Pretzel twists, corkscrew turns, 95 degree drops and 70 mph dive bombs.
People visit amusement parks for the adrenalin rush – and behind the astonishing acceleration, stop-on-a-dime precision and almost impossible twists and turns is Irvine Ondrey Engineering, a company we’ve worked with since they started.
Like the amazing innovations that came out of space exploration – and were later adapted commercially – the entertainment industry has taught us a lot about what customers want and need, especially about reliability and safety.
Safety is this industry’s number 1 priority.
The technical challenges of providing thrills while keeping guests safe constantly pushes the edge of technology and makes us better at everything we do. Rarely do you have such a combination of extreme factors to consider: vibration, temperature and mounting orientations, just to name a few.
Entertainment Industry and the Industrial Internet of Things
With each new idea and new ride, there are new challenges. This is one of the only industries where downtime has immediate social impact, with angry guests instantly taking to Facebook and Twitter to share their disappointment when there is a downtime.