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Immersive Films

I recently posted a link about research leading to creating a real-world holodeck. So it was interesting to discover these three films, created for Sony, which showed another technique for creating immersive experiences. Sony’s “trick” is to use projection mapping — which normally looks best from just a single static view point. They made the […]

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Handheld Projectors

There‚Äôs something a little amazing that happens every time you set up a video projector. All the cables get connected, you turn the projector on, and during the process of placing it, the image may show up on an unexpected surface. It’s cool, so you move the projector around to see what it looks like […]

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Seeper and Projection Mapping

Projection Mapping is a hot trend right now, and this piece from the UK collective Seeper, a promotion for Nokia Ovi Maps, is a beautiful interactive example. [The project] combined a high powered projection installation with dynamic face tracking, custom optical flow and a completely custom and crazy thing called arrow chess. The interactive projection […]