Using an interactive PufferSphere M display, Dara O Briain and Brian Cox showcase scientific data sets of our solar system on BBC Stargazing Live

Pufferfish Go Stargazing

For the second year in a row, Pufferfish are very excited to be going Stargazing as part of the brilliant BBC Stargazing Live programme, to be broadcast live from Jodrell Bank Observatory over the next three evenings.

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Using an interactive PufferSphere M display, Dara O Briain and Brian Cox showcase scientific data sets of our solar system on BBC Stargazing Live

Pufferfish Go Stargazing with the BBC

Venturing into the world of live television once more, Pufferfish were very proud to feature on the hit BBC show Stargazing Live over three evenings in early January.

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Video spheres

Oscar Night

And the Oscar for Best Spherical Installation on a TV set goes to Alter3Sesenta! If you happened to be watching the Canal+ coverage of the Oscars in Spain then you would have noticed not one but five PufferSpheres gracing the set. The major Spanish broadcaster needed something to outshine the Hollywood stars for the 84th Academy Awards and Pufferfish’s Spanish partners Alter3Sesenta were quick to provide a stunning solution. The studio was decked out with three suspended PufferSphere XL 1600 units, which were complimented around the set by both a PufferSphere M900 and an M600. The end result was as close to a Camera man’s dream as you are ever...

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Video sphere featured in BBC Knowledge Advert

BBC Knowledge: Wonder. Shared.

BBC Worldwide captured the sense of wonder and exploration behind their re-branded global channel, BBC Knowledge, by using the PufferSphere to create a bright sphere through which iconic and inspiring images from the world around us could be glimpsed. RedBee and Ampere took the PufferSpheres out on location, developing a creative narrative that saw the PufferSphere representing Knowledge – knowledge being a life-long journey.   The sphere traveled by truck, crane, boat and lorry, before lighting up as a virtual ‘digital campfire’, around which crowds gathered to share and experience the world, under the channel tagline Wonder. Shared.  

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Jason Bradbury of The Gadget Show - The Guardian

“This really is some serious future tech”

And so it was that the good folks from The Gadget Show got almost as excited when they came face to face with the PufferSphere M, as we did when we saw it on the TV on Monday night! Jason Bradbury showcased Earthware’s timelapse earthquake tracker, TX Immersive’s 360 footage and Dr Andrew Coward's Oceanographic animations for NOC and said some lovely things about us to boot – not least the quote above! Many thanks to all at the Gadget show for making our UK TV debut an event to remember! Sorry no photos but you can still see the Gadget Show video (UK only)  click here  

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Will Smith plays with Interactive PufferSphere spherical display

El Hormiguero features Interactive PufferSphere

Hollywood A-listers Will, Jada and Jayden Smith and the legendary Jackie Chan almost got more than they could handle on Spanish TV show “El Hormiguero”. The producers of the award winning popular science show wanted something special to amaze their guests for the season finale, so Pufferfish and the UoE School of Informatics’ Dr Mark Wright joined the show’s team of crack scientists to conjure up some fun for all the family. Click the image above to see more pics, or find out more in our case study

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PufferSphere digital planets at Eurovision Moscow 2009

Pufferfish @ Eurovision, Moscow 2009

6 Pufferfish PufferSpheres made their first ever appearance in Russian airspace and their Eurovision debut with PRG, our newest Pufferfish rentals partners. The opening shots reaching 100 million excited television viewers saw the camera pan out from a PufferMoon to reveal an entire PufferCosmos stretching across the stadium, through which a giant glowing Thunderbird soared.  During all the acts over the three days of competition the spheres were raised to display visuals complementing each unique stage set, whilst between acts their versatility was further utilised to carry digital signage, introducing each nation to the audience. Click the images above to see more pics, or access the video and downloadable PDF...

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