Meyer Sound Makes Science Education an Adventure at Denmark’s LIFE Campus

ByTommie C. Curtis

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Lifetime Campus was made to give young Danish college students intensive engagement with a selection of finding out activities in STEM—science, technological innovation, engineering, and mathematics. Definitely, community area function and laboratory experiments are fundamental to scientific exploration, but Life Campus also has planet-leading methods for supplying pupils memorable finding out adventures in 360-degree immersive environments established by chopping-edge digital systems. The facility’s intensive AV programs and subtle control networks, created and mounted by the consulting and integration company Stouenborg, include a complete of extra than sixty Meyer Audio self-driven loudspeakers.

Found in Lyngby, adjacent to the Specialized College of Denmark, Life Campus is operated by the non-financial gain Lifetime Foundation and was started with the mission of inspiring Danish school kids to come to be thoroughly engaged in their formative yrs with inquiry-based science schooling. The new 5,400-sq.-meter facility, opened in late 2021 by HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, is positioned in an expansive purely natural space.

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“The Lifestyle Foundation is an bold challenge with the reason of strengthening youthful students’ information of—and fascination with—the purely natural sciences,” stated Mogens Laursen Hastrup, head of AV operations for the campus. “Therefore, we wished to have only the most effective complex components in our schooling centre. And that includes fantastic audio devices which afford remarkable possibilities for auditory assistance of educating.”

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For significant team finding out experiences, Lifestyle Campus features the modern Kolossalen (“Colossal Hall”), a significant open up house that can be divided into two separate rooms. All the walls can serve as projection screens applying 11 Panasonic projectors, and to handle the acoustics the wall surfaces use a perforated metal product that helps hold the reverb time to an intelligibility-welcoming .8 seconds. 

A single side of the room, with a tiered flooring, is termed “Auditorium 180.” Below, seem and visuals are oriented to 1 facet with Meyer Sound’s CAL 96 column array loudspeakers—concealed powering the perforated wall/monitor surface—using innovative beam-steering technologies with beam-splitting ability to precisely tailor coverage to the tiered seating locations.

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The other 50 % of the place, when divided and enclosed, is referred to as “Auditorium 360.” From an audio part, the most striking characteristic listed here is the dynamic spatial audio enabled by Meyer Sound’s highly effective nevertheless quick-to-master Spacemap Go spatial seem design and style and mixing instrument. Making use of an intuitive iPad interface, Spacemap Go allows the user to freely move seems close to and by the area, directing them to the 26 full-vary loudspeakers and four subwoofers, possibly singly or in loudspeaker teams.

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“When building this house, we consulted with workgroups of teachers and tech personnel,” famous Anders Jørgensen, project manager for Stouenborg. “They wanted to have 360-degree projection, and while Spacemap Go experienced not but been released, I realized it was coming. I advisable we guidance the projection with dynamic spatial seem. The thought was recognized by the team, and the good thing is Spacemap Go arrived in time.”

The Auditorium 360 procedure deploys 12 HMS-10 surround loudspeakers all over the partitions, with four a lot more in the ceiling along with 10 UP-4slender compact loudspeakers. Four MM-10XP miniature subwoofers provide deep very low frequencies.