Planetarium Technology

ZEISS Hybrid Planetariums The Fusion of the Best Starry Sky Projection with Digital Fulldome Technology

A truly brilliant starry sky that captivates and inspires an audience can only be achieved with an optical-mechanical planetarium projector from ZEISS. With its hybrid planetariums, ZEISS offers the combination of an analog starry sky together with digital fulldome projection for all dome sizes. Digital representations, such as the 88 constellation figures, automatically synchronize with the optical starry sky (True Hybrid).

True Black Hybrid Planetariums

ZEISS Star Projectors and VELVET LED for Impressive Dome Projections


ZEISS Star Projectors for the Best Starry Sky Projection


ZEISS VELVET LED for Excellent Black and Brilliant Colors

ZEISS Software Suite for Planetariums

ZEISS Software for Absolute Synchronous Control

True Hybrid Technology

Intelligent Configuration and Synchronous Control

All from a single source

Star projector, full dome system and software come from ZEISS. All components are perfectly coordinated.

Common control

All hybrid components can be controlled by a single input tool (e.g., control panel or tablet).

Seamless transitions

Transitions between earthbound astronomy and free flight through space are seamless.

Bi-directional control

The user can control digital functions from the optical-mechanical projector as well as send commands from the digital system to the star projector.

Synchronized motions

Superimposed projections from the star projector and fulldome system always remain in sync when in motion.

Intelligent configuration

The intelligent, predefined command assignment simplifies operation.

ZEISS Hybrid Planetariums for every Dome Size and Requirement

True Black Hybrid Planetarium ASTERION VELVET
True Black Hybrid Planetariums

ZEISS offers the uncompromising combination of an analog starry sky projection with a ZEISS star projector and a digital fulldome projection with ZEISS VELVET LED.

True Hybrid Planetarium
True-Hybrid Planetariums

ZEISS star projectors can also be combined with select standard video projectors.


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