Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Picsolve Partners with National National Geographic Encounter and MARVEL Experience


Picsolve has announced two new partnerships at world-renowned destinations in North America and the Asia-Pacific region. The announcement comes after a record period of growth for Picsolve, which saw the company acquire US market leader Freeze Frame in September.

Continuing Picsolve’s global expansion, its new partnership wins with The MARVEL Experience Busan and National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey further secure Picsolve’s position as content creation market leader. Both visitor destinations will use Picsolve’s innovative technology to enhance the consumer experience. The announcement also demonstrates Picsolve’s plans to diversify into sectors beyond theme parks and further develop its digital capabilities, with AR, video and panoramic photo technology of particular interest.

National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey


Capitalizing on the recent acquisition of Freeze Frame, this multi-year partnership will see Picsolve implement its technology at a first-of-its-kind underwater experience in the heart of New York’s Times Square. Chosen as National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey’s first digital imaging partner, Picsolve has installed its state-of-the-art Experience Wall, using Samsung’s super high-resolution LED screens, to transport visitors on a previously unimaginable underwater journey. Customers of the immersive entertainment experience are also able to purchase physical and digital merchandise, including breath-taking panoramic photographs, at the destination.

The MARVEL Experience Busan


Picsolve has been chosen as the content creation partner of The MARVEL Experience Busan in Korea, providing its green screen technology at Asia’s first Marvel VR and AR experience hall. Marking Picsolve’s 15th partnership in the region, Picsolve’s green screen technology will give visitors the opportunity to be captured with eight popular MARVEL characters, including Iron Man, Spider Man and Captain America. The experience is the first-of-its-kind in Asia presented by Wow Planet.

David Hockley, CEO at Picsolve commented, “We are currently in a momentous period for growth at Picsolve and these announcements, ranging from North America to the Asia-Pacific region, are testament to the belief global partners have in us to provide the best experiences for their customers. We are forever extending our global footprint, demonstrating that our innovative technology can be harnessed by a whole host of sectors beyond theme parks – our technology can be implemented anywhere people go to have a good time. We’re excited to continue on this journey, reaching into new countries and developing our digital capabilities to appeal to consumers of any age, all over the world.”

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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