Sometimes technology can bring a smile—and even warm your heart. AMX just announced the completion and installation of the Fort Frontier playhouse, a project to benefit Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
Dallas CASA is an organization for abused and neglected children, and helps them find safe, permanent homes.
“We couldn’t say no to an organization dedicated to helping find safe, permanent homes for abused children,” said Jeff Kindig, AMX’s VP of marketing strategy. “In the end, I’m not sure who will have had more fun, the marketing team that got a chance to think outside of the box and be creative or the kids that will undoubtedly spend countless hours playing with it all.”
To build the western-style playhouse, AMX partnered with Southwest Displays & Events of Carrollton, Texas. The project is part of a larger event, the 2012 Parade of Playhouses at NorthPark Center in Dallas, which runs from August 3-19 and raises money for Dallas CASA.
The playhouse is probably better than many homes out there, with reclaimed lumber and a wireless intercom system. “We couldn’t help mixing in some of our own automation technology, so we included an AMX wireless Intercom System with AMX Metreau Entry Communicators to communicate between the playhouse and the main home,” said Tony Couzelis, AMX director of market engineering.
To convey the Old West feel, it also has swinging saloon-style doors, a balcony, and a host of amenities like an old-time saddle sawhorse, cowboy/cowgirl costumes, toy rifles and cap guns.
You can stop drooling—because you can actually own the AMX-enhanced Fort Frontier playhouse. If you’re interested, raffle tickets will be sold from August 3-19 at the NorthPark Center as well as online. The tickets are priced at $5 each or five for $20.