EXHIBIT AT A GLANCE
Full-sized, exact replica of the DMC DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future
Over a dozen interactive elements that demonstrate the connection between pop culture and real-world technology
Fully-animatronic exhibit host “Baxter” greets all guests with a unique performance
Starting at 8000 square feet
Exhibit ships in four 53’ dry vans
Celebrating POPular Culture's Impact On TechNOLOGY
This interactive, engaging exhibit makes the connection as to how technology has been influenced by movies, books, television, art, and futurists.
Which science fiction today will become reality tomorrow? POPnology takes us from fantasy to the reality of driverless cars, robots, drones, 3D printers – and into the future.
POPnology not only chronicles our progression from science fiction to science fact, but also illuminates emerging technologies that are just now showing up on our cultural radar.
How We Play – The future of toys and games. Is virtual the new reality?
How We Connect – The revolution in communication technology
How We Live and Work – Inventions and Ideas that shape our daily lives
How We Move – The future of transportation on earth and beyond
FULL-SIZED DELOREAN TIME MACHINE
Examine the creation and development of one of movie’s most iconic cars of the future.
CREATION TOWER/RFID STATIONS *
The opening area of POPnology introduces the exhibit through the use of RFID technology
CREATION CABINETS *
Various artifacts that showcase the different areas of the exhibit
SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTO BOOTH *
Take your photo and upload it to social media
CELL PHONES DECONSTRUCTED *
A unique look into the year 1983 investigating all the items that smart phones have replaced over the years
HAL 9000 PHOTO OP
The A.I. from “2001: A Space Odyssey” is featured
E.T. PHOTO OP/CLOSE ENCOUNTERS*
E.T. is here and ready for photos, and try your hand at speaking to extraterrestrials in this engaging activity
BAXTER THE ROBOT
Baxter the robot is the ambassador for POPnology and gives a look into the future of robotics
ALIEN STATUE PHOTO OP
H.R. Giger’s creation, the “Alien”, is on display in a tribute to one of the greatest minds in science fiction
OCULUS RIFT VR STATIONS *
Test out virtual reality in this custom made immersive experiences made possible by Oculus Rift
PROJECTOR GAME *
Kids can stomp, kick and slide across this interactive floor projection game
PIXEL PEGS *
Learn about pixel definition and the evolution of television graphics in this fun, hands on activity
TABLET BAND *
The future of music is... on a tablet? Create your own rock band and play all day!
Create lights and music using only your hands!
TIC TAC TOE ROBOT *
Can you win a game of tic tac toe against artificial intelligence?
CLASSIC ARCADE *
Play great games from the heydey of video arcades
AUTOPIA CAR/SELF DRIVING CAR
A look into the future of self driving cars. How do they work?
3D PRINTED CAR
Is the car of the future 3D printed? A real 3D printed car is on display from our friends at Local Motors.
INVENTOR’S STUDIO *
A look into the mind of an inventor. With interactives and hidden surprises abound
MARS ROVER SIMULATOR *
Can you guide the Mars Rover around a Martian surface and complete missions along the way?
THE “ROBOX” *
A look into the past, present and future of robots in science fiction and real life robots
3 FINGER ROBOT TELEPRESENCE CHALLENGE *
Can you transfer dinosaur eggs from one nest to another using telepresence? Watch out for that mother dinosaur!
KEVA “CITY OF THE FUTURE” *
Build your own futuristic city using only wooden KEVA planks!
3D PRINTING - LIVE!
Watch a 3D printer make everyday objects before your eyes!
RAIL ROBOT *
Take control of a rail robot and use it to complete objectives
ROBOT DEXTERITY CHALLENGE *
Can you control this state of the art robot and use it to stack blocks and other objects?
R5D4 ASTROMECH DROIDS *
Watch as an iconic droid roams around the exhibit space and interacts with guests
MARS LANDER *
Pilot a Mars Lander to gather supplies and refuel missions, but don’t get caught in a sandstorm.
PROJECTION MAPPED TOPOGRAPHY *
See how togographic maps are created using the last in 3D projector mapping technology
Experience what it is like to fight gravity on the surface of Mars.