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inside your exhibit, we work hard on the inside
inside your exhibit, we work hard on the inside

Our innovative custom technology has been used all over the world in museum displays, museum exhibits, trade show exhibits, point of purchase displays and exhibits, experiential events and exhibits, world expositions, halls of fame, themed events, science centers, children’s museums and movie productions.

We work closely with your staff to produce unique and attention-getting displays using interactive electronics or special mechanisms. We have a wide range of products and experience to draw on. Select from a sampling of projects below.

If you don’t see it here call us - we live to do something new!

Inside Your Exhibit™
Custom interactive display and exhibit technologies.

We work on the inside so you look good on the outside.™

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  • We exhibited at Association of Children's Museums, ACM 2012 Portland


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Exhibit Touch Sensor
Make your exhibit interactive with touch sensors!
  • Works from behind wood, glass, plastic, foam, any non-metallic surface
  • Activate lights, video, audio, mechanisms
  • Many objects can be made sensitive with some experimentation
    • Hockey masks, skis, baseball gloves
    • Foam sculptures, some metal objects

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ScanAndPlay™ - BARCODE READER
Scan barcodes to play videos or photos
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Make your own store! Scan a product - play media
Use standard UPC barcodes or make your own
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Barcode Scanner
    • ScanAndPlay™ software reads Bar Codes and plays media content
    • Media and operation easily changed - call for custom applications

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ScanAndPlay™ - RFID READER
Embed RFID tags in objects to play videos and photos
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Plays different media based on hidden RFID tag!
Hide tags inside wood, plastic, foam objects
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • RFID Reader
    • ScanAndPlay™ software reads RFID tags and plays media content
    • Media and operation easily changed - call for custom applications

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LCD Media Players - Digital Signage
Use video to Advertise, Educate, or Entertain™
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  • Play MPEG2, MP3, JPG from Compact Flash, SD Card, USB Stick, or over network
  • LCD Monitors - open frame - 4x3 and widescreen - sizes from 6.5 inch and up
  • Trigger from push buttons, touch sensors or other devices
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  • Dealer for BrightSign Media Players and Digital Signage Systems
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Sound Byte Player™
Add sound effects or narration to your exhibit for simple interactivity!
Use in: Museum Exhibits - Science Center Exhibits - Children's Museum Exhibits - Zoo Exhibits
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  • Full MP3 stereo
  • SD card – drag and drop programming
  • Script file controls sequence of operation
  • Activate with touch or other sensors, control external lights and devices
  • Low voltage, 12VDC operation
  • Variety of speakers available
Exhibits Play Structures
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4 Channel Speaker Connect
A compact and versatile system for point of purchase speaker demonstrations.
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  • Connect a single channel of audio to 1 of 4 sets of stereo speakers
  • Daisy chain units together for up to 16 channels
  • Illuminated push buttons show which channel is selected
  • Usages statistics and other features available
  • Easy to install with minimal wiring

Poster Touch™ Audio Player
Add stereo touch audio to your posters to Advertise, Educate, or Entertain™
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  • Multiple Touch Sensor Activation – Hidden Speakers
  • Easy to change one or two sided graphics and audio
  • Fully programmable operation
  • Backlight indicator LEDs optional
  • Control and activate other exhibits
  • Optional Brochure Holders
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Interactive Vending Machine
This time kicking is allowed! - A unique way to sample or vend products
Kick the machine to get your sample product and photo email! - Get some attention on social media!
Use the photo - email system on its own for your tradeshow or event
  • Contact us for your custom product or event application!
  • Built for Davis Experiential Group for Astro Kik Yogurt
  • Customizable menu screens allow you to:
    • Select product
    • Select Photo Option
    • Enter email contact information
    • Countdown to kick the target
  • Takes a fun photo of your kick
  • Vends selection and sends email with your picture
  • Saves selection statistics and email addresses
  • Emails out to host's facebook or other event pages
  • More fun activations possible - motion/activity triggered
  • Possible links to other social media sites with photos and animated GIFs
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Daylight LCD touch screen with interactive software
    • High resolution camera - multiple cameras possible
    • Interface to vending machine
    • Adjustable sensor to detect kick
    • Wi-fi and LTE connectivity
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Interactive LED Clock
Configurable Large Digital Clock with Graphic for outdoor use!
Displays time of day or countdown - Illuminated Logo Effects
  • Contact us for your custom product or event application!
  • Built for Launch! and Carlsberg
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Large 7 segment Super Bright LED Digits
    • Battery Powered Microcontroller with real-time clock
    • Push-buttons for configuration
    • Frame design with graphic panel
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Dove Baby Change Timer
Change your baby's diaper while watching a live event!
Change Timer Home Change Timer Counter Change Timer Ranking

Times how long you take to change a diaper
  • Built for The Alphaform Group (TAG) for event at Air Canada Centre
  • TV Screen showing live event - Screen timing baby change event!
  • Waits for the Start button to be activated
  • Starts a countdown and runs a timer
  • Plays an "Emergency Lullaby" if touch sensor is activated
  • Displays the ranking table with the current rank
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Touch sensors for Start/Stop and Emergency Lullaby
    • Embedded PC with custom software
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DMX Lighting Controller
Configure and program DMX-controllable lamps!
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Controls operation of 51 lights spread across a splashpad
  • Built for Empex Water Toys
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Industrial PC running DMX control software
    • Remote login and control
    • Power supply and wiring for RGB lamps

Submarine Dive Plane Wheels Station
Control the Dive Plane Wheels at the USS Tang Experience!

Museum: The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Turn the wheels while monitoring depth and inclination of the submarine!
  • Built for The Taylor Group and Bratton Scenery
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Sensors to detect wheel motion
    • Motors to change position of gauge needles
    • Software to report wheel motion and drive motors
    • Interfaced to host show control system

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Submarine Interactive Meters and Gauges
Control Meters and Gauges by sending commands!

Museum: The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Needles move based on commands from host control computer!
  • Built for The Taylor Group and Bratton Scenery
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Motors to change position of gauge needles
    • Backlight LED modules
    • Interfaced to host show control system

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Setting Engine Power Station
Set Engine Power at the USS Tang Experience!

Museum: The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Move 7 levers to one of three positions and while watching the meters
  • Built for The Taylor Group and Bratton Scenery
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Sensors to detect position of levers
    • Motors to change position of meter needles
    • Software to report lever positions and drive motors
    • Interfaced to host show control system
Hull Opening Graphic
Open and close hull sections at the USS Tang Experience!

Museum: The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Indicates status of hull sections when buttons pressed
  • Built for The Taylor Group and Bratton Scenery
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Red and Green LEDs to indicate status
    • Software to change status based on buttons pressed
    • Interfaced to host show control system

"Load the Fish" Station
Load the torpedo at the USS Tang Experience!

Museum: The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Press a button and watch Torpedo load and door close
  • Built for The Taylor Group and Bratton Scenery
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Linear drive system to move the torpedo in and out
    • Motor to open and close the door
    • Interfaced to host show control system

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Helm Station
Steer the submarine at the USS Tang Experience!

Museum: The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Gauges move in response to turning the wheel
  • Built for The Taylor Group and Bratton Scenery
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Sensors to detect wheel motion
    • Motors to change position of gauge needles
    • Software to report wheel motion and drive motors
    • Interfaced to host show control system

Depth Control Station
Control depth of the submarine at the USS Tang Experience!

Museum: The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Needle positions change based on lever positions
  • Built for The Taylor Group and Bratton Scenery
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Sensors to detect position of levers
    • Motors to change position of meter needles
    • Software to report lever positions and drive motors
    • Interfaced to host show control system
Torpedo Data Computer
Use the Torpedo Data Computer at the USS Tang Experience!

Museum: The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Dials move in response to turning the wheels
  • Built for The Taylor Group and Bratton Scenery
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Sensors to detect wheel motion
    • Motors to change position of dials
    • Software to report wheel motion and drive motors
    • Interfaced to host show control system

Super Mario Audio Interactives
Be Super Mario! Interact with trampolines and slides

Event: Launch of Super Mario 3D, Times Square

Jump and slide to trigger audio
  • Built for The Marketing Arm
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Sensors to detect movement
    • Sound Byte Player™

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Recycling Exhibit Scanner
Scan products and view important recycling information

Location: Guelph Waste Resource Innovation Centre

Shows images with recyling information for the product scanned
  • Built for Holman Exhibits
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • ScanAndPlay™ system with barcode scanner

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Burying Beetle
Creepy! Illustrates how a Burying Beetle buries its food!

Museum: Science North

Buries the display mouse before your eyes
  • Built for The Taylor Group
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Motor, mechanism, and control to move the mouse down and up

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Emergency Text Display
Be the Dispatch! Press button to read next message to call out!

Museum: Hands On Children's Museum

Cycles through text messages when buttons are pressed
  • Built for Edge Concrete
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • LCD Display
    • Button Inputs

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Nissan Paint Colour Touch Sensors
Touch disks to activate!

Event: Nissan Autoshow Booth

Disks rise up when a touch is detected
  • Built for Kubik
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Touch sensor
    • Interface to pneumatic system
Wireless Sign Control
Lighting control for Sign

Museum: Waterloo Region Museum

Lights turn on when button is pressed remotely
  • Built for The Taylor Group
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Battery operated wireless transmitter and push button
    • Wireless receiver and A.C. power relay

Wheelchair Simulator
Race with Chantal Petitclerc!

Museum: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Video progresses as you turn the wheels!
3D Catcher Simulator
Be a catcher with Canadian Major League pitcher Jeff Francis

Museum: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Place hand in glove to trigger pitcher video and feel the thump of each pitch!

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Video - Game Changer
Touch sensor to activate or change video!

Museum: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Sensor works through glass display cabinet!

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Ski Jump Interactive
Be a Ski Jumper with Eric Mitchell!

Museum: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Step on the skis to activate the video!

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Speed Trace Exhibit
See and compare how fast different sports objects travel!
Museum: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
  • Demonstrates the speed and sound of a:
    • Golf Ball, Tennis Ball
    • Badminton Bird, Trap Clay Target
  • 4 ceiling mounted 20ft tracks that flash LEDs at the real speeds of the ball/object
  • Touch sensors inside the glass artifact cabinets - touch the glass to trigger
  • Technologies Inside:
    • Exhibit Touch Sensor
    • 48 Ch LED Driver with high brightness LEDs
    • 20 foot longe aluminum mounting rails
    • Interfaced to host show control system
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Panda Weigh Scale
Pile people on to compare against any object or animal!
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Museum: Science North
  • Built for The Taylor Group
  • Get yours customized for any weight sensing application:
    • See your weight on other planets!
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • 4 Channel Load Cell Weighing System
    • 96 LED Bar Graph
    • Metal Enclosure Design and Fabrication

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Orangutan Grip Strength
Compare your grip strength to an Orangutan's - 400kg!
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Museum: Science North
  • Built for The Taylor Group
  • System is reliable with virtually no moving parts
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • 3 Channel Load Cell Force System
    • 48 LED Bar Graph
    • Metal Hand Grip Design and Fabrication

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Sliding X-Ray
Slide the X-Ray head to light up the animal and X-Ray Image on wall!
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Museum: Science North
  • Built for The Taylor Group
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Position Sensing and LED Lighting Control
    • Linear Bearing and Metal Design and Fabrication

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Fungus Viewer
Rotate the knob to see a different image inside the viewer!
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Museum: Science North
  • Built for The Taylor Group
  • Image lights when in position
  • Add audio sound effects or narrative
  • System is reliable with virtually no moving parts
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Position sensors and LED lighting Control
    • Mechanical Design and Fabrication

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Oiled Seabird
Touch various objects to respond to video screen quiz!
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Museum: Science North

Make different objects sensitive to touch!
  • Built for The Taylor Group
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Capacitive Touch Sensors
    • Interface to Host Computer
Heartbeat Diagnostic
Touch the stethoscope to animal pictures to trigger sounds and light!
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Built for The Taylor Group for Science North
  • RMA Technologies Inside:
    • Capactive Touch Sensors
    • Sound Byte Player ™ Audio Player


RBC Olympic Torch Sustainable Living Exhibit
Interactive exhibits with themes of energy and conservation.
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  • Olympic Podium Alternative Energy Exhibit: Visitor steps on podium, cheering audio plays, and LEDs show kinds of alternative energy
  • Other interactive exhibits included: Water Conservation, Electricity Conservation, Insulation Heat Loss
  • Technologies Inside:
    • Sound Byte Player™ - Plays full MP3 stereo, a removable Memory Card allows easy updating of sound tracks and script files to control operation.
    • Discovery Capacitive Sensor™ - Detect a hand or finger behind non-metallic panels to trigger sounds or lighting. Add printed graphics to create simple interactive displays!
    • Multi-colour LEDs mounted in graphic panels
  • Built for Kubik Inc. for the RBC Olympic Torch Sustainable Living Exhibit

Interactive Map - Touch LCD menu with audio and multi-colour map LEDs
Pick your place for higher education!
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  • User selects College or University Institution by name or city on touch screen
  • LED lights on map and selected narrative plays
  • Four user stations each have their own map LED colour – red, green, blue and yellow
  • Technologies Inside:
    • 48CH LED controller, multicolour LEDs
    • Sound Byte Player Audio Player
  • Built for Kubik Inc., for the Government of Ontario
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Dentyne “Photo Booth”
Kiss Me - for Dentyne!
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  • Promotional Interactive photobooth – series of 4 photos is printed with Dentyne logo
  • Photos retained for promotion
  • Laptop based application, digital camera, ink jet printer
  • Built for Davis Display for Dentyne

LED Animation - Candu Reactor LED Display
A striking animated display of how a candu reactor works
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  • Each part of the Candu system has its own animation sequence in different colours
  • Technologies Inside:
    • 48CH LED controller
    • specially developed custom animation sequences
    • Over 400 Red, Green Blue, and Yellow LEDs
    • Quality wiring and workmanship
  • Built for Kubik Inc., for Darlington Nuclear Generating Station
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Interactive Aircraft Flight Display
Flying! – with 3 Pilots? Demonstrates the operation of an aircraft’s flight control surfaces.
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  • Three control panels allow 3 “pilots” to independently “fly” the aircraft in their own axis - yaw, pitch, and roll.
  • Each panel commands the corresponding flight control surface while the special 3-axis servo stand moves the entire aircraft model.
  • It’s an exciting “rock and roll” interactive experience.
  • Other buttons allow the landing gear, propeller, and guns to be operated with actual sound effects.
  • A narrative at each panel explains the operation of that wing surface.
  • The aircraft is a professionally finished scale model with a 70” wing span.
  • A variety of different aircraft models can be provided. Add video for an even more interesting display.
  • Built for Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

May we make one with your collection’s favorite aircraft?

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Architectural Model - LED Lighting Controls
Pick your condo in the Opera Tower. Imagine where you’ll live!
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  • An interactive architectural model for the sales centre for the The Opera Tower in Miami.
  • A hand held display and keypad allows users to select individual condos, show units that are sold, available, or units with specific floor plans.
  • Controls use our 48 Channel LED controller and Text LCD Display

May we build one for your new tower?


Bulletproof Monk Movie Props
We’ll torture you!
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  • Created movie props for Bulletproof Monk Movie Production
  • Cast Aluminum Torture Racks
  • RMA Technologies Inc. experience with aluminum castings was called on to fabricate the frames for these torture racks for a movie production.
  • Castings were designed and manufactured from artist's sketches and CAD drawings.

Ontario Place Floating Buoy Water Targets
Fun targets for water spray nozzles.
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  • Solar panel / battery operated
  • Infrared / water spray sensor activated
  • Audio Discovery Player™ ADP-MP3™ used for sound effects
  • Flashing LEDs Sprinkler valve control

Pushing Tin Movie Production Set
Created movie props for Pushing Tin Movie Production
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  • A complete “fake” air traffic control centre was built for the set of this movie
  • RMA Technologies Inc. made the LED clock and altimeter displays for each of 34 controller stations
  • We even got a big closeup at the end when the bomb was supposed to go off!
  • 34 synchronized clock displays
  • LED displays
  • Laser cut panels and wiring

LED Planetary Orbits Exhibit
Built for the Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Science & Technology Center in Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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  • A large scale electronic orrery
  • Demonstrates the locations and relative orbital speeds of the 9 planets of the Solar System
  • When a visitor presses a planet button, the orbit LEDs light and start chasing at the actual relative speed of the orbit of the planet
    • Mercury runs the fastest – Pluto runs the slowest
  • Discovery™ Serial LED Controller™ controls LED lighting and effects
  • Approximately 8ft x 10ft in size