Society for Arts and Technology
Better than Real
Don’t let the formal name of the Société des Arts Technologiques fool you. Yes, SAT is a non-profit cultural institution, established in 1996 to promote the development of immersive technologies and augmented reality. It is also, however, a uniquely fun—one could go as far as mind-blowing—experience, especially at the Satosphere, which opened in 2011 as the world’s first permanent immersive environment. Leading DJs spin here, with their music coming through 157 speakers located throughout the space while 8 video projectors cover the entire space, except for the floor, with 360-degree spherical projections. What you and your friend sitting next to you see and hear will be slightly different in this space where you are thrown into a 3D experience unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before.
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