North America's Largest Transparent LED Screen!
Transparent LED Screen?
On New Years Eve, the National Arts Centre in Ottawa released the largest transparent LED screen in North America installed on a three-storey building. The NAC has named the LED screen Kipnes Lantern. The transparent screen was developed by special architects from Diamond Schmitt. This LED screen is a signature feature of the Art Centres architectural revitalization. Perfectly and dramatically placed above the front entrance of the National Arts Centre. The glass tower merged with the cutting-edge transparent LED screen to display the remarkable images. The screen comes on at dusk every day and is a beacon for it performing arts in Canada. On a regular day, it highlights the upcoming shows and performances at the Arts Centre, also shows taking place on stages from Victoria to St. Johns.
Cost And What will be displayed?
The $225 million project and construction of the display which effectively creates a fifth stage at the arts complex. Moreover, the screen will display NAC productions also those performed across the country. In addition, the CEO is very passionate about the LED Screen and believes it is a beacon for performing arts. Showcasing the excellence in music and theatre and dance being created across Canada.
All through the year, the screen will feature short digital productions created by multimedia entertainment studio. Also, the screen will recognize for days of importance such as Remembrance Day and many other America days like National Indigenous peoples day.
The most exuberant feature of the Lantern is the transparent LED screens that have been installed on the four sides of the building. Another interesting feature is when turned off the grid of LED becomes virtually unnoticeable. Allowing for a clear view of the astonishing interior. So when turned on the tower is changed into a high-resolution video wall. Giving clarity to both videos and images.