All Blog Posts (269)

IMERSA 2018 call for Fulldome films and project presentations.

IMERSA Summit 2018 is coming! February 24 - 27

Call for fulldome films, submit by November 15th, 2017

And

Call for presentations, submit by Dec.1st, 2017

Submit here; www.imersa.org/summit

We are pleased to present this…

Continue

Added by Dan on November 10, 2017 at 2:03pm — No Comments

New from Loch Ness Productions: Creative Planet’s EXPLORE!

We are pleased to offer to fulldome theaters everywhere the lavish 2017 immersive production EXPLORE from Creative Planet.



Adopting the latest trend of Hollywood movie releases, we're proud to offer both long-term licenses *and* short-term streaming rentals on the same "day-and-date", with no delayed release windows.



EXPLORE is the story of humanity's fascination with the…

Continue

Added by Mark C. Petersen on October 16, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

A new look for fulldome.org

Trying out a new simple design for fulldome.org. Hope you like it!

Added by Dan on October 7, 2017 at 1:51pm — No Comments

MORPHOS 360 PROGRAMS - COLORADO 2018

The MORPHOS 360 Programs offers production skills in Digital Dome and VR. Programs have been refined over years of research and curriculum development from experts in the field. Whether you are looking for a workshop, interested in applying to our artist-in-residence program or ready to submit your 360 content to our live show, you will find information here.
All MORPHOS 360 Programs for 2018 will be held at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery in Fort Collins,…
Continue

Added by Ethan Bach on October 3, 2017 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Immersive Film Festival IFF'17 - Second call

Immersive Film Festival - IFF’17

December 1 to 3, 2017





This is the second call for the Immersive Film Festival, which will be held in Espinho, Portugal from December 1 to 3, 2017.

The Espinho Planetarium would like to invite you to participate either by submitting your work, simply attending the festival, or both.

This festival is an event that will gather international productions, both 2D and 3D, in the Immersive Cinema field. It is an open invitation to…

Continue

Added by Antonio Pedrosa on September 25, 2017 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Post Eclipse Update

Greetings Planetarians,
Our show, Eclipses and Phases of the Moon, has been updated to the post-2017 version! While the Great American Eclipse is over, our show is still a great option for your groups and field trips wanting to learn about Moon phases and eclipses!
 
Eclipses and Phases of the Moon is available for installation (up to 4k 60fps) and streaming (up to 2k 60 fps in fisheye, truncated fisheye, 16:9…
Continue

Added by AmyJo Proctor on September 19, 2017 at 11:25pm — No Comments

Hold the date IMERSA 2018 feb 24 to 27

Hold the date February 24 to 27 for the IMERSA Summit 2018. This major event will be held in Columbus OH. at COSI. 

Announcements for session, speakers and film submissions coming soon.

The 2018 IMERSA Summit continues our conversation between converging business sectors, shaping the industry with fulldome film showcases, exhibits, technology sessions and abundant opportunities for networking with pioneers in immersive experiences.

See you in Ohio!…

Continue

Added by Dan on September 16, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Altair VR Planetarium – Evolution of Portable Planetariums

Goodbye Portable Planetarium. Hello Altair VR Planetarium!

Ten years ago, portable planetariums brought a small revolution to the planetarium experience and made fulldome art popular for millions of people. But the quality of portable planetariums with spherical mirrors no longer satisfies customers.…

Continue

Added by Konstantin Urvantsev on September 15, 2017 at 2:35am — No Comments

Farewell Cassini - Special Planetarium Show

After almost 20 years in space, Cassini spacecraft will conclude  the final chapter of its remarkable story of exploration in a dramatic way.

The new show "Farewell Cassini" produced by Theofanis Matsopoulos is available for sale.

 Follow the fascinating Journey of Cassini through this 20 min planetarium documentary. The audience will learn…

Continue

Added by Theofanis Matsopoulos on September 3, 2017 at 7:51am — No Comments

MORPHOS 360 PROGRAMS - COLORADO 2018

The MORPHOS 360 Programs offers production skills in Digital Dome and VR. Programs have been refined over years of research and curriculum development…

Continue

Added by Ben Gondrez on August 22, 2017 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Altair Fulldome Cinema is the Most Popular Application for VR

Today we have great news for the fulldome community! Altair Fulldome Cinema finally is in 1st place in the Oculus Gear VR store.And it’s the most downloaded app from more than 400 applications in the Store at the moment.…

Continue

Added by Konstantin Urvantsev on August 4, 2017 at 11:50am — No Comments

Eclipses and Phases of the Moon short term lease options

Greetings Planetarians! With the Great American Eclipse fast approaching, we'd like to remind you that Physics Foundry's inaugural show, Eclipses and Phases of the Moon is ready to play a supporting role in your eclipse activities! Lease the show with terms as short as one month or stream the show with daily or monthly pricing on a single-projector system up to 2k resolution. Also: Eclipses and Phases of the Moon keeps working after the big event with a post-eclipse version! Visit…

Continue

Added by AmyJo Proctor on July 21, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

Eclipses and Phases of the Moon UPDATED!

Greetings Planetarians,
We decided to do some visual updates to Eclipses and Phases of the Moon and it's now available for installation (up to 4k 60fps) and streaming (up to 2k 60 fps in fisheye, truncated fisheye, 16:9 warp. and 4:3 warp). We also made a flat version (1080p 60fps) for non-fulldome theaters.
We have full-length preview screeners at physicsfoundry.com and we're offering free three day…
Continue

Added by AmyJo Proctor on June 1, 2017 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Have you ever watched fulldome in the ocean?

3 month ago, we released Altair Fulldome Cinema app for Oculus Gear VR headsets. Altair Fulldome Cinema is a global online fulldome market allows any VR users visit planetarium and watch fulldome shows just sitting at home. The first release…

Continue

Added by Konstantin Urvantsev on May 16, 2017 at 6:56am — No Comments

"Planet Nine" now available from Loch Ness Productions

"Planet Nine", the latest planetarium show from Adler Planetarium, has just been added to the Loch Ness Productions distribution catalog, and our streaming service too.



"Planet Nine" gives audiences an inside look at the painstaking process of planet-searching, as told by CalTech's Mike Brown, discoverer of Eris and Haumea. Throughout this fascinating show, Brown talks about unusual…

Continue

Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 27, 2017 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Get DomeSavers - Screensavers for your dome

Great News from Digital Chaotics!

All 1000+ DomeSavers are now just $10 each! All sizes!…

Continue

Added by Ken Scott on March 6, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Feeding Fulldome to the Masses

Hi all,



A Web adaptation of the talk I presented at the February 2017 IMERSA Summit is now posted in the Reference section of the Loch Ness Productions Web site.



It's called "Feeding Fulldome to the Masses".



Here's the…

Continue

Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 6, 2017 at 1:22pm — 1 Comment

STARGAZERS are set to enjoy the spectacle of a comet zooming through the skies this weekend.

The stunning Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková will appear gracefully green in the night skies.

This short period comet of 5.25 years will pass 0.08 AU (12,430,000 km; 7,720,000 mi) from Earth on February 11, 2017.

Its a rather faint object with the magnitude of +7 so a good set of binoculars or probably a telescope would be advisable for better Comet-gazing experience.

Discovered in December 3, 1948 and named after Minoru Honda, Antonín Mrkos, and Ľudmila…

Continue

Added by Aayushi FullDome Films on February 13, 2017 at 9:06am — No Comments

Altair Fulldome Cinema: VR Dome Theatre for Oculus Gear VR

Altair Digital team is glad to present you our free application Altair Fulldome Cinema – a new platform for distributing fulldome shows for VR headsets.

With our free VR application, any customer can visit planetarium anytime and enjoy fulldome…

Continue

Added by Konstantin Urvantsev on January 30, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

Try Streaming Eclipses and Phases of the Moon with a Free 3 Day Pass

Hello Everyone,
We've set up some 3 day streaming passes for our new show, Eclipses and Phases of the Moon! Single-projector theaters can stream the show in four modes: Fisheye, Truncated Fisheye, Warped 4x3, and Warped 16x9.
You can use the 3 day streaming pass to test out streaming in your theater and you're welcome to use the 3 day pass for your public/paying audiences. If you like the show we hope you'll come back for more!  :)
Simply send me an…
Continue

Added by AmyJo Proctor on January 19, 2017 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Fulldome Wikipedia Entry

Fulldome Video Discussion Group

Fulldome Database

Forum

Shooting fisheye lens, sensors - tips?

Started by Erika Tsuchiya Oct 27.

Selecting a projector for Spherical mirror System 4 Replies

Started by Amr Ellaithy. Last reply by Deborah Carlson Aug 28.

uh oh, i just joined... 1 Reply

Started by steve. Last reply by Alexander Hager Jun 12.

Stereoscopic domemaster images 154 Replies

Started by Roberto Ziche. Last reply by Andrew Hazelden Jun 10.

NANOPLANET

Started by Monica Zoppe' May 29.

Creating a Dome Master from a MOV or MP4 file

Started by Ken Scott Mar 7.

Get DomeSavers - Screensavers for your Dome

Started by Ken Scott Mar 6.

Domemaster Fusion Macros 9 Replies

Started by Andrew Hazelden. Last reply by Andrew Hazelden Feb 16.

AMATERAS Dome Player released. 3 Replies

Started by Toshiyuki Takahei. Last reply by Oded Edgar Kindermann Sep 3, 2016.

Best workflow for 4k fulldome project?

Started by Orion Smith Feb 18, 2016.

Latest Activity

Dan posted a blog post

IMERSA 2018 call for Fulldome films and project presentations.

IMERSA Summit 2018 is coming! February 24 - 27Call for fulldome films, submit by November 15th, 2017AndCall for presentations, submit by Dec.1st, 2017Submit here; www.imersa.org/summitWe are pleased to present this call for proposals to show fulldome videos or present at our 2018 Summit. As in past years, organizers are planning a fulldome showcase that will include full-length shows, shorts, and works in progress. The IMERSA Summit is…See More
Nov 10
Dan posted photos
Nov 6
Erika Tsuchiya posted a discussion

Shooting fisheye lens, sensors - tips?

I'm trying to find the best set up to shoot 2K/4K fish eye but running into a plethora of information regarding sensor sizes, focal lengths.Specifically, I'm trying to achieve a full spherical fish eye image on a micro 4/3 sensor. How do I know which lenses provide the full spherical image rather than cropped or fisheye distortion that fills the entire frame.Any insight or resources would be greatly appreciated, thank you!See More
Oct 27
Mark C. Petersen posted a blog post

New from Loch Ness Productions: Creative Planet’s EXPLORE!

We are pleased to offer to fulldome theaters everywhere the lavish 2017 immersive production EXPLORE from Creative Planet. Adopting the latest trend of Hollywood movie releases, we're proud to offer both long-term licenses *and* short-term streaming rentals on the same "day-and-date", with no delayed release windows. EXPLORE is the story of humanity's fascination with the stars -- from ancient skygazers and…See More
Oct 16

© 2017   Created by Dan.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service