4/23/2014 5:48:11 PM UTC - New Digistar 5 features for beginners, for power users, for content producers and more! We can't wait to show you what we've been up to next week at the 2014 Symposium of Planetariums hosted by Verkehrshaus der Schweiz in Lucerne, Switzerland.
4/9/2014 5:56:33 PM UTC - We'll be presenting a major software update to Digistar 5 at the 2014 Symposium of Planetariums in Lucerne, Switzerland. You won't want to miss it! Find more info at https://www.verkehrshaus.ch/en/symposium2014.
4/2/2014 8:46:42 PM UTC - The Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, Switzerland will be hosting the 2014 Symposium of Planetariums from May 1 to May 5. Members of APLF, GDP, and PLANit will meet together during this symposium.
We recently installed an 8K JVC Digistar 5 system in their planetarium and will be demonstrating Digistar during this event.
3/27/2014 7:33:23 PM UTC - We are proud to once again be sponsoring the 8th FullDome Festival in Jena, Germany this year. Our latest fulldome production, Cosmic Adventure, will also be presented at this year's festival.
3/19/2014 6:12:29 PM UTC - Science Museum of Virginia held the grand opening of their digital fulldome theater last weekend with an 8K resolution Digistar 5 system! Congratulations to our friends in Richmond, VA who have opened the first 8K Digistar 5 system in North America.
3/12/2014 6:21:51 PM UTC - The planetarium in the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, Switzerland had a successful opening this month. This is our first Digistar 5 8K installation in Europe.
3/5/2014 8:36:00 PM UTC - The Nehru Planetarium of Nehru Centre, Mumbai along with Infovision Technologies, India launched a special planetarium show for people with hearing disabilities. Our fulldome production "Wonders of the Universe" was modified to include a sign-language interpreter composited into the show. This was India's first digital planetarium show for the hearing-impaired.
The program was attended by about 300 hearing-imparied people.
We offer congratulations to the Nehru Planetarium Mumbai and Infovision Technologies, and all others involved with this successful premiere.
2/26/2014 6:39:51 PM UTC - E&S will be participating in the conversation about 8K on Sunday night, March 9th, at the Fiske Planetarium during the IMERSA Summit. Here is our new ad featuring our two most recent 8K installations.
2/18/2014 4:22:37 PM UTC - Loch Ness Productions is pleased to announce the installation of an Evans & Sutherland Digistar 5 Producer Workstation in its Colorado studios as part of a cooperative agreement between the two companies. View the Press Release.
2/14/2014 3:30:02 PM UTC - Some people get 4 carats for Valentine's Day. Western Washington University's Spanel Planetarium is getting 4K! We are installing a 4K center mount projector and a Digistar 5 system! Congratulations!
2/7/2014 10:38:58 PM UTC - This week we have had a few Digistar users in for some Digistar 5 Software Training. One of the students in our class this week has never seen snow before. He had a lot of questions, including some about snowballs. We were happy to answer some of those questions at lunchtime! It is such a lovely winter day that we also took the opportunity after eating to visit the Emigration Canyon summit. We saw the snow-covered mountains and got refreshed for an afternoon of learning how to write custom Digistar 5 scripts.
2/6/2014 6:25:29 PM UTC - A sneak peek during the construction of the new NanoSeam dome at the Science Museum of Virginia. Their new Digistar 5 8K 3D fulldome system is opening next month.
1/29/2014 6:34:23 PM UTC - One of our newest Digistar 5 theaters will be opening next weekend in Evansville, Indiana. Congratulations to our friends at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science. We wish you great success with your new theater.
1/22/2014 6:58:09 PM UTC - The IMERSA Summit is approaching quickly. E&S is a Premier Sponsor, and we would like to invite all of our Digistar users to attend. The Summit is shaping up to be a true touchstone for the entire industry. Please visit imersa.org for more information about the Summit and to register online. We hope to see you there!
1/20/2014 7:18:14 PM UTC - The Rosetta spacecraft successfully woke up today from a deep sleep after a long voyage. It is on its way to rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko later this year. This robotic explorer along with many others are portrayed in our latest fulldome production, Robot Explorers.
Click here to read more about the Rosetta mission here on the European Space Agency's website.
1/17/2014 10:58:14 PM UTC - Congratulations to our friends at Texas A&M University-Commerce on the grand reopening of their planetarium this month with Digistar 5! We wish you phenomenal success!
1/15/2014 5:49:50 PM UTC - The Science Museum of Virginia has been getting a lot of great news coverage about the installation of their new NanoSeam dome and 8K Digistar 5 system. The upgraded theater opens to the public two months from today. We can't wait to see it!
1/8/2014 10:35:23 PM UTC - Jeri Panek will receive lifetime achievement honors at the 2014 IMERSA Summit, March 6-9 in Denver. Judith Rubin wrote this article about Panek's career, which spans the birth of the computer industry and the creation of the digital planetarium. Congratulations Jeri!
Click here to read more.
12/27/2013 7:24:15 PM UTC - Happy New Year! Download a copy of our latest Lunar Calendar for the new year here. Grab your copy today!
12/11/2013 5:52:14 PM UTC - The brand new 8K Digistar 5 system at the Swiss Museum of Transport opened December 1. Here's a look inside their fulldome theater.