Dome projection using a spherical mirror

The following is a collection of material related to the projection into a hemispherical dome using a spherical mirror, a projection technique developed by the author in 2003 and variously referred to as "sphemir" or "mirrordome". For information related more towards fisheye lens and projection see is also included in the second half of this document.

Please note that I am available to assist you with your fulldome projection projects. This can be on an informal basis (just email me your questions) all the way to formally quoting, personally doing onsite installations, providing training and ongoing support. In the former case I am more then happy to advise (free of charge) but please first read the FAQ below since it is where I document answers to the questions I've received so far, as such it has a good chance of answering your questions. If you wish to formally engage me then also read the FAQ and then contact me by email.

Software with mesh file support for fisheye warping

"The brain is an enchanted loom where millions of flashing shuttles weave a dissolving pattern. A.S. Byatt

Material of a historic nature

Information related to general dome/fisheye content

The following is a collection of material related to the general generation and projection of fisheye content onto hemispherical dome surfaces, for example, planetariums.

A wise man can see more from a mountain than a fool from the bottom of a well. Anon

Material of a historic nature

Contents :   Index
Papers, Articles, Seminars, Workshops
Data Formats: 3D, audio, image
Geometry, Surfaces, Curves, Polyhedra
Fractals, Chaos, self similarity
Texture, Colour, Tiling
Exhibitions, competitions, productions
Domes, planetariums, fisheye, spherical mirror
Stereographics, 3D projection
Miscellaneous: Projection, Modelling, Rendering
Fun, Puzzles, Travel
Old stuff, historical value only
New :   Imaging and visualisation in heritage. Nov 2014
ECU Art Gallery, exhibition. Oct 2014
Enhancing rock art recordings through hyperspectral photography
Mobius-Strip-Like Columnar Functional Connections are Revealed in ...
Presenting :   Workshop: Automated 3D model reconstruction from photographs. Dec 2014
Novel imaging of heritage objects and sites. Dec 2014
Novel physical representations for the visualisation of science data and mathematics. April 2015
Attending :   Siggraph Asia 2014 (3-6 Dec)
International Conference on Virtual Systems and MultiMedia (9-12 Dec)
8th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia & Allied Technologies. (13-14 April)
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