Pandoras Box is a superior system, which fulfill all our needs, with multiple interesting features such as its superb warping capability
May 31, 2017
The Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow), the currently most-visited museum in Brazil, is engaging visitors in its main attractions thanks to Christie® 1DLP® and 3LCD projectors, managed by the award-winning Christie Pandoras Box video processing systems, installed by Visualfarm.
Located in Rio de Janeiro, Museu do Amanhã is a unique science museum that mixes science and art with an innovative design with a focus on sustainable cities. The museum has partnerships with some of the most important science institutions in Brazil and abroad, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), UNESCO, and the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research.
Museu do Amanhã called for a public tender to provide the projection solutions. And its technical team immediately noticed the Christie difference. “The truth of the matter is that the Christie projectors were the ones that best adapted to the technical specifications detailed in the call,” said Eric Ribeiro, IT Manager at the Museum. “The brightness, the color saturation and the price were simply better than alternatives.”
The entrance of the museum is a “Cosmic Portal” containing a film co-directed by City of God director Fernando Meirelles that compresses 13.7 billion years of geological change and natural evolution into eight minutes of sensory overload projected by nine Christie DHD951-Q 1DLP projectors, inside an egg-shaped cinema. In this 360-degree dome, visitors are taken on a unique visual journey through galaxies, deep into the subatomic world of elementary particles, and into the center of the sun. They witness the formation of the Earth…