Now that Broadway shows and top-tier entertainment productions are a regular feature of cruise ship entertainment, many ships are pushing technology boundaries even further to differentiate their experience at sea. Since most ships are built-out four years out or more before launch, some of the most high-tech innovation is happening now. What new experience designs are being created for these vessels? With several new cruise lines being created with technology and customer experience at their core, what new control and automation features are happening with productions on ships? What's new and cool in kinetic architecture, VR experiences and wearable technologies?

Amir El Yordi, President, ControlAV
Gemma Guy, VP of Business Development, TAIT
Christopher Vlassopulos, Superintendant SLVR & Architectural Lighting, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines