Contact Name: Chris Parker Wide Sky Design provides interactive and audio-visual exhibits for the museums and heritage sector, for education, public sp Read more [...]
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Blackbox-av is a provider of audiovisual interpretative products to the heritage and high street retail markets. What we do can be broken down into four areas.
Our in-house R&D team works closely with clients to create unique interactive interpretation systems, allowing them to provide a unique experience to their visitors.
We are experts in providing audiovisual advice and installation services for clients who are creating or redesigning a small to medium gallery, exhibition or visitor centre.
Designed and manufactured in-house, we offer a standard range of audiovisual products including indoor and outdoor sound stores and listening points, video systems and media browsing software. All sold in our online store
Media and browser software
Using our in-house media facilities we are able to work with existing material or produce media content from scratch. Including both audio and visual media. We also have a range of specially developed museum software designed to provide access to multimedia archives through an attractive and interactive graphical user interface.
We provided all AV hardware and interactive software solutions for the new museum space at the Finchingfield Guildhall, this includes multiple screens, RFID activated video, sound stores and a 46” multi-touch table with bespoke interactive.
Princes of Gwynedd – Beddgelert Hub
As part of a new pan-Wales heritage initiative by Cadw we were commissioned to design, manufacture and install a Princes of Gwynedd hub in the Beddgelert visitor centre. This included the design of various signage, a bespoke curved audio bench, digital slideshow and interactive multi-touch kiosk – operating our off the shelf multimedia browsing software ‘Lightbox 2’.
Dunster Castle – National Trust
Various audiovisual products installed for the new Crypt exhibit including audio signs, audio points, video players and custom lighting controllers.
We provided all of the AV equipment for the recently opened Panacea Museum in Bedford. Including sound points, interactive multi-touch screen kiosks running our own Lightbox2 museum software, video players, button activated maps and PIR activated audio.
Wakehurst Place – RBG, Kew
For use in the launch of their new Seed Hub, Wakehurst Place used our solar electronics and the flagship ‘U-Turn Round’ wind up powered outdoor audio player.
Dean Heritage Centre
For their new Dennis Potter Exhibition, the Dean Heritage Centre in Gloucestershire used a number of our listening points, the AudioFrame 15, to create an audio tour spanning the entire exhibition.
On the site of the Japanese American Relocation Centre in Rohwer, Arkansas, our external Solar Audio Post and Audio Sign Touch are used to provide audio interpretation to visitors. With audio voiced by actor George Takei from Star Trek.