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Electrosonic/Global Immersion Exhibiting and Presenting at Museums and Heritage Show

Martin Howe
Martin Howe

London, UK — Electrosonic’s Service Solutions and Entertainment teams will be exhibiting and presenting at this year’s Museums and Heritage Show held at London Olympia, 15-16 May. The Service and Maintenance team will be exhibiting audio-visual service solutions on stand K1, whilst the Entertainment’s Technical Design team will be offering one-to-one advice in the Design Tent. Additionally, throughout Thursday 16th May, Electrosonic will be hosting a series of technology and design seminars in the ‘New Technology’ stream.

Electrosonic’s Service and Maintenance team will be available throughout the show to discuss how visitors can increase the life of their existing exhibits through the use of alternative technologies and regular maintenance and servicing. Electrosonic will be offering visitors from U.K. museums and attractions an opportunity to book either a free two hour ‘Audio-Visual Service Health Check’ or an ‘Emergency Response Call Out’.

Electrosonic offers clients a flexible service contract which can be tailored to meet specific individual requirements. Services include preventative maintenance visits, loans, replacement and spare parts, 24×7 emergency call outs, workshop repairs, on-site staff for operational support, 24 hour telephone help desk and technical support, programming and hardware upgrades and projector lamp replacement programmes.

In addition, throughout the show Electrosonic will be offering a 10% discount on all projector lamps purchased via their Lamps website Visitors can obtain the discount code by visiting the Electrosonic booth. The offer is valid until 31stAugust 2013.

The Electrosonic audio-visual Technical Design team will be located in a pod in the dedicated ‘Designer in the House’ area. Its designers will be available to discuss potential projects and innovative technology solutions for sustainable and unforgettable attractions. Design consulting services include equipment specification, technology demos, projection geometry studies, facility impact studies, budgeting and tender specifications.

On Thursday 16thMay Electrosonic will be leading a series of technology and design seminars focused on technology, the visitor experience, sustainability and future proofing within an exhibition, museum or attraction. A programme of industry experts will present informative sessions on a range of topics including digital immersive theatre, visitor engagement, exploring how technology can be used in more sensitive ways, mobile and interactive technologies, gallery design, and innovative technology integration, using the Imperial War Museum in London as a case study. The highlight of the stream will be a conclusive round table discussion titled ‘Sustainability and Future-Proofing within an Exhibition, Museum or Attraction’.

Speakers include Martin Howe, Vice President, Global Immersion; Jonathan Howard, Lighting Designer, DHA; John Pickford, Designer, Casson Mann; Dirk Vom Lhen, Lecturer in Marketing, Interaction & Technology, King’s College London; Rob Ferguson, Design Consultant, Electrosonic; Ann Carter, Programme Director, Transforming IWM London; Radek Haspica, Senior Engineer, Buro Happold and Nick Crossland , Senior Digital Producer, Rckt.

Martin Howe, VP of Global Immersion, the digital planetarium and giant screen cinema division of Electrosonic, will be chairing the round table session in addition to presenting a seminar. Speaking about the upcoming event, he says; “With so many considerations facing today’s generation of museum, cultural and heritage attractions, the ‘New Technology’ seminar sessions will offer a broad and comprehensive insight into many technology trends and digital best-practices. We anticipate the sessions to be very well attended and booked up quickly.”

Corresponding to the theme of Thursday’s seminars, Robert Simpson, Electrosonic’s Founding Director, will present ‘The Influence of Technology on Exhibition Design’ during the Exhibition Design and Interpretation seminar stream on Wednesday 15th May.

Electrosonic’s Service Solutions team will be situated in booth K1 at the Museums and Heritage show held at Olympia, London, 15-16 May 2013.


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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