Here on the Peerspectives Blog, we’re keen on sharing the best integration tips, new products, fascinating case studies, and things that excite us!
Here’s another exciting one for the books. That’s right—there’s a ton of Guinness World Records surrounding AV—giant video walls, projections, and more. Here are the ones that stuck out to us.
10 AV Records That Will Be Hard to Beat!
1. The Largest High-Definition Video Wall
The largest high-definition video wall measures 7,639 ft² 5 in²! The record was set by the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo this past August.
2. The Highest Resolution Video Wall
The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo also nabbed the record for the highest resolution video wall, coming in at 1,700,352,000 pixels!
3. The Longest TV Watching Marathon
Dan Jordan, Spencer Larson, and Chris Laughlin set a world record for the longest marathon watching television at the TiVo booth during CES 2014. The trio watched 87 hours of television over five days!
4. The Most Television Sets Thrown out of a Window in Three Minutes
Was your first thought “why”? Mine, too. That aside, just think about this. Two members of the Kerrang! Radio staff in Birmingham, UK threw 61 televisions out the window in three minutes in January 2007. Think you have what it takes to beat that record?
5. The World’s Largest OLED Screen
The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo’s video wall is back yet again on the list! This time for setting the record for the world’s largest OLED screen. The stunning screen comprises 820 thin and flexible Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) panels.
6. The Largest Illuminated Indoor Advertising Sign (Indoors)
Nissan Motor Co., LTD nabbed this record in 2013. The largest indoor illuminated advertising sign measures 174.171 m² (1,874 ft² 108 in²) and is located at the Dubai International Airport.
7. The Largest Projected Image
The largest projected image record was set in September 2016 in Moscow, measuring a total surface of 543,125.39 ft²! It was achieved by the Moscow International Festival “Circle of Light”.
8. The Largest Permanent Projection Screen
The largest permanent projection screen measures 17,017.1 ft² and is installed in the 5D Castle Theatre located in the Hengqin Ocean Kingdom in Hengqin, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. The screen made its public debut in May 2015.
9. The Largest Light and Sound Show on a Single Building
The largest light and sound show on a single building was displayed on the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai as part of a New Year’s Eve show that combined lighting, lasers, an LED screen, sound, and fountains. The record was achieved on January 1, 2018, with the light and sound show measuring 1,175,978 ft.
10. The Largest Interactive Whiteboard
The largest interactive whiteboard measured 49 ft. 2 in. long and 3 ft. 11 in. high, and was presented and measured at the Skoleforum exhibition in Lillestrom, Norway, in February 2010. The board has a white enamel surface and was linked to 6 computers and data projectors.
Think you have what it takes to beat a record? What would you attempt?