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Artificial Reality, Virtual Reality, Authentic Reality: Why Guests Want More Than Technology

When walking through a Harry Potter or Star Wars attraction at an amusement park, it may seem like an escape from reality. Park guests can immerse themselves in another world and leave Read more

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Pixels and Mortar: How LED Went from Small-Scale to Major Scale
May 20, 2022
It’s hard to imagine the days when the sun used to be our only source of natural light. Since we’ve attempted to harness light in our societies, we’ve reigned in both the power of fire and Read more
What a Dip in Veganism Popularity Means for the Food and Beverage Industry
May 20, 2022
Key Insights: In 2022, 5% of respondents were vegan in the Statista Survey. Harris Poll in 2020 found that about 3% of U.S. were vegan. New data finds vegan and vegan related google searches Read more
Apprenticeships are Vital in Developing the Next Generation of Workers
May 19, 2022
  Trevor Matthews worked in refrigeration until he admittedly, lost his joy. Greg Crumpton refers to it as a complacency rut, “in a rinse repeat cycle.” Today Matthews, Founder of Refrigeration Mentor, Read more
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Artificial Reality, Virtual Reality, Authentic Reality: Why Guests Want More Than Technology
December 10, 2019
When walking through a Harry Potter or Star Wars attraction at an amusement park, it may seem like an escape from reality. Park guests can immerse themselves in another world and leave Read more
Is “Authentic Reality” Next in Entertainment?
December 6, 2019
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have become popular vehicles for content creation in and outside of amusement parks. They are able to transport consumers to new worlds and Read more
How IPs and Technology are Delivering on Storytelling at Amusement Parks
December 4, 2019
Today’s entertainment landscape is as bountiful as it has ever been. With competition coming from new arenas like streaming services, theme parks have reimagined themselves to stay Read more
Reshaping the VR Narrative in Amusement Parks with Bob Cooney
December 2, 2019
It is no longer uncommon to see a virtual reality experience in any number of entertainment or educational avenues. The technology has become more flexible and consumers have gained more Read more
What News To Expect at IAAPA Expo 2019
November 12, 2019
More than 1,000 leading amusement park and attraction industry companies will exhibit at IAAPA Expo 2019. The Orange County Convention Center will open on November 19 until 22 and dozens of Read more
IAAPA 2019 Preview: 3 Reasons to Attend
November 5, 2019
The attraction industry’s global association should have no problem attracting professionals to its flagship conference this November. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Read more