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Hunger Games Theme Park Attractions Latest Addition to motiongate™ Dubai

Posted on April 24, 2015

If you’re a Hunger Games fan looking for a theme park connection to your favorite book and film series, the odds may finally be in your favor. In a recent ...

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Can Experience Mapping Help You Create a Winning Attraction?

Posted on April 21, 2015

One of the universal truths of visiting a theme park is the long waits. From spending hours with cranky children waiting to meet their favorite characters to sweltering as you stand ...

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Asking the Right Questions When You’re Developing Wildlife Encounters

Posted on April 20, 2015

  The movie Blackfish raised an important issue to the broader public consciousness: what’s right and ethical when you’re designing wildlife encounters focused on education and entertainment? From a design standpoint, ...

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Harry Potter’s Interactive Wands: Experiential Tech at Theme Parks

Posted on April 13, 2015

Could theme parks be the place where technology and magic truly intersect? Often, tech-related discussions focus on the latest themed app, a touch screen, or in-ride developments. But Universal Studios Florida ...

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Could Digital Art Startups Help Shape Museums for Generation Z?

Posted on April 9, 2015

Getting younger audiences interested in museums is one of the biggest challenges facing curators today. Technology is playing a major role in that process, from the development of themed apps ...

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Puy du Fou: How One French Theme Park is Pioneering Drones in Live Show Design

Posted on April 3, 2015

Drones are one of the hottest topics in technology today. From their potential to deliver orders for Amazon to the question of whether they’re really a fun “toy” for kids, ...

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Hitting Pay Dirt: The Rise of Dirt Based Attractions

Posted on April 1, 2015

A man in a hard hat gestures and I begin pulling levers, pushing buttons and squealing with delight. Dig This is Las Vegas’ heavy equipment playground and I’m at the ...

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Wings of Time: Asia Leads the Way in Live Show Design

Posted on March 23, 2015

Some of the most innovative live show design today is happening in Asia. One show in particular is being recognized this year as an outstanding example of the latest in ...

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How the Nature Lab is Changing Hands-on Science Education

Posted on March 18, 2015

How can a museum exhibit teach major scientific concepts – like biodiversity, animal recognition, and the ability to integrate scientific observation into your day-to-day life – on a limited budget, to ...

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The Wonderkamers: Creating Today’s Best Interactive Museum Exhibits

Posted on March 16, 2015

One of the top buzzwords in today’s entertainment design space is interactivity. But what does interactivity really mean? Often, it’s a code word for a hands-on exhibit or for the ...

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