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June 2, 2017—D3D Cinema, in partnership with Christie®, is proud to announce that the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI), opened their new laser-illuminated, ultra-high resolution dome projection system to visitors on Memorial Day to great acclaim from both audiences and local media outlets.
January 6, 2017—D3D Cinema is pleased to announce that the Fernbank Museum of Natural History (FMNH) has selected D3D to provide FMNH with two new digital cinema systems in early 2017. Located in central Atlanta, Georgia, FMNH is undertaking significant upgrades to their existing Giant Screen theater as well as a second auditorium space. Work will begin this month, with both new theaters launching in early February after undergoing comprehensive technology upgrades to provide significantly enhanced viewer experiences, as well as dramatic improvements to functionality.
November 15, 2016—On Friday, October 7, 2016, the Giant Screen Cinema Association's (GSCA) Technical Committee hosted a digital dome demo in the Shopper's Drug Mart Omnimax Theatre at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Evans & Sutherland installed a True8K system using 10 Christie Mirage 304K projectors that, before this demo, had never been demonstrated in a giant screen dome, anywhere in the world. Click here for a comprehensive summary of the demo.
October 10, 2016—D3D Cinema (D3D) and Carnegie Science Center (CSC) in Pittsburgh are pleased to announce that D3D will install a premium laser-illuminated giant-screen cinema system in Fall 2017 as part of the CSC’s expansion and renovation project. The project also includes a new Science Pavilion, which will house STEM learning labs, a Special Exhibitions Gallery for large-scale travelling exhibitions, a conference and event space with unparalleled views of Pittsburgh’s Point, and outdoor learning spaces on the riverfront.
September 16, 2016—The Milwaukee Public Museum’s (MPM) Dome Theater and Planetarium will be the first planetarium in the world to debut Digistar 6 technology on Saturday, September 17. This ground breaking dome technology will replace the giant screen 15/70 film system, which was once the gold standard for giant screen projection.
August 30, 2016—D3D Cinema, in partnership with Christie®, is excited to announce that the newly branded Cleveland Clinic Dome Theater at Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) is about to receive a serious projection upgrade—the world’s first giant dome cinema laser system. The theater re-launch, complete with new seats and carpet, is set to open to the public in October.
July 27, 2016—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce that Christie is participating in the GSCA 2016 International Conference and Trade Show as a partner-level sponsor, the highest level of sponsorship. The GSCA conference will be held in Toronto on October 4-7, 2016, hosted by the Cineplex Scotiabank IMAX Theatre and Ontario Science Centre.
Evans & Sutherland Also to Demo 8K Digital Fulldome Digistar 5 System at Ontario Science Centre
July 7, 2016—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce that Evans & Sutherland (E&S) will support the GSCA 2016 International Conference and Trade Show as a partner-level sponsor, the highest level of support. The conference will be held in Toronto on October 4-7, 2016, hosted by the Cineplex Scotiabank IMAX Theatre and Ontario Science Centre.
May 24, 2016—The Christie® and D3D Cinema upgrade from film to 6P laser projection at the National Infantry Museum’s Giant Screen Theater in Columbus, Georgia, is earning applause from the public, school groups, veterans and active-duty service members. Installed by AV industry pioneer D3D Cinema, the two Christie Solaria CP42LH 6P laser projectors enable the theater to show a range of 3D content and Hollywood blockbusters—as well as alternative content and live events—to better align the theater with the museum’s mission of providing guests with an immersive experience of the United States Army Infantry’s valorous history.