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Primeur weekly 2013-08-05

Special

There is room for two major supercomputer conferences each year ...

Historic Heidelberg setting for new Big Data Conference ...

Exascale supercomputing

Largest neuronal network simulation to date achieved using Japanese supercomputer ...

Designing a new operating system for exascale architectures ...

The Cloud

Over a hundred vulnerabilities were found in browsers in the course of The University of Oulu's effective data security testing programme ...

IBM unveils new PowerLinux system for analytics and Cloud computing ...

ESDS selects IBM PureSystems over HP and Dell for Cloud and Big Data offerings ...

EuroFlash

Walking on Water: projectiondesign powers interactive portable 360-degree Igloo experience at La Biennale di Venezia 2013 ...

SUSE predicts supercomputer capabilities to become part of mainstream IT for enterprise customers ...

GEANT's terabit upgrade gives European science the data network of the future ...

ADVA FSP 150 delivers sub-microsecond timing for high-frequency trading ...

Scientists realize quantum bit with a bent nanotube ...

USFlash

Stanford engineers receive award to improve supercomputing and solar efficiency ...

Fujitsu PRIMERGY computational power at Australian National University takes high capability Australian research to the world stage ...

NOAA's National Weather Service more than doubles computing capacity ...

Cray Inc. reports second quarter 2013 results ...

UCSC acquires powerful new astrophysics supercomputer system ...

20 years of TOP500 data show Linux's role in supercomputing breakthroughs ...

Secretary Moniz dedicates new supercomputer at the National Energy Technology Laboratory ...

Online tools accelerating earthquake-engineering progress ...

CSIR to launch new supercomputer ...

NIH commits $24 million annually for Big Data Centres of Excellence ...

NASA relies on RTI Connext DDS for Human Exploration Telerobotics Project ...

Omni Circuit Boards produces working aluminum trace circuit board for quantum computing applications ...

Computer scientists develop mathematical jigsaw puzzles to encrypt software ...

Walking on Water: projectiondesign powers interactive portable 360-degree Igloo experience at La Biennale di Venezia 2013


31 Jul 2013 Fredrikstad - Immersive specialist Igloo Vision was commissioned by United Arab Emirates to create a 360-degree immersive installation for the La Biennale di Venezia 2013, 53rd annual art exhibition that incorporates F22 projectors from projectiondesign. Mounted in the Sale d'Armi at the New National Pavilion, Mohammed Kazem's realization called "Directions 2005/2013" makes a brilliant contribution to 'Walking on Water'.

"Showing content of seascapes and replicating what it would be like to be lost at sea, the immersive installation uses fifteen F22 projectors at WUXGA resolution with zoom lenses and installed in portrait mode. The projectors are edge blended and integrated in a floor to ceiling 360° fully immersive screen using tailor made software", stated Pippa Halliday, sales director at Igloo.

"The projectors were chosen because of their reliability and ability to be shown in portrait mode. They produce high-quality images with colour accuracy, which was calibrated at the factory in Norway meaning that little tweaking was necessary at the site. The projectors are tried and tested as Igloo have used projectiondesign before with great result, so we know they will perform for the duration of the La Biennale di Venezia 2013."

The F22 single-chip DLP projectors are designed for installations where reliability, image quality and performance is critical, and where acquisition cost and total cost of ownership plays a central role. Each F22 projector is uniquely characterised and calibrated during its manufacture. Unique optical performance values are recorded and matched to the electronics processing in order to secure perfect on-site calibration. With RealColor, it is possible to match any number of projectors, and ensure they all project the same primaries and grey scale, without going through a very complicated process.

Maria Dahl Aagaard, product marketing manager at projectiondesign, stated: "We're delighted to see that Igloo has enabled artist Mohammed Kazem to achieve his goals in ensuring that the projectors were supportive rather than intrusive. It was important to make sure that visitors to the 'Directions 2005/2013' installation could walk in and feel as though they were part of the experience."

The National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development and with the support of the Sheikha Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation presents 'Walking on Water' for the 55th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia. Curated by Reem Fadda, 'Walking on Water' features a solo exhibition by vanguard Emirati artist Mohammed Kazem under the leadership of Commissioner, Dr. James Hamdan at the New National Pavilion for the United Arab Emirates at the Sale d'Armi from June 1 - November 24, 2013.
Source: projectiondesign

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2013-08-05

Special

There is room for two major supercomputer conferences each year ...

Historic Heidelberg setting for new Big Data Conference ...

Exascale supercomputing

Largest neuronal network simulation to date achieved using Japanese supercomputer ...

Designing a new operating system for exascale architectures ...

The Cloud

Over a hundred vulnerabilities were found in browsers in the course of The University of Oulu's effective data security testing programme ...

IBM unveils new PowerLinux system for analytics and Cloud computing ...

ESDS selects IBM PureSystems over HP and Dell for Cloud and Big Data offerings ...

EuroFlash

Walking on Water: projectiondesign powers interactive portable 360-degree Igloo experience at La Biennale di Venezia 2013 ...

SUSE predicts supercomputer capabilities to become part of mainstream IT for enterprise customers ...

GEANT's terabit upgrade gives European science the data network of the future ...

ADVA FSP 150 delivers sub-microsecond timing for high-frequency trading ...

Scientists realize quantum bit with a bent nanotube ...

USFlash

Stanford engineers receive award to improve supercomputing and solar efficiency ...

Fujitsu PRIMERGY computational power at Australian National University takes high capability Australian research to the world stage ...

NOAA's National Weather Service more than doubles computing capacity ...

Cray Inc. reports second quarter 2013 results ...

UCSC acquires powerful new astrophysics supercomputer system ...

20 years of TOP500 data show Linux's role in supercomputing breakthroughs ...

Secretary Moniz dedicates new supercomputer at the National Energy Technology Laboratory ...

Online tools accelerating earthquake-engineering progress ...

CSIR to launch new supercomputer ...

NIH commits $24 million annually for Big Data Centres of Excellence ...

NASA relies on RTI Connext DDS for Human Exploration Telerobotics Project ...

Omni Circuit Boards produces working aluminum trace circuit board for quantum computing applications ...

Computer scientists develop mathematical jigsaw puzzles to encrypt software ...