The new version Shira Universe has new features, new script commands and many bug fixes.

Data2Dome Apod ( Nasa Astronomy Picture of Day) support

Nasa Apod service was integrated to Shira Universe Data2Dome operation. At this time, you can pull and show max last 100 APOD data on your dome. To set show Apod data, open D2D settings and just enable APOD resources.


Two types Cloud support on Landing Mode.

For now two clouds texture model is created for Shira Universe, "Cumulus" and "Thunderstorm". You can change them from "Earth Clouds" on Location settings.

Planets orbits show on Landing Mode.

Now supported Planets orbits on Landing mode.

 

Added new script commands, so "ShiraUniverse_Script.chm" helper file has updated.

Added first release of User Guide as English and Turkish for now.

 

Data2Dome is an effort of the European Southern Observatory (ESO; https://www.eso.org/public/outreach/data2dome/).
It uses a content distribution and publishing standard aimed at bringing astronomy data seamlessly into planetarium systems real-time.
(IPS web page - http://www.ips-planetarium.org/?page=data2dome)

Now, Shira Universe has new feature "Data2Dome" and Sureyyasoft is an integrated vendor of "Data2Dome".
You can download ShiraUniverse 2.0.0 version and test "Data2Dome" feature.

Supported D2D contents

  • - Flat, Fisheye and Spherical (Equirectangular) Images
  • - Flat and Fisheye videos.

Warning: "Data2Dome" feature is required internet connection on working computer.

 

  Another developments in 2.0.0 version

  • - Added "Fulldome Background" feature in Media Manager
  • - Added Flat Video Manager in Media Manager
  • - In Presentation Builder added "Permanent" property to "Background Item".

The new constellation western arts reproduce as colorize.

 

Fulldome producer in Advanced Script Features.

Shira Player has updated with huge new "Advaced Script" features.
In this version old "Favorites Manager" window has changed to "Advanced Script Manager".
This window includes three main features.

  • Test of Script Play : To test your scripts only preview window. (If multi-projector mode activated also work in projector windows)
  • Scripts Recorder : To record all actions on all windows as script language lines.
  • Fulldome Frames Producer : To produce high resolution (up 4K) fulldome frames sequences.

Shira Player user Guide has also updated. Find detailed information about "Advanced Script" feature in updated user guide.

Mr. Garry Diamond Fireball Planetarium owner has chosen Shira Player for his astronomy education. Garry’s been a member of the St. John’s Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for over 40 years. In 1994 he was awarded the RASC National Service Award for his many years of service in educating the public about astronomy. Now his is using Shira Player on his mobile system dome.

http://www.fireballplanetarium.ca
https://www.facebook.com/FireballPlanetarium/