Entertainment News

Guinness Book of World Records - Largest Hammock

King Digital Entertainment (also the creators of “Candy Crush”) celebrated the release of “Paradise Bay”, their new tropical-themed mobile game, by setting the Guinness World Record for the Largest Hammock. Actress Malin Ackerman attended this record setting event held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey.

2015 U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Stadium

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McLaren provided engineering for the A/V fit-out for the new Arthur Ashe Stadium roof at the Billie Jean Tennis Center in Queens, New York, which is currently hosting the 2015 U.S. Open.

The Battery Conservancy SeaGlass Carousel Is Now Open

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McLaren’s Vice President of Entertainment, Bill Gorlin, P.E., S.E. joined the Battery Conservancy in a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, to celebrate the completion of the SeaGlass Carousel in lower Manhattan. This $16 million project combines modern, custom designed, multi-axis ride technology with state-of-the-art multimedia projections, music and lighting. Patrons ride inside glittering and rainbow hued translucent fish, which swim, swoop and swerve through a simulated underwater environment.

Sea Glass Carousel at Battery Park

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The $16 million SeaGlass carousel brings 30 spinning, color-changing fish to Lower Manhattan.

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McLaren is an Innovator Level Sponsor for the PLASA Technical Standards Program

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The Technical Standards Program (TSP) was established in response to the increasing number of industry members who were encountering situations where the lack of standards, or the imposition of standards developed outside the entertainment industry, were making it increasingly difficult to conduct business safely, efficiently, and profitably.

McLaren’s sponsorship, and ongoing participation in the standards writing process, will allow PLASA to continue to develop the leading standards-making program serving the world-wide Entertainment Technology Industry.