The IAC Video Wall
, located in the Frank Gehry-designed headquarters for IAC/InterActiveCorp
on Manhattan's West Side, is one of the largest high-resolution video walls
in the world, wide and high. The video wall is driven by 18 projectors and 36 mirrors located in a pressurized dust-free projection space measuring just six feet deep. From the West Side Highway, the large-scale projection wall is visible to tens of thousands of commuters each day, building brand awareness for IAC's online businesses.
Brand-specific modules designed and conceived by Trollback + Company
represent the essence of each brand, incorporating a range of 2D
and live action elements. The modules are based on a theme reflecting the consumer experience associated with IAC’s online businesses, such as ‘I Date’, ‘I Travel” and ‘I Shop’, a concept conceived by Bruce Mau
of Bruce Mau Design. The ‘I Date’ module uses the main romantic icon, flowers, and creates a sensual sequence with dramatic details of the time-lapse flowers opening. The simple concept for ‘I Shop’ was to illustrate the enormous quantity and diversity of products available from IAC’s retail websites, using the scale of the display to create an immense sense of depth and infinite choice of merchandise.
Two of the modules incorporate dynamic data from the web. ‘I Experience’ parses a daily xml feed that is programmed to visualize the movement of current music events across the USA, linking locations and... Read More