Recreating the Eclipse with 360-degree video Projection: SIGGRAPH ASIA 2009


(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 15:00 Dec. 17, 2009.)

Keio University Research Institute for Digital Media Contents and Goto Inc. have an awesome exhibition of 360-degree video projection at SIGGRAPH ASIA 2009 now held in Yokohama, showing the total solar eclipse of July, 2009.

Read on for detail.


The demonstration was held in the dome screen.


The demonstration can hold 61 guests at a time.


They also showed videos of seaside and the city on their 360-degree screen.


5 speakers and a super woofer creates 3D sound.


Projector is placed in the center.


The observation was done at 4 places. Amami Oshima was one of them.


Observation point No.2: Kikaijima


Team China's observation point No.1: Wuhan and Huazhong University of Science and Technology


Team China's observation point No.2: Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Fantastic illustrations were projected at the beginning and the end of the show.


The eclipse.


Recreation of being in the bush.


The demonstration was held in the dome screen.


The demonstration can hold 61 guests at a time.


They also showed videos of seaside and the city on their 360-degree screen.


5 speakers and a super woofer creates 3D sound.


Projector is placed in the center.


The observation was done at 4 places. Amami Oshima was one of them.


Observation point No.2: Kikaijima


Team China's observation point No.1: Wuhan and Huazhong University of Science and Technology


Team China's observation point No.2: Shanghai Jiao Tong University


A fantastic illutrations were projected at the beginning and the end of the show.


The eclipse.


Recreation of being in the bush.


Scenary from the city shows the potential of this 360-degree projection to the audience.


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Related Post:
SIGGRAPH ASIA 2009: Table Of Contents - GIGAZINE

Play TETRIS on Gigantic Screen with “TETRIS Dekaris” - AMS 2009 - GIGAZINE

Hitachi’s Full Parallax 3D Display: CEATEC JAPAN 2009 - GIGAZINE

Truly realistic “Integral 3D Television” in NHK Tech Lab Public viewing 2009 - GIGAZINE

Movie Theater adopted PS3 console for Projecting Equipment - GIGAZINE

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