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Alcorn McBride Provides Video Playback for American Prohibition Museum

To help tell the story of Prohibition, the museum has brought in an Alcorn McBride A/V Binloop HD frame-accurate synchronized audio and video player to handle video playback throughout the exhibits.

ORLANDO, FLA.—The American Prohibition Museum has opened in Savannah, Ga., highlighting the 13 years in the 1920s and 30s when alcohol was illegal in the U.S. To help tell the story of Prohibition, the museum has brought in an Alcorn McBride A/V Binloop HD frame-accurate synchronized audio and video player to handle video playback throughout the exhibits.

The Binloop system runs five effects, including 4K life-size, talking portraits that can communicate with live actors, other portraits and additional effects in a frame-accurate synchronization. In the museum’s model of a speakeasy, the Binloop system also provides frame-accurate visuals of a bouncer’s eyes and voice asking for a password to enter. The A/V Binloop HD also contributes to an eight-and-a-half minute film that examines the unintended consequences of Prohibition.

The museum’s attractions were designed by Ryan McCurdy, who has reportedly worked with Alcorn McBride multiple times in the past.

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