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The White Oak Institute and the Giant Screen Cinema Association announce GSCA’s stewardship of DIGSS

MARBLEHEAD, MA – The White Oak Institute and the GSCA announce GSCA’s stewardship of the NSF-funded Digital Immersive Giant Screen Specifications (DIGSS 1.0). By a unanimous Board vote on September 22, 2011, the GSCA accepted the role of stewardship of DIGSS 1.0 with a goal of further developing the recommendations, announced Tammy Thurmon, Executive Director of GSCA. John Jacobsen, principal investigator of the Digital Immersive Screen Colloquium for Unified Standards and Specifications (DISCUSS NSF-ISE 0946691) said, “GSCA’s stewardship will enable the refinement and administration of DIGSS 1.0+, its screen testing and its global buy-in.”

6th FullDome Festival - Jena

The Zeiss-Planetarium in Jena would like to invite you to the 6th FullDome Festival to be held in Jena, Germany from May 8 to 12, 2012. By the sixth year of its existence, the FullDome Festival has established itself as a leading forum of discourse about the young and innovative medium and elicited worldwide response and participation. The Festival is open to the public and does not require any registration fees.

IMERSA Fulldome Summit 2012 Update

“Because of digital technology, multiple industry sectors are converging, and we have a lot to talk about on the creative side, technology side and the business side. Everyone wants to see more viable business models for production, distribution and exhibition. This Summit will be a conversation where we can share the wisdom, look at what works and what needs to be done differently, what tools exist and what tools still need to be developed or improved – and move forward.”

--IMERSA co-founder Dan Neafus, director of the Gates Planetarium at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

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