SPORTING VENUE TECHNOLOGY
Our audio systems design process combines the rigour of science and mathematics with ongoing involvement in live event projects to deliver an audience experience like no other. Thanks to our involvement in multiple Olympic events, we have a greater understanding than any other consultancy of how to design audio systems that deliver remarkable sound.
SERVICES AND EXPERTISE
LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEMS & ELECTRO-ACOUSTICS
Our loudspeaker systems are designed to suit the venue geometry and performance expectations with a strong focus on architectural integration and ease of maintenance.
We use EASE software for direct and reverberant field modelling as well as proprietary direct field modelling software from various manufacturers.
SIGNAL TRANSPORT NETWORKS
With the experience of designing signal transport networks for the most demanding and mission critical situations including multiple Olympic Games Ceremonies, our approach focuses on robustness, reliability and fail-safety.
Our designs are tailored to integrate the audio control systems, field input systems and loudspeaker systems for each project.
AUDIO CONTROL SYSTEMS
We design systems that integrate the sports presentation requirements of the seating bowl and concourses with the audience management requirements of ticketing and circulation spaces into a single robust system.
Our designs provide user interfaces to suit the needs of each user and an engineering interface to monitor system heath and status.
PRE-GAME AND HALF-TIME ENTERTAINMENT
The requirements for entertainment packages vary significantly from event to event. We design cabling infrastructure to provide connectivity to the field of play and portable input systems for stage inputs and monitoring.
Rental overlay audio equipment can easily be integrated into our designs for major events and grand finals.
INTEGRATION WITH OB AND MEDIA
We provide direct links between house audio and OB for on-field presentations and performances. We design crowd microphone systems to capture the sound of the stadium and provide an automixed signal and program audio distributed to OB, TV suites, radio boxes and press rooms.
Our designs also provide 4-wire comms links to OB for coordination during major events.
CONCERT EVENTS AND OVERLAY
Concert events and festivals are an important revenue opportunity for sporting venues, particularly stadiums.
We develop operational modes for different stage locations that allow the bowl loudspeaker system to support the main touring system. We also provide advice on cable pathways and power requirements for major event overlay.
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
Audio systems upgrade, completed in 2019.
A case study of our work on the upgrade of the audio system for the 100,000 seat cathedral of sport.
New stadium, completed in 2019.
A case study of our work on the new Western Sydney Stadium construction project, now Bankwest Stadium.