2016 | Dubai (UAE)IMG Worlds of Adventure
In August 2016, the world’s largest indoor theme park was opened in Dubai: IMG Worlds of Adventure. The first-class entertainment destination features five adventure zones on a total of 140,000 m2, providing entertainment representing renowned global brands like Cartoon Network and Marvel. A total of 22 attractions – adrenaline-pumping roller coasters, dark rides, and highly immersive media-based attractions – as well as several exciting live shows draw guests into the exciting world of the brands” characters and IMG’s original concepts.
Kraftwerk Living Technologies was contracted to work on a total of ten attractions as the AV partner in the park, including the implementation of a large stage for live shows. The service scope includes AV design, equipment, installation, and programming.
1. Ben 10 5D Hero Time | 5D Theater
The 240-seat 5D Theater offers a cutting-edge, exciting and thrilling 5D experience. The design, equipment, installation and programming was provided by Kraftwerk LT, using the latest technology and developments in 5D theater attractions. The theater also features our SFX Motion Seats including several exciting special effects.
2. Forbidden Territory | Dark Ride
The Forbidden Territory Dark Ride in the Lost Valley Zone offers a unique integration of video, audio, and AV special effects all synchronized to an autonomously guided vehicle provided by Oceaneering. Guests enter unchartered territory, getting up close with some of the most amazing and terrifying creatures the planet has ever known. Well-hidden, high-quality AV solutions add to the experience and directly immerse guests into the action.
3. Avengers Battle of Ultron | Dark Ride
Avengers Battle of Ultron is the dark ride in IMG’s Marvel Zone, offering a unique blend of video, audio, and SFX elements all synchronized to Oceaneering vehicles. Being an immersive ride, the guests support Marvel’s Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Captain America, and the Hulk in taking the skies to battle the evil villain Ultron.
4. Hulk Epsilon Base 3D | CircuMotion®
Utilizing state-of-the-art Dome Projection Technology and AV equipment, the CircuMotion® attraction at IMG Worlds of Adventure offers a cutting-edge, exciting, and thrilling 4D experience combining a dome projection with a ride experience. It is not only one of the prime attractions at the park, it is also the very first CircuMotion® theater in operation worldwide. The dome is 20 m in diameter, seats 100 people who experience immersive 360°/3D content featuring the Incredible Hulk. The highlight of the attraction is a circular motion base with 4DOF movement, a projection system featuring a total of 18 state-of-the-art projectors, multi-channel circular audio zoning with 24 wide-range speakers and a 600 m2 projection surface. A significant difference between CircuMotion® and other theaters and 3D/4D simulator solutions is the circular arrangement of the seats on the motion platform, which makes “omni-view” possible. Every single guest is truly surrounded by sound and image – without any restrictions at all. The total ride lasts 6 minutes and features a custom-made film in which the gigantic Hulk battles hostile creatures alongside Iron Man.
5. The Velociraptor | Launch Coaster
Mack Rides’ Launch Coaster offers a thrilling adventure that is not for the faint-hearted. The rollercoaster features special video, audio, and AV special effects integration in the launch sequence, combining media-based solutions with a ride attraction, propelling its visitors outside, reaching 100 kph in 2.5 seconds.
6. Spider-Man Doc Ock’s Revenge | Spinning Coaster
A thrilling adventure awaits guests thanks to the integration of AV elements into the Spinning Coaster attraction featuring Marvel’s famous web-slinger Spider-Man.
7. The Haunted Hotel
The Haunted Hotel’s high-quality AV installation offers integrated video, audio, and AV special effects for the guided walkthrough experience. The seamless integration offers a unique and engaging, exciting, scary, and certainly highly immersive experience for the visitor.
8. Adventure Time | The Ride of OOO with Finn & Jake | Overhead Ride
The Adventure Time Overhead Ride integrates AV solutions synchronized to a Suspended Monorail Vehicle (SMV). Thanks to high-quality equipment and the latest standards in technology, this attraction immerses the guests into a special experience, suspended in the air.
9. Thor Thunder Spin | Top Spin
Thor Thunder Spin is a theme park classic enhanced with fun special effects such as lighting and special effects – all synchronized to a moving platform.
10. Live Stage
The Live Stage offers a state-of-the-art integration of AV technologies, turning every live event into a special experience.