Interactive Mapping

Panoramic Room 2 from Dub Video Connection

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I came across a really great looking mapping project from Dub Video Connection recently. They are a multidisciplinary studio, based in Lisbon, Portugal, dedicated to multimedia arts and interactivities, since 1997. They are committed to develop ideas and projects in Film Direction and Production, Graphic and Motion Design, Visual Identities for artists and festivals, Video Mapping and 3D Visuals, Interactve Systems, Technical Implementation and Visuals Creation and Performance. Dub Video Connection uses its skills, allied with the most recent technology, to blend visual narratives and visual identities and bring them to the most demanding audiences.


DVC explains about the piece, Panoramic Room 2, “In this project we used two Panasonic DS100 projectors, 10k therefore, as you can see on the video.
For the playback we used Dataton Watchout and connected to another computer for the live drawing there was a member of the team drawing with total freedom using Alchemy over the whole projection. We can say that the biggest input on “hardware” was in fact the black tape on the wall, which gave to the image that amazing contrast that we can find in the medieval stained glass. Every line and surface was mapped and operated during the show, an audiovisual experience, with sound design and music to involve the audience in that specific environment (rain, birds, lightnings, etc). This live performance wasn’t a finished product, and in this very next weekend we’ll have a another one in the same place with the same environment, but with inputs, new visuals, contents and some narrative. This project was definitely implicated in the specific architecture of that space (House of Music, by dutch architect Rem Koolhaas). This project was created as an hostage of that space, as an experimental and paisagistic approach inviting everyone to sit down and enjoy the imaginary and surrealistic transfiguration of the room.”

Love the taped outlines!
Enjoy!

Panoramic Room 2.0 from Dub Video Connection on Vimeo.

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Mark Coniglio Wins World Technology Award 2012

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Congratulations to Mark Coniglio, creator of Isadora, for a WTA win! It’s hard to say how Izzy has affected me in my work- it’s the first app I used for video manipulation, and the one that kept me hooked- but it’s so much more than that. The Isadora user community is pretty unique. If you haven’t had a chance, check out Troikatronix and give it a whirl. Chances are it’ll change the way you work.

NEW YORK, October 23, 2012: The World Technology Network, in association with CNN, TIME, Technology Review, and Science, awarded composer and media artist Mark Coniglio the 2012 World Technology Award in the category of the Arts at a ceremony at the Time & Life Building in New York City.

The award recognizes “innovative work of the greatest likely long-term significance.” Coniglio’s award in the arts category recognized his contribution as a composer, media artist and co-founder of the performance group Troika Ranch; as the creator of the interactive media-software Isadora; and for his contribution as a teacher who has shared his aesthetic vision and technical know-how through innumerable workshops across the globe.

Of his award, Coniglio said “I’m thrilled to receive this wonderful honor. I’ve spent my life exploring the intersection of art and media, trying to find ways to use computer technology to more deeply express the human experience. To have that journey acknowledged by the WTN is truly gratifying.” The new WTN Fellows and Corporate Members were officially inducted into the WTN membership during a gala ceremony at the Time & Life Building in New York City, where the winners were announced. The Awards gala occurred at the close of the World Technology Summit, a two-day “thought leadership” conference held in association with the WTN’s partner organizations.

The World Technology Awards have been presented by the WTN since 2000, as a way to honor those in 20 different categories of science and technology and related fields. The annual World Technology Awards nomination process is an intensive global one, lasting many months. The Award nominee pool this year of over 600 nominees came from three sources: names put forward by the WTN Fellows (winners and finalists from previous annual Award cycles in the individual Award categories); research by the WTN staff; and, to a lesser extent, from nominations from individuals and companies themselves.

The WTN is a curated membership community comprised of the world’s most innovative individuals and organizations in science, technology, and related fields. The WTN and its members – those creating the 21st century — are focused on exploring what is imminent, possible, and important in and around emerging technologies.

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ScreenLab 0×02 Residency at MediaCityUK

Yikes! When do you ever get a chance to see the likes of Joanie Lemercier, Kyle McDonald, and Joel Gethin Lewis in the same room demonstrating real-time video artwork? At the ScreenLab Residency that’s where! Through the ScreenLab 0×02 residency, artists Kyle McDonald, Joanie Lemercier and Joel Gethin Lewis worked together with students and researchers at MediaCityUK and an advanced technology center on the main campus (Dig this place: The Centre for Visual Environments). It features the Octave, a truly astounding setup which is detailed HERE. Together they developed interactive artworks that provided a unique experience for each visitor by creating artificial worlds using sound and visuals that react to their movement.

The results of the residency were unveiled at a launch event on Wednesday 5 December which formed part of the University’s As Yet Impossible series of lectures, bringing together future thinkers to challenge audiences and give them a glimpse of how science and the arts can combine to shape the world. The really cool thing is that most of the work is openly available on Github- Here’s Kyle’s, Here’s Elliot Woods’ (curator and open source contributor to vvvv). The following is the Livestream broadcast (jump to :41-ish for the true start):

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Wilderbe- Projectionmapped Dance Troupe IndieGoGo Campaign

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Just got a note from Wilderbe, a dance troupe that uses projectionmapping techniques to enhance their performance. Looks like they are running an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds for a projector purchase. Let’s see….projection, dance, performing arts+technology….how could we resist? Have a look at their showreel and campaign vid below and, if you’re so inclined, head over to there IndieGoGo page to throw’em a buck or two. As we all know, this business isn’t necessarily the cheapest and creation takes effort- financially and emotionally. Director Nova Han would be most appreciative.

“Wilderbe has already performed at 2 world class festivals as main stage acts, performed at a private event for Bob Pitman CEO of Clear Channel, as well as shared the stage with Alicia Keys and Katy Perry. Crowds and reviewers have expressed how immersed they became while watching Wilderbe’s theatrical performance synergize with technology. I am beyond impressed by their performances and completely agree that the show “changes people’s perceptions of reality”, “is surreal”, “avant-garde”, and “the future of entertainment.” Its the perfect media convergence that evokes a one of a kind visual-sensory experience. We are trying to fundraise to get two projectors and a screen so that our team can master this fusion between different mediums of art.”

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Leviathan, Waveplant Studios Alliance

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CHICAGO—(Nov. 14, 2012)— Since launching in 2010, the principals of design-focused production studio Leviathan have collaborated with many leading agencies, brands and filmmakers to render scores of sensational projects across all markets and industries, earning award recognition along the way from the Association of Independent Music, Communication Arts Magazine, the AICP, The One Club, and the Themed Entertainment Association. Several of those projects have involved Waveplant, the personal brand of composer and sound designer Joel Corelitz. Today, along with Corelitz, Leviathan’s principals are very proud to announce a new creative alliance between their two companies.

“Our alliance is born from the idea that creating audio and visuals should be part of the same process, not something we seek to unite afterwards,” explained Corelitz, who has earned rave reviews internationally for his original scores and sound designs for high-profile videogame, cinema and commercial projects. “Together, we want to focus even more on handling projects that cannot be done any other way.”

Among the sensational efforts that united Leviathan and Waveplant in the past are major projects for HP, Dodge Dart and Kelley Blue Book, to name but a few. In particular, the two HP projects produced for Designkitchen (ed. link here on PF) promoting HP’s TouchSmart computers may represent the perfect application of Leviathan’s and Waveplant’s talents.

“For those projects, our team at Leviathan started with multiple layers of surface-mapped real-time animation, paired with a variety of small and large environments and custom-built sculptures,” Hutson said. “From Waveplant, the contributions included a constantly evolving original music score, split into various tracks and instruments with controllable filters, where the audience was allowed to control it all via touch interfaces on HP TouchSmart computers. We were all involved in these projects from the earliest discussions, and we feel that they represent the type of phenomenal audiovisual approaches that result in projects people get super-excited about. By virtue of this new alliance with Waveplant, we hope to increase our involvement in such forward-looking and innovative experiential projects.”

Both HP “Play Big” projects were finalists in the 2012 One Club Entertainment Awards, as well as being shortlisted in the 2012 AICP Show’s Next Awards.

For further information on Waveplant, please visit www.waveplantstudios.com.

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Madmapper 1.4 Beta

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Madmapper 1.3 was released, but hold the phone- 1.4 Beta is here! You already heard (or have used) the crazy-cool MadLight feature of 1.3, the one that lets you easily map LEDs and lights through Artnet and an easy-to-use grid of your channels, but this beta release introduces some highly requested features from the MM community, such as the updating of presets and complete integration of Quartz Composer.
You can get a video highlighting the MadLight feature and the 1.4 Beta from your Madmapper /yourspace area. Go now! What are you waiting for?

What is in MadMapper 1.4 BETA:

Added a Lock/Unlock button to the presets interface, allowing presets to be updated by unlocking them
Complete integration of Quartz Composer
The inputs can all be modified
Input values are saved in the presets
Rendering using a Display Link (high priority thread) allowing for a highly responsive interface and consistent framerates
The Tab and Shift+Tab allows for browsing through the Surfaces, or the Handles of a selected Surface
Copy/paste of surfaces in between instances of MadMapper or Presets. (CMD+C / CMD+V)
16bit DMX fixture mode integrated into the MADLight
Zoom to fit current surface selection

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NYX Visuals Tofidi #1

Madmapper, Modul8, Ableton Live, and a weird snakey-looking sculpture make for a fascinating mapping from French artists NYX Visual Label. I love that most of their projects include some kind of really interesting sculpture….especially this one carved out of what appears to be some kind of foam. Check out another post on NYX HERE.

TOFIDI #1 from NYX Visual Label on Vimeo.


Visuals and Production by :
NYX VISUAL
Artistic Direction by :
MASOMENOS
Video by :
Manon GICQUEL

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The Alchemy of Light- A Dandypunk

It’s always great to come across stuff that takes projectionmapping to another level- especially when it’s so simple, but powerful. As is the case with this piece from a dandypunk. He used an NEC NP500 for projecting, and the entire thing was done in Final Cut Pro and dragon Stop motion, no mapping software at all. He says he just photographed the set, imported to FCP and just created the animations around it using key frames and stop motion from hand drawn illustrations. It reminded me a lot of a Pilobolus piece I saw a while back….but it’s another fantastic example of not having to use expensive techniques and gear to achieve a great result.

Projection mapping live performance art - The Alchemy of Light by a dandypunk from a dandypunk on Vimeo.


Direction, illustration*, animation* and performance of all characters* by a dandypunk
*Sacred Geometry by Grahame Gardner westerngeomancy.org
*Tentacle animation by RUBBISHBELT.COM
*Falling silhouetted man performed by Roger Fojas
Eternal thanks to facebook.com/dollskills for many many things..
Music by Edit -Ants

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Augmented Reality

Dane Luttik put out a really cool mini-documentary of sorts about projectionmapping, with quips from the likes of Jean-Michel Verbeeck, Joanie LeMercier, and Ilan Katin. Dig it!

Augmented Reality - Projection Mapping from Dane Luttik on Vimeo.

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ISAM 2.0 Wooden Toy

Well I finally had a chance to see Amon Tobin’s iconic ISAM 2.0 show in Chicago at the Congress Theatre last weekend. I had to restrain myself from just jumping in at FOH and bugging anybody about the setup, but there were two pairs of what looked like Barco FLM-HD20′s and Peter Sistrom’s control bridge. Behind all that was the excited crew from Leviathan. The visuals from V Squared Labs and Leviathan didn’t disappoint and the Congress’ killer Nexo line array thumped with authority. I wanted to hang around after the show to chat up the crew, but since I get to Chi-town once in a blue moon, I left to go hang with some close friends. Plus, Amon didn’t take the stage until fairly late- and I’m old. Kidding.

It’s hard to explain what I saw exactly. There’s a lot going on and one only needs to see some footage to really understand….which, by the way, you can do here:

This is a behind-the-scenes look at the process behind creating the visual work for “Wooden Toy”. Check this great article over at Spinner.com, too.

Amon Tobin : Wooden Toy from Leviathan on Vimeo.

All in all, it was a fun time. I rarely get to actually attend a concert unless I’m working it, so it was a treat to see. Hats off to the whole crew that put their efforts into this one-of-a-kind event.

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ISAM 2.0

I know….yet another Amon Tobin plug- but this is only because I am excited beyond measure to be traveling to Chicago this weekend to see ISAM 2.0! I’ve heard all the hype, I’ve had friends that raved about it, and now I get to witness firsthand what Gizmodo calls “The Concert of the Future, Today”. Being that it’s in Chicago, I am hoping to run into the folks from Leviathan (one of the primary drivers behind the production) as well, so expect a full report. I promise no incriminating photos…..

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Konstruktiv at Houza Palooza

Any time you can combine camping, champagne, killer video projection, and EDM- life is good. As was the case at Houza Palooza, recently held in Belgium Aug. 24-25. VJ Konstruktiv (Jean-Michel Verbeeck) was kind enough to answer a few questions concerning the rig for this two-day EDM/videofest:


imagery courtesy FramedMedia.de

1) What exactly is Houza Palooza?
Houza Palooza is an upcoming Dance Music festival with different kinds of music genres located in Bree, Belgium. The past 3 years they managed to create something unique to the world of festivals. With their creative, inspiring & innovative (more…)

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Arkaos Stage Server

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From Arkaos:
ArKaos is proud to announce the official release of the ArKaos Stage Server at PLASA 2012 (Stand no 2-R23 in the White Light zone) where it will be shown for the first time in Europe.

The new Stage Server is an affordable, easy-to-use media server for creating and controlling video content. It offers the perfect solution for live entertainment, theatre, educational, audio-visual and worship applications.

Easy to operate
Designed for quick and easy set-up, ArKaos Stage Server is probably the easiest server currently on the market to learn and use.

It operates using MediaMaster Express in ‘Simple Mode’ and offers LED mapping over Ethernet and two Full HD outputs which, combined with the powerful ArKaos graphics engine, produce smooth visuals. These can be easily triggered using just a few DMX channels on your lighting desk or notes on a MIDI controller.

The ArKaos Stage Server also ships with a vast library of high quality digital media from the world’s best visual content providers. All you have to supply is your creative imagination!

Safe and reliable
The ArKaos Stage Server has been engineered to ensure rugged reliability for confidence under every performance condition. For extra security, the fast recovery system by Acronis allows extremely simple reset of the server from the boot menu.

Expandable
The ArKaos Stage Server hardware can be extended to support a large range of live video inputs and, for further functionality, can be expanded to run with MediaMaster PRO by means of a simple software upgrade.

High performance, affordable price
Designed to appeal to those with smaller budgets but high standards, the ArKaos Stage Server retains its high level performance and specifications yet at a price that will fit most customers’ budgets.

In total, ArKaos Stage Server offers the ideal combination of scalability and creativity at an unbeatable price, to bring creative media within the reach of all levels of expertise and budgets.
The ArKaos Stage Server and the MediaMaster software are distributed in the UK by White Light Ltd. Further information about ArKaos’ products can be found at www.arkaos.net

ArKaos Stage Server at a Glance
Technical excellence:
• Two Full HD outputs • Fast recovery system by Acronis • LED Mapper included • Kling-Net Mapper included • Professional DMX connectors
Peace of mind:
• Simple to use • Quick to set up • Easy to learn • Professional performance • Unbeatable price
Ideal for:
• Clubs, disco bars, live entertainment • Theatre, education, worship • Audio-visual, conferences

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Northland Church Battle of the Bands 2012

I’ve been really looking into the whole cost/quality axiom that plagues projection and set design. I work at a theatre so I see this problem daily- it’s a business that is constantly running up against more for less. I just ran an article on Tom Beg, a graduate student who overcame this conundrum with a few good ideas and some relatively inexpensive gear. I also featured the Indianapolis Opera a while back using nothing but white canvas panels and readily available VJ/DJ software (Modul8, Madmapper, PF faves). With the following, it looks like Steven Hall and crew at the Northland Church have achieved a pretty decent end result with an eye towards cost as well.

Every year Northland church hosts the Battle of the Bands, and this year they wanted to step up the look of the stage by using projectionmapping. You’d think “pricey” right off the bat, but with a little elbow grease and some good ideas they pulled off a great looking stage.


For a BOB format, you need flexibility to keep things fresh. For projection they used two DL2′s FOH and utilized the on-board AXON media servers to fire content. These units, while not exceptionally bright, are readily available and relatively inexpensive to rent (and buy for that matter). The units were controlled from a lighting console via DMX, and they used the collage blend mode in a 2×1 to cover the stage. The screens are where the big creativity came in- using simple 2×4 construction covered in white muslin, they were able to suspend these from their upstage truss. Then, using simple masks (created in Paint.net) they were able to separate each shape onto a different layer, letting them create all kinds of looks. Check out his blog for some video and more pictures!

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Projectionmapping Inside the LV21 Lightship

Tom Beg is an MA student at UCA, Rochester and sent me some photos and info about his last project. The LV 21 is a decommissioned lightship currently moored at Gillingham Pier, County Kent, UK. He worked in conjunction with an event called the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend to produce content featuring Morse code as visualized by dots and dashes. I’ve seen lot’s of projectionmapping done on ships, but very little IN a ship, let alone the content being ABOUT the ship. He used four Optoma HD600X-LV projectors for the overall shoot. Photoshop and After Effects were used for the animations and for the mapping. These were played back through Cyclone HD Media players (very cool little units, BTW). All this adds up to a fairly ‘lo-fi’ solution but as Tom states “I think this project proves that creating interesting work through projectionmapping isn’t out of reach for the everyday man. You don’t need expensive equipment and specialist software if you have good ideas and the right location”. True dat.

Make sure to check out his online portfolio at TomBeg.com. Very interesting stuff indeed.


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Mapping Festival 2013 Registration

Mapping Festival 2012

If you didn’t get to the Mapping Festival this year, make sure to plan for next year! The dates for the next edition are set: May 2nd through May 12th 2013! So they are pleased to announce the open call for submissions. The dates are Aug.15th- September 20th, 2012, (AV performances, AV installations, workshops, conference) and October 1st- 31st (VJing, Videomapping)

This call is open to everyone working in all disciplines of audiovisual art and digital culture. Whatever you’re imagination and creativity can muster! Submit your audiovisual performances, installations, workshops, or other audiovisual multidisciplinary projects to be presented at the Mapping Festival!

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Resolume’s Workshops for September

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Get to the Hague and learn Resolume! The company is offering workshops for everything from “zero to hero” to advanced live performance, to projectionmapping. You have to register so get to their website and enter. Here’s the lowdown:

5 hours. From zero to hero. No experience required.
This workshop teaches you all you need to know to start VJ’ing with Resolume. We go over what does what in the interface, and show you the best ways to use it. Starting with the basics on how to load and trigger clips, you’ll be compositing multiple videos, applying realtime effects and using live cameras in no time. First hand knowledge from the developers themselves will make sure you’ll pick up a few things even the pros don’t know about. The focus will be on practical knowledge and skills, and we’ll show you how to best prepare your footage, how to connect to a projector, and before the day is over, you’ll be VJ’ing on the big screen yourself!
Monday 3 September 2012
€ 150.00 Euro

Advanced Resolume Workshop
5 hours. Basic experience required.
This is for everyone who already has some experience with VJ’ing in general, but wants to get to the nitty gritty of the many options Resolume has to offer. Sync clips to the BPM or have effects pop to the music. Use Cue Points and the Beatloopr to remix your footage on the fly. Streamline your signal flow and get your compositions and decks organized. We’ll go over every nook and cranny, and leave no stone unturned. At the end of the day, not only will Resolume have no more secrets to you, you’ll also have the skills to take your visual sets to the next level.
Tuesday 4 September 2012
€ 200.00 Euro

Live performance with Resolume
5 hours. Basic experience required.
Okay. So you know the basics. You know which buttons to push and how to control effects in realtime. But when do you push that button? And which effects do you apply where? And how to map that shiny new midi controller or iPad? This workshop will show you how you can setup Resolume so that you can quickly improvise to changes in the music. Allowing you to focus on being creative with your content, instead of trying to remember which button does what.
Thursday 6 September 2012
€ 200.00 Euro

Projection Mapping with Resolume Arena Workshop
5 hours. Advanced experience required.
Warning, when this workshop is over, you’ll never again be able to look at the objects around you without trying to warp video on them in your head. Projection mapping has been the buzz word in the land of live visuals for a while now, and after this workshop you can get in on the hype too. We’ll go over the basic tools you have at your disposal when mapping with Resolume. Using the powerful warping features of Arena 4.1, you can tackle any surface. And if one projector wasn’t enough, we’ll show you how to extend your maps across multiple projectors.
Friday 7 September 2012

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Gear of Olympic Proportions

The end of summer is a weird time around here. The theatre season and school are about to start, I try to spend more time with my family, and the olympics are on. The damn olympics have managed to make everything seem to grind to a halt. We watch religiously and the opening ceremonies are way up there on the list. So it was that I watched and wasn’t that impressed. They had to top Beijing after all, and that’s a tall order. The big star was LED however and there were a couple of effects that I think are harbingers of things to come in LED-land. One is the LED tiles that are permanently installed throughout the stands. Tait Technologies, a longtime provider of gear on a huge scale (U2, JayZ, Roger Waters), provided the LED tiles to extend the graphic mapping of the opening ceremonies into the stands at the olympic stadium. This type of technology is going to start becoming the norm with systems like this and also with the advent of gear like the Xyloband being deployed (see Coldplay’s use HERE). But here’s the official word: (more…)

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Leviathan and Autodesk

I came of age with Autodesk’s AutoCad Rel. 9. I think I still have a copy on three 3.5″ floppy disks in the attic somewhere. I can tell you it was nothing like what they put out now. It ran on a 486dx66 with an outboard math coprocessor, and I was the king of 3D. Autodesk has really stepped up in the last couple of years, though, and Leviathan is a heavy user of their Entertainment Creation Suite. The folks at Leviathan have been involved in making the visual package for Amon Tobin’s ISAM tour since the beginning, along with partners in crime V Squared Labs, and ……..The results speak for themselves. They do quite a lot of stuff, including visuals for Skrillex.

These vids, made by Autodesk, are a great peek into the hyper-graphic, computer-generated world of Leviathan- I can only imagine walking into work every day and getting to hang with this crew. It looks like a total blast! Can’t wait for ISAM to be in Chicago, Sept. 8th. I’ll have to see if i can buy the LVTHN crew a drink!

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Arkam.tv at Google I/O Interactive

Arkam.tv recently were involved in making the visuals for the after-hours party at Google I/O. Their overall size was 80′x20′, rear-projected. They also came up with a really inventive playback system using Android pads with Touchdesigner as the control, of course. There’ll be a write-up over at Derivative’s site soon so check there for more details.


Adam explains: “Falcon Northwest was nice enough to provide us with their newest micro tower build, The Tiki, for this project. It was running a NVidia GeForce GXT 680 which gave us an option for up to four outputs. The show’s output resolution was 2560×640 and we split that into two 1280×640 signals. Those signals were pumped out the two DVI outputs on the video card into a proprietary video mixing station from Riverview Systems. Once it entered their system they used some customized software to re-composite the two signals back together. Beyond that it was all in their hands and we didn’t have anything else to do with the signal. They were able to split the signal into three outputs that fed into corresponding projectors. (edit- looks like they used the Barco FLM 22). It was a rear projection set up. The full resolution of the combined projections was 4320×1080. The scaling on the projectors was so high quality and sharp that we decided to build our project at 2560×640 in order to maintain a high fps since our graphics were running in real-time.”

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V Squared Labs on Mushrooms

As if VSL didn’t have a good enough year…..
Here’s a really cool vid with some time-lapse and production shots of them in action with Infected Mushroomand Vita Motus Studios. You gotta dig Touchdesigner and the Smithson Martin Emulator DVS on stage right. As always, VSL puts out some really quality visual work and this is just a simple reminder of that. Check out a great write-up of the process over at Fastcocreate.com.

Infected Mushroom Army of Mushrooms Live Show from V Squared Labs Inc. on Vimeo.

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d3 Technologies Dreams Big…

Artisan, part of UVA, used d3 to map, simulate and output content onto sculptural LED tunnels for USA telecom company Sprint’s new cinema announcement. It’s a great peek into what it takes to shoot a quality product. David Bajt and Luke Malcolm give some insight into the process….and I guess since I’m a Sprint user- at least I know my money is going towards something a little more than person’s pocket. Plus- who doesn’t love the sight of a crazy-huge jib poking a room chock full of technology with a pricey camera on the end? Keep an eye out for the super-fine Barco NX series LED panels……Check out the “making of” video and their press release:

May 29, 2012 – If your phone could truly “sleep,” what would it dream? A new interactive on-screen cinema experience created by Sprint in partnership with “Team Sprint” encourages moviegoers to turn off their mobile device in exchange for a custom mobile phone “dream”. More than 1,000 NCM Movie Theaters will show the experience on nearly 18,000 screens as part of Sprint’s courtesy-message sponsorship that asks moviegoers to turn off their phones prior to the start of a movie. Artisan, the new sister division of UK based design company United Visual Artists, was taken on board (more…)

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Vivid Live! to Stream Amon Tobin Set from SOH

The Vivid Live! Festival will be streaming the Amon Tobin set from the Sydney Opera house on their Youtube channel this weekend HERE Time is 9PM AEST on Jun 2,- 7 am EST so pretty early for you right coasters. I’ll be up though. Coffee and breakfast with ISAM:Beyond 3D….what could be better?

Following sold out tours across Europe and North America, Amon Tobin’s audiovisual spectacle ISAM Live comes to Sydney Opera House – a landmark development in concert presentation. Taking projection mapping, electronic performance and technological syncopation into more immersive territory, Amon Tobin’s reputation as an innovative artist has long been recognized by critics and peers alike; with ISAM Live, he has finally captured the imagination of the broader public worldwide.

Sydney Opera House, in partnership with Google, will stream two full matinee, back-to-back ISAM Live performances on a dedicated YouTube channel on Saturday, June 2nd starting at 9PM AEST (7AM NYC / Noon London).

The live stream series will premiere a custom camera application called FRONTROW, which will allow the audience to use pan and zoom features to change their view and take photos during the live stream, apply lens filters and immediately share with their friends through Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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Because you can never have enough Amon Tobin….

A whopping 30 minutes worth of AT in Austria via Electronic Beats! Enjoy!

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