Script Recorder Feature

New feature "Script Recorder" is added to "Shira Universe". Now, with this feature you can create your own planetarium show to play again and again. All console commands, preview screen mouse & keyboard commands can be saved as script commands. 

 

Please watch video below how to use "Script Recorder" feature.

Another development and fixes

New great feature : "Presentation Builder"

Now, you may create your own planetarium program with "Presentation Builder" feature as simple as Microsoft ® Power Point Presentation. Every presentations can include one and more slide pages. Every slides can include more and more presentation items like Flat images, backgrounds, flat movies, sounds, dome-master clip or custom scripts. Also you may convert each slides into script documentation and can edit manually before run. The Presentation Builder opinion owner was Mr. Emanuel Zueger from Vioso Gmbh. 

 
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Sample Presentation Create and Run Video.
 

Another development and bug fixes.

Shira Universe has Mitaka based sky generator and media presenter for fixed and mobile domes planateriums.
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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.

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 

Real-Time 3D Space Flight experience with Planetarium Presentation

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he published Shira Universe software is developed based on Japan National Observatory (NAOJ)  Four-Diamensional Digital (4D2U) Project (http://4d2u.nao.ac.jp/) of Mitaka software which has MIT license. 

The Shira Universe 1.0 includes all of 1.3.0 version of the Mitaka software features. For detailed information about Mitaka http://4d2u.nao.ac.jp/html/program/mitaka/index_E.html

The Shira Universe (SU, as shortly) is a specific version for planetarium use only. It is aimed to facilitate of presentation of planetarium.

Benefits of Shira Universe

* Useful Console Manager

The SU has splitted and advanced screen console to control projection screen. Nearly all visual controls have fade on/off effect.  Below screenshots are taken while Sky Manager Display Settings window is opened. There are enough controls in the "Sky Manager - Display settings" window.

Shira Universe Main Control Console with preivew screen

Fisheye Projection
Spherical Projection
Hakoniwa Calibration System single cove projector projection