Audio Technology

WELL OILED MACHINE

The UAE celebrates its National Day (when a bunch of Gulf States unified to create the UAE) with a variety of cultural events, military parades, and unimaginable quantities of fireworks.

A formal VIP presentation at the most recent 46th National Day last December switched things up a bit. 1800 dignitaries were treated to a no-expense-spared rich-media manifesto of UAE as a leader in the world of hi-tech and an ambitious vision-cast of the future. An enormous (40m wide by 14m high) stage was replete with LED and projections and the listening area was surrounded by an L-Acoustics L-ISA-controlled PA. It was a fully immersive experience for those present, both visually and aurally, and masterminded by UK event producers, Done+Dusted.

Auditoria director, Scott Willsallen, got the call to take care of the audio design.

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