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Global Immersion Wins AV Award for California Academy of Sciences Planetarium
Global Immersion has won an ARCHI-TECH AV Award in recognition of its recent work at Morrison Planetarium, California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, USA - presented at the 2009 InfoComm International® AV awards ceremony, Florida.
By: Beth Nicholas, Global Immersion
Following assessment of project submissions by an expert panel of judges, the California Academy of Sciences project was selected for the award of ‘Grand Prize over $1million’ based upon concept, design, innovation, scheduling, teamwork, and solution.
Global Immersion’s involvement in the project included design and integration of a digital fulldome solution into the 22.8 meter (78ft) Morrison Planetarium featuring a Global Immersion Fidelity Bright™ solution with six projectiondesign®
Now in its seventh year, the ARCHI-TECH AV Awards program honors exceptional audiovisual architectural projects. Five other organizations were also awarded for their AV, design and consultancy contributions to California Academy of Sciences project – all winners will be featured on the ARCHI-TECH website and in an e-Lunch & Learn series of free webinars during August 2009.
About ARCHI-TECH AV Awards
ARCHI-TECH, a publication with an exclusive focus on combining the elements of design with the rapidly evolving technologies used in non-residential buildings, presents the annual AV Award in conjunction with InfoComm International, the leading organization serving the professional AV communications industry worldwide.
About Global Immersion
Global Immersion is an award-winning organization, dedicated to the unique and innovative medium of immersive theater.
With over ten years experience in the world of fulldome displays and scientific data visualization, Global Immersion combines a broad range of proven technologies to create enthralling and exciting immersive theater. As a full-service team, they pull together exceptional theater design, advanced projection technologies, content production, user-friendly controls and advanced audio & lighting – all on a digital infrastructure.
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Global Immersion is a full service immersive theater design and installation organization, integrating and developing fulldome cinema and large-format immersive theater, creating an effective and advanced means of educating and entertaining the public.
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