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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.
April 15, 2021—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to
announce Evans & Sutherland, a Cosm Company, as the exclusive
Partner Sponsor for Virtual Film Expo 2021, April 19–23. Evans
& Sutherland (E&S) is a committed supporter of GSCA, and
believes their major contribution to the Virtual Film Expo is an
important step in helping the Association grow and advance the industry.
As GSCA theaters adapt to the challenges of Coronavirus worldwide,
E&S is investing in the future success of Giant Screen theaters and
innovative technologies that will impact long-term success.
February 4, 2021—Cosm, a global technology company that builds
end-to-end solutions for immersive experiences, emerges after months of
M&A and R&D activity. Cosm’s technological foundation
is built on the capabilities of three core companies—Evans & Sutherland, Spitz, and LiveLike VR—that continue to
operate as individual brands, each of which contributes key components
to the portfolio of technology and services offered. The company provides a full stack
experience solution including the physical design, engineering, and
manufacturing; as well as the software, display engine, and content
needs to deliver immersive experiences at scale. Additionally, Cosm
unveils its Experience Center which houses a 20-meter diameter immersive
8K LED dome to be used in science, education, theme parks, attractions,
sports and entertainment venues.
Sept. 16, 2020, SALT LAKE CITY—Evans & Sutherland recently completed
the installation of Europe’s first ESX projection system at Omniversum,
a 300-seat Giant Dome Cinema in The Hague. The ESX digital display
replaces an existing 15/70 film projector with a multi-projector system
utilizing RGB laser projection.
December 4, 2019—The Saint Louis Science Center reopened the newly renovated OMNIMAX Theater on Friday, November 29, after undergoing a four-month, comprehensive update, the largest since the theater opened in 1991. The renovated OMNIMAX Theater is just one of four domes in the world featuring IMAX with Laser.
October 16, 2019—The Science Museum of Minnesota's Omnitheater reopens this weekend after a 10-week closure to convert to the IMAX laser projection system for domes, making it the third theater in the world to do so. Click to read the full Minneapolis Star Tribune
article about the Omnitheater renovation.
August 2, 2019—The Saint Louis Science Center’s OMNIMAX Theater will close July 29-late November to undertake
its largest renovation since it was built in 1991, converting the film
projection system to IMAX’s next-generation laser technology designed
for 180-degree domed theater environments – IMAX® with Laser. Read the full article from InPark Magazine here.
May 2, 2019—Evans & Sutherland (E&S), the
inventor of computer graphics and the digital dome, announces DomeX: a
revolution in dome cinema display technology. DomeX incorporates LEDs directly
into the dome surface, turning it into an active video display.
April 5, 2019—D3D Cinema, in partnership
with Christie®, is proud to announce that the Exploreum Science Center (ESC) in
Mobile, Alabama, has selected D3D to install its stunning new second generation
(Gen 2) laser-illuminated, ultra high-resolution Laser CineDome projection
system into their Giant Dome theater.
March 9, 2019—Building on the success of the
acclaimed Laser CineDome platform, D3D Cinema and Christie are pleased
announce the groundbreaking next generation upgrade–Gen2–featuring
Christie’s new D4K40-RGB pure laser projectors. The Laser CineDome
premiered in late 2016 as a premium giant dome projection platform,
replace film-based 70mm theater systems in museums and science centers.
The Gen2 option will be available in Q2 2019 and will be offered to
theaters at a price point lower than the Gen1 version.