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Alterface launches 'gamechanging' NOMAD point and shoot device
25 Jun 2018 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
NOMAD is a portable device that enables users to interact with media, scenery and animatronics
Interactive technology specialist Alterface has launched NOMAD, a brand new mobile action device designed to create immersive experiences and offer enhanced interactivity.

Introduced at AAE at the beginning of this month (June), NOMAD, short for New Optimised Mobile Action Device, is a wireless interactive point and shoot device, based on Alterface's patented camera-based detection technology. It can be used by hundreds of guests at any one time and enables guests to interact with on-screen media, scenery and animatronics.

The device is wireless and completely scalable, it can be shrunk down to the size of a magic wand, allowing for 'unsurpassed' levels of personalisation. Using NOMAD riders are able to shoot, point, circle and move as they make their way through the attraction. Riders can also chose to use their own NOMAD devices or those tethered to the ride vehicles, by power supply cables.

The company claims that the NOMAD 'greatly simplifies' the process of turning into any attraction into an interactive venue, as it requires no specific infrastructure or encoding technology.

"We are all very excited about NOMAD! This new and advanced wireless device will bring interactivity to the next level. It offers tremendous opportunities for any kind of attraction, adding dimension to the story and experience," said Benoit Cornet, founder and CEO of Alterface. "NOMAD perfectly fits our vision and offering of non-linear rides, bringing more freedom and customisation to visitors, and optimising space in the parks."

"With this advanced technology development we open up new opportunities in the interactive segment, from dark rides and interactive walkthroughs to entirely new creative attractions," he added," Cornet added.

In order to facilitate the implementation of this new technology Alterface has set up a creative department, offering specialist advice, technology provision, media production, game play definition and storytelling.





NOMAD uses infrared technology which enables riders to interact with hte attraction
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National Attractions Marketing Conference – an injection of adrenaline for UK attractions
The National Attractions Marketing Conference will see speakers representing some of the UK’s top visitor attractions and best-in-class marketing agencies gather on 6 June at Drayton Manor Theme Park & Resort in Staffordshire.
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.
Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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.
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.
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Alterface launches 'gamechanging' NOMAD point and shoot device
25 Jun 2018 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
NOMAD is a portable device that enables users to interact with media, scenery and animatronics
Interactive technology specialist Alterface has launched NOMAD, a brand new mobile action device designed to create immersive experiences and offer enhanced interactivity.

Introduced at AAE at the beginning of this month (June), NOMAD, short for New Optimised Mobile Action Device, is a wireless interactive point and shoot device, based on Alterface's patented camera-based detection technology. It can be used by hundreds of guests at any one time and enables guests to interact with on-screen media, scenery and animatronics.

The device is wireless and completely scalable, it can be shrunk down to the size of a magic wand, allowing for 'unsurpassed' levels of personalisation. Using NOMAD riders are able to shoot, point, circle and move as they make their way through the attraction. Riders can also chose to use their own NOMAD devices or those tethered to the ride vehicles, by power supply cables.

The company claims that the NOMAD 'greatly simplifies' the process of turning into any attraction into an interactive venue, as it requires no specific infrastructure or encoding technology.

"We are all very excited about NOMAD! This new and advanced wireless device will bring interactivity to the next level. It offers tremendous opportunities for any kind of attraction, adding dimension to the story and experience," said Benoit Cornet, founder and CEO of Alterface. "NOMAD perfectly fits our vision and offering of non-linear rides, bringing more freedom and customisation to visitors, and optimising space in the parks."

"With this advanced technology development we open up new opportunities in the interactive segment, from dark rides and interactive walkthroughs to entirely new creative attractions," he added," Cornet added.

In order to facilitate the implementation of this new technology Alterface has set up a creative department, offering specialist advice, technology provision, media production, game play definition and storytelling.





NOMAD uses infrared technology which enables riders to interact with hte attraction
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. 
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Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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