Archive for March, 2015

GestureTek Unveils New CUBE v5™ Interactive Floor Projection System

GestureTek Unveils New CUBE v5™ Interactive Floor Projection System

March 27, 2015 No Comments

GestureTek Inc., a leader in gesture-driven user interface technology, has announced the launch of the next generation of the CUBE, the v5, a turnkey, portable, plug and play interactive projection display system for retail engagement, advertising, exhibits, entertainment and touring promotions. GestureTek is the inventor of multiple forms of camera-enabled gesture recognition technology for interactive […]

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Who’s Job Is It?

March 23, 2015 4 Comments

Who’s Job Is It? By Allen F. Weitzel As I was wrapping up my ‘Don’t Look At Me’ blog on the subject of knowing your job and doing your job, the Theme Park and Attractions discussion group posted dialog about increasing in-park sales by tying sales to season pass programs.  Simplified, this issue proposes asking […]

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Sponsors

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

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Provides innovative IT products and services with a primary focus on card-based solutions and database applications for the leisure and retail industries.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Poly Products

Tables, benches and related products. Green products for a green world.

A’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Art Attack

Theming, miniature golf, parade floats, 3D props, air-brushed murals, signage and art panels.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Sureshot Redemption

One-stop source for prize redemption counters at entertainment centers.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Max Flight

Manufactures interactive virtual reality motion-platform game systems including networkable flight and roller coaster simulators.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Jane Farrell Turf and Carpets, Inc.

Commercial carpet, printed and decorative patterns, loop and cut-pile construction. Wall coverings in fluorescents, Class A fire rated. Colored turf, both traditional and neon colors.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Penny Press

Penny souvenir machine, great for parks, FECs, bowling and skating centers, museums and tourist attractions.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Store on Wheels

Importer and distributor of quality toys, lighting and novelties. Cater to the amusement, retail and entertainment industries.

Brunswick Bowling

Entertainment bowling center developer and manufacturer of bowling equipment and entertainment products.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Namco

Namco America is a premier manufacturer of coin-op arcade attractions, ranging from the hottest titles like Crazy Typhoon and Jumpin’ Jackpot to classic game-room experiences such as the Pac-Man 25th Anniversary upright that features Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man and Galaga. Specialized pieces such as Wonka Sweetland and Flamin Finger are favorites too! For arcade gaming fun, Namco America is your answer.

American Changer

Bill and coin dispensers and counters, ticket machines and more.

Rio Syrup

Over 250 flavors, syrups and concentrates for shaved ice, sno cones, shushes, food colors. Now featuring Hawaiian Flower Cups.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Enchanted Castle Studios

Fiberglass statuary and figures for restaurants, mini-golf, theme parks and other attractions.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Family Fun Corp.

Waterpark walls for rivers, bumper boat and splash down pools.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

Picnic tables, grills, park benches, planters, trash containers and more.

Knight Equipment

Drive cables for ferris wheels, Tilt-A-Whirls, Rock-O-Planes and many others.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Castle Golf, Inc.

Planning, design and construction of miniature golf courses and family fun parks.

Laser Star

Laser shooting galleries, laser tag, dark ride target systems, overhead target ranges.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Spectrum Sports

Climbing walls, ropes courses, go-karts and more.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Extreme Engineering

Industry leader in zip lines, climbing walls, jumper systems and adventure products.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Cost of Wisconson

Creators of simulated environments, duplicate structures, sculpted figures, exhibits, water features, mini-golf and more.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

Fun Pro is an insurance program especially designed for party planners and party rental businesses.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Spectrum
Extreme Engineering
Funovation
Premier Polysteel
Rebound Unlimted, Inc.
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LAI
American Conference