Anagram leads the world in making balloons fun with consumer-inspired – and inspiring – product development, industry-expanding innovation and strong, value-added partnerships.
We proudly offer many products you’ll only find with an Anagram label. Our dedicated-to-the joy employees are focused on creating the best product and the biggest smiles possible.
At Anagram, we strive to create joy, on purpose, every single day.
Neweb Labs uses artificial intelligence, holography, and motion capture to provide cutting-edge experiences.
We create and combine 3D animated assets with interactive technology for use as holograms, on social media, and in mobile applications to be used for concerts, events, social engagement, brand activations and virtual humans. If you want to create an unforgettable experience and build an emotional connection with your audience, come to Neweb Labs.
Neweb Labs is the sister company of Vox Populi Productions, which has been producing the topical show ICI Laflaque, broadcasted on national television Radio-Canada for the past 14 years. It is a 3D animated, 21-minute show based on current affairs and news. The owner, Yves St-Gelais, has won numerous awards for his work in 3D animation including several Gemeaux Awards, which honours French-Canadian achievement in Canadian Television. Because of the nature of the show, they had to develop a production pipeline allowing real-time motion capture, which led to its President and main Producer, Yves St-Gelais, to start a new company focusing on interactive characters and personalities and real-time 3D animation.
After two years of R&D, Neweb Labs was officially launched. We have an award winning team with over 20 years of experience in visual effects, 3D animation and motion capture along with expertise in artificial intelligence and holography. We developed the first interactive holographic singer in the world: Maya Kodes. Her website is www.MayaKodes.com. She is live and can interact with an audience. She has this capability because we use advanced motion capture technology and have developed a unique pipeline in order to capture movements and vocals in real time. She is a testament to our technical and artistic capabilities.
We also developed an artificial intelligence app so you can finally put a face to a virtual assistant engine and interact on a more personal level. This was completed in partnership with Di-o-Matic, a leader in software development, together with whom we developed the software communication protocols between our characters and various artificial intelligence engines on the market. The latest trend in customer service is using virtual humans as greeters, customer service agents, tour guides, and check-in people for retail, hotels, airports, lobbies and events. Our system can be used for mobile applications or for virtual human terminals.
PeopleVisionFX produces special effects for theme parks, museums, trade shows and special events. Our effects are “People Magnets” that inevitably attract attentive audiences.
The SpokesMannequin® is an animated figure that is based on our system for the production of three dimensional television. It can “clone” anyone, is compact and reliable, and can include interactive and other capabilities. Dimensional projection can present human beings, fantasy characters, machines, products — virtually anything — in life-size, miniature or enlargement.
The PhotonOpticon™ is a hologram-type effect where video images of varying levels of translucency are projected onto a transparent screen. Unlike ordinary holograms, PhotonOpticon images are able to move and to incorporate synchronized audio.
The Anatomical VideoSculpture™ is another product of PeopleVisionFX’s system for three dimensional projection. The Anatomical VideoSculpture is a life-sized human projection that “opens up” to reveal various internal organs.
Many design firms can sketch incredible feats of fancy yet, due to the constraints of real-world applications, the ideas never leave the page. Simultaneously, many contractors fail to find creative solutions to unconventional designs. This is the Weber Group difference. We’re creative problem solvers who treat each client and every project, with a fresh perspective. Nearly all projects require our team to design, fabricate or construct something new and exciting. Our architects and designers work side-by-side with our fabricators, estimators and builders to deliver the “wow” factor you want.
TWO BROTHERS VOW TO BUILD ANYTHING
One holiday season, when Tom and Donny Weber were young boys, they were walking along a row of shops and stopped at a storefront that displayed an incredible Christmas scene. After staring in amazement, they looked at each other and said, “I bet we can build that.” That moment was the start of creating and imagining what could be.In 1983, the brothers founded Weber Group principally as a design firm. Our company’s early focus involved historic preservation, renovation and new construction on a variety of commercial, institutional and residential projects. However, we increasingly took on more unconventional projects that required creative thinking beyond most ordinary architectural firms.
UNCONVENTIONALITY LEADS TO EXTRAORDINARY ENDEAVORS
Over the years, Weber Group evolved to offer both design and construction services. The specialized nature of our commissions continued, and we created a specialty fabrication shop to accommodate the demand to produce the individualized elements found in much of our theming work. Adding specialty fabrication services has enabled Weber Group to tackle projects of enormous complexity and become an award-winning Design+Build company recognized worldwide.Today, Weber Group maintains a diverse client base with a strong foothold in building affordable housing apartment homes across the country. Our expertise in conventional, as well as experiential environments, has transcended to Amusement Parks, Waterparks, Zoos, Museums, Botanical Gardens, Aquariums and Science Centers. We continue to stay involved in destination resorts, mixed-use developments and multi-family housing.Despite the many changes our company has undergone over the years, we’ve never lost that “we can build anything” attitude.
Chute Gerdeman is a retail & restaurant design firm. The company specializes in consumer-centric experiencial projects including themed retail, resort & restaurant spaces engaging inter design, visual merchandising, graphics, interactive & identity package design. Clients include: Walt Disney Imagineering, M&M’s World, Smithsonian, Hilton & Kiva Spa.
Claro Creative Studios is a team of designers, engineers, fabrication experts, gadgeteers, and entertainment enthusiasts who enjoy working together. We have a unique combination of experience in museums and entertainment. We know how to design, build and install durable, meaningful, entertaining exhibits.