Fiber Optic Systems Inc
 
Fiber Optic Maps

Since 1974 Fiber Optic Systems Inc has been producing historic and informational exhibits for Museums, Visitor Centers, and Commercial customers.  FOSI can be your one stop source for exhibit map production. 

Either working from your original artwork or by producing artwork to your specifications, FOSI will guarantee that your map is exactly what you and your client want.

Please continue down the page to see examples 
and learn more about FOSI and Fiber Optic Maps
 


Trail of Tears
 
The Map on the left was produced by FOSI designers for the Fort Smith Museum in Arkansas.  Using research and historical data supplied the museum we developed this image which showed the Eastern Native American Nations that existed in the early years of the US.

Produced  as an Inkjet print with a protective matte laminate, the final product was mounted onto a composite substrate and ready for the installation of fiber optic light guides.

On the right is a very simple yet effective fiber optic map. The background map image of roads, rivers and town names are silk screened onto Formica style laminate.  Computer cut vinyl can be used with the same effect. 

The dark background enhances the brilliance of the fiber optic troop movements and battle effects.


Petersburg Map
 

Richmond Map
 
This superb map segment is a combined production of FOSI and a third party map specialist. 

The client wanted a 3D look to their exhibit but could not afford the cost of a topographic model.  Using top of the line map making software, detailed topographic features are easily depicted. 

Here you are looking at a relatively low resolution image.  You can imagine what the full size map looked like. Spectacular!

Whether using a 2D map or a topographic model, nothing enhances the experience for the viewer better than the combination of
fiber optics and audio narration. 

Troop movements, battle emplacements, gunfire and explosions all can be utilized to make the presentation exciting and informative. 


Battle Image
 

Fiber Optic Systems Inc. has three decades of experience in the design and production of interactive maps, historical, and scientific exhibits.  We can act as the main contractor and as a sub-contractor for an exhibit producer of your choice. We have produced dozens of exhibits for the US National Park Service and remain one of their main suppliers of interactive fiber optic exhibits.

 If you have a project that calls for a informational map,
call FOSI and we will be happy to send you a video CD showing you several different types of fiber optic maps in action.
 


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Fiber Optic Systems Inc.
2 Railroad Avenue
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

Phone: (908) 534-5500
Fax: (908) 534-2272
E-mail: info@fosi.com