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Seoul Science Center installs Colorspace 3D Wall™ as signature attraction

2016-04-26

The Seoul Science Center, a completely new venue opening this year in Seoul, South Korea, has joined forces with Sciss to install a "Colorspace 3D Wall" as their signature attraction. The wall-and-floor installation will display a variety of beautiful and realistic space and planet visualizations, covering a large surface of approximately 58 m2.

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We´re recruiting a Senior Support Engineer

2016-04-04

We are seeking a Senior Support Engineer for our Stockholm office to provide software and hardware system support to our customers in Europe, Middle East and Asia. The position is a full-time post, preferably based at our headquarters in Stockholm.

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We´re looking for a Marketing Coordinator

2016-03-04

We’re looking for an outstanding Marketing Coordinator for our Stockholm office, to be in charge of planning and execution of the company’s marketing and PR activities. The position is a temporary post for 8 months due to parental leave, with the possibility for extension or a permanent position. Start is preferably May 9th, and it will be a full-time or part-time post depending on the agreement.

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Sciss announces Johan Sköld as new CEO

2016-02-17

Sciss has announced that Johan Sköld, former COO, has been appointed CEO and will succeed Staffan Klashed who remains in a strategic role on Sciss’s board of directors.

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Sciss upgrades Kennedy Space Center’s Astronaut Encounter Theater

2016-02-17

Kennedy Space Center and Delaware North have joined forces with Swedish planetarium company Sciss to design and install a new Colorspace system in the center’s Astronaut Encounter Theater. With over 1.5 million visitors annually and a unique heritage in space exploration, Kennedy Space Center’s Visitor Complex will become an even more exciting place to visit. Astronauts will be guiding visitors through stunning space visualizations in 3D, all based on real scientific data gathered by telescopes and observatories around the world.

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Uniview Drop-In™ - now available for a range of display systems

2016-02-10

Uniview Drop-In™ is a quick and easy installation package of servers and software – a cost effective way to get access to Uniview (and the upcoming release of Uniview 3.0) on your existing system.

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Sciss and Neurodome present “Neurotours” - live travel inside the human brain

2015-10-29

Neurotours is now released as a complete live-show package and available for purchase to all our Uniview 2.0 users. Awe your audience with an immersive live-travel inside the human brain - a first-of-its-kind planetarium show.

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“Neurotours” favorite attraction at INSPIRIA Science Center’s “Brain day”

2015-10-26

On October 8, INSPIRIA Science Center (located in Sarpsborg, Norway), arranged a “Brain day” in collaboration with the Østfold hospital (Sykehuset Østfold). Here’s an inspiring summary of the day told by Roger Eide, Planetarium Manager at INSPIRIA.

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Meet Diana, new Administrator at Sciss

2015-09-21

Meet Diana Nanu, new Administrator at Sciss with exceptional language skills and with a thing for sci-fi movies (2001: A Space Odyssey and Interstellar are her all-time favorites). Diana moved from Romania to Sweden in August, and is starting a new page in Stockholm at Sciss’s headquarters.

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Glasgow Science Centre installs Scotland's first fulldome digital planetarium

2015-09-03

Glasgow Science Centre has just installed Scotland's first fulldome digital planetarium, upgrading its facilities from an optical-mechanical projection system to a digital display system from Sciss. Due to open on 5th September, the planetarium will seat 115 people and will feature the technology to visualise real-time scientific data and satellite imaging, along with showing fulldome films, allowing its visitors to see our universe in a 360° immersive theatre setting.

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Two maximized days in San Francisco at our next Uniview User Group

2015-08-25

We are planning for two awesome days at our next UUG at the California Academy of Sciences on September 21-22! The agenda will be mixed with presentations and workshops concerning new features in Uniview 2.0, a guest lecturer from NASA Ames Research Center, inspirational sessions by our users, and of course - hangin´ about with the best user group in the world.

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Paul Tetu new Project Manager at Sciss

2015-08-20

We´re thrilled to announce that Paul Tetu is joining Sciss as new Senior Project Manager, starting this week. Paul, a well-known person amongst planetarians, has a long carrier in the planetarium industry and will bring a great deal of experience into his new role at Sciss.

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White paper: The next 20 years - A vision for planetariums in the 21st century

2015-08-14

At Sciss´s new planetarium blog, launched today (!), our CEO Staffan Klashed talks about his vision for planetariums the next two decades. How can we as an industry shape a strategy to remain and grow increasingly relevant? In a new white paper, The next 20 years: A vision for planetariums in the 21st century, Staffan identifies three major trends that will decide the future of planetariums.

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Sciss’s Colorspace theater system now fully integrated with Zeiss’s opto-mechanical star projectors

2015-07-10

We are happy to announce that we now can offer a hybrid system that is fully integrated with Zeiss’s opto-mechanical star projector. By the press of a button you synchronize the star projector with the digital star field, and the transitions between the two systems are fully automated throughout your flight.

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Sciss launches new planetarium blog in August

2015-06-30

This summer, in the beginning of August, we are launching a new industry forum in the form of a blog at sciss.se/blog. The purpose is to spread the best-of-breed - knowledge, ideas and experiences from people with a broad variety of perspectives. The blog will mostly feature guest writers, to bring in perspectives from outside our own sphere.

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University of Alaska Anchorage installs Uniview Drop-In™ at the Planetarium and Visualization Theater

2015-06-17

The Planetarium and Visualization Theater, located on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus in Alaska, USA, is now taking the step to install Uniview Drop-In™ on their existing system. From August they will be able to expand their programming capacity with the full power of Uniview 2.0.

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Breathe new life into your planetarium - Uniview Drop-In™ for dual 4K projector systems now available

2015-06-16

Sciss is now introducing Uniview Drop-In™ - an easy and quick installation package of only three extra servers, and a cost efficient way to get access to the full suite of the Uniview fulldome software. The solution is developed for any display system that is comprised of a two-channel 4K projector solution.

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Welcome to Sciss, Mike Dowling!

2015-06-04

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Mike Dowling as new Director of Business Development at Sciss.

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We´re recruiting a Technical Project Manager

2015-05-22

We are seeking a Technical Project Manager to help realizing the next generation of tourist and educational attractions all over the world.

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We´re recruiting an Administrator

2015-05-22

We´re looking for an outstanding administrator to our Stockholm office to be in charge of economical tasks as well as administration of deliveries, HR support and office management.

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Sciss opens largest digital & hybrid planetarium in the Gulf region in United Arab Emirates

2015-04-22

In May 2015 Sciss opens a state-of the-art planetarium in the newly built Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences in the United Arab Emirates. About 35 kilometers from Dubai, an 18.5 meter hemispherical dome screen will awe up to 200 visitors at the time with tours through the universe, planet exploration and night sky observation.

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"Neurotours" awed all ages on "Brain Day" at the University of Michigan’s Museum of Natural History

2015-03-27

On March 21st, the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History arranged a "Brain Day", which over 1200 people attended. Visitors got to learn brain facts, talk to neuroscientists - and even dissect real sheep brains. One of the activities presented was Neurodome´s "Neurotours", a real-time live tour of the brain that was held in the digital planetarium. Almost 400 people attended 13 half-hour presentations, led by the Neurodome team in cooperation with Sciss.

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Dome theaters interconnect with Sciss domecasting for Kavli Prize Lecture

2015-03-03

On March 5th, the first Kavli Prize Lecture Tales from the Outer Solar System by 2012 Kavli Prize Laureate in Astrophysics, Michael E. Brown, will take place at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. The presentation, which will be held and visualized in the planetarium, will be broadcasted live to three other dome theaters in the United States. The sharing technology, called domecasting, is a unique feature introduced by Sciss.

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Uniview User Group in Denver – Save the Date!

2015-01-16

2015 is here, and we want to give you a heads-up about the first Uniview User Group of the new year. It will take place March 1st at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in connection with the 2015 IMERSA Summit, and the main focus will be the new features in Uniview 2.0.

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Press release: Bringing neuroscience into the dome theater - a course changing learning experience

2014-11-11

After 6 years of development, neuroscientist Jonathan Fisher and his Neurodome team have reached a first important step in their project to visualize brain data for dome use. In partnership with SCISS, the two can now offer the dome market an environment for real and mind-blowing neuroimaging in the Uniview fulldome software.

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Daniel joins SCISS!

2014-10-23

We are delighted to welcome a new developer to our Development team – Daniel Hultgren.

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Want to join our team?

2014-09-01

SCISS is now recruiting for four new positions at our headquarters in Stockholm. We’re looking for a Content Developer, Project Manager, Senior User Manager and a Technical User Manager.

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New planetarium in Malta receives a Colorspace theater

2014-08-11

In 2015, the Malta Council for Science and Technology will open the doors to the National Interactive Science Center, a complex that will occupy several of the most imposing and magnificent buildings overlooking the entrance into the Grand Harbour in Malta. The site comprises of 4 buildings and an outdoor space each of which will be pivotal to displaying exhibits and presenting live science. One of the buildings will be a stunning 10.7 meter in diameter planetarium, and we´re very happy to announce that SCISS will build and install a complete Colorspace 4K theater system at the site.

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Happy New Release - Uniview 1.6 has arrived

2014-06-11

2014 is making its way and summer has finally reached Stockholm. Now we are happy to announce the immediate availability of Uniview 1.6, a release packed with new features, content and improvements.

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Conference season is here – what’s your plan?

2014-04-30

It is high season for conferences within the digital theater world these upcoming months. SCISS will of course be visiting some of the gatherings, and we would love to see you there!

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