First shipments of new Laser powered product line. 48″ Dual Laser OmniGlobe goes to newly renovated Cincinnati Museum in Ohio, followed quickly by first 60″ Dual Laser OmniGlobe to a planetarium in Guadalajara, Mexico. In addition to 20,000 hours of lamp-free operation, the Laser technology delivers brighter and crisper globe images.
New 32″ OmniGlobe model with a brighter and higher resolution projector ships. This is the same Canon WUX6010 projector used in ARC’s dual projector 48″ and 60″ globes. Looks great!
The new Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration opens. A major attraction is a 60″ Dual OmniGlobe showing a 10+ minute movie of human migration from Paleo-Africa to the present day. Article from The New York Times
Popular OmniGlobe exhibit in Denver Botanical Gardens since 2009 is upgraded to 2nd Generation Dual Projection for relocation in new Science Pyramid. Owners of the older 60″ Dual Projection systems are now offered this upgrade to the much improved technology at an attractive price using their existing 60″ spherical screens.
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ARC expands our Loveland, Colorado production facility more than doubling our manufacturing space.
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The OmniGlobe is highlighted in an article about Climate Change in the Summer/Fall 2012 issue of “Public Garden” as a self directed teaching tool that provides “ample shares of science and inspiration”. The article can be found on pages 19-20 of Volume 27 by clicking on the following link: Public Gardens
ARC Science installs the first 48″ diameter Dual OmniGlobe, which is also the first using the new Canon WUXGA dual projection engine at the Buffalo Museum of Science in Buffalo, New York. The new Dual 48″ OmniGlobe is the highest resolution, brightest configuration to date and looks spectacular!
Virginia Tech Museum of Geosciences adds a 32″ OmniGlobe as an “innovative teaching tool” used by several departments. Click on the following link to view the article:
OmniGlobe installed at Biosphere 2. Click on the following link to view the press release and see photos:
OmniGlobe used for Research and Fun at Old Dominion University. Click on the following link to view the article:
OmniGlobe used at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Click on the following link to view the YouTube video:
ARC and VizRT collaborate to enable the use of the VizRT real-time weather software with the OmniGlobe. Click here to view the press release and photos.
OmniGlobe installed at The United Nations building as part of an exhibition on Global Climate Change. Click here to view the press release and photos.
ARC installed it’s first suspended, High Definition 60″ OmniGlobe spherical display system at the prestigious Technorama museum in Winterthur, Switzerland. Click here to view the press release and photos.
ARC Developed the 1st 1080p High Definition Dual Projector 60″ spherical display system.
In 2007 ARC moved to a larger facility to accommodate growth.
In 2006 ARC developed and installed its first 32” spherical display system.
In 2006 ARC developed and installed the first dual projector 60” spherical display system at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Dual systems using two wide format projectors significantly increase image resolution and brightness.
In 2005 ARC developed the Enhanced Contrast Screen for the OmniGlobe, greatly enhancing image quality under brighter ambient lighting conditions.
In 2003 ARC installed the first 60” spherical display system in Japan.
In 2002 ARC installed the first self contained spherical display system. An 80” sphere installed in the Indiana State Museum.
During 2000-2001 ARC developed the OmniGlobe spherical display system.
In 1999 ARC developed a hemispherical display system called the DayGlobe.