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Insane spherical screen turns on in Las Vegas and it's a game changer

By T.K. Randall
July 12, 2023 · Comment icon 11 comments

The MSG Sphere displaying an image of a basketball. Image Credit: YouTube / Attractions 360
This remarkable spherical screen can project realistic looking images that can be seen for miles around.
The Las Vegas skyline has been made all the more remarkable this month thanks to the MSG Sphere - the world's largest spherical structure which measures a whopping 366 feet in height.

A concert venue on the inside, the building's exterior can be used to display practically anything.

Comprised of 1.2 million hockey puck-sized programmable LEDs, this incredible screen has already wowed social media by displaying images of the Earth, the Moon, a basketball, a silvery sphere and many other spectacles - all dominating the Las Vegas skyline like something from a sci-fi movie.
"Most music venues are sports venues," singer Bono told Apple Music.

"They're built for sports - they're not built for music. They're not built for art."

"This building was built for immersive experiences in cinema and performance ... you can't come here and see an ice hockey game."



Source: Creative Bloq | Comments (11)




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Comment icon #2 Posted by razman 8 months ago
Yea , from what i seen , this thing is really something . The eyeball looked pretty realistic.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Edumakated 8 months ago
I think it is really cool.  I'm not a huge Vegas fan but that is one neat building. 
Comment icon #4 Posted by Cho Jinn 8 months ago
Awesome
Comment icon #5 Posted by NCC1701 8 months ago
I hope there will be no road accidents because people get distracted. 
Comment icon #6 Posted by BrokenPorshane 8 months ago
How long until someone hacks it and puts up something inappropriate.
Comment icon #7 Posted by godnodog 8 months ago
it does look awesome, still not enough to make me wish to visit the area.
Comment icon #8 Posted by joc 7 months ago
The only way to get me to Vegas would be to stay over one night on a trip to somewhere else.
Comment icon #9 Posted by George Ford 7 months ago
The real question is who will advertise first, Pepsi or Coke? Samsung or Apple?
Comment icon #10 Posted by razman 7 months ago
Bud light. A big tit with a nipple. 
Comment icon #11 Posted by quiXilver 7 months ago
My favorite thing about Vegas is filling up with gas before I get there and then watching it recede in my rear view mirror.


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