Touchvision designs and deploys state of the art AV solution at Canterbury Christ Church University

Released on: May 7, 2008, 8:13 am

Press Release Author: Media Zest

Industry: Media

Press Release Summary: Audio Visual solutions provider revamps major lecture theatre
to provide students with fully automated cinematic and presentation facilities

Press Release Body: London, 7th May 2008 - Touchvision, a full service Audio Visual
supplier and a part of the MediaZest Group, has designed and deployed a state of the
art AV solution for one of the UK's most popular universities, Canterbury Christ
Church University. By completely revamping the university's Powell lecture theatre
to offer HD projection and top-class surround sound, students at Canterbury Christ
Church University now have access to fully automated cinematic and presentation
facilities that will support their education and training.

Holding up to 250 people, the Powell theatre is one of the main auditoriums at
Canterbury Christ Church University used for hosting lectures and film screening.
Previously the venue had an in-effective surround sound coupled with SD projection.
Working with the university's AV department, Touchvision deployed an AMX control
system that enables lecturers to display a number of PC and video sources on a three
metre projection screen. And to deliver a true cinematic effective, the theatre now
has a dedicated six metre electric screen and a Sanyo 6000 ANSI Lumen HD projector.
For excellent audio quality, Touchvision installed a Dolby 7.1 surround sound system
to provide an accurate reproduction of cinema soundtracks.

"Touchvision has helped us to achieve a truly modern AV environment which is key to
the success of the university as a whole," commented Jim Manuel, AV support
technician, Canterbury Christ Church University. "It helps give the university a
professional look and feel, which is important for attracting new students and it
also gives those studying courses such as media and journalism access to cutting
technology that will arm them with the rights skills for the work place."

"As the competition for students increases, universities have to demonstrate how
they can enhance the educational experience," commented Geoff Robertson, CEO,
MediaZest Group. "By revamping its lecture theatre Canterbury Christ Church
University is investing in vital resources that will help students for years to


Notes for Editors:

About MediaZest
MediaZest is a creative media agency that specialises in providing innovative
out-of-home marketing solutions to leading brand owners and media agencies. The
group supplies an integrated service from content creation and system design to
installation, technical support and maintenance. MediaZest has its headquarters in
London, whilst Touch Vision, its design and engineering division, is based in
Farnham in Surrey. MediaZest was admitted to London\'s AIM market in February 2005.

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Contact Details: For further information, please contact :

Sarah-Anne Bray / Laurie Glimmerveen
Wildfire PR
0208 339 4420

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