Students Staff

February 21, 2014

Audio Visual Services project featured in magazine article

Filed under: Audio Visual, News — Tags: — Dan Jolly @ 12:32 pm

essex_iclh_interior_1A challenging project to refurbish and install state-of-the-art audio visual equipment in the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall (ICLH), which was completed back in November 2013, has been featured in a leading audio visual magazine.

The project, undertaken by the University’s Audio Visual Services team in collaboration with Martin Audio, LMC Audio and Scan Audio, developed a pioneering solution to meet the unique challenges posed by the ICLH building.

“The biggest problem posed, however, was the fact that the rear walls of the hall move — splitting the auditorium via a central removable divide when it needs to open up. A total of four OmniLine arrays were specified to cover each of the two sides, and yet maintain pattern control across exactly the same area when the room is functioning as a single large space.”

The challenge was to design a solution that would allow the sound system to move and adapt to the changing room size, dynamically directing sound to non-hard surfaces to avoid feedback.

Read the full article here >>

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