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.

  • Realistic View

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
    1. Reset all functions were missing, it was fixed.
    2. Initial sky view has been changed to South direction. 
    3. When other planets landed previous landscape shown, fixed.
    4. Fixed keybord controls
    5. and more.

  Download & License Information 

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.

Altair LLC

Mr. Osamu Kato blog page link about Turkey visit.

http://planetarium.sakura.ne.jp/kato/?cat=8

Shira Universe has Mitaka based sky generator and media presenter for fixed and mobile domes planateriums.
For privacy&policy information and download click here.

What is new and fixes since previous version

  • Flat image manager in Media Manager

The flat images are presented with this feature by free image browsing on computer.

  • Enhanced Constellations manager

Single constellation art, line or boundary selection manager or seasonal group selection capability.



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.

http://www2.phy.ilstu.edu/~trw/planet.html
http://illinoisstate.edu/

Mr. Mark Watson, Education/Planetarium Officer has just chosen for using Shira Player on their inflatable dome mobile plantetarium service to present live astronomy planetarium shows and/or play 360° fulldome.

 

http://www.winchestersciencecentre.org/
http://www.winchestersciencecentre.org/planetarium-cinema/mobile-planetarium-for-hire/
https://www.facebook.com/winchestersciencecentre