Solar Flare Wall

Experience what happens when a solar flare collides with a planet.

Solar Flare Wall Video

Educational Points

Works in tandem with our Aurora Wall: When the sun's activity is high, you'll also see large eruptions called solar flares and coronal mass ejections. These high-energy particles and radiations get released into space and travel throughout the solar system.

User Experience

This shared multi-user exhibit allows visitors to interact and launch solar flares from our sun.

  • Multi-User: The Kinect will track up to 8 people, allowing them to all launch solar flares.

User Interaction

A Kinect track any user nearby allowing them to interact with this experience.

Ideum Table
  • Hand Waving: Simply lift up any arm and aim your hand around. The Kinect will see you, hold still to launch a solar flare!

Hold Time Data

Average hold time is 1 minutes

Software Pricing


Small Facility Pricing applies 50% reduction

Volume pricing also applies

Pricing Sheet

Hardware Provided

  • Keylook License Dongle
  • Kinect v2.0

Recommended Hardware

  • Projector capable of 1080p output.

Required Computer Specs

  • Quad Core CPU (or better).
  • Power Supply: 600 Watt (or better).
  • Graphics Card: Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti (or better).
  • RAM: 16 GB (or greater).
  • SSD: 120+ GB.
  • OS: Windows 10 or Windows 11.