Shira Universe version 3.8.3 is released.
From now on, manufacturers of computer-integrated single projectors will be able to manage the Shira Universe app wirelessly directly from a mobile tablet, without the console display. This feature has been added in version 3.8.3.

  
Make the following adjustments to turn on this feature.
- Download the latest ShiraUniverse3.8.rar package.It includes 3.8.3 version exe.
- Unrar and run SU as Administrator mode.
- Open General Settings in the Settings form.
- Check the "Web Remote Control"
- Check the "Work only projector..."
- Check the "Auto start..."
- Click "Save All" button
- Restart SU or computer.
If you restart the computer, SU should run automatically and only the projector screen should be turned on in the primary window.
- Now open the web browser in the Android Tablet or IPad
- Browse http://computer-ip-address:port-no

PS : Shared main screen with the projector from the screen settings must be selected.

Fulldome Producer Feature

Now Shira Universe users can produce fulldome content for use as footages or for save&show again their presentations. The recording format is image sequence Jpeg or Png format.

In addition If you wish, you can save your script presentations as an image sequence. You can convert the image sequence to video using "Shira Encoder" or a third party tool (etc. Adobe After Effect).


Warning : Those who have already bought and demonstrated "Shira Universe" must complete apply form and send it to NAOJ.
However, if the licensed users produced videos for commerical, they should obtain permission for each video from NAOJ by completing below link form.

https://4d2u.nao.ac.jp/english/index.html#notice

 

Now "Shira Universe" 3.6 version can play VR equirectangular videos on the dome. In order for Shira Universe or Shira Player to identify these videos, the aspect ratio must be 2:1 .
There are many high resolution VR videos on the Youtube channels. We have downloaded and prepared a sample VR video for playing in Shira Universe or Shira Player on the dome.

Sample converted VR to equirectangular video for SU or SP can download from web page download side "Others" section and test.

Shira Universe 3.7 is published with Remote Control Module.
Now, Shira Universe can control from every machine with web based remote control feature.


This version has two new script and more bug fixed. Done list is below. 

Added Umbra&Penumbra last lunar eclipse at 21 Jan 2019 script.

The penumbra is the part of the Earth’s shadow where the Sun is only partially covered by the Earth. The umbra is where the Sun is completely hidden. The Moon's appearance isn't affected much by the penumbra.

 
 Shira Universe running script
Image Credit : Nasa - https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4614