Problem Solving in the Dome – the HDR solution

When I first started working in the fulldome environment, one of my biggest frustrations in the dome was the inevitable washing out of images. At IAIA, our 24′ digital dome currently has 6 – PLUS U7 projectors. Each of these projectors has 3500 ANSI with a contract ratio of 2000:1. Add this low contrast ratio […]

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Presenting at the College Arts Association Conference in Los Angeles

In February, I will be accompanied by two  New Media Arts students, Joseph “Seph” Turnipseed and Fernando Charley will present as part of the New Media Caucus events being held during the College Arts Association conference in Los Angeles, California. The presentation will include examples of student and artist-in-resident work produced for the Digital Dome […]

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Panel Discussion at the National Congress of American Indians

In November, I will participate on a panel at the Nation Congress of American Indians annual conference in Portland, Oregon. The session is entitled, “Advancing Tribal Communities through Participation in the Digital Age”. The session will focus on broadband broadcasting and new technologies for disseminating information. The session will be November 1, 2011 from 1:30 […]

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Fulldome Production Workshop with xRez

In July, ARTS Lab and IAIA got together with Greg Downing and Eric Hanson of xRez. Day 1, we went over Panoramic shooting using Nodal Ninja, Gigapixel shooting using robotic rigs such as the Gigapan Pro, HDR Lighting Capture, Shooting for Photogramatry and Use of Motion-Control Time Lapse rings. Day 2, we looked at various […]

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Digital Dome previsualization software: making fulldome production easier

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Klaus Dufke who is teaching Motion Graphics at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam in the Design Department. The application was discovered through the call for work for the Currents @ the Digital Dome 2011 show, which took place on June 11. Two students projects were submitted from […]

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Digital Dome Production I course with Ethan Bach

This fall, Ethan Bach will teach Digital Dome Production I  at the Digital Dome at IAIA. Course Description: Get in on the cutting-edge of this new technology while learning how to use the DigitalSky software, create panorama and fisheye images, and learn the history, present, and future of the digital dome. This course requires a […]

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NSF PFI Fulldome Research Presentation by IAIA, UNM ARTSLab, and Santa Fe Complex

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] On March 16, 2011 UNM ARTSlab, Santa Fe Complex (sf_x) and the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) shared our NSF PFI fulldome research at the Digital Dome @ IAIA in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The event was sf_x’s WedTech, a weekly semi formal presentation that usually occurs at […]

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