The technology behind America's favorite haunted houses
November 2, 2014
Think back to the haunted houses you used to visit. Picture a dark and decrepit house in shambles, full of dust and cobwebs. Or maybe you’re thinking of an old-school theme park accompanied by eerie noises and actors who jump out of the shadows and scare you. The decorations and costumes are homemade and sound effects played from a cassette tape.
But today’s haunted houses aren’t quite as… pedestrian. Digitally upgraded along with our modern age, scares are executed through a simple push of a button, lighting setups and holographic projections come in high-definition, and all mechanisms are fully automated.
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