Jun 1, 2002 12:00 PM
Entertainment technology company Technifex created the special effects that now add drama and excitement to the Trump 29 Casino expansion. Owned by the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians, the Coachella, California casino is managed by Trump Inc.
Technifex used a proprietary special effects technology called FauxFire to create a 60-foot wall of fire inside the casino. This clever technique creates realistic flames using a combination of high-pressure steam and specialty lighting. A computer control system varies the flame's height and intensity throughout the day to add realism to the effect.
“FauxFire is the ideal solution for situations in which the client wants the look of real fire but doesn't want to deal with the maintenance and safety issues that come with it,” said Technifex chairman Rock Hall. “Visitors are amazed to find out that it isn't the real thing.”
Technifex also produced a six-foot diameter column of water that plummets over 25 feet to a pool located in the Casino below. Technifex is a design and production company that specializes in creating one-of-a-kind audience experiences incorporating special effects, show action systems and other high-tech entertainment technologies. Technifex's client list includes theme parks, museums, world exhibitions, retail establishments, casinos and trade shows worldwide.
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