EVOLUTION TECHNICAL AT THE ADIPEC AWARDS
Evolution's Technical Department supplied the full AV scope for the 2022 installment of the annual ADIPEC AWARDS, held at Emirates Palace on 31st October.
Working with Evolution's Design, Projects and Production teams to offer the best technical solutions to fit requirements, Technical supplied and seamlessly tied in all Audio, Video, Lighting and Power elements of the show.
Video was driven by Dataton WATCHOUT servers which supplied animated graphics, VT's and winners slides to three 10m W x 4.5m H 2.6mm Indoor screens as well as a custom screen behind the MC position masked to give a circular shape, with custom content displayed on all canvasses and special custom animated content designed and based on the ADIPEC Logo.
Audio deployed a L-Acoustics KARA system with central room fills and SB18 subwoofers for full coverage of the ballroom, as well as LA12X monitors flown from the main truss for stage foldback, allowing a completely clear stage design. ClearComms were deployed for both the Client and Show teams to communicate during rehearsals & show, with a UR4D RF package deployed for all speaker requirements as well as PSM1000 IEM kits for the MC to have comms with the showcaller.
The Lighting department delivered a combination of over 150 fixtures, choosing from our stock of ROBE BMFL Spots and BMFL Blades for breakups and stage wash, Astera TITAN Tubes for effects and room light above the audience, Chauvet R2 beams for awards moments as well as 80x Astera AX5 wireless pars which were utilized as Table centrepieces with custom crowns 3D printed and made especially for the show. LX Control came from a GrandMA2 Full Size which also controlled custom RGB set piece fixtures produced by Evolution Scenic and which acted as single pixels, bringing the upstage side to life with Lighting Effects
The delivery team were on a tight schedule for installation as the venue was booked out up to 48hrs before rehearsals and show, so efficiency was key on the load in and build up, with overnight and day shifts overlapping to install the full scope in under 36hrs. This allowed the client the critical show run through and rehearsal time needed for such an important event.
MAKE IT IN THE EMIRATES FORUM
Evolution Technical supported our Projects, Production and Design departments with a full Technical Turnkey solution at the MAKE IT IN THE EMIRATES Forum 2022. EVOLUTION took over the full ADNOC Business Centre for the event, and Technical supplied Power, Audio, Lighting and Video solutions in each space.
In Ghasha Hall where the main exhibition was held, we utilized our L-Acoustics SYVA and 5xt stock to provide a slick but adequate PA system for keynote presentations. As this was a daytime event the Lighting department provided keylight for the presentation space and highlights on the exhibition stands where required. Video team tied into the large existing Venue screen to run key visuals, as well as providing a presentation area screen, an MOU signing area screen, switchers & playback plus an additional 24x 55" screens and laptops for the individual exhibitors
In the Lobby Area were the 4x key "Hero" stands - Evolution Tech provided a 5m x 3m 1.6mm PP screen in each stand as well as a number of 86" LED HD TV's which looked stunning when displaying the interactive content provided
The main Conference of the event was held in the Murban Auditorium. Evo Technical provided a full control package to tie into the venue systems including Disguise D3, Barco E2 (running 6x 4k outputs with Pixel to Pixel mapping of the screen), Hog 4 running lighting and a Yamaha CL5 managing Audio. As well as tying into the existing venue equipment, the technical team provided a supplemental package of BMFL Blades for added stage highlights, breakups and stage wash, 5xt's for Frontfills & foldback and up to 14 channels of Shure UR4D RF.
With such a large venue Comms were an integral part for the teams to be able to communicate across the different areas - Evolution provided a full Clearcomms package in each space as well as 40x licensed Motorola 2-way radios for Venue Operations between production, projects and all other depts involved.
It was a real pleasure for Evolution Technical to be involved in such an important event for the region, with more than 1,300 delegates attending the event, including representatives from leading national companies, manufacturers and investors.;
THE LAST MILE FORUM
Reaching the Last Mile Forum was hosted by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the remarkable Louvre Museum, Abu Dhabi
Attendees included more than 250 global leaders to tackle issues central to infectious disease.
Keynote speakers including Bill Gates and Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization who spoke about the eradication of Polio and highlighted the importance of the many frontline health workers within the health care community.
Evolution was proudly chosen by the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court to supply full production and logistics for this very unique and technically challenging event.
At the core of every project is a solid infrastructure and with the recent purchase of Luminex Networking products, our full range of Giga Core switches were put to the test.
The Louvre’s long corridors, high walls and unique dome-topped ceiling presented a challenge to link audio, video and lighting zones.
This was easily solved with the Gigacore 10, Gigacore 14R, Gigacore16RFO and GigaCore 26i units using a redundant ring topology design at a length of over 600 meters throughout the venue.
Processing speeds of up to 32GBps switching throughput, remotely controlled by the Luminex’s native Araneo software, took care of all Audio Visual and Lighting requirements including
“We were extremely impressed by the Luminex networking capabilities at the Louvre” says Randy Lakmal- Senior Audio Engineer at Evolution Technical Department. “There was a vast amount of area to be covered but with the fibre being so light weight, install was much easier than first anticipated. The health and safety factors at a venue like the Louvre are enormous, cable management is of huge importance here but it was easy to accommodate venue procedures with such little AV footprint. It was a huge success. “
Evolution is working hard to expand its Audio Visual department with the latest in innovative technology and current market demands with a view to seamlessly integrate each AV element, ensuring a rock solid performance to every project we deliver to our clients.