Science on a Sphere Experimentation at the Orlando Science Center

Posted on September 26th, 2013 in Events. 6 Comments.

The great folks at the Orlando Science Center have given me permission and access to play with their Science On a Sphere system, a hardware and software configuration from NOAA that consists of a 6′ diameter sphere with 4 projectors surrounding it. Most of the imagery that comes with the system has to do with weather, planets, and other such things (and is very cool in and of itself). I’m seeing what I can do that’s a little more outside the box for the Orlando Mini Maker Faire. Here are a few teaser shots from yesterday’s time figuring out what was possible…









6 thoughts on “Science on a Sphere Experimentation at the Orlando Science Center

On September 26, 2013 at 11:39 am, Ian Cole said:

I cannot wait to see this in person, so awesome!!

On October 16, 2013 at 12:08 am, Ryan Price said:

Do you have any videos of this project in motion? I got held up manning my brother’s booth and then I did not get a chance to see your exhibit! šŸ™

On October 16, 2013 at 9:24 am, nathan said:

Unfortunately I don’t… I would say it is still quite an “alpha” effort that needs polish. We are going to be looking for some funding to continue exploring integrating the Leap Motion with the Science on a Sphere system though.

On January 10, 2014 at 4:24 pm, 2013 – My Year in Review | Nathan Selikoff said:

[…] October was a very busy month, with theĀ Art & Algorithms digital arts festival overlapping with theĀ Orlando Mini Maker Faire, where in addition to installing the giant marionette, Sergio Mora and I played with the Orlando Science Center’sĀ Science on a Sphere and Processing to create some interactive experiments. […]

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