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July 23, 2021—Cosm, a global experiential media and
immersive technology company, celebrates the grand opening of the
420,000-square foot Shanghai Astronomy Museum. The expertise of Cosm
companies Evans & Sutherland (E&S) and Spitz, Inc. is showcased inside the museum’s world-class planetarium and an adjacent exhibit. Two NanoSeam domes and Digistar 7 bring immersive experiences to life for visitors inside the world's largest museum dedicated to astronomy. Read more
July 22, 2021—After a 14-month closure for its largest ever renovation, the Space Theatre of the Hong Kong Space Museum, which has been thrilling audiences since its inception in 1980, reopened on July 1, 2021. The major part of the renovation was the replacement of the 23-metre-diameter dome screen with a new one comprising 428 aluminum panels that are less than 1mm thick. The panels utilize the latest NanoSeam technology and offer a seamless viewing experience. The screen, together with the six new Christie Mirage 304 projectors, produce sharper and more colorful images. Other facilities of the Space Theatre, including the newly installed Sky-Skan DigitalSky–Dark Matter projection system, audio and sound equipment, the control and production studios have all been upgraded with cutting-edge technologies to provide audiences with exhilarating audiovisual experiences.
July 12, 2021—Achtel Pty Limited, a digital cinema equipment
maker, and XM2 Pursuit, specialists of aerial and ground-based camera
platforms, announced this week that the general rental of the 9x7 is now
available. The 9x7 is a new high-end cinema camera with global shutter
and ground-breaking sharpness. It has unmatched low-light capabilities
and color accuracy that offers superior image quality at a lower cost.
Aimed to replace multi-camera arrays and 70mm film, the 9x7 specifically
targets high-end VFX, VR, Giant Screen and IMAX productions. Advanced
motion control and post workflows combine to provide new opportunities
for film makers.