January 2015 Blog Posts (4)

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS in IMMERSIVE MEDIA INNOVATION – IMERSA 2015

The developments in immersive media technology in recent years serves as a catalyst of expansion taking place in immersive media innovation. These innovation sessions are open to any expression of the immersive experiences including large screen, fulldome, VR, installation, and projection mapping. From large scale 360-degree 3D stereoscopic theaters to DIY low cost photogrammetry rigs to innovative production techniques or projects - we want you to share your experience!  …

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Added by Ethan Bach on January 16, 2015 at 7:19pm — No Comments

ASE Annual Conference 2015

If in the UK and close to Reading; don’t miss the ¨ASE Annual Conference 2015¨ (The Association for Science Education), that will be celebrated Wednesday 7th to Saturday 10th of January (at Reading University). The event is about sharing exceptional ideas and resources for science teaching during a four-day conference. Over 300 sessions will be dedicated to science education across all subject areas and phases, offering hands-on activities for the classroom and inspiring talks will be held…

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Added by Alexander Zaragoza on January 5, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

MediaGlobe 2: OK, frame rate is 30 fps. Problem was audio sampling rate. Fixed now.

Yesterday I wrote about the problem with obtaining mp4-formatted fulldome features, which is that to play them as mp4s I'd have to play them on my laptop with the fisheye projector set up as an extended desktop (a bit fiddly since the commands to start and so forth are visible on the dome -- although another planetarian says he uses fade to hide the commands in between features). Besides which, I keep my laptop with me rather than leaving it lying about at the planetarium, and there are…

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Added by Heather Preston on January 3, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Beginner's Journey Into Fulldome

In September I became a planetarium director. It made sense, I'm a professional astronomer and have run shows using a couple of different Spitz projectors and even an old Zeiss. This was my first fisheye fulldome experience. Should be straightforward, right? The fulldome projector is offset from the dome center, however, because the Spitz is still in residence in its doghouse in the geometric center of the 44' dome.

The projector is a JVC SX21 D-ILA (native 1400x1050) so the "1K"…

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Added by Heather Preston on January 2, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

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