Below are some markets and industries that are a great fit for the Liquid Galaxy to engage your audience in a new and exciting way. Whether as a short-term rental or a permanent installation, the Liquid Galaxy will impress!
The Liquid Galaxy is an intense data visualization tool for operations, marketing, and research. End Point can take almost any data set that contains GIS coordinates and display the data on Google Earth or Cesium. The data visualizations—bar graphs, area heat maps, shape files, connecting lines—can then be navigated in an immersive geospatial environment.
Loading your organization’s GIS data into Google Earth as KML or into Cesium as KML or CZML on a Liquid Galaxy that wraps around the room will allow your users and clients to interact and visualize your data in a totally new way. ArcGIS data can also be dynamically displayed and navigated.
End Point’s Content Management System for the Liquid Galaxy makes it easy for authorized users to point at GIS resources and load GIS markup onto the system, plus it provides the ability to create powerful presentations that go well beyond ordinary GIS presentations by overlaying photos, videos, and webpages on top of the GIS content being displayed.
The Liquid Galaxy provides an excellent tool for real estate brokerages and land use agencies to showcase their properties with multiple large screens showing 3D building models and complete Google Earth data. End Point can configure the Liquid Galaxy to highlight specific buildings, areas on the map, or any set of correlated land use data, which can then be shown in a dazzling display that forms the centerpiece of a conference room or lobby. We can program the Liquid Galaxy to show floor plans, panoramic interior photos, and even Google Street View “walking tours” around a given property.
A Liquid Galaxy in your office will provide your firm with a sophisticated and cutting edge sales tool. You will depart from the traditional ways of viewing, presenting, and even managing real estate sites by introducing your clients to multiple prime locations and properties in a wholly unique, professional, and visually stunning manner. We can even highlight amenities such as mass transit, road usage, and basic demographic data for proper context.
The Liquid Galaxy allows your clients an in-depth contextual tour of multiple listings in the comfort of your office without having to travel to multiple locations. Liquid Galaxy brings properties to the client instead of taking the client to every property. This saves time and energy for both you and your prospective clients, and sets your brokerage apart as a technology leader in the market.
As a shared immersive platform, End Point Liquid Galaxy is a natural for elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education, as well as other forms of training classrooms. Its agile Content Management System allows educators to create stories with layers of related material sourced from the internet, images, documents, and audio narrative to deepen and strengthen the learning experience, while delighting the learner, keeping them engaged and fascinated.
In museums, the system enchants audiences of all ages. The system’s cutting edge technology in itself is a powerful exhibit. Together with beautiful imagery and the ability to explore and discover, the system makes a lasting impression on visitors.
Liquid Galaxy is an immersive display platform that draws attention to the incredible global and interactive content it displays. Bringing rich satellite imagery and photography to life when experienced in large-scale panorama, Liquid Galaxy helps your clients get a taste of your resorts, properties, hotels, or cruises to inspire them to visit in person!
Having a Liquid Galaxy in your hotel, travel agency, or tradeshow booth allows you to depart from the traditional visual installation through an exciting technology that appeals to a broad audience. It will engage visitors with travelers’ photos and tweets, destination videos, creative tours, world maps, data, statistical overlays, and more.
Liquid Galaxy can render complex 3D scanned spaces and objects with full free-flight navigation and visual control. If you have a scan of an interior space, an exterior area, or even a 3D model created artificially, we can show it with full angle-adjusted immersion. This is optimal for architects, civic planners, interior designers, or scientific researchers looking to show complex models.
A powerful platform for immersive presentations
The rich satellite imagery and 3D building models of Google Earth come to life when experienced in stunning large-scale panorama. The Liquid Galaxy lets you sail around the globe with the included 6-axis controller, allowing you to instantly zoom in, out, and around in completely fluid motion. You can search for and navigate to specific locations using the touch screen interface and also tap on highlighted roads to activate Street View on the immersive displays.
Seeing panoramic video or photography of a location on the Liquid Galaxy is the next best thing to actually being there. In addition to flat two-dimensional imagery, the Liquid Galaxy can play full panoramic photos and videos that stretch beyond viewers’ peripheral vision, totally surrounding them in another place. The system is also capable of audio playback to truly bring a scene to life.
The Liquid Galaxy is a canvas for new techniques in video production that take advantage of the multiple displays, and we gladly work with content providers to adapt their work for the Liquid Galaxy.
End Point provides a browser-based content management system that allows your team to build out comprehensive presentations that combine geographic maps, pins, and GIS information with graphic overlays, video, and web pages. These presentations can be used to walk the viewer through a complete story, flying from location to location along with explanatory text, photos, and videos.
Using Unity and Sketchfab you can load architectural and engineering models on the Liquid Galaxy. Explore them, or preview and visualize new spaces that are in development. This feature is particularly useful for architectural firms looking for a powerful medium to demonstrate their creations before they are built.
End Point’s Liquid Galaxy is built on the ROS platform. We chose this platform for its I/O flexibility, highly modular architecture, and the speed with which we are able to add new capabilities. With its large and strong open source software user community, ROS is a highly versatile framework which offers intriguing possibilities for quickly extending Liquid Galaxy with virtual reality, augmented reality, and robotics integrations.
With KML it is easy to craft custom tours that integrate a variety of media on the Liquid Galaxy. Start with a high-level view in Cesium or Google Earth, and swoop down to a specific location, then seamlessly launch into a custom panoramic video tour. Next, fly back out to a higher elevation view again and then onto a different location and launch into a gallery of panoramic photos. You can create multiple tours and allow your viewers to launch the one that interests them most. Integrated tours can either be automatic or semi-interactive. End Point can help you develop custom tours for the Liquid Galaxy.
With the right customization, you can run video games on the Liquid Galaxy. We've successfully ported open source games and other games with a built-in spectator mode have to Liquid Galaxy, including Cube 2: Sauerbraten, Quake III Arena, and Second Life. With End Point’s new capabilities of view-synchronizing Unity projects across the many displays of the Liquid Galaxy, we look forward to partnering with game developers to add many more games in the near future.
We’ll help you get the most out of your Liquid Galaxy
End Point offers a wide variety of Liquid Galaxy support services. We are here to help you maintain, upgrade, add features, and troubleshoot any issues you may have with your Liquid Galaxy. In most cases we are able to service your system remotely. When the situation calls for it, we can also travel on location anywhere in the world.
You can either purchase or rent a Liquid Galaxy from End Point. We have experience handling both temporary installations in trade shows and conferences, and permanent installations in museums, institutions, and offices. With our turn-key Liquid Galaxy system you can rely on our battle-tested configuration which handles all the details.
If you have great project ambitions in mind for the Liquid Galaxy, End Point can help you to customize various configuration options. We have set up the Liquid Galaxy like a cockpit, with a huge wall of displays, and with 48 displays on the floor. We can help you create a unique and exciting setup.
End Point creates custom tours for your Liquid Galaxy. They can take many shapes and forms. A basic tour steps through a set sequence of locations. Other tour options include embedding video, photography, or 3D models at specific locations in Google Earth.
Let End Point prepare your videos, photos, 3D models, video games, animations, GIS data, and other visual content for display on the Liquid Galaxy. We’ve developed solutions for handling and converting a variety of these content types. Take your library or archives of data and media and give them a totally new life on the Liquid Galaxy.
We can produce content meeting your needs for the Liquid Galaxy. We can help you with the production of panoramic photos, videos, custom collections of GIS data, as well as 3D models in SketchUp. We are also happy to work with any of your creative partners to develop content for the Liquid Galaxy.
We have developed technology to convert your GIS data to KML, one of Google Earth’s markup languages. If you have mounds of data we can help you to transform it into stunning visual presentations on the Liquid Galaxy.
If you are interested in pursuing other applications or possibilities for the Liquid Galaxy we can help! Let us know what you’re looking for.
Some notable events and locations where we have installed and supported Liquid Galaxy around the world:
The Tech MuseumSan Jose, California
National Air and Space MuseumWashington, D.C.
Ann Arbor Hands-On MuseumAnn Arbor, Michigan
Computer History MuseumMountain View, California
Hiller Museum of AviationSan Carlos, California
London Museum of Natural History (Coral Reefs)London, England
NOAA Monterey Bay National Marine SanctuarySanta Cruz, California
Smithsonian Air and Space MuseumWashington, D.C.
CES 2017Las Vegas, Nevada
Pavillon de l’ArsenalParis, France
Los Angeles Auto ShowLos Angeles, California
DistributechSan Diego, California
World Oceans SummitSingapore
Google Creative SandboxNew York City
Google Creative SandboxSan Francisco, California
Comisión Nacional ForestalJalisco, Mexico
Exhibit at the Grand PalaisParis, France
Internet RetailerSan Diego, California
TUI groupHannover, Germany
Catlin GroupLondon, England
Blue Ocean Film FestivalMonterey, California
Rio+20Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Asutamu LandTokushima, Japan
Barclays BankLondon, England
LeWeb 2014Paris, France
Hilton Worldwide HeadquartersMcLean, Virginia
BenefitfocusCharleston, South Carolina
AZero OfficesSeoul, Korea
Earth Engine SummitMountain View, California
KEPCO Visitor CenterNanju, Korea
Google.org SXSWAustin, Texas
AAG ConferenceChicago, Illinois
Hilton Executive ConferenceChicago, Illinois
Hilton Owners ConferenceOrlando, Florida
Aquarium of the PacificLong Beach, California
Internet WeekNew York City
GTILos Angeles, California
Eastman ChemicalKingsport, Tennessee
Think PublishingNew York City
Economist SummitHalf Moon Bay, California
Hyundai Travel LibrarySeoul, Korea
Lufthansa A380 eventFrankfurt, Germany
Venice BiennaleVenice, Italy
New York Tech MeetupNew York City
TecnopolisBuenos Aires, Argentina
MundoGEOSão Paulo, Brazil
Westfield UniversityWestfield, Massachusetts
UNESCO World HeritageHagi, Japan
LA Street Art ShowLos Angeles, California
Made with CodeNew York City
Palais de TokyoParis, France
UNC Chapel HillChapel Hill, North Carolina
University of KansasLawrence, Kansas
PrologisSan Francisco, California
Ryder CupGleneagles, Scotland
Smart CitiesSão Paulo, Brazil
ProXXIma 2014São Paulo, Brazil
University of MontanaMissoula, Montana
Social Innovations ConferenceSan Francisco, California
World Parks CongressSydney, Australia
Western Sydney UniversitySydney, Australia
IUCN World Conservation CongressJeju Island, Korea
NCoIH at UNESCO HeadquartersParis, France
American Geophysical UnionSan Francisco, California
Sochi International Investment ForumSochi, Russia
Texas Department of Information ResourcesAustin, Texas
Bermuda Underwater Exploration InstitutePembroke, Bermuda
Deutsche Bank Executive CommitteeFrankfurt, Germany
National Weather CenterNorman, Oklahoma
NRF Retail's BIG Show 2017New York City
PyeongChang 2018 Winter OlympicsPyeongchang, South Korea
Tokyo UniversityTokyo, Japan
Marine Protected Areas CongressLa Serena, Coquimbo, Chile
NOAA HawaiiHonolulu, Hawaii
JLL European Leadership ConferenceBarcelona, Spain
Google for NigeriaVictoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
FORUM 2014 „Doppelschicht“ #Werkstatt: Kundendialog im MultikanalDüsseldorf, Germany
End Point is the leading global agency for developing, deploying, and supporting Liquid Galaxy systems. With over 100 installations and events worldwide, our team of engineers and content developers has a deep knowledge of the hardware, software, and aesthetics that can make a Liquid Galaxy come to life as a dazzling data presentation tool. With engineers on almost every continent, we provide full support and rapid agile development.
End Point has strong Linux experience going back 20 years, and we’ve played a key role in many open source projects ranging from complex ecommerce applications to database replication to visualization and rendering apps. We assemble the Liquid Galaxy servers ourselves, we get our hands dirty with the frame fabrication, and we write a lot of software code for this. We can provide the best presentation tool for your organization.
“Our visitors love the exhibit. Definitely a hit!”
―Jeffery Bass, President & CEO, Hiller Aviation Museum
“Everyone thoroughly enjoys the Liquid Galaxy exhibit. Few exhibits at the Museum have become so popular so fast.”
―Mel Drumm, Director, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
“We’ve had wonderful visitor feedback about the Liquid Galaxy display―it was a massive hit! Thank you!”
―Meg Macdonald, Project Director, Natural History Museum (England)
“Thank you to the End Point team and I look forward to working with you all for many years to come!”
―Matthew S. Cooper, Alex Cooper Real Estate Services
“I sing the praises of End Point to anyone who listens. … I can’t tell you how grateful I am that I made the decision to go with End Point.”
―Jared Loftus, CEO & Founder, College District
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