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Large Single Wall

Imax
Primary goal is to fill peripheral vision.
16:9 aspect ratio format






































3 Walls

Ice Theatre, Melbourne Museum.
CAEV Melbourne University
How to synchronise multiple devices (Computer, DVD)
Multiple pipe graphics cards (Cost)
Seams between walls (Aligned, edge blending)
Front vs back projection (Space)






































Panoramic - Curved Walls

RMIT I-Cubed from Trimension
Mechdyne
Typically use RGB projectors (Varing focal depth)
Edge blending (On computer or with video hardware)
Small "sweet" spot.






































Conical

Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.






































Head Mounted Displays

Occupies whole visual area, can't escape.
Variable transmittance
Limited resolution (Applications: video, augmented reality, games)






































Single Person Dish

Elumens (Range of dish sizes)
Equal resolution across the dome.
Difficult to create iteractive content.






































Multiple Person Domes

Elumens Limited "sweet" spot






































Larger Domes

IMAX Dome
Planetarium, Melbourne.
SkySkan
Creating content for all configurations.
1. Sloping seats, zenith position.
2. Different projector orientations.






































Omnimax






































Single Person Sphere

CyberSphere


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