Friday 14 December 2018 | gaming-kit.net: The search engine for casino and gaming buyers

01 Nov 2018

Digital Projection brings the Universe to life at The Bell Museum's new planetarium

Supplier: Digital Projection

More Digital Projection details
The planetarium is powered by Digital Projection's INSIGHT Dual Laser 4K projection system
The Bell Museum in Minnesota has undergone an extensive renovation, worth $79m, which has seen the addition of a state-of-the-art dome planetarium, the first in the US, supported by Digital Projection's INSIGHT Dual Laser 4K projection system.

Provided by Sciss AB, a Sweden-based provider of digital planetaria, the 120-seat planetarium, called The Whitney and Elizabeth MacMIllan Planetarium, will combine cutting edge technology with the University of Minnesota's latest data research to create data visualisations that will take audiences from the far reaches of the universe to deep inside the human brain.

It features a 16m Astro-Tec Ulteria Seam Dome onto which real-time renderings and full-dome videos, custom-created for the planetarium are projected, using Digital Projection's INSIGHT projectors.

The system boasts two 27,000 lumens projectors designed to offer superior image quality, as well as a long-lasting light source, whilst keeping running costs at a minimum, and provides 4K 60p signal via a single cable.

Paul Tetu, project director at Sciss AB, said: "Digital Porjection's 4K laser offering was the right choice because the customer was very interested in reduced operation costs. We did our research, saw demos, ran some in-house tests and felt comfortable with Digital Projection."

"We were very pleased with the end result. The image is great and the projector is quieter than expected. When we were in touch with Digital Projection through different phases of the project, we found them to be supportive and our experience with the company, and this projector was positive. So much so, we are already including this projector in offers to other potential customers," Tetu added.



Supplier: Digital Projection

A digital imaging pioneer and industry leader, Digital Projection manufactures an extensive and expanding line of ultra high-performance 3-chip and single-chip DLP® projection systems.
Web: www.digitalprojection.com

Click here to visit Digital Projection's leisure-kit listing


Connect with
gaming-kit.net
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

Find the right products and services for your company
News search
 
Advertise your products
on the leisure-kit Product Report
And reach over 57,000 leisure buyers

Call
+44 (0)1462 431385
 
Profile

Stephen Hulme

We look back on the career of Everyone Active CEO Stephen Hulme
View feature>>
Catalogue gallery
 
Company profile
 
Gantner Ticketing

Syx Automations was established in 1990.
View full profile>>
 

To advertise your product and reach over 57,000 leisure buyers call
+44 (0)1462 431385 or email gaming-kit@leisuremedia.com
Gaming jobs
Powered by
leisureopportunities.com
Fundraising Officer
Salary: Circa £30,000
Location:Eastleigh, UK
Company: Eastleigh Borough Council
More>>
 
Gaming news
Powered by
leisureopportunities.com
02 Nov 2018
Sports minister Tracey Crouch resigns over fixed-odds betting crackdown

Sports minister Tracey Crouch has resigned over the government's delay in bringing down the maximum stakes for fixed-odds betting machines.
More>>
16 Oct 2018
Netflix's Black Mirror to give users a choice of stories: Will attractions follow?

The upcoming season of the Emmy-winning science-fiction series Black Mirror, due for release in December, will have an episode that allows users to choose their own story.
More>>
 
Diary dates
Powered by
leisurediary.com
15-17 Jan 2019
EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre London

More>>
28-29 Jan 2019
Facilities Management Forum

Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted Stansted
United Kingdom
More>>
25-27 Mar 2019
Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Exhibition (DEAL)

Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai
United Arab Emirates
More>>
 
Property & tenders
Powered by
leisureproperty.com
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings
Company:GVA
More>>

 

To advertise your product and
reach over 57,000 leisure buyers
call
+44 (0)1462 431385

Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd