coolux helps agency win award14 May 2011
The Swiss visual communication agency Christen Visuelle Gestaltung was recently awarded the first Public Xaver.11 award for the company’s creative work on “Zug bewegt”, an interactive film panorama showing the Swiss canton Zug.
The Public Xaver award aims to honour the best Swiss live communication project. The highly successful interactive installation “zug bewegt” had been used for both the LUGA exhibition in Lucerne and MUBA in Basel.
Visitors encountered two semi-round 180° projection screens with panoramic film content showing the canton’s beautiful scenery. In order to truly attract the visitors’ interest, eight pressure sensors were hidden underneath the floor. Each time a visitor stepped on one of the eight sensor spots, one of the characters projected onto the screen started to talk to them. The sound was played out through transparent, bell shaped speaker-constructions hanging from the ceiling that allowed for a maximum of sound quality without distracting the other visitors’ interactive experience in any way.
Four coolux Pandoras Box Server STD were at the technical heart of the installation. The coolux Widget Designer PRO allowed for a seamless integration of all interactive elements.
A Sonic Emotion HD Player was controlled directly through the Pandoras Box Manager by means of its built-in Sonic Emotion extension.