CULTURAMA is a Cultural Panorama over nine screens, the first ever patented 9-projector interactive system. It is an innovative harmonized mix of cultural and natural heritage information, using an informative and attractive multimedia program and the latest display technology. Winner of many awards with Patent Right No. 23651 from the Arab Republic of Egypt- Ministry of State for Scientific Research, the CULTURAMA, which was developed by the Egyptian Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CULTNAT), allows the presentation of a wealth of data layers, where the presenter can click on an item and go to a new level of detail. It is a remarkably informative multi-media presentation of Egypt’s heritage across 5000 years of history up to modern times, with highlights and examples of Ancient Egyptian, Coptic and Muslim heritage.
The hardware part contains a huge 180 degrees panoramic interactive computer screen with a diameter of 10 meters that consists of nine separate flat screens arranged in a semicircular shape and nine video projectors controlled by a single computer. An Interactive multimedia software was especially developed by our team to enable the display on the panoramic screen.