Next time you are driving south on the N1 remember to glance to your left as you pass under Beyers Naudé Avenue. You will see an imposing structure rising up from the banks of the Fairland Spruit like a giant ocean liner. If you think that First National Bank’s Fairlands Campus is spectacular, then you will be totally blown away by the Da Vinci boardroom contained within that elegant exterior.
The days when radio presenters were only heard and not seen are long gone. Radio stations started utilising webcams in studio, to stream live video feeds to websites. A number of radio shows started televising presenters and guests in action. This was the start of a new phenomenon that elevated radio broadcasting to a whole new level: a level that rises higher with every sunrise as new technological innovations see the light.
THE CRC CHURCH WAS ESTABLISHED BY PASTORS AT AND NYRETTA BOSHOFF.
They are an inspirational couple who preach a Christian message of hope and redemption. The power of their message is evident in the huge growth of the CRC. Although the main CRC centre is in Bloemfontein, there are some 90 churches across South African and beyond.
Up until the early 80's multi-image displays consisted of banks of slide projectors synchronised to a sound track. While this was a very effective and artistic way of displaying multiple images on a single screen, it was very expensive, cumbersome and required a lot of maintenance. "Virtual" movement or animation could be achieved using a large number slides and clever programming, but it was not quite the same as video. However, this was the only practical and affordable way of achieving a big, dynamic image.