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 'Immersive Dome' -- don't just watch, join the action

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Date posted: 14/08/2009

The "Immersive Dome" puts viewers at the heart of the action and lets them actively participate. Instead of the conventional surround sound, a three-dimensional aural experience awaits visitors. At IBC, the trade show for the electronics media industry in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, two institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft debut the "Immersive Dome."

Imagine that you are sitting in the middle of a lava lamp. You are surrounded by flowing, larger-than-life-sized sculptures, and you are in complete weightlessness. As befitting these amorphous forms, spherical sounds emanate that adapt to the movements of the fluid sculptures within the space. In the dome cinema of tomorrow, visitors will embrace entirely new visual and acoustic impressions.

This is why, at the IBC from September 11 to 15, 2009, digital dome projection from the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Architecture and Software Technology FIRST is being combined with the ?Spatial Pan? sound system from the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT. Another show-stopper: Visitors can actively participate in the creation of content. To do so, a camera films your face and projects it live onto a dome movie screen. Using a 3D-mouse, you can shift the projection on the screen, thereby interactively changing the image and the associated sound.

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