Weather Resist & Harsh Environments

Foothill Ranch, California | August, 2020 - Scotiabank Arena sits in the heart of downtown Toronto, near the banks of Lake Ontario. A multipurpose arena hosting the NBA's Toronto Raptors and NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs games, the venue took center stage in the 2019 NBA Finals when the Raptors clinched…

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Asia Pacific's Largest Outdoor Video Screen Relies on IC Live Hong Kong | April, 2018 - Designing an outdoor audio installation in an urban environment always presents some unique challenges, not least the need to combat traffic noise and the general din of city life without offending noise pollution laws.…

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Syracuse, New York | May, 2016 - After 50 years in the Syracuse suburb of Liverpool, PBS affiliate WCNY had outgrown their space. So in 2013, the station bought and reclaimed a few old buildings in Syracuse's Near Westside industrial district and created a new Broadcast and Education Center. The…

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Columbia, MO | November, 2013 - The University of Missouri has a well-deserved reputation for going the extra mile for its student body, and their Student Recreation Center is a case in point. With a range of indoor and outdoor facilities to meet almost any discipline, their Mizzou Aquatic Center…

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Chilliwack, BC, Canada | December, 2012 - For an audio professional, creating a sound system for a large aquatic center is not a simple task. The combination of high walls, corrugated metal roofs, and an abundance of concrete, glass, and water makes for an acoustical environment that is far from…

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Sea Isle City, NJ | October, 2011 - The beach communities on New Jersey's eastern shore are popular tourist destinations during the summer months. Sea Isle City, a picturesque coastal town on Ludlam Island, sees an annual influx of nearly 40,000 vacationers between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and hosts…

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Dubai, UAE | September, 2011 - Rising like an elegant blue wave from the sands of the Arabian Peninsula, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex is a stunningly futuristic building.Created by Faulkner Browns Architects and ARUP, its centerpiece is the Dubai International Swim Stadium. The 18,000-seat aquatics complex…

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Qatar, Middle East | September, 2011 - Two soccer stadiums in Qatar have each been equipped with a uniquely designed Renkus-Heinz IC Live digitally beam steerable PA system, configured to deliver music, safety announcements and match commentary in the largely roofless venues, which are owned by the Qatar Olympic Committee…

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Borlänge, Sweden | March, 2011 - Romme Trotting racetrack in the Swedish city of Borlänge has taken delivery of one of the first RHAON (Renkus-Heinz Audio Operations Network) installations in Sweden. Robert Nilsson, from Swedish design and installation company DAT AB, which was awarded the design and installation contract, says:…

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Minot, ND | November, 2010 - The North Dakota State Fair in Minot is one of the largest events in the state, held in late July every year since 1922. Attendance has consistently increased since 2000, attracting more than 300,000 people in 2010.Dubbed "the entertainment capital of North Dakota," the…

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Toronto's Air Canada Centre Goes Digital Toronto, Ontario, Canada | July, 2010 - Situated in Canada's largest city, Toronto, Ontario, the Air Canada Centre is home to the Toronto Maple Leafs, a team whose die-hard fans are renowned in the NHL for their devotion to their team. Air Canada Centre…

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Foothill Ranch, CA | March, 2010 - A high power, weatherized and digitally networked Renkus-Heinz PA system has been installed for west German football club Alemannia Aachen at its New Tivoli stadium in Aachen.The stadium's architects were tasked with retaining the ambience of the club's old ground, especially its reputation…

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Doha, Qatar | March, 2010 - Doha is home to an increasing number of grassy areas and parks, offering its' residents the opportunity to walk, jog and exercise in what was a universal desert landscape of barren sand and rock less than a decade ago. From the perfectly manicured Corniche…

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Foothill Ranch, CA | July, 2009 - Its designers proudly proclaim it as the world’s largest LED Skydome, and with 20 million ultra-bright LEDs covering 500 by 32 metres, the LED Skydome at Harmony Times Square in Suzhou Industrial Park near Shanghai is the heart of a remarkably ambitious audio-visual…

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National Harbor, MD | June, 2009 - In the environs of Washington DC, a city whose climate embraces near-arctic winters and sub-tropical summers, the elements were top of the list for consideration when the sparkling new National Harbor – one of the largest developments in Maryland's history – was mapped…

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Valencia, CA | December, 2008 - Christened Queen Victoria last December by HRH the Duchess of Cornwall, Cunard’s newest Queen is the second-largest ship in its fleet. Facilities aboard this ultra-luxury passenger liner include seven restaurants, thirteen bars, a ballroom, a theatre, and three swimming pools. Two of these have…

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Prague, Czech Republic | December, 2008 - Top Czech Republic football team SK Slavia Praha has scored another success after winning its first 1 Liga title in 17 years, installing Europe's first Renkus-Heinz RHAON-empowered audio system for its brand new Stadion Eden. The system delivers single-cable digitally networked operation throughout…

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