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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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