W5 Online (whowhatwherewhenwhy), Northern Ireland
W5 is Ireland's award winning science and discovery centre at Odyssey in Belfast. With over 250 interactive exhibits and a changing programme of events, shows and exhibitions, W5 is a great value day out for all the family. They bought plenatarium system from England Fulldome Reality company to use Shira Player their astronomy and fulldome presentations.
Robocik.eu Edubits, Poland
Edubits is an education complex. Mr. Krzysztof Skibicki has built their own fisheye projection system.
They have robotics for kids and youth and have prototype portable planetarium using Shira Player software to educate astronomy.
Altair LLC visited to headquarter
Japan distrubutor Altair LLC company's CEO Mr.Osamu Kato has visited Sureyyasoft at headoffice in Bursa Turkey on February.
We have worked together on Shira softwares series' future. We have decided to make many developments on Shira Universe.
Thanks to Mr.Osamu Kato for his kind visit.
Mr. Osamu Kato blog page link about Turkey visit.
Shira Universe 1.6 was published.
Shira Universe is becoming more effective software for planetarium usages with space flight specification.
Featured properties in 1.6 version
Powerful Script Engine.
With new script engine all properties can be controlled by scripts. Also working scripts can be paused and resumed with one-click. In downloadable file package, English and Japanese script helper files can be found.
More realistic planetarium view with planets, moon and high resolution colored milkyway textures
in landscape and spaceflight mode.
Night view Landscape support
It is possible to show single landscape by using Night & daylight view.
The file that has been produced by Osamu Kato includes two panoramic views of same landscape in daylight & night. Two views are blended with crosfade effect at sunrice and sunset times.
Z angle rotate feature has been added in landscape definition file.
Milkyway intensity slider to change mikyway density has been added.
|Night View Landscape.||Same Landscape with daylight view.|
Spanish language support has been added.
PJLink projector control feature has been added
Many bugs have been fixed
- Reset all functions were missing, it was fixed.
- Initial sky view has been changed to South direction.
- When other planets landed previous landscape shown, fixed.
- Fixed keybord controls
- and more.
Illinois State University Planetarium, USA
Tom Willmitch, ISU Planetarium Director is using ShiraPlayer for planetarium presentations, now.
They bought spherical projection system from Fulldome Reality,UK company. Freefall Technologies LLC company did worked together with the system's settings. Planetarium has 30 foot ( 9.1 meter) fixed dome size, 110 seating and also a mechanical planetarium projector.