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From simple web sites to feature-rich content management masterpieces, WMC offers turnkey multimedia solutions clients appreciate. Browse our portfolio.

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When the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) wanted a content management system that their volunteer leaders could edit quickly from different locations around the country, they turned to Wheeler Multimedia Consulting, Inc. to produce a well designed and highly functional web site. Special design elements were incorporated into an open source environment to give the web site a fresh, unique look. View Site
 

Interior Design Web Site

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WMC worked closely with Rose Mulroney of Black Jade Creative to capture the elegance of Melanie Elston Interior Design in a web site with an image viewer that allows visitors to browse her stunning portfolio. View Site
 

015-Website with Content Management System

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When a grass roots neighborhood group needed a forum, WMC helped Friends of Lincoln Square with web site design and programming. This simple site also offers a bright colored design featuring photos provided by the client and edited by WMC. The site has a CMS to allow for fast, easy, updates.
 

013-Restaurant Public Relations Company Web Site

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Jennifer and Greg Porto of Four Star Hospitality Group needed a web site with haute design and enticing interaction with a dynamic user interface. They teamed WMC with well known designer Vic Granata of Five Five Creative, to produce this exciting web site. The site includes a Flash-based animated print placement gallery and contains a client section where photos are uploaded and automatically listed in a downloadable gallery. View Site
 

Simple Web Site

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MJ Companies, an agent for video and film directors, needed a simple web site with links to show the work of the creative people the firm represents. WMC solved the problem with a one-page site that links to clients’ web sites, while using graphic identity to extend the MJ Companies lively brand. View Site
 

Recruiting Tool for Music School

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DePaul Trumpet Studio wanted to recruit students—and WMC teamed with world famous musicians to produce a masterpiece web site for prospective students to gain a better understanding of the educational intensity and creative environment that this department offers. View Site
 

Horse and Theatre Lovers Site

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Noble Horse Theatre operates urban horse-drawn coaches and produces equestrian theater events. WMC provides timely on-going updates to their existing site. View Site
 

Book Publisher's Web Site

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When Great Plains Press needed regular updates and maintenance for their beautifully designed all Flash site, they turned to WMC for their unique ability to reverse engineer and successfully edit the source code programmed by others—not a simple task. This made WMC the ideal developer to update the site where ActionScript-based animation, online ordering, a quiz, xml-based calendar updates and other features hold the visitor’s interest and attention. View Site
 

Financial Company Web Site

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Lang Financial Group Chicago wanted to establish a web presence that went beyond basic information. Designed in conjunction with the client, the site offers visitors links to many valuable resources and tools for managing their financial futures. A detailed form for inquiries in the Contact Us section is also included. View Site
 

Manufacturing Web Site

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Buell Manufacturing asked WMC for a web site redesign to coincide with an upcoming tradeshow. Both fun and practical, the site invites visitors to play airhorn sounds for boats, trucks and emergency vehicles. On the more practical side, the Buell catalog is available in PDF form. View Site
 

Video Producer's Web Site

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A video producer, Steven Wallace, and his team create films and videos that range from spots to documentaries. WMC designed and programmed their web site with a combination of Flash, JavaScript and html tools. Check out the demo reel sections for a collection of videos. View Site
 

Welding Training on CD

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Miller, a leading maker of welding equipment, wanted an interactive computer based marketing and training tool to help their target audience better understand the products and technologies offered by their company. Working closely with a marketing and training company, WMC created this interesting computer based training, one of the first to feature video of an actor superimposed onto the graphics on the computer screen.
 

CD based Sales and Marketing Resource

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Skil, a global tool manufacturer, needed a CD-based marketing and sales tool to provide sales people with an easy-to-access source of materials. WMC created this CD to house a multitude of resources for the sales force.
 

Educational CD for Preschoolers

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Publications International Ltd., a publisher, needed a CD to teach children the alphabet and other preschool concepts. WMC created this playful learning tool.
 

Medical Marketing CD

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A promotional CD that showcases the many features of the OneTouch through video.
 

Sailing Education CD

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North U, a division of North Sails, which manufactures sails, needed a training CD for new sailors. WMC created simulations using sophisticated calculation to show boat and sail positions in relationship to wind direction and other factors. The CD’s programming used narration, videos, animations and interactive lessons to help sailors navigate this new terrain.
 

Timeline CD

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Educating an international workforce is easer with an engaging CD. This project, produced by Ed Duffy and Safety Management Solutions, helped Johnson & Johnson introduce their worldwide workforce to company policies. WMC integrated a recorded narration, graphics and an interactive, animated timeline to create this valuable HR tool.
 

Marketing CD

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Business card sized marketing CDs for Holiday Inn - Chicago City Center. Produced at a fraction of a print catalog, this interactive CD-ROM included photos of meeting rooms and explained the benefits of holding events at this prestigious downtown hotel. The CD was inserted into the pocket of a folder which included quotes and letters from hotel sales personnel.
 

Foster Parent Learning CD

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Instructions for new parents? That’s exactly what Governors State University delivers to new foster parents with this educational series. Working with footage that shows parent/child situations, WMC programmed Foster Pride Digital Curriculum DVDs with an interactive questionnaire to help new foster parents learn effective skills for managing foster children.
 

CD based Resource Tool

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The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police needed to distribute information on resources for critical situations to police departments, officers and their families. WMC organized a wealth of content, wrote copy, designed the presentation and programmed this interactive Critical Support Services CD. The CD allows users to access PDFs as well as up-to-date info via embedded web links. WMC also managed duplication and distribution to Illinois departments.
 

CD based E-Learning - Fishin' Fun

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The Fishin' Fun CD was sold with fishing kits in retail stores. It teaches fishing to young and old alike, through interactive games and lessons. The CD helped introduce a whole new generation to fishing during a time when fishing equipment became more affordable and available. Once again, WMC successfully repurposed the digital assets to create a kiosk version which was developed for visitors to the company’s tradeshow booth.
 

CD based E-Learning

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WMC created a programming template for a CD based learning system. The multiple disc project, used by educators, taught basic skills, such as grammer, through an interactive format.
 

Interactive Educational Game

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AHA! Interactive specializes in interactive education and needed a fun CD for the Dairy Council of California (DDC). This engaging solution uses games and a team-oriented approach to teach elementary school students about good nutrition. The activities at Camp Eatawella help kids make better food and activity choices, which culminate in an exciting canoe race. Additional programming invites teams to post their scores to DCC's Nutrition Pathfinders web site.
 

Healthcare Advertising Agency CD

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This CD showcases the work of Williams Labadie, a healthcare advertising agency, simultaneously exhibits their identity Williams Labadie produced the graphics, sound and storyboard, and we took it from there. We faithfully executed Williams Labadie's brand by integrating Flash content into Director. Audio/animation synching adds sparkle to the CD's wisecracking guide.
 

Trade Organization Marketing CD

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This series of business card CDs was produced by RMS for the Precast Concrete Institute, an industry trade organization. The Idea Generator Series promotes the many uses of precast, prestressed concrete to architects and planners, exploring precast's uses in housing, bridges, commercial buildings, and more. As WMC programmed these graphic-intensive presentations, they were optimized to fit onto 50MB business card CDs.
 

Marketing Materials CD

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Re-purposing and repackaging existing materials for greater impact is an extremely cost-effective approach to creating sales tools. Madson Marketing’s client, Voith Paper, wanted to distribute a collection of marketing materials. Using Macromedia Director, WMC programmed an interface that launches each document individually in Adobe Acrobat Reader. The Director interface organizes the information and provides a unified identity, as well as an opportunity to add multimedia effects.
 

Issue Awareness DVD

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This educational video DVD targeted medical personnel to promote safety and awareness in the medical community. Working with top film directors and producers, this video DVD contains lots of graphics and video clips to communicate important and sensitive issues. The DVD contained video, questions for discussion, and a pdf for download.
 

Training on DVD

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Computer based training with video and Access database tracking. WMC teamed with a top videographer and training expert to produce this safety training course. In a world where internet access is assumed, these employees worked many miles from any urban area. WMC designed a local area network based trained system which leveraged the large scale high definition video which had been shot so carefully by the client. Safety learning became as much fun as watching TV.
 

DVD Video Archive

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WMC created a digital video archive for quarterly national and international commericals.
 

DVD Sales Demonstration

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This DVD for film and video production company Sedgwick Productions, a film and video production company needed a DVD to promote a new film and their production services. WMC used existing Sedgwick video to create this promotional DVD and leveraged the benefits of technology so users can easily navigate between sections without the inconvenience of cueing and rewinding, For Sedgwick, the DVD provided a seamless sales demonstration.
 

Tradeshow Kiosk

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This tradeshow kiosk developed for Miller included an installer, a looping video, and programming that would play video at specified times.

 

 

Museum Kiosk

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Contempo Design, which specializes in exhibits for museums and tradeshows, needed a kiosk for the Professional Football Hall of Fame Museum in Canton, Ohio. WMC created this touchscreen kiosk that presents quiz questions, along with the correct answers, to advance the player's football on the field. The game is displayed on an overhead plasma screen and integrated classic video footage scores even more points for excitement.

 

 

Library Kiosk

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The Chicago Public Library’s Special Collections & Preservation Division wanted this kiosk to showcase the legacy of Chicago's first African-American mayor, the namesake of the Chicago Harold Washington Library Center. With materials from the Harold Washington Archives and Collections, this kiosk brings the historic career to contemporary patrons of the Harold Washington Library. WMC integrated QuickTime digital video and audio, produced by vintage sources with text and images from those days. The kiosk is programmed for touchscreen functionality.
 

Interactive Simulation

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Steve Cartwright is an independent producer of video and multimedia training for the mining industry. This project uses interactivity that goes well beyond the usual features of CBT. In addition to several styles of question-and-answer testing, program simulates impossible situations to practice in real life, such as making manual adjustments to the pressure valve controls of a copper smelting system during a power outage.
 

Educational Flash Animation

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The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) needed simple graphics to enhance their instructional tools. WMC served up six Flash animations, converted them into HD video, which clarified the message. These video clips were used in a training video that the NRAEF was producing.
 

020-Flash Intro Web Site for Event Producer

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When Runway Productions Chicago, an event production company, came to WMC with a very specific concept, WMC made their vision a reality. They also helped create an organized architecture for their diverse services, edited content and built a stunning Flash intro to dazzle visitors. The events page incorporates a Content Management System (CMS) that allows the client to make updates quickly and easily using a web browser. View Site
 

WMC Jukebox

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WMC developed this jukebox to demonstrate some of the interactive capabilities of Flash. In addition to programming the virtual jukebox, WMC also designed the interface and created the music. Chill out and wind down by clicking the picture on the left to play the jukebox or click here.
 

Flash Intro Web Site - Golf

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Safety Management Solutions, an interactive training company, produced an engaging web site focused on regulations and safety for U.S. golf courses. WMC created Flash programming for the intro and a HTML design template to welcome visitors. Additional programming assured password-protected access to the site. View Site
 

Online Game: Skid Steer

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To engage the next generation with their iconic brand, John Deere asked WMC to help launch their Skid Steer Adventure Game. With online game programming, kids of all ages now discover the fun behind moving mountains—without ever getting dirty. View site
 

Award-winning Online Game: Creatures of Delight

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WMC partnered with marketing agency, Maddock Douglas to create 18 Shockwave games for Enesco's "Creatures of Delight" web site. Animation and object-oriented programming enhance colorful games that appeal to a range of ages and skill levels. This site won the Best Game Site WebAward from the Web Marketing Association in 2000.
 

Shockwave Game: Nickelodeon's Squidtronic

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A game producer for Nickelodeon's popular web site needed WMC’s programming skills for Rocket Power™ Squidtronic Scooter. WMC’s programming skills are the power behind realistic remote controls for the Squidtronic Scooter that keeps this site’s young visitors engaged with the Nickelodeon brand. View Site
 

Shockwave Game: Nickelodeon's Ooey Gooey

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A game producer for Nickelodeon's popular web site needed WMC’s programming skills. We tackled the challenges of realistic remote controls for the complex motion of the Rugrats'™ Gooey amusement park ride and created a smooth experience in a “sticky” situation. View Site
 

Ecommerce Web Site for Health Product

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When a brilliant surgeon formulates a skin care product that aids healing, he wants to sell the product. WMC created Dermaide.com, which eased the increasing need for phone support. Using open source software and Ecommerce tools, customers could easily purchase the product online. View Site
 

030-Learning Management System

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WMC’s web-based training experience, with video and tracking, helps AGI present valuable educational information in a format that holds attention and allows them to access usage data. This pay-for-use training site includes tests with remediation for wrong answers and uses streaming videos to preserve the client’s intellectual property rights because they cannot be copied by site visitors.
 

Customizable Presentation Builder

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In tandem with the internal marketing department at Nike Securities, WMC developed the NVision Editor, a modular, customizable presentation builder. Nike sales reps use the NVision Editor to create a multitude of stand-alone presentations, which are stored in a database and retrieved through desktop shortcuts. Following this template, Nike continues to make additional modules available to their reps and is confident in the modules' up-to-date, SEC compliant/NASD-approved content and uniform design.