BLOG

Alt Ethos Brings Excitement to Your Holiday Event

Alt Ethos has some new offerings coming this holiday season that will help take your event to the next level. Whether you are hosting a private holiday event, winter festival, or public art activation, we want to help you celebrate by offering 10% off your next event...

read more

Paint and Pixels: Synthesis of Old and New

For decades, murals have been an essential form of creative placemaking in urban spaces that are designed to brighten local communities through art. Alt Ethos is transforming the impact and nature of murals through augmenting them with projection mapping and real-time...

read more

How to Build an Experiential Design That Will Tour Well

Experiential design isn’t just a buzzword in marketing. Not only can it be effective for businesses trying to gain customers, there are many other creative uses for this artform. Experiential design is used in art shows, private events, and more recently, live music...

read more

A Quick Look Back as We Move Forward

To say that the last two years at Alt Ethos have been a whirlwind of busy excitement would be an understatement. That is why we are taking a moment to slow down and look back at everything we have accomplished and where we are headed in the coming years. Here are just...

read more

Case Study: Bringing Harmony to the World of Cryptocurrency

Creating an interactive fabric instrument that brings the Ethereum community together.   Background The largest Ethereum hackathon in North America was looking for interactive ways to bring the Ethereum brand to life for their audience. The organizers had kegs of...

read more

Alt Ethos Open House – November 2nd!

Please join us on First Friday, November 2nd for our next open house! We are so excited to show you what we have been working on and celebrate fall with food, drinks, and community. Come see what we have in store for this event and also check out what our creative...

read more

How Light Art Festivals Can Benefit Your City

For city planners and councils, constantly finding new ways to Improve a community’s economic and social growth is not an easy task. The best way to get people out of their homes and into the streets to interact with their neighbors and spend money at local businesses...

read more

Pushing the Boundaries of Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is increasing in popularity with a projected 171 million users in 2018. Although VR has made some great strides, there are still plenty of areas of exploration and innovation to be examined. With these areas of research there are people dedicating...

read more

Designing The Soundscape Interactive Exhibit

Creating a high engagement museum exhibit with the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Background The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery was looking to activate an old exhibit space into an engaging experience, so they turned to Alt Ethos to create a lighting instrument....

read more

Visit Our Interactive Installation Factory

Alt Ethos Open House at Prism When: Friday, June 1st, 2018 from 5:30pm to 11:30pm Where: Prism Workplaces - 999 Vallejo Street, Denver Colorado - Entrance 2, Space #30 As a growing creative startup, finding a place to work and build in a rapidly growing city can be a...

read more

The Rise of the Digital Dome

It’s nearing summertime, and with the winter thaw, the warm air, and the summer sunshine comes the events season. Music festivals, corporate retreats, conventions, expositions, weddings, and parties parties parties. Logistically, it’s a cutthroat industry, with 32...

read more

How To Sell Your Boss On Experiential Marketing

Pitching new and experimental engagements with your audience to your boss is no easy task, especially when your organization is unfamiliar with experiential design. In the experience economy, inspiring your audience with disruptive media can amplify your impact in...

read more

We’re Hiring – Contracted Project Manager

Alt Ethos is an experiential design studio specializing in immersive and interactive media for permanent exhibitions and event rentals. Our team is comprised of creators, designers, and engineers developing innovative projects for the modern world. We are seeking a...

read more

360° Workshop for the Digital Dome and VR

Join us as Alt Ethos and other immersive creators teach 360° workshops for the digital dome and VR. Our sister organization, Denver Arts + Technology Advancement presents the MORPHOS 360° Workshops. This is your opportunity to learn 360 techniques for the digital dome...

read more

The Meow Wolf Effect

By now everyone in Denver is aware that Meow Wolf is coming to town. The overall reaction is one of anticipation as the famed immersive art experience from Santa Fe prepares for opening a 90,000 square foot experience in Denver in 2020. In this blog series, I will...

read more

Alt Ethos are DENVER ARTISTS TO WATCH IN 2018

Alt Ethos is honored to be recognized by 303 Magazine as Denver Artists to Watch 2018. We started this company to band together and create art infused with creative technology that is bigger and better than we could have achieved on our own. Together we create...

read more

One-Year Celebration – Design Centered around You

Alt Ethos News - Monday April 17th, 2017 On April 19th, 5:00-8pm at the Commons on Champa we celebrate the culmination of one year as a company and unveiling of our interactive LED wall. All who have supported us are welcome to partake in celebration. Our journey has...

read more

Our Vision for Denver – The Commons Chapter

Alt Ethos News - Wednesday April 5th, 2017 Since the inception of our company in April 2016 our mission is and has been to use interactive technology to bring people together. We're dedicated to advancing awareness of interactivity to the public. Since then we've...

read more

Ethan Bach Interview – The Dome Dialogues

Ethan Bach was interviewed by The Fulldome Blog by Jason Fletcher. The interview covers his recent work, information on the International Fulldome Arts Alliance, current dome art and event project, the future of fulldome, and more. Fletcher recently started vlogging...

read more

IMERSA Summit 2015 Videos and Highlights

If you missed some, or all, of this year's Immersive Media Entertainment, Research, Science & Arts Summit 2015 never fear, there are videos. The videos will never do justice to the experience of actually attending this unique conference that is gaining recognition...

read more

Digital Dome Interactive Gaming Art is Here

This Friday, the Institute of American Indian Arts in association with the University of New Mexico’s Art, Research, Technology & Science Laboratory (UNM ARTS Lab) will present the culmination of years of research in interactive immersive digital art in the...

read more

MORPHOS Immersive Video Dome Art • Los Angeles

Vortex Immersion Media and the c3: Center for Conscious Creativity invite you to MORPHOS, a one night immersive video experience featuring the world premiere of new experimental immersive and interactive video art in the Vortex LA Dome. MORPHOS will take the audience...

read more

How to Create A Fulldome Master

Everyone who has created content for the dome will tell you that the best way to be successful is to have access to a dome. The problem is, there is not much access out there. Don't be discouraged! There are several of us in the fulldome community working at making...

read more

Fulldome Opportunities and Resources for Artists

Here is a list of Fulldome opportunities and resources for artists. Please feel free to share and suggest other resources in the comments, even if its for your own business. I want this to be a resource.  This list will continue to grow, change, and become more...

read more

New Mexico Becoming a Leader in Immersive Art

New Mexico is about to take a bold step into the future of immersive arts. New Mexico Arts purchased a 50' portable dome with a 3k seamless projection, an artist friendly server system and are creating art that takes dome presentations to the next level in virtual...

read more

How to Loop Video on an iPad or iPhone

I recently had a table at the New Mexico film conference and used an iPad to display video. I figured I would load the video as usual then select loop from a menu item as I would on Quick Time Player or any other player on the computer. This is not an option. I then...

read more

How to Create a WordPress Blog

Creating a WordPress Blog - Just the basics Because you should probably have a blog 😉 Go to Wordpress.com and set up a new account by clicking “Get Started Here” Pick a blog address - this can be your name or anything you like that is appropriate for school work....

read more

FREE Fulldome Production Tools for Photoshop

Free fulldome production tools for Photoshop. I just ran into this gem on the Fulldome Database. This free download combines Photoshop tools including grids, one click rotate, and fisheye effects into an easy to use set of actions....

read more

Panoramic Monitor Showcases at Art Basel Miami 2012

Installation media art has never been so sleek and easy. Unique panoramic monitor to be displayed at Art Basel Miami. The Royal Road Project is being featured at Art Basel Miami's Aqua Hotel and will highlight an unique custom made panoramic monitor in this...

read more

zSpace interactive 3D Table Review

zSpace is an interactive 3D table that has a holographic feel to the user. I was lucky enough to have David Baird join me  from Creative Consultants to show off their zSpace table over my lunch break while working at the dome. Once the table was set up and I had the...

read more

ISEA2012 at the Digital Dome

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in collaboration with International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2012: Machine Wilderness), Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI), and ecoartspace invite you to ISEA2012 at the Digital Dome. Several events take place on the IAIA...

read more

Digital Dome @ IAIA on the cover of Media-N journal

We are pleased to announce that the Digital Dome @ IAIA is on the cover of the recently released New Media Caucus' Media-N journal: CAA Conference Edition, Los Angeles 2012. The photo was taken by Ethan Bach and the image on the dome is by student Fernando Charlie....

read more

Batch Image Converting

Every time we have a show, there are issues with the files an artist has sent us. This time one of the artists sent the master image sequence as .tif instead of .png. With 7350 individual images to convert, I need an automated solution. With a quick Google search, I...

read more

Digital Dome @ IAIA Currents 2012 Opens June 23

The Digital Dome @ IAIA is bringing Currents 2012, the third annual Santa Fe international new media art festival, to the Institute of American Indian Arts campus June 22 – July 8. This citywide festival explores the role of technology and the diverse applications of...

read more

Integrating Technology for Dome Production

I have been working with our animation adjunct faculty, J. Craig Tompkins, on integrating animation into high resolution spherical photography. As of last weekend, we have made two pieces of technology work to further our process: the Organic Motion Markerless Motion...

read more

DOME2012 – This weekend!

Just wanted to remind you about the event, DOME2012, happening this Friday and Saturday 5pm to 8pm. I made the reel and the show is amazing! Something you will remember for a long time. Artist Robert Drummond added some speakers to the back of the room and balanced...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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,...

read more

TWITTER        FACEBOOK        INSTAGRAM        LINKEDIN