When he introduced Laserium® in the 1970s, Ivan Dryer brought a viable new business model and revenue generator to the planetarium industry. 40 years later, his contributions remain relevant especially in light of today's fulldome technology.
The following article is a taste of Dryer's book-in-progress (working title: LIGHT YEARS: A Life with LASERIUM®). It covers similar ground to what Dryer covered in his keynote presentation at the 2013 IMERSA Summit in Denver, where IMERSA presented him with lifetime honors.
LIGHT YEARS: A Life with LASERIUM® will be a history of the groundbreaking laser shows that became a worldwide phenomenon and pioneered an international industry; as seen from the perspective of its creator and many of its practitioners—chronicling the artistry and ingenuity of his collaborators, as well as encounters with educators, scientists and celebrities, interesting individuals and institutions, over some four decades. Read on...
Light Years: A Life with Laserium
© 2013 Ivan Dryer
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