Li Ka Shing Foundation Partners with Obscura to Unveil a 360-Degree Projection System at Shantou University’s New Arena

Sir Li Ka-shing, Honorary Chairman of the Shantou University’s Council and Founder of the Li Ka Shing Foundation, spoke to an audience of 6,000 people at the 2015 STU Commencement Ceremony in June.

Throughout his speech, which emphasized empathy as a key mindset for mission driven thrivers, a 3D phoenix, symbolizing STU’s spirit, took flight over scenes depicting the history of the university and the region with a 360 degree projection system designed by Obscura.

According to Mr. Li Ka Shing, Obscura wowed the crowds with this custom designed innovative multimedia experience and he applauds the company for its pioneering use of technology creating limitless possibilities.

Image: The Standard, June 29, 2015: Obscura’s founders Travis Threlkel and Chris Lejeune with Mr. Li Ka-shing (middle right) and Obscura’s 360-projection system (top middle) at the STU Commencement Ceremony in Shantou, China

Press Release: http://www.ckh.com.hk/en/media/press_each.php?id=3043

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KTVU News: Obscura Digital’s architectural projection show goes live at 9:30pm on Friday, June 19th at San Francisco City Hall

The City of San Francisco marks a major milestone for one of it’s most important landmarks with the City Hall Centennial Celebration this Friday with a free festival for the public. San Francisco-based Obscura Digital will unveil a new digital multimedia projection system with a dazzling display onto the façade of City Hall, transforming it into a luminous portal that will take the audience on a visual and creative journey through 100 years of history and stories behind the building.

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Obscura set to transform SF City Hall into a living piece of public art for the 100th Anniversary Celebration

The San Francisco Chronicle’s feature story on Obscura Digital includes interviews with the founding team about the vision, technical feats, and creative culture of the company, in addition to highlights of the live architectural projection experience about to be unveiled during the 100th Anniversary Celebration of SF City Hall on June 19th.

Read the full article here: http://www.sfchronicle.com/art/article/S-F-City-Hall-to-be-a-living-piece-of-public-art-6320242.php#photo-8066369

Official event website: http://www.sfcityhall100.com/projects.html#projectors

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Obscura’s AT&T Stadium Experience Announced as a One Show Award Finalist for Responsive Environments

Today the One Show announced award finalists for Branded Entertainment, Design and Responsive Environments. Obscura’s creative technology for the AT&T Stadium Experience earned the team an award for the “Responsive Environments / Architecture – Built” category. In partnership with AT&T and the Dallas Cowboys, Obscura has reimagined the stadium experience, empowering fans with a groundbreaking new interactive media platform including the LiveFX Board and Immersive Columns.

Link: http://www.oneclub.org/finalists/showcase

 

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Obscura Wins an Internationalist Award for Innovation in Media for the LUMINA Panoramic Gallery Display

Winners in the 7th Annual Internationalist Awards for Innovation in Media underscore new shifts in brand strategy, planning, and activation. Obscura’s custom-designed hardware and software system for Tisheman Speyer’s LUMINA Sales Gallery provides an 3D environment with an immersive projection platform for media content, which simulates panoramic views at scale within a high-rise luxury residential sales gallery.

Links:
http://www.internationalist-awards.com
http://obscuradigital.com/work/lumina/

 

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