Hilton Tokyo has partnered with Vega Global to deliver new technology facilities designed to support in-person, hybrid and online business events, cementing its position as one of the leading MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and exhibitions) in Japan.
Facilities include a full virtual production studio and a curved LED wall in the Kiku Ballroom, the largest single screen of any hotel nationwide.
Both are fully supported by on-site experts from Vega Global’s Japan office who can provide pre- and post-production services performed while event organizers are overseas or in Japan.
Professional event planners can use the facilities stand-alone or in addition to other Hilton Tokyo meeting spaces, for livestreaming and broadcasting, creating pre-recorded videos and joining remote meetings.
The studio uses the latest game engine software and cinema-grade hardware, combined with specialized VR, XR and spatial audio capabilities, enabling the creation of high-quality content.
This content can be streamed simultaneously from the studio to the LED screen, facilitating meetings that require discussion spaces such as roundtables and breakout rooms.
Richard Johns, Managing Director of Vega Japan, said, “We are delighted to partner with Hilton Tokyo on this groundbreaking project. This will allow clients to experience how technology can transform the way they produce stunning and interactive in-person, streaming and/or hybrid events.
Leo Frankel, Chief Commercial Officer of Hilton Tokyo, said, “We are delighted to partner with Vega Japan to significantly enhance our audiovisual capabilities, bringing world-class conferencing technology to our guests here in Tokyo.
“The new LED wall makes it easy for clients to create high-impact presentations, and with the virtual studio we can offer competitively priced solutions for all levels of events, whether in-person, hybrid or entirely on line.”
Jimmy Heil, New Media Technology Management Consultant at Vega Japan, said, “Content creators, game developers, filmmakers and new media artists can benefit immensely from having these tools available. in a rental location to create their next generation of content. ”
Roger Brantsma, General Manager of Hilton Tokyo, said, “We see great opportunities for the studio and the LED wall beyond the pandemic, especially with the rising cost of travel and many businesses looking at their footprint. carbon in line with their SDG targets.
LED screen specifications:
- Wall dimensions: W15.1m x H3.04m
- Pixel Resolution: W6720 x H1215
- Number of LED panels: 252 (L28 x H9)
- Video wall processor and switching system
- Configurable operator console
- Several layout options
Virtual Studio Specifications:
- Green screen capability
- Industry-leading cameras, microphones, mixers, lights and support teams
- Supports xR and non-xR shots
- Multi-site link (NDA network)
- Dolby Atmos Spatial Audio recording capability