The challenges and future of integrating AV and multimedia with coasters
With 230 years in the business and a unique position as both an operator (Europa Park) and manufacturer, Mack Rides is one of the leading influencers of theme park rides in the world today. We will hear from Dennis Gordt, Head of Development at Mack Rides and Chief Technical Officer at VR Coaster, about innovative new developments and cutting-edge technology that are shaping the thrill rides of the future.
Dennis’ roles at both Mack Rides and VR Coaster help him bring together both companies’ expertise in physical engineering and multimedia technology. He has worked on more than 30 rides worldwide including Space Fantasy (Universal Studios Japan), Manta (Sea World San Diego), Arthur (EuropaPark), Helix (Liseberg), Dragons (Motiongate), Slinky Dog (Disney Hollywood Studios) and Time Traveller (Silver Dollar City).
He will be speaking about his experience in integrating AV and multimedia in existing coasters and the challenges and lessons learned. He will then look at trends and technologies for the theme park rides of the future.