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Global Immersion Rebranded as Electrosonic Giant Screen & Planetarium

Electrosonic's Martin Howe and Robert Simpson
Electrosonic’s Martin Howe and Robert Simpson

Burbank, CA, USA (September 4, 2014) — Electrosonic announced today that it has completed the final phase of its previously announced Global Immersion acquisition. The Global Immersion team of digital giant screen cinema and planetarium experts is now part of Electrosonic’s Entertainment business and will operate under the Electrosonic brand. A new website that highlights Electrosonic’s immersive theater solutions can be found at: www.ElectrosonicImmersion.com

“The acquisition of Global Immersion in 2012 provided Electrosonic with a talented team of professionals with deep experience in the giant screen and planetarium markets,” says Jim Bowie, President of Electrosonic Group. “They have helped expand our range of markets serviced, and ensured that Electrosonic continues to build on its reputation of delivering the best visual systems in the world. We look forward to providing exceptional value and innovation to the giant screen and planetarium markets as they transition to digital systems and expand the range of content that can be displayed.”

Electrosonic delivers an extensive range of services to the immersive theater market including theater planning, design, integration, specialist media and software, and maintenance. State-of-the-art integrated systems have been developed and optimized for the unique needs of each immersive theater environment. The GSX™ Giant Screen Cinema series, for giant screen flat, curved and dome theaters, offers the highest display performance and the broadest range of content compatibility in the market. The Fidelity™ range offers an optimum balance of performance, reliability, functionality and value for today’s digital planetarium. In addition to leading edge theater technology, Electrosonic offers a comprehensive immersive media and show library to ensure that theaters have access to the best content.

Electrosonic also offers tailored support services to meet each theater’s unique operational requirements. Support services include a 24/7 network operations center and a cost-effective projector lamp replacement program.

 

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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