Immersive Dome Experience at Prolight + Sound 2012
Press Release from Dataton
Linköping, Sweden -- Set to wow Prolight + Sound 2012 visitors and exhibitors alike, viewers will be captivated by a stunning video projection experience. This system vividly illustrates how the latest technology can be used to engage, inform, educate and interact when utilised in today’s leading visitor attractions, events and cultural institutions around the globe.
The stand will comprise a 10 meter diameter, fully immersive 360° wrap-around dome screen that will be the brilliant canvas for Dataton’s WATCHOUT™ multi-display presentation system. Eight high-brightness HighLiteTM series projectors using exceptional quality lenses from Digital Projection International will be expertly integrated by domeprojection.com's fabulous auto-alignment system.
Content includes excerpts from “Cosmic Dance,“ a fulldome movie produced by Munich-based, Livinglobe, for the Canadian Museum of Hindu Civilization, Toronto, with interviews of Indian shamans and Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Duer, Nobel Prize Winner and Physist at CERN.
Dataton’s trade show presence will be supported by their German channel partner, Rainer Beddig of mediaservice r. beddig.
Fredrik Svahnberg, Marketing Director, Dataton commenting on the tie–up between the three companies said: “Prolight + Sound is the event of choice for the production and live events community and we’re very pleased to be jointly working with our technology partners. Each company’s respective technologies has been used in a number of high-profile projects already including the World Expo Shanghai, with many more in the pipeline.”
Fresh from joining the ranks of Digital Projection International, Ciaran Doran, International Sales and Marketing, EMEA adds: “Exhibiting at Prolight + Sound is just one example of Digital Projection’s focus on European growth as we prepare to open a number of offices across the region. It’s an exciting time for such a premium brand in the market place.”
Christophe Bode, CEO of domeprojection.com says: “With such great tools at hand and such expert skills on board we think that clients looking for innovative ideas and leading-edge technologies for immersive entertainment and edutainment will be convinced that they have found the right team to make their dreams come true.”
Renowned Swedish show control developer and manufacturer, Dataton has firmly established themselves on the international market since the 1980s. The company's flagship products include the award-winning Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-display production and presentation system as well as the intuitive Dataton PICKUP™ audio guide. WATCHOUT version 5 is a multi-display, timeline-based software system that comprises stereoscopic playback and 3D effects, and a strong array of groundbreaking features, including enhanced live interaction. For further information about this and other leading products please visit www.dataton.com
About Digital Projection International
Founded in 1989, Digital Projection International (DPI) has been instrumental in the development and application of Digital Light Processing™ technology by Texas Instruments for projection systems. DPI introduced the world’s first 3-chip DLP® projector in 1997, and has since delivered expert system engineering and world-class customer services, thus maintaining its position as a digital imaging pioneer.DPI’s groundbreaking projection research and development has garnered the admiration of industry professionals around the world. This has earned the company many awards, including two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. DPI remains the first and only projector manufacturer to win the coveted award.Today, DPI manufactures and distributes an extensive line of ultra high-performance 3-chip and single-chip DLP® projection systems. These projectors are the reference standard for demanding applications such as large-venue, live-event staging, fortune 5000, education, medical and scientific research, command and control, digital cinema, commercial entertainment, worship and elite home cinema.