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Aldo repairs the Dome Theatre

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Aldo applies the final pieces of the tape to the re-constructed Dome Theatre, after it's collapse on Thursday night.

Last visitors of the dome theater

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These two visitors of the IVRPA were the last two to experience the dome theater at the booth. After they left, the dome was turned off, and later dismantled. It was not easy to turn off the projection, after all the energy I had put into getting the dome up and running (twice!).

The panorama shown is 'A Paradise Called Caramoan' by Rommel Bundalian

Dome Theater

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At the IVRPA we are showing VRs in different ways. One of the ways to enjoy panoramas is using a Paul Bourke style immersive video projection on a 2.90m diameter hemisphere.

On day 2 we finally got our dome theater to work. We decided to have the dome projection shrouded in black cloth; the projector just could not cope with the ambient light at the booth. I am almost happy with the result. Some extra tinkering might be in order... Come experience the dome theater at out booth!

Setting up the booth

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This pano was taken around 17:50 after all pictures where fixed and the projection screen was setup. In the background the dome theater is taking shape.

Setting Up on Tuesday

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A quick test using the new wheeled LEGO pano-robot.