Los Angeles, CA, USA — MediaMation, Inc, a leading provider of 4D/5D theaters, has installed a 60-seat X4D® Motion EFX turnkey theater in the newly constructed National Maritime Museum, in Busan, South Korea, in conjunction with Visual Science Laboratory Korea Inc (VSLK). The turnkey theater includes 60 motion effects seats with 3DOF motion, seat transducers, built-in leg and neck ticklers, air and water blasts, and atmospheric effects including wind and strobes. Included in the turnkey installation by MediaMation is a state-of-the-art screen, projection and sound system in the newly constructed auditorium. A custom stereoscopic 3D CG film, “Battle of the Abyss,” (11-minutes) was produced by VSLK specifically for the venue.
The National Maritime Museum opens this month in Busan, South Korea. The four-story structure is located on Yeong-do Island includes a project exhibition hall, an X4D® Motion EFX theater, a children’s museum, and is the nation’s only dedicated maritime museum with five permanent exhibition halls and 11,000 items in its collection. The museum intends to celebrate Korea’s maritime history to visitors of the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea, the international exposition that runs through August 12, 2012.