HoloDesk DJ Mixer prepares for the largest influx of tourists NZ will see this century

HoloDesk gears up for the Rugby World Cup 2011 as New Zealand is the host for the largest sporting event to come to the remote country. starting in 3 weeks time and will run from September to October and has become a show case event of what is NZ in every aspect.

HoloDesk is also playing a prominent role and is to be one of 28 companies to be featured in the $7,000,000 principal fan zone venue called The Cloud, down on one of the earliest wharf built in Auckland’s harbour.

The Cloud will be the host of numerous offical functions, business meetings, technology and innovation expo, entertain zone for fashion, concerts and a range of events that demonstrate New Zealand’s culture.

HoloDesk and ICE AV are sponsoring the display and interactive technology for the VEX Robotics world championships that will be held in the venue and concurrent activities at the Rutherford Forum and AucklandICT South Pacific Entreprenuer’s sponsored BBQ event.

Recently ICE AV has been preparing to let the local market see what it has been developing in recent times. The HoloDesk has initially been launched in the off shore market to a rapturous reception and now HoloDesk is going to surprise the NZ market and international visitor. We wanted the local market to experience the Holodesk in conjunction with the Rugby World Cup and the timing is all working out well.

Recent national media publicity has given the local market an sneak insight to the HoloDesk that has begun to create a lot of early interest in the HoloDesk Surface.

HolOdesk in the media

The HoloDesk has begun to capture the imagination of the local market.

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HoloDesk is New Zealand’s best kept secret in music technology and will debut its Kiwi appearance during the Rugby World Cup to an unsuspecting audience.

Whilst the nation was transfixed with the earthquakes rattling Christchurch, technology innovator Kevin Andreassend was creating a rumble a world away throughout the international DJ community. HoloDesk is New Zealand’s best kept secret in music technology and will debut its Kiwi appearance during the Rugby World Cup to an unsuspecting audience.

The magical interactive DJ virtual reality screen known as The HoloDesk, has captivated the imagination of 100′s of DJs worldwide including some of the biggest names in the industry.

The HoloDesk is 1 of 28 New Zealand companies and technologies exclusively invited to be featured during the Rugby World Cup 2011 at the multi million dollar Fan Zone called The Cloud on Auckland’s Queens Wharf. The HoloDesk will be on display and used throughout the 6 week international event.

In addition it will be featured in the NZ innovation music video currently in production that will be played on the twin 20m x 4m LED screens within the complex. In addition it has been selected as one of the display surfaces in use at the Telecom Hub operating during the Rugby World Cup event in Auckland New Zealand.

The Cloud will play host to the Holodesk

Party Fan Zone will feature right throughout the Rugby World Cup

Founder of HoloDesk, Kevin Andreassend, described that HoloDesk is at the start of a revolution that is aimed at dance floors and parties and clubs around the globe and delivers a visual arsenal for DJs worldwide.

HoloDesk made its UK debut with Deadmau5 at his Earls Court sellout concert amidst the 2010 winter blizzard that closed Europe down.

The developers of The HoloDesk is ICE AV Technology Ltd, a member of the AucklandICT technology industry sector.

Sci Fi dance club “Light and Loaded” experience hits Vision Club in Chicago with Filo and Peri

Light and Loaded @ Vision

Sci-fi DJ Dance club show at Vision in Chicago 9 April 2011

New York based Filo and Peri DJ duo are challenging the status quo of the traditional use of mixing consoles and turntables. On Saturday at the Vision Club in Chicago, they were determined to show the audience a new set, visual experience and technology set in a show called “Light and Loaded”, which is best described as a sci fi DJ dance club experience with a new visual experience not seen before.

The HoloGraphic (Hololite90) transparent screen and twin set of HoloDesk interactive consoles rocked the dance floor. Filo and Peri brought their imaginationa and skills together to create and realise a new experience for their fans.

Wikipedia describes Filo and Peri as a New York based production team. Filo and Peri have held the number one spot on the Billboard dance, as well as an entry into the UK National Top 40. Their debut artist album “Nightplay” hit shelves in November 2009 with the help of Paul van Dyk, Vandit & Unknown World Management, and Vandit Records.

Outside the studio Filo & Peri have been playing in nightclubs across the world. From Amnesia in Ibiza to the far reaches of Luxy in Taiwan, Australia and back in their home country at Nocturnal Festival, their blend of euphoric trance, driving techno, and exclusive edits and mashups is winning them an international army of fans.

Filo & Peri have come a long way from their humble beginnings to having built up a solid catalog of productions throughout the years on the biggest labels around the world.

Light and Loaded indicates a new stage set and move into a new look that have other DJs envious and fans exclaiming OMG.

So congratulations to Filo and Peri that you have raised the bar and joined an elite group of artists who believe that clubbers world wide seek a new visual experience … and you pulled it off.

For artists and bands who want to migrate to a new generation of control and visual systems we welcome your contact and interest. Further information on the HoloDesk interactive DJ Solutions visit HoloDesk. The HoloDesk Interactive systems are available in full built systems and DIY kits.