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2011-08-01 14:00:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The upgraded digital display system in the new Grainger Sky Theater isn't the only state-of-the-art technology audiences will experience when they visit Chicago's Adler Planetarium. Visitors to the new theater will see the universe projected on the most technologically advanced projection dome in the world: the NanoSeam(TM) dome, created by Spitz Inc, located in Chadds Ford, PA . When Adler audiences fly through the universe inside the new...

2011-08-01 14:00:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The upgraded digital display system in the new Grainger Sky Theater isn't the only state-of-the-art technology audiences will experience when they visit Chicago's Adler Planetarium. Visitors to the new theater will see the Universe projected on the most technologically advanced projection dome in the world: the Spitz NanoSeam(TM) dome. When Adler audiences fly through the Universe inside the new 70-foot hemispherical Grainger Sky Theater,...

2011-07-13 07:15:00

BREMERTON, Wash., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with downtown Bremerton's First Friday Art Walk and with the cooperation of the Olympic Astronomical Society, the Pacific Planetarium will open its doors for the first time Friday, August 5th at 5pm. Night sky tours will run every half hour with the last show starting at 7:30pm. The Pacific Planetarium is an astronomy education and educational research facility operated by Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. Its mission is to...

2011-04-25 13:22:00

Visitors take off on a Deep Space Adventure for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 8, the Adler Planetarium will reveal a new, immersive space experience like no other in the world! Deep Space Adventure takes you aboard the observation deck of a futuristic starship where you will be surrounded by the larger-than-life phenomena of our dynamic Universe. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/DC88730 ) The...

2011-03-15 07:20:00

BREMERTON, Wash., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. proudly announces the addition of two new models to the company's market-leading line of Digitarium® digital planetarium systems. The Digitarium® Kappa projects a 1600 pixel diameter circle, which results in over two million pixels reaching the dome surface. It combines a high resolution, high brightness DLP projector with a proprietary fisheye lens and specialized...

2011-02-09 07:20:00

BREMERTON, Wash., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. is proud to announce that it has shipped the first orders of the Digitarium Universal Console(TM) planetarium control interface. The Universal Console interface is a cross-platform, web-based application that enables users to easily control their Digitarium planetarium systems over a wired or wireless network. The Universal Console interface is designed to give presenters more options for operating their...

2010-06-24 10:39:00

58 State-of-the-art motion seats to be installed at the Moscow Planetarium WEST SUSSEX, UK and LONGUEUIL, QC, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Immersive theatre specialist Global Immersion and D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.a on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology announce their first collaboration as Global Immersion's latest project at the prestigious Moscow Planetarium will require 58 D-BOX motion seats in time for the official public opening of two theatres...

2010-06-09 12:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America's Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, introduces two high-brightness, dual-lamp installation projectors using Texas Instruments' DLP® technology that can be used in 24/7 continuous applications. The XD8100U XGA (1024 x 768 pixels) and widescreen WD8200U WXGA (1280 x 800 pixels) projectors offer a host of...

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2010-05-12 13:20:00

Innovative planetarium shows and traveling museum exhibits are among nine projects NASA has selected to receive agency funding this year. NASA's Competitive Program for Science Museums and Planetariums will provide $7 million in grants to enhance educational outreach related to space exploration, aeronautics, space science, Earth science and microgravity. This year's grants to nine informal education providers range from approximately $177,000 to $1.25 million and have a maximum five-year...


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