American Theme Park Festival! Part Two
Continuing the second part of the in depth coverage of the annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) 2005 event, TSR features new attraction technology and trends with reports on a new magic based venue treatment, developments in the vending sector due to new State based legislation, and the brand new development of RadioWare in the Point-of-Sales for the theme and water park sector. Off of the show floor and back to Orlando news on recent medical examiner reports to park based fatality shed light, while in Breaking News – the Stinger reveals how the American Military is embracing amusement attractions to help recruitment of new soldiers, sailors and airmen.
Virtual Venues – The New Playground!
In a second piece on re-emerging technology from the industry's past, the venue scene is targeted with developments in what used to be the popular sector of location-based entertainment. In this Stinger Report information on the application of new LBE concepts are revealed, including an original food-n-fun project from Russia, and development of an attraction venue for the Space Tourism scene, and work in progress from uWink and SEGA. While covering mid-scale venue development, TSR also covers the initial launch pains Disney has weathered following the launch of their new facility Hong Kong Disneyland.
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