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Liviau R control platform equips new Antwerp airport e-lounge

Duncan Proctor 25 April 2016
Liviau R control platform equips new Antwerp airport e-lounge

Antwerp airport has recently been expanded with a brand new terminal, which features a dedicated e-lounge conference/reception space equipped with the first Liviau R control platform from Apex.

E-lounge is a new, modular conference/reception space situated on the first floor of the new 700sqm e-terminal at Antwerp airport dedicated to private planes. E-lounge will be used for a number of events including conferences, corporate dinners and product launches.

Depending on the configuration of the 220sqm room, e-lounge can welcome up to 150 people. The space is well equipped for conferences and presentations with a Sony VPL-FX30 projector, three 42in LED screens and a 60in LED screen from Samsung, four circuits of RGB LED spotlights and six Audac XENO 6 two-way full range loudspeakers, all of which are run from the new Liviau R control platform from Apex.

Raymond Haeck from Total-e, owners and system integrators of the new e-terminal, explained: “I was looking for a small, discreet and easy-to-use device capable of controlling video, sound and lighting. I researched all sorts of solutions, but to cut a long story short, Liviau R was the one device that fulfilled all of my criteria, and at a very attractive price point. Other solutions were often either too complex, too expensive (or both), or would only handle a part of what I was looking for.

“Liviau R did everything I needed from just one small, highly aesthetic touchscreen device. What’s more, it turned out that the solution was right next-door – Apex’s offices are literally only a few hundred metres away from our own! It certainly made it very easy for all the initial demos and then the fine-tuning afterwards. Liviau R is perfect for our needs and I’m delighted with the results.”

Specifically, Liviau R is being used for internal storage of video and the MirrorOp app is used to switch between sources for projection onto one or all of the screens. In terms of sound, thanks to its built-in 50W amplifier which runs the Audac loudspeakers and professional grade mixing and processing, Liviau R provides background music from its internal music library or an external source. There are also two microphone inputs for speech reinforcement. As for lighting, Liviau R is used to dim the lights as well as offering DMX control of the RGB LED spots.

www.apex-liviau.com

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