3/25/2015 8:07:04 PM UTC - John C. Wells Planetarium at JMU is having their second annual Starry Nights series of events this week. The program was created "to raise awareness about light pollution and the steps we can take to remedy it in on our campus and within our community here in Harrisonburg, VA."
Check out their 10-minute fulldome video produced by a JMU undergraduate using time-lapse photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZM3-X2DV9bo
3/25/2015 5:26:33 PM UTC - Here is a great article about our new Digistar 5 3D system in At-Bristol. This will be the first 3D planetarium in the UK.
Read more at The Register here.
3/18/2015 8:18:48 PM UTC - We have some new 8K Digistar 5 systems shipping this year to theaters in Asia. The first is a system with Sony projectors for the National Museum of Natural Science in Taiwan. We staged this last week here in our own dome and it looked marvelous! We are excited to see this in action again in Taiwan.
3/11/2015 5:55:43 PM UTC - An epic Pi Day is coming up this weekend! This Saturday is 3.14.15 and we assume everyone will be celebrating at 9:26:53! There are three new Pi Day demos in the Digistar Cloud for Digistar 5 users, including a real-time demonstration that will show up to a million digits of pi...if you have the time. D4 users can look on the DUG library for demos and we also have captured videos for D3 users.
3/4/2015 5:17:12 PM UTC - Mark you calendars for the 2015 Digistar Users Group conference in Salt Lake City on August 12-14. We are also planning training sessions before and after the conference for those that are interested. As always, there will be outings to local recreational areas. More details to come soon!
3/4/2015 5:16:56 PM UTC - Thanks to the folks at IMERSA for inviting us to participate in another great summit. It was great to see all the exciting activity in the community. We look forward to seeing you again next year!
2/25/2015 5:10:43 PM UTC - The 2015 IMERSA Summit starts today at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. We are Summit sponsors this year and have set up a Digistar 5 system with two 4K Christie projectors in their planetarium. We will be showing fulldome content on this system throughout the Summit. Hope to see you there!
2/19/2015 2:46:43 PM UTC - Christie Digital released a story about our "8K" Digistar 5 installation at the Science Museum of Virginia in the following publications:
Live Design - Christie 4K Digital Projectors Send Science Museum of Virginia’s Planetarium Audiences Across the Planet and Universe
Projector Point - Christie technology creates state-of-the-art planetarium
Computer Graphics World - Christie 4K Digital Projectors Reach for the Sky at Planetarium
Thanks to Christie for being a great partner on this, and many other installations.
2/18/2015 5:29:30 PM UTC - Wishing a successful and prosperous new year to our Digistar family in China.
2/16/2015 3:33:35 PM UTC - The Otago Museum opens their new planetarium with a Digistar 5 system later this year. Welcome to the Digistar family!
2/13/2015 3:42:42 PM UTC - We provided a Digistar 5 system to support a Sony 4K projection demo today in the "Evans Meeting Room" in the "John and Marva Warnock Engineering Building" at the University of Utah (all important names from E&S' history). We connected D5 to a Sony T615 projector which we will be using for an "8K" installation in Taiwan later this year. Thanks to Sony for inviting us to participate in the demo.
2/11/2015 7:41:33 PM UTC - We are happy to announce that Radford University selected a Digistar 5 system for their new digital planetarium! Take a look at their new building under construction. Welcome to the Digistar family!
2/11/2015 7:04:00 PM UTC - We had a fantastic 6 weeks to close out 2014. In 45 days we were awarded 22 Digistar 5 systems, including five "8K" systems. We are humbled by this incredible response to Digistar 5 and are working hard to continue to make it the best digital planetarium system on the planet.
2/5/2015 7:10:39 PM UTC - Congratulations to At-Bristol, one of our newest Digistar 5 theaters! Wishing you a warm welcome into the Digistar family!
2/4/2015 7:38:28 PM UTC - We are starting the year off with a bang! Here is a look at all the hardware currently being assembled into Digistar systems that will ship throughout the world this Spring.
1/30/2015 9:22:57 PM UTC - One of our newest Digistar 5 customers in Lodz, Poland held a press conference today at their facility named EC1, where they announced their new D5 planetariums opening this year.
We want to extend our thanks to everyone involved with Finnish Game Jam at Särkänniemi. Follow the links below to see more fulldome games that were created at the event.
We Were Here Video
1/14/2015 5:44:43 PM UTC - Last month we installed a new Digistar 5 system in the Dooley Planetarium at Francis Marion University. There is a great write up about the upgrade in their student newspaper.
Welcome to the Digistar family!
1/12/2015 6:57:19 PM UTC - Joe Kleiman from InPark Magazine wrote an excellent article about the GSCA Digital Dome Day where we put an "8K" Digistar 5 head-to-head with 15/70 giant screen film on the 23 meter dome at the Science Museum of Virginia. Check it out!
1/12/2015 6:55:56 PM UTC - Congratulations to Centre for Life for their digital planetarium upgrade that will make them the first Digistar 5 theater in the United Kingdom! Congrats also to our friends at Skypoint Planetariums!