Shira Player 2.5 has been released.
In this version new Altitude feature is added. Atmosphere and landscape up to 10000 meters altitude are simulated with simple controls. So users can experience how the sky from Everest mountain is viewed on planetarium dome. 

Everest Summit image. Photo: AFP

 

In this version, added "Prepared two projector" support to the Shira Player projector plugin.

This feature is suitable for direct opposition facing cove mounted projectors. It includes prepared distortion and blend files. Users can fine-tune the most suitable image for their two projector setups. 

 

AI Planetarium is a mobile planetarium that outreach serves especially to the hospitals. They bought Shira Universe license from Altair LLC for their rehabilitation services.

http://aiplanet-sky.net/
http://hospla.net/
https://www.facebook.com/hospitalplanetarium/

 Mr.Michael Møller is Astronomy, Physics, Geosciences teacher at Rosborg School has choosen to use "Shira Universe" for their astronomy education at 7 meter dome mobile planetarium.

https://www.rosborg-gym.dk/
https://www.facebook.com/Rosborggymnasium

New "Shadered Landcape" feature added to Lanscape Manager.
Created a sample "Animated Ocean Lanscape" for 2.4 version. This landcape includes opengl shader codes that animates and colored ocean related datetime and atmosphere. It has also moon phosphorescence daynight on the sea.

Ocean Landcape Ini file includes type line as "shader". If the type line is selected as "shader" it requires shader fragment codes file with same name of the landcape file.

Secondary added feature is daylight clouds effect. Now Shira Player atmosphere is more realistic with these features.

Some improvements were made on Fulldome player feature .
- Added buttons for selected videos settings to save or delete.
- Show seek tracking bar time value of the video.
- Fixed bug of the seek operations while paused video.