The place

Meshico group is a group of restaurants in three prestigious locations across Dubai. Puerto 99 Bluewaters, overlooking Dubai Marina and JBR skyline. Meshico The Point, The Palm Jumeirah, overlooking Atlantis the Palm. Tulum, Dubai Mall, overlooking the Dubai Fountains.

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Browse the menu at your leisure on a menu panel, select a dish and magically see the dish appear projected upon your very own plate.

The brief

The client had seen table mapping with shows being played across the table and upon the plates before in other countries. He found the concept mesmerising and beautiful and wanted to create his own show following the ideas of his Brand.

“Blocks is extremely versatile, gives a great end user experience, simple content editing and excellent developer tools.”

GREG BROWN
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
PULSE MIDDLE EAST

The project

PIXILAB Blocks carried the show, all the way from the interactive tablets to the tabletop projection, sound and lighting effects. Android tablets where used by the hosts to control the presentations, based on customized Blocks compositions. Likewise, customized tablets were used as menus, letting up to twelve guest per table  each choose their desired dish, making it appear instantly projected onto each plate. Projectors were driven live by PIXILAB Players based on the choices made by hosts and guests. For the largest table, requiring several projectors, Dataton WATCHOUT was incorporated by means of an NDI network link from Blocks. Custom text, entered by the hosts, blended into the tabletop

 

projection in real time. Lighting was driven by Blocks through ArtNet/DMX-512 for effects and a KNX sub-system for the architectural lighting. Likewise, Blocks controlled multiple audio channels for music and ambience through a Symetrix audio processor. For special occasions, content can be customized for guests. Personalized photos, visuals and text messages can be projected on tables, allowing guests to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries or even make a marriage proposal as a part of their dining experience.

The project

PIXILAB Blocks carried the show, all the way from the interactive tablets to the tabletop projection, sound and lighting effects. Android tablets where used by the hosts to control the presentations, based on customized Blocks compositions. Likewise, customized tablets were used as menus, letting up to twelve guest per table  each choose their desired dish, making it appear instantly projected onto each plate. Projectors were driven live by PIXILAB Players based on the choices made by hosts and guests. For the largest table, requiring several projectors, Dataton WATCHOUT was incorporated by means of an NDI network link from Blocks. Custom text, entered by the hosts, blended into the tabletop projection in real time. Lighting was driven by Blocks through ArtNet/DMX-512 for effects and a KNX sub-system for the architectural lighting. Likewise, Blocks controlled multiple audio channels for music and ambience through a Symetrix audio processor. For special occasions, content can be customized for guests. Personalized photos, visuals and text messages can be projected on tables, allowing guests to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries or even make a marriage proposal as a part of their dining experience.

Credits

Installation: Meshico group
Integrator: Pulse Middle East
Commercial Director: Gareth Armstong
Project Director: Greg Brown
Pixilab Programmer: Florentine Julie Wehner
Watchout Production Programmer: Andrew Middleton

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