Pixel-perfect view of India's Mars mission

In September 2014, almost a year after leaving Earth, India's Mars Orbiter Mission arrived at its destination. In the control rooms, dnp rear projection screens handle their display duties in a pixel-perfect AV system that impresses mission scientists as well as VIP visitors.

Hot spot free, round the clock

The whole journey was managed from two control rooms featuring huge displays upon which every viewer in the room could watch both video and data, comfortably and consistently. Kiran Infosystems designed the mission-critical AV system for the control room. Kiran's Ashish Shah pointed out that the brightly lit room had a specific area allocated to projection:

"Our objective was a hotspot-free rear projection system that would work 24/7 for years. We also had to overcome challenges such as air-conditioning ducts passing through below the rear projection structure."

Images delivered to six dnp 120"screens

The system employs projection design projectors and 96% reflective mirrors housed in cradles in a structure from rp Visual Solutions. Grouting provides protection from minor tremors and earthquakes. An RGB Spectrum MediaWall controller delivers inputs from the workstations via a switcher, delivering images to six dnp 120" New Wide Angle Screens mounted high on the wall in a virtually seamless 1 x 6 configuration.

Systems designers ready for step 2!

Ashish Shah is justifiably proud of the installation: "As technology changes, we look forward to providing the most up-to-date projection systems for ISRO."


dnp 120" New Wide Angle rear projection screens (1 x 6)


Indian Space Research Organisation


Kiran Infosystems, Mumbai, India


rp Visual Solutions


Control room


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