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Justin Thompson co-created, concepted, designed and integrated a first-of-its-kind in hospitality permanent 3D projection mapping installation with San Jose’s Dan Block, known simply as “theWall” at ROOF on theWit ranked Chicago’s #1 nightclub and one of the top 3 rooftop nightclubs in the world. The ROOF installation features an Arkaos media server with DMX controls of theWall and 48 ColorKinetics LED panels were installed and customized with a library of custom content created by Justin and co-creator Dan Block. The installation includes a giant drop-down flat projection screen for presentations and HD sports games with input and output ranging from blu-ray to DirecTV to a client-ready DVI plug-in jack. The project was overseen by owner of theWit Scott Greenberg. Justin Thompson served as in-house content creator and resident VJ- live mixing visuals during live DJ performances. Dan Block remained consultant on the project. You can see the full press release (with a whole bunch of tech details) HERE.

This video was shot by Matt Kowynia and Justin Thompson, edited by Justin Thompson.

Content mixed and projected onto theWall in this video created by Justin Thompson… and yes- he’s the tattooed guy setting up and running the system in this video. Justin is now looking to expand his installation base, seeking his next big project- permanent or temporary travelling 3D projection mapping installations and custom created content for clubs, hotels, touring acts, DJ’s, and events, so if you are looking for an upgrade in the visuals department, email him at justin-at-subversivevids-dot-com.

And BONUS!- some content from the WALL:

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Arkaos Stage Server


From Arkaos:
ArKaos is proud to announce the official release of the ArKaos Stage Server at PLASA 2012 (Stand no 2-R23 in the White Light zone) where it will be shown for the first time in Europe.

The new Stage Server is an affordable, easy-to-use media server for creating and controlling video content. It offers the perfect solution for live entertainment, theatre, educational, audio-visual and worship applications.

Easy to operate
Designed for quick and easy set-up, ArKaos Stage Server is probably the easiest server currently on the market to learn and use.

It operates using MediaMaster Express in ‘Simple Mode’ and offers LED mapping over Ethernet and two Full HD outputs which, combined with the powerful ArKaos graphics engine, produce smooth visuals. These can be easily triggered using just a few DMX channels on your lighting desk or notes on a MIDI controller.

The ArKaos Stage Server also ships with a vast library of high quality digital media from the world’s best visual content providers. All you have to supply is your creative imagination!

Safe and reliable
The ArKaos Stage Server has been engineered to ensure rugged reliability for confidence under every performance condition. For extra security, the fast recovery system by Acronis allows extremely simple reset of the server from the boot menu.

The ArKaos Stage Server hardware can be extended to support a large range of live video inputs and, for further functionality, can be expanded to run with MediaMaster PRO by means of a simple software upgrade.

High performance, affordable price
Designed to appeal to those with smaller budgets but high standards, the ArKaos Stage Server retains its high level performance and specifications yet at a price that will fit most customers’ budgets.

In total, ArKaos Stage Server offers the ideal combination of scalability and creativity at an unbeatable price, to bring creative media within the reach of all levels of expertise and budgets.
The ArKaos Stage Server and the MediaMaster software are distributed in the UK by White Light Ltd. Further information about ArKaos’ products can be found at

ArKaos Stage Server at a Glance
Technical excellence:
• Two Full HD outputs • Fast recovery system by Acronis • LED Mapper included • Kling-Net Mapper included • Professional DMX connectors
Peace of mind:
• Simple to use • Quick to set up • Easy to learn • Professional performance • Unbeatable price
Ideal for:
• Clubs, disco bars, live entertainment • Theatre, education, worship • Audio-visual, conferences

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