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MediaMation Supplies 4D Theater to New Ripley’s Location in Baltimore

Torrance, CA, USA (July 16, 2012) — MediaMation, a leading provider of 4D/5D motion EFX theaters, has installed a turnkey 4D theater using their X4D® Motion EFX seating in the newly opened Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, in Baltimore, MD.

MediaMation has a long-standing relationship with Ripley’s, having retrofitted three of their 4D Moving Theaters including Gatlinburg, TN, Niagara Falls, Canada and Myrtle Beach, FL. with new show control, 3D projection, sound and 4D EFX systems; as well as the installation of a turnkey 28-seat theater with full effects and X4D® Motion EFX seating, in their San Antonio, TX location last year. Future installations have plans for motion seating, in addition to 3D and 4D effects.

The 28-seat 4D Moving Theatre in the Baltimore location utilizes the X4D® Motion EFX Attraction seat series which allows for 3 DOF movement, and the standard built-in seat effects including a seat transducer, leg and neck ticklers, air and water blasts, and atmospheric effects, wind and strobing. In addition, Ripley’s 4D Moving Theater’s feature rain and snow in their chosen experience. The Baltimore location has selected two popular films by nWave Pictures, “Skate Race” and “Snow Ride,” to open their 4D motion theater experience.

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 in 32 countries. 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. www.mediamation.com www.x4dexperience.com

About Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! is part of the Ripley Entertainment family of worldwide entertainment facilities. More than 12 million people visit Ripley’s 85-plus attractions in 11 countries each year. Ripley Entertainment is a division of the Jim Pattison Group, the third largest privately held company in Canada.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleimanhttp://wwww.themedreality.com
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, ThemedReality.com 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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