Sunday, October 2, 2022

MediaMation Sets Sail at South Korea’s National Maritime Museum

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.

About MediaMation 

MediaMation, Inc. is an interactive attraction technologies company and a worldwide, leading supplier and manufacturer of 4D/5D motion EFX theaters and seats. For over twenty years the company has designed and implemented creative solutions for theme parks, museums, science centers, aquariums, FEC’s, and interactive rides, shows and exhibits based on their award-winning software and hardware products. MediaMation’s core offerings besides the X4D® Motion EFX product lines include systems integration, audio/video, lighting, robotics, motion simulation and computer control to innovative engineering involving show action and control.
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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