Sunday, April 11, 2021

ATI, audiovisual & tech integrator, establishes Shanghai office

Bob Athey, President of ATI (All Things Integrated) announced the company has added a Shanghai office, with existing locations in Las Vegas and Hollywood. Dwight Bai of Shanghai will head the Shanghai office as ATI China Operations Manager. Bai and other ATI reps, including VP of Sales Tommy Bridges, will be in Singapore to meet colleagues and as sponsors of the June 6 kickoff event of the new Asia Pacific Division of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), held in conjunction with IAAPA’s Asian Attractions Expo, June 4-7.

Athey says, “Dwight Bai of Shanghai has been hired to run ATI’s expanding Asian operations, and oversee our many projects in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau and Manila, Philippines. Our new office will help to facilitate the deployment of ATI’s AV, lighting, safety systems for the booming Asian theme park market.”

Athey added: “Dwight Bai has spent years in low voltage system design and integration, and had migrated his talents into AV, projection, lighting and complex show control systems.”

Dwight Bai says, “Its exciting to be part of ATI, from Las Vegas in the USA, and to continue their high quality work in Asia, and their out-of-the-box designs and thinking.”

Tommy Bridges, a founding member of the TEA Asia Pacific Division, commented: “Dwight Bai has great experience in the integration field and is well-known for designing complex electronic systems. Dwight is one of China’s best. Plus, Dwight is the chosen delegate from China, to the board of the UN council for safety and security. He’s a great addition to our staff. He’s a lifetime resident of Shanghai and speaks fluent English and Mandarin.”

Bridges adds: “We invite colleagues and clients to visit our new Shanghai facility. We have plenty of room to do 8K projection testing and 4D theater mock ups. ATI Shanghai is on Yinkou Road, well located in the heart of the Shanghai Science and Technology campus, Shanghai TV University, and only 8km away from the site of the new Disney Shanghai Park.”

ATI was founded in 2012 by Robert Athey, and has 11 employees, with offices in Las Vegas, Hollywood and Shanghai

ATI has opened a new office in Shanghai.
ATI has opened a new office in Shanghai.

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin (rubin.judith@gmail.com) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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