Frost Ice Loft

Boston, MA

In summer 2013, High Output had the pleasure of installing a large video wall in the lobby of FROST Ice Loft, New England’s only permanent indoor bar designed and furnished entirely of ice.

FROST wanted a way to create a high impact visual for visitors as they enter the lobby. The plan was to display icy arctic and mountain scenes with audible blowing winds to mirror the feeling inside the bar, which is always a cool 21° Fahrenheit.

High Output worked closely with MLA Consultants and the owners of FROST to find a solution for their audiovisual needs. We designed and installed a system utilizing eight 46-inch LCD monitors and a specialized video processor that allows the monitors to work as a singular display, thus creating a 2 x 4 video wall. Included the design is a distributed audio system with the ability to work in the extreme cold conditions of the ice bar.

The video wall was completed successfully and is a very effective tool for conveying the icy interior to excited patrons. FROST Ice Loft opened to rave reviews on Labor Day 2013, welcoming hundreds of curious visitors through their doors.

Gear



8Samsung MD46C High Definition Video Monitors
8Chief LSMVU Video Wall Mounts
1Datapath X4 Video Processor
2JBL Control 19CST Ceiling Subwoofer Speakers
14JBL Control 26CT Ceiling Speakers
1Extron MPA-401 Amplifier
1Extron XPA-2002 Amplifier
1RDL TX-J2 Unbalanced to Balanced Converter
1RDL TX-TPS6A Twisted Pair Audio Transmitter
1RDL TX-TPR6A Twisted Pair Audio Receiver
1Symetrix Jupiter 4 DSP
1Symetrix ARC-K1e Twisted Pair Volume Control


Collaborators




HO Team Leader



Gabriel Profumo