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Mersive® Aligns the Universe for Planetarium Dome Display

Umevatoriet. Photo by Lars-Åke Jonsson.

Umevatoriet. Photo by Lars-Åke Jonsson.

Swedish planetarium uses Mersive software to create immersion experience

Lexington, KY (October 20, 2009) – Mersive is chosen as the automatic alignment software solution for the science center planetarium display at Sweden’s University of Umeå. Mersive SOL® software was used at Umevatoriet Center to accomplish the edge-blending, image warping and auto alignment of multiple projectors on the dome screen to provide a crisp and compelling immersive visual experience.

“Mersive SOL® software enables automatic alignment of projectors, which significantly reduces installation time and increases the stability of the display,? explains Randall Stevens, CEO at Mersive. “Calibration, which has traditionally taken hours and even days to achieve, has been reduced to a few minutes, so installation and maintenance costs are greatly reduced.?

With the combined solution of Mersive SOL® software, projectiondesign projectors, and integration services by Mersive distributor, Antycip Simulation, the science center delivers an immersive full-dome planetarium show that accommodates 27 people in two rows of seats under a 5 meter diameter hard curved dome screen.

“We are very enthusiastic to have enabled a quantum leap in audience interaction and engagement,? says Tommy Jonsson, Project Manager at Umevatoriet. “Moreover, management is confident our center’s profile will rise even further as a result. Bravo to Mersive SOL®, projectiondesign and Uniview for a beautiful collaboration and to Antycip Simulation for bringing it all together.?
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More information on Umevatoriet can be found at www.umevatoriet.se.

About Mersive®
Mersive software enables the creation of large seamless displays with resolutions exceeding high-definition. As a leader in visual technology, Mersive software simplifies the way high-resolution displays are designed, configured, and maintained to provide a cost-effective, true auto-alignment solution capable of merging any number of projectors into a seamless display of almost any size, shape, and resolution. Technology once considered practical only for select capital-rich industries is now made available by Mersive for a range of applications from simulation and training to museum displays and digital signage. Mersive clients include a number of corporate, government, and academic organizations. For more information about Mersive’s planetarium display alignment solutions or for further information about Mersive, please visit www.mersive.com or contact:

Company Contact:
Aileen O’Leary, Director of Marketing
Mersive
859.514.8120 x8129
aoleary@mersive.com

Press Contact:
Roberta Lewis
Roberta Lewis & Assoc. Public Relations
713.665.8758
rlewis@robertalewis.com

All rights reserved. Mersive and SOL are registered trademarks of Mersive Technologies, Inc. All trade names and trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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