A BUSINESS with its headquarters in Upper Beeding was doubly victorious at the 2017 Made in the South East Awards.

7thSense Design won the Export Award and Digital Engineering Technology Award.

Now in their fifth year, the annual awards are designed to recognise and reward manufacturing companies based in the South East which have demonstrated success in innovation, product development and growth in either domestic or overseas markets.

MD Matt Barton said: “The competition this year was especially tough.

“There’s so many ambitious organisations and a great deal of innovation in the region.

“We are so honoured to have been recognised with both awards and this was yet another occasion where we can be proud of our incredible team.”

The Made in the South East Awards attract manufacturers of all sizes from all parts of the region.

A panel of expert judges and specialists review some of the most innovative and successful companies in the South East which put themselves forward as entrants across the eight categories each year.

Established in 2004, 7thSense specialises in advanced media serving markets including themed entertainment, 3D theatres, visitor attractions, planetaria, digital signage and live events.

It has a service centre in Michigan, USA.

The company has sold thousands of products worldwide and has recently opened a third office in Orlando, Florida, to support a growing customer network in the area.

7thSense technologies take the highest quality media and play it onto any projected screen size or shape, at incredible resolutions and frame rates.

Its customer list includes Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, Radio City Music Hall, New York, 9/11 Memorial Center and OneWorld Observatory, Motiongate and Bollywood Theme Parks, Dubai, Kennedy Space Centre and Coachella Festival.