Archive for Filming

Carveboarding

WARNING! Carveboarding is an inherently dangerous activity that may result in serious injury or death. Don’t try this at home… but hey, it’s okay to watch it on the dome! What do you get when you combine modified longboards, winding mountain roads, crazy dudes, and a couple FullDome cameras? You get an immersive experience you […]

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Coming Soon: Cell Biology on the Dome

UPDATE 03/28/2014: download the script. One great way to learn about Science research is to immerse yourself in a visit to a cutting edge research laboratory, meet the researchers, learn about the topic of their research, and discover careers in research. Thanks to FullDome technology, now this experience could be as close as your local […]

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FullDome GoPro Testing Update

In February we shared how we were modifying GoPro cameras to shoot FullDome footage. Today we want to give you and update on what we have learned. GoPro2: We continue to use the GoPro2 fish eye lens set up we described in our February 22, 2013 blog . The only time we have an issue […]

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Do-It-Yourself GoPro FullDome Conversion

In December of 2010, a board member of our local Science Center (Roper Mountain Science Center) asked us to find a way to produce affordable FullDome content. They had an awesome new Spitz SciDome HD projector, but could not afford much content. Since that meeting, finding ways to produce inexpensive FullDome content has been our goal.   […]

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Why is FullDome video getting a lot of attention now?

Recently we have been hearing this question.   Our answer is that there are three big reasons for FullDome video now. The first is that it is now possible. Not long ago, displaying a color image on a planetarium dome could only be done using a traditional rectangular projector (less than ideal) or with lasers (cool […]

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