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Christie 4K Digital Projectors Send Science Museum of Virginia's Planetarium Audiences Across the Planet and Universe

Full dome theater systems leader Evans & Sutherland upgrades aging film system with Christie D4K2560 3DLP projectors.
Posted 2/12/2015

Cypress, Calif. – (February 12, 2015) – Christie® helped the Science Museum of Virginia create a state-of-the-art planetarium that is taking patrons across the planet and deep into the universe. Audiences are seeing it all in high resolution at 120 Hz thanks to Christie D4K2560 high frame rate projectors, which were installed by Evans & Sutherland (E&S), a pioneer in computer graphics and digital dome theater systems.

The projectors power an 8K-resolution full dome system with the sharpest and brightest images ever seen on the 76-foot Dome screen, one of the largest digital dome theaters in the world. Audiences are spellbound when they see the high-energy 2D and 3D movies, as well as innovative astronomy shows featuring E&S’s proprietary Digistar 5 system.

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