The 59 Edition of the Festival of Eurovision, held at the B & W Hallerne Arena, old shipyards from the capital of Denmark, has put in scene one of the greatest audio-visual spectacles in the history of this festival, where projection systems, 3D technology, LED lighting and striking effects of light, sound and pyrotechnics have been the major technology players.
The latest audiovisual technology to the service of the show, in this case of the Festival de Eurovision 2014 held on 10 may in Copenhagen, not left indifferent spectators, fans and attendees to this European musical event, which has been one of the most innovative in its history.
The old Danish shipyards, today converted into B & W Hallerne Arena, became the night of March 10 in a technological deployment unprecedented whose result has been a brilliant audiovisual show, in which 3D set in a huge cube LED technology was in every performance of the contestants, as occurred during the performance of the Spanish representative , Ruth Lorenzo, with a visual effect of rain as projected at the bottom of the decoration and superimposed in the image itself in emission was impressive.
From the point of view of projection, the Organization of the festival returned to opt once again by the Belgian firm Barco technology, as already occurs in the last edition prominent projector HDQ - 2K 40, with a total of sixteen units, which combined with an equal number of projectors of the model HDX-W20 to show the brightest images.
The stage of Eurovision 2014 focused the show in a large (20 × 35 metres) LED cube, consisting of 120 modules with a special LED to projection surface, thus allowing the display of images or animations. Just as in the 2013 Edition, MediaTec was the company responsible for the integration of the technology of boat in this configuration.
Diseñado por Claus Zier, el escenario tenía 20 metros de altura y 1.200 metros cuadrados, lo que le convierte en el mayor hasta la fecha construido en Dinamarca. Para el levantamiento de la estructura, que recordaba a los antiguos astilleros, se emplearon 40 toneladas de acero forradas de 3.000 luces fluorescentes, 730 de LED, así como una pantalla de policarbonato acrílico para la proyección de las imágenes en cada una de las actuaciones. Es de destacar que el suelo era sensible al tacto, por lo que las imágenes procedentes de los proyectores Barco podían interactuar con los artistas conforme caminaban por él.
In terms of audio, the B & W Hallerne Arena, a PA system over 11,400 pounds next to 150 giant balloons designed with 60,000 square meters of fabric allowed to have crystal clear sound and high quality in all spaces, with an echo of barely three seconds. twenty-two cameras were used in the course of the gala.
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