ Sky Tower rides, the Explorer accommodates up to 70 guests, including wheelchair users. Following a themed pre-show in the queuing area, guests are seated in a closed cabin looking through the full-height glass sides of the gondola at the surrounding screen. They then enjoy a wide range of environments, such as beneath the sea, in space, in the eye of a storm or some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. The content can also be created as CGI, live action or a composition of both. As a film-based attraction, the experience can be almost anything an operator chooses, from a calm, scenic journey to a white-knuckle thrill ride.

The Condor 2-G (2nd Generation) now has an improved ride design, although it keeps its basic format of a central tower structure with four main arms. At the end of these are spar boxes carrying star-shaped steel frames with seven, two-person gondolas. The gondolas reach a height of 26m (85ft) and swing out as they rotate around the spar box.

 



Huss will be premiering the Explorer
Picsolve

Picsolve will be showcasing its digital product suite, giving visitors the opportunity to see the new Picsolve mobile app and GSX to digital, which allows operators to provide consumers with a fully integrated and seamless purchasing experience. Picsolve will also be demostrating its other products.
 



Picsolve
Sally Corporation

Sally Corporation will have models of two of its newest designs – Power Blast and Forbidden Island. Power Blast is a mixed media interactive attraction, similar to the Justice League Alien Invasion 3D dark ride in Australia. A mixed media concept called Zombie Apocalypse will also be unveiled.
 



Power Blast
Vekoma Rides

Visitors will be able to find out more about Vekoma Rides’ Orkanen rollercoaster, which travels both over and under the water. Opened in Fårup in June, the custom designed suspended family coaster is the largest new ride ever top open in the Danish theme park.

Orkanen takes riders to a height of 20m (65ft) and then, at a speed of 75km/h, speeds them 5m (16ft) below the water, into a tunnel. They’re then taken through a 120-degrees banked horseshoe, followed by horizontal loops and S-curves, all at high speed.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn about 10 other installations that the team at Vekoma Ride’s working on during 2013 and for 2014. These include Vekoma’s Splash Party rollercoaster, which is operating as Bandit Bomber for Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.

 



Vekoma’s Orkanen rollercoaster at Fårup in Denmark travels both over and under the water
ATTRAKTION! GMBH

Visitors of all ages can enjoy a dance off with Playoke Dance – a new dimension of virtual dance experience. Players imitate a virtual instructor and dance along to famous pop songs. Their movements are tracked and analysed with 3D motion tracking, which delivers immediate feedback about the performances. Each player gets points and the high score results are shown on the screen.

Players can enter the game by raising their hand. A picture is taken of each participant, which is visible during the game.

The game, which is owned and distributed by Attraktion! GmbH, can be adapted to feature a 3D animation of an attraction’s mascot leading the choreography. Edutaining games can also be programmed in, such as teaching international gestures or a flag alphabet.

 



The Playoke game is available in different sizes, starting from four players

What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

Teri Ruffley
 
Teri Ruffley Regional Director Europe & MENA (Middle East, North Africa), Forrec

“It’s no secret that since the recession began a few years ago, people have been cutting back on discretionary leisure spending, opting for staycations and/or nearcations rather than the more expensive vacations. In turn, attractions have been looking to local residents to help replace the tourism dollars lost from a drop in out-of-town visitors.

Interestingly, the staycation trend may be of economic benefit to leisure and entertainment operators. The need to attract and encourage local and regional visitors to stay longer and return more often is one of the driving forces behind Destination Creation in Europe.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor



 

Jim Seay
 
Jim Seay President Premier Rides

“Everyone’s very focused on the significant growth in the emerging economies in regions such as Asia. The main issues are ensuring that quality equipment and safe practices are being incorporated into all of the new facilities which are opening.

Safety is the biggest challenge. This is especially true in a rapidly developing global economy. Countries where world class parks are being built need to ensure they have a foundation for safety by incorporating strict safety standards like ASTMF24 and CEN that cover both the equipment and its operation.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

John Davies
 
John Davies COO UK business unit,
OmniTicket Network

“The industry has a heightened interest in a single view approach to their guests and consumers. Attractions and parks want to share client information through all park systems from ticketing, online sales, reservations, retail, park photos, social media and more. Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts in Orlando is a good best example of the realisation of a single view approach with the recently rolled out My Magic + program.

The interaction between attractions and their guests opens up opportunities to build relationships. This starts online with the guest designing their visit before they’ve left home, then leads to a custom greeting for the guest when they arrive at the front entrance and an active presence on social media sites.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

Geoff Chutter
 
Geoff Chutter Owner and CEO WhiteWater West

“The most exciting thing that’s going on is the convergence of wet and dry attractions, creating altogether new experiences for guests. Integrating these elements provides a variety of experiences for guests and allows them to customise their own adventure.

It’s the most creative and innovative period this industry’s seen. It’s exciting to see projects all over the world where this convergence is being adopted.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

Clara J Rice
 
Clara J Rice Director Digital Engagement, JRA

“The biggest hot button in the industry at the moment is the protection of intellectual property. IAAPA’s shown excellent leadership in tackling this issue head-on through its new policies and procedures, and hopefully there will be fewer violations as a result.

Maker culture is also hot right now – the ability for guests to create something, as opposed to just interacting with it. Technology continues to change the landscape of museum and theme park experiences with developments in RFID and smart phone technology, for example, Disney’s MagicBand.

However, we have to balance traditional mechanical versus digital technology. We don’t want a museum to simply be a series of flat screens on a wall – we also need exhibits and interactives. For theme parks, the same rule applies – not everything should be a dark ride with the latest 4D technology. While there should be some of that, there needs to be a balanced mix.”



What’s everyone talking about?
Some of the EAS exhibitors tell us what they expect to hear about on the show floor


 

John Wood
 
John Wood Chair and CEO Sally Corporation

“It seems almost everyone is talking about the weather. This unpredictable force of nature has disrupted the smooth opening of parks around the world. Perhaps it’s time for indoor attractions like dark rides? We think so.

An ongoing challenge is the success of new park developments around the world. The theme park business isn’t an easy business to enter. The high cost of rides and equipment make it difficult to have the necessary critical mass of rides to attract the millions of people required to get a return on the investment. New parks have to be in the right location with the right funding and the right business plan.

The most exciting aspects revolve around the continuing expansion of Universal Studios and Disney parks. These guys are the true trendsetters in our industry and never cease to amaze us with their new attractions.”


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COMPANY PROFILES
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

01-07 Dec 2022

World Leisure Congress 2022

tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
05-07 Dec 2022

East Cape Futures

Hotel Palmas de Cortez, Los Barriles, Mexico
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

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Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

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