ParadropVR

ParadropVR: the world’s first VR paragliding experience

We’re thrilled to announce that TEQ4 has partnered with UK-based adventure experience company, Frontgrid, on ParadropVR™ – the world’s first virtual-reality paragliding experience. Developed by two Special Forces veterans who wanted to bring the excitement and thrill of paragliding to the general public, ParadropVR launches at EAS (Euro Attractions Show) in Berlin this month. The team at TEQ4 will be working …

The World is not an Eye Chart!

Share this post: 20/20 vision. Perfect vision. The best that the human eye can resolve. Therefore there’s no benefit in creating a display system that has a higher resolution than that of the 20/20 line of an eye chart. Right? 20/20 vision means that at 20’ (6m) a viewer can identify characters constructed of lines 1.75mm wide and 1.75mm apart. ...
TEQ4 Buenos Aires Planetarium

The Future of Domes – a trilogy

Share this post: A three part article, originally written for the Large Format Examiner, discussing the past, present and future of Giant Domes. Part One: The PastDigital domes. They’re complicated. I’ve spent many, many hours in domes: watching them, enjoying them, cursing them, shaking my head in frustration at them, and, more than once, shedding a little tear in them ...

Wow and Wow! The Giant Screen Cinema Association Conference 2014

Share this post:I’m becoming a bit of a GSCA veteran. My first was New Jersey in 2008, where IMAX launched their new digital system to mixed reviews in front of this tough audience, who have been brought up on and immersed in 15/70 film capture and presentation. IMAX’s new digital system has served them very well though for many years, ...

IAAPA 2014 – Finding the Secret behind the Magic

Share this post: IAAPA, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. The title says it all, right? If IAAPA isn’t going to be a fun show, then what would be? There’s so much to see and do at IAAPA; over 30,000 attendees, trudging 500,000 square feet of show floor to see more than 1,000 exhibitors. With so much to ...
teq4 offers robothespian and interactive technologies for museums and science centres

ECSITE 2014 – Games, Robots and creating that Spark

Share this post: This was my first Ecsite conference, the European network of science centres and museums. I had a number of reasons to be there, primarily I wanted to see the latest in interactive technologies and understand how the maker movement is developing in Europe and also to catch up with my friends at colleagues at Euromax who were ...
ECSITE 2015 conference

An Immersive Tour of Europe!

Share this post: My bucket list is nearly empty. Sloshing around at the bottom was the burning desire drive the exciting roads through and over the Alps made famous by the infamous ex-boys of Top Gear. So when faced with planning a trip to Paris for the 2015 Euromax conference followed immediately by Ecsite in Trento, Italy (which just happens ...

EasyJet to Easy Tech – a review of ISE 2014

Share this post: The first Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) tradeshow was held in Geneva, Switzerland in February 2004. The show attracted 120 exhibitors and just under 3,500 attendees. In its 11th year, ISE 2014 saw a record-breaking 952 exhibitors and 51,003 attendees pass through the doors of the Amsterdam RAI. This year, at the same location, attendance was close to ...