NEC announced as Technology Partner for new Sherlock Holmes exhibition

The show will make use of 16 46″ NEC X464UN LED backlit videowall displays.

David Davies

Sherlock Holmes, which opens in October 2014, is the first major exhibition since 1951 to focus on the world’s most famous fictional detective, to be staged in the capital.
The exhibition curators will make extensive use of film and photography to stitch together the many faces of Sherlock Holmes. With NEC’s expertise, the museum is planning an ambitious and impactful climax of the exhibition, which will give visitors a fully immersive Sherlock Holmes experience.

“We have identified NEC videowall display equipment as the best technology solution for this part of the exhibition, which will also be the final section and the one that all our visitors will leave talking about,” said Rebecca Gilmore, exhibitions project manager at the Museum of London.

Throughout the exhibition, NEC desktop, large format displays and a PX750U projector convey the narrative, while 16 new 46″ NEC X464UN LED backlit videowall displays will create the canvas for the exhibition’s final compelling reveal.

“Building on the success of recent high profile exhibitions at the museum, combined with the public interest we have already seen, and the global phenomenon which is Sherlock Holmes, we expect to attract in excess of 100,000 visitors over the course of the exhibition,” said Gilmore. “To have NEC on board as our Technology Partner for Sherlock Holmes bolsters our audio visual capabilities to add to this world class exhibition. We look forward to working with them in order to deliver this.”