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MediaWall Provides Largest Sports Bar Display

The largest sports bar visual display in the Pacific Northwest is one of the popular attractions at the Northern Quest Resort & Casino. Located a few miles west of Spokane, in the City of Airway Heights, Washington, the facility is a major attraction for entertainment, dining and gaming. A recent expansion of the facility includes a beautiful 250 room hotel, 14,000 square foot spa and salon, and The Q sports bar which boasts a 30 x 10 ft. video wall. The edge-blended video wall presents a seamless image on the 300 sq. ft. screen. Sporting events presented on this larger-than-life HDTV can get viewers' blood pumping.

RGB Spectrum technology partner Avidex integrated the video wall and its supporting technology. According to Michael Clark, Avidex's executive vice president, "RGB Spectrum's products were a natural selection for this high profile installation due to their quality, ease of installation and low maintenance, but most importantly due to their superb handling of a diverse array of high definition video signals."

The casino wanted a presentation system that would be an attraction unto itself, with the flexibility to fill the huge screen with one or several content sources simultaneously. "The RGB MediaWall 2500 was a perfect match, able to display up to sixteen HD and SD video sources at a time, chosen from composite video, analog RGB and digital DVI sources," added Scott Norder, RGB Spectrum's Vice President of Marketing. "Images can be displayed anywhere, any size, in correct aspect ratio or stretched to fit, in whole or zoomed to emphasize details." The MediaWall provides the necessary signal overlap for edge blending between two Panasonic PT DW10000U 10,000 lumen high-definition projectors to create a seamless display.

Aaron Fischer, executive director of IT for Kalispel Tribes Economic Authority, the owners of the Northern Quest Casino, said, "The end result achieved through the use of the MediaWall 2500 paired with Panasonic projectors is the highest resolution and largest display in any sports bar in the Pacific Northwest. The owners have been highly satisfied with this marquee feature."

RGB Spectrum is based in Alameda, CA and can be reached at www.rgb.com.

Avidex is based in Seattle, WA and can be reached at www.avidexav.com.

Northern Quest Casino is based in Air Heights, WA and can be reached at www.northernquest.com.