Global Imagination makes the Magic Planet™ digital video globe - the digital
display with a sphere shaped screen. We also supply software, content and
services that enable public, private and government organizations to present
global information and global context in the most compelling way possible.
Together with our partners, we provide customers with complete solutions that
deliver a rapid and intuitive understanding of dynamic global systems and
situations, whatever the application.
Global Imagination's mission is to improve the way people perceive, explore and
act upon global information.
We are a mission-driven company focused on coupling innovation with traditional
business values. We measure our success by:
Customer and partner loyalty;
Employee longevity and satisfaction; and
Our ability to foster a deeper desire to learn about planets in the universe.
Located in Campbell, California, we were formed in 2002 to commercialize a
new way to display information about planets, and to make its benefits as
broadly available as possible. Our founders, Mike Foody, Steve Utt, and Phil
Rubesin, are three Silicon Valley executives, each with over 20 years of
experience building successful private companies. The Magic Planet is
Our first product line is the Magic Planet. Its primary benefits are that it:
One look and you'll see how our Magic Planet products spark the imagination.
One demonstration and you'll not only understand how they effectively
communicate global information and global context, but also you'll feel how
they help to tell compelling stories. Talk to a person who has watched a Magic
Planet for a few minutes and you'll hear how they learned something about a
planet that they didn't know before, and hear how they're interested by the
opportunity to repeat the experience.
Captures people's attention and imagination - the most fundamental prerequisite
of effective communication;
Enables customers to tell their stories with greater impact, by making their
points more quickly and effectively; and
Engenders enduring interest in the subject matter, which is key to fostering
deep understanding on a topic.
Whether your audience is children in a museum, adults at a tradeshow,
executives in a space systems organization, or senators and congressmen, a
Magic Planet sparks their interest and captures their imagination.