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Fit For A King: Yamaha Helps Transform Former Abbey Into The Heart Of A Community
As society evolves, the uses for historic buildings also change and, sometimes, disappear. Some of these buildings are replaced, others stand empty before submitting to nature or demolition contractors. However, happily some are restored and enjoy a whole new lease of life. This is the case at Ons Koningsoord, a former Trappist abbey and monastery, where a major Yamaha audio system has helped it to become the vibrant new heart of the Dutch village of Berkel-Enschot.
NineTai Group Delivers the KKBOX Music Awards with RIVAGE PM10 Systems
KKBOX Music Awards is an annual live-performance event that attracts as many as 5 billion views each year. This year’s successful event was the 12th in the series, supported by two Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Mixing Systems operated by the NineTai Group. The NineTai Group engineers and staff who were responsible for sound at the event were deeply impressed by the sonic quality, versatility, ease of use, and vast potential offered by the RIVAGE PM10.
RIVAGE PM10 Falls Into Trance
The Transmission trance festival touched down in Melbourne, Australia, with the RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing platform at the centre of a phenomenal audio experience.
Travel And Tattoos: Stockholm’s Generator Enjoys Superior Sound With Yamaha
With hostels in 12 major cities across Europe, the Generator chain has rapidly established itself as the go-to place for young travellers, combining affordable luxury rooms with social events. Visitors to the Stockholm hostel enjoy an even better experience, thanks to a Yamaha audio system installed throughout its public areas.
ITOKI Tokyo Innovation Center
The ITOKI Tokyo Innovation Center “SYNQA” was established in 2012 as an open innovation facility that could nurture win-win relationships between the ITOKI CORPORATION and collaborating partners, and provide fertile ground for new businesses and growth. A Yamaha MRX7-D signal processor and DCP4V4S-US control panel units were installed in the TEAM LAB area on the second floor of the facility. We spoke with Mr. Kei Akiyama, manager of ICT Solution Development Office, Solution Development Dept. Group, R&D Division, and Mr. Akihiro Ikawa, manager of AV&ICT System East Japan Promotion Office to learn more about the facility and their decision to adopt Yamaha equipment for the audio installation.
Yamaha MTX3 Solves Lifespring’s Division Dilemma
Houses of worship can be tricky spaces to install sound reinforcement systems, especially in historic structures. But in Reading, UK, a different challenge presented itself when Lifespring Church wanted to add an extra space to its home in a converted cinema, but one which could also be combined with the main space on demand. A Yamaha MTX3 matrix processor has provided an elegant solution.
Winning Numbers: Yamaha and Nexo Reinforce The 2017 X World Games
3,500 athletes from 112 nations, 1,600 volunteers, 201 events, 31 sports, 26 venues, 250,000 visitors and a televised audience of over 12 million are just some of the numbers which sum up the 2017 X World Games. For Yamaha and Nexo the numbers were equally impressive, with 25 mixing consoles, 18 R-series i/o units, 412 loudspeakers and a combined six kilometres of Cat5/6, fibre optic, speaker and power cable!
Swarovski, Tord Boontje And Yamaha Collaborate During London Design Festival 2017
London Design Festival 2017 (September 16th - 24th) sees the global launch of Tord Boontje’s new collection of chandelier and crystal lighting components, designed exclusively for Swarovski Crystal Palace in his 15th year of collaboration with Swarovski. The installation includes a highly innovative soundscape which was created in collaboration with sound artist Manabu Shimada and is presented via a surround sound system provided by Yamaha.
Igniting new systems in Singapore
The 10th edition of the Republic Cultural Centre’s Ignite music festival saw both the Singaporean debut of Nexo’s Geo M10 mid-size line array and the first outdoor use of Yamaha’s RIVAGE PM10 digital console. The two-day festival is part of the polytechnic’s educational programme and is organised by students and staff in subject areas including marketing, project and process management, lighting and audio engineering.