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Introducing "Brother Earth" – Brother Industries acquires naming rights of new fulldome planetarium of Nagoya City Science Museum

Nagoya, Japan, Jan 31, 2011 — Brother Industries, Ltd. announced that it entered into an agreement with Nagoya city to acquire the naming rights of the newly constructed planetarium dome of Nagoya City Science Museum. The name “Brother Earth” is given for this planetarium dome, which is scheduled to be opened on March 19, 2011. 
Brother promotes manufacturing, scientific and technological developments within the community by providing educational events for children to experience product-manufacturing or offering sponsorships and donations for the local facilities and community groups such as Nagoya City Science Museum. The company considers the planetarium as a special place to inspire children and impart to them a better understanding about space science and technology.
“Brother Earth” is a slogan denoting the Brother Group’s environmental activity and ideals. 
According to Sky-Skan: “The world’s largest planetarium is set to open in Nagoya, Japan with a stunning Definiti 8K digital dome display system! The planetarium seats 350. The dome diameter is 35 meters (115 ft.), making it the largest planetarium/fulldome theater in the world. Sky-Skan worked with its partner Konica Minolta for this project.”

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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