Wednesday, April 17, 2024

7thSense Design Named Key Technology Supplier for Dubai Parks and Resorts


7thSense Design has announced their key technology supplier status with Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest theme park destination.

7thSense Media Servers drive a total of 16 rides and attractions across two parks under the wider destination which includes MOTIONGATE Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai.

ABOVE PHOTO: Dragon Gliders at MOTIONGATE Dubai.

MOTIONGATE Dubai is a unique Hollywood-inspired theme park uniting three legendary film studios in one theme park – Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks Animation and Lionsgate – where visitors go beyond the screen and immerse themselves in the magic of Hollywood. Spread across five zones, guests of all ages are entertained by 27 key rides and attractions including roller coasters, multi-media dark rides, interactive play labs, media-based theater shows, plus a full program of roaming entertainment and live dance performances.

Bollywood Parks Dubai is a first-of-its-kind theme park showcasing the authentic Bollywood experience. The park recreates the Bollywood experience through themed attractions and rides spread across five zones: Bollywood Boulevard, Mumbai Chowk, Rustic Ravine, Royal Plaza and Bollywood Film Studios featuring Hall of Heroes. The theme park also features thrilling attractions and entertaining live shows that bring to life the action, music, dance and drama of Bollywood. It is also home to the stunning 856-seat Rajmahal Theatre that houses a separately ticketed Broadway-style, Bollywood themed musical.

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7thSense has worked closely as technology partner with Dubai Parks and Resorts Prime Contractor, DXB Entertainments, to integrate and develop solutions that meet the challenging requirements of each digital experience.

“We at Dubai Parks have enjoyed a strong working relationship with 7thSense through the various system integrators that have supplied their products to us. The many systems that we have playing back media throughout the resort have performed extremely well and 7thSense has provided great support whenever we have needed it” says Michael Carroll, Director – Media Production, Media Systems, Research and Development, DXB Entertainments.

Attraction designers and integrators Wärtsilä Funa Solutions, Holovis and Simworx and are behind the commissioning of the 7thSense hardware into these attractions. DB Show Control & Automation were contracted by Wärtsilä Funa Solutions for the programming of show control systems.

“Delta Media Server is the preferred media serving technology of many of the world’s most renowned theme park and dark ride attractions. Since we build everything to specification, often creating new features or capabilities on request, attractions operators and integrators choose our systems as they do exactly what is required of them with the highest levels of performance and dependability.” Richard Brown, CTO at 7thSense explains. “This is especially true at MOTIONGATE and Bollywood Parks and we’re honoured to be working among the world-class team on this project.”

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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