ZENDOME initiates forums on immersive technology

February 28, 2011

Berlin, Germany-based ZENDOME GmbH, manufacturer of geodesic event architecture, has established the 360° Lab, a network of companies exploring potential applications for immersive technology. Open workshops in February and March are addressing the possibilities for content, from gaming to marketing to medical applications, as well as the issues of software/production (recording technology, visual effects, 360-degree …

Workers injured when tent comes in contact with power line

February 25, 2011

Two workers installing an event tent at the Astronaut Hall of Fame in Titusville, Fla., were seriously injured Wednesday when the tent came into contact with a power line. One of the men was severely burned, according to an article on FloridaToday.com. Four workers were erecting the tent in preparation of the Thursday launch of …

High-tech tent is site for major military exercise

February 15, 2011

A high-tech tent erected at Mayport Naval Station near Jacksonville, Fla., is headquarters for a military exercise to coordinate major responses. One of only six units in the U.S. military, the tent has its own power source along with connections to the Internet, a satellite television and a radio capable of talking to the Pentagon …

It’s time for the Specialty Fabrics Review 2011 New Fabric Showcase

February 9, 2011

To all fabric suppliers: Deadline: Feb. 15, 2011 The editors of Specialty Fabrics Review are requesting that suppliers of fabric to the technical fabrics industry send information and images about their latest fabric innovations, to be published in the April and May 2011 issues of the magazine. All fabric manufacturers supplying material to the industry …

Snow and ice foil Super Bowl party tent

February 2, 2011

Snow and ice foil Super Bowl party tent Snow and ice foil Super Bowl party tent The tent for a huge Super Bowl party did not collapse as initially reported, but came down “quicker than we wanted to,” according to officials. The tent was installed inside the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. …