David mcconville's Blog (10)

Valorizing the Sphere

My recent keynote from the ix Symposium at the Society for Arts and Technology about the deep history of spherical immersion:

https://vimeo.com/98586298

Added by david mcconville on June 25, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

ix: International Symposium on Immersive Creativity

May 21-25, Montreal

Société des Arts Technologiques

http://ix.sat.qc.ca/?language=e

The ix Symposium welcomes artists, researchers, educators, producers and distributors to share knowledge and experience about immersive and interactive technologies and about the art arising from them. It also welcomes broader…

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Added by david mcconville on May 6, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Planetarium Projector Museum

The beauty of mechanics...

http://vimeo.com/57691682

Added by david mcconville on January 21, 2013 at 3:56pm — 1 Comment

Dec 18: Earth, Migrations, and the Human Effect at the Hayden Planetarium

Event Date: December 18, 2012

Location: Hayden Planetarium Space Theater (Enter at 81st Street), New York, NY

Time: 7 pm

Registration required: Call 212-769-5200

Tickets:…

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Added by david mcconville on December 7, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The Observable Cosmos in Copenhagen



The Elumenati were invited by 350.org to bring the GeoDome to provide a really big picture perspective during the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. In addition to the Digital Universe Atlas, we used Uniview's Geoscope module to visualize CO2 emissions scenarios from the Sustainability Institute's Climate Interactive, biodiversity layers from CalAcademy, and global change data from NASA and…

Added by david mcconville on March 10, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Large, the Small, and the Human Mind

Visualizing the Transcalar Imaginary will be presented in the Verkershaus Planetarium in Lucerne, Switzerland, on January 17. It will be part of the eighth Swiss Biennial on Science, Technics, and Aesthetics, a two-day conference which will bring together a group of internationally renowned scientists, sociologists, philosophers, ecologists, writers, artists, and policy-makers.… Continue

Added by david mcconville on January 12, 2010 at 10:25am — No Comments

Microsoft Mapping Course to a Jetsons-Style Future

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/02/technology/business-computing/02compute.html?_r=1





"To that point, Microsoft has developed a projection system that lets people manipulate large video images with their hands. Using this technology, Microsoft’s researchers projected an image of the known universe onto a homemade cardboard dome and then… Continue

Added by david mcconville on March 2, 2009 at 8:42am — 1 Comment

Enter the Allosphere

“There’s nothing like it in the world,” says host JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, the brain-parent of this enormous round room, this gateway to immersive media experiential bliss. She’s not exactly right — there have been large immersive theaters since the early 1990s — but the Allosphere is both more immersive and less subjective, according to its proponents, as you will soon see.…



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Added by david mcconville on November 6, 2008 at 10:12am — No Comments

You Looking At Me? Scientists Develop Electronic-Eye Camera

http://www.crn.com/hardware/209904446

Engineers John Rogers of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Yonggang Huang of Northwestern University, Chicago have created an electronic eye-shaped camera that uses a new class of electronics technology that can conform to almost any shape of a human eye. The new retina-like camera sensor uses flexible photosensitive pixels.

Added by david mcconville on August 8, 2008 at 3:18pm — No Comments

the new fulldome.org

given the intolerably busy schedules of everyone involved in fulldome-related obsessions, we're trying out this social network designed by none other than marc andreessen of mosaic and network fame. give it a go and let us know what you think...

Added by david mcconville on July 24, 2008 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Fulldome Wikipedia Entry

Fulldome Video Discussion Group

IMERSA

Fulldome Database

Forum

projector 2 Replies

Started by Елена Пономарева. Last reply by Елена Пономарева Nov 5, 2020.

Selecting a projector for Spherical mirror System 7 Replies

Started by Amr Ellaithy. Last reply by Joe Dunfee Nov 4, 2020.

Converting HD Video to Fulldome

Started by Dave Monk Apr 3, 2020.

The best Tools for Fulldome content creation 1 Reply

Started by Mike Lee. Last reply by Amr Ellaithy Oct 16, 2019.

Immersive Film Festival - IFF’19

Started by Antonio Pedrosa Jul 17, 2019.

help with conversion tool - won't communicate with PS 2 Replies

Started by Kimberly A Allard. Last reply by Andrew Hazelden Jun 14, 2019.

New To Fulldome Filmmaking And Need Some Advice

Started by Charl May 3, 2019.

KartaVR v4 for Fusion and Resolve Released

Started by Andrew Hazelden Jan 24, 2019.

Shooting fisheye lens, sensors - tips?

Started by Erika Tsuchiya Oct 27, 2017.

uh oh, i just joined... 1 Reply

Started by steve. Last reply by Alexander Hager Jun 12, 2017.

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