Learn “3D” Projection Mapping, From the Start, with vvvv [Video] Arguably, democratizing a technique is an excellent way to improve craft. (See: linear perspective in Renaissance painting.) So, why not do that with projection mapping? Here’s the latest installment. An Augmented Tree, and Free Tools Power 3D Voxel Projection — on Leaves Kinect-Augmented Reality, as Projection Mapping Meets Depth Sensing (Hint: It’s Awesome) What’s this “3D” thing about? Elliot is not only doing a workshop (see top), but has assembled a detailed, step-by-step walkthrough of the technique using free tools and the superb visual environment vvvv. Using ReconstructMe we rapidly scan a real world scene and export a 3D mesh file which can be used for projection mapping. You can check out a walkthrough video below, then try the whole tutorial (complete with files) on the vvvv site: Path files at GitHub For those of you in the UK, see the Manchester workshop details and to register interest for a future installment.
10 projection mapping demos that will blow your mind! | Digital art A few years ago, video projection mapping (aka spatial augmented reality, or projecting video onto 3D surfaces such as buildings) was a fledgling art form, with a handful of noteworthy examples. Now, a head-turning projection is par for the course for any building opening, product launch, award ceremony or even a big birthday party (if it's good enough for the Queen). Inspiring examples of 3D art Video projection mapping has the capacity to transform any object into a screen. Events combine motion graphics, 3D, animation, and video to playfully highlight, deconstruct, rotate, recontextualise and generally manipulate a building's usual geometry. Often site-specific, the best work enhances rather than effaces the architecture it's projected onto. We've picked our favourite examples of projection mapping that you must see, ranging from O2's stunning rose, to micro projections on the petals of a flower, to an incredible display the full height of the Sagrada Familia. 01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06.
Video Projection Mapping by battleROYAL.berlin battleROYAL created a major production in celebration of the 125th anniversary of MADSACK Mediengruppe. MADSACK invited the city of Hannover to join them in celebrating their anniversary with an open-air festival and spectacular show event. 50,000 visitors gathered in the heart of the city for an evening of live performance, music, and entertainment. For the grand finale of the night, battleROYAL developed an innovative show experience combining live performance with advanced mapping and video design. Stunning imagery and powerful music combined with historical facts from MADSACK Mediengruppe wow’d the audience.
VPT 6.0 VPT 8 by HC Gilje, released may 2018. Video Projection Tool (VPT) is a free multipurpose realtime projection software tool for Mac and Windows. VPT 7 was downloaded over 100000 times, so in spite of a lot of other options available VPT still is popular. Among other things it can be used for projecting mapping on complex forms, adapt a projection to a particular space/surface, combine recorded and live footage, for multiscreen HD playback, for interactive installations using arduino sensors or camera tracking ++. VPT 8 is recommended for mac OS 10.12 or later and Windows 7 and 10 (although VPT 7 works great on Windows 7). and yes, it is still FREE! VPT 8 has a lot of under-the-hood changes. System Requirements Mac An Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.7 (or later). Windows PC with Windows 7 (or later); Multicore processor; 2 GB RAM; 1024×768 display, an OpenGL-compatible graphics card, and OpenGL 1.4 (or later) VPT 8 online manual Download VPT 8 windows VPT 8 mac extras: VPT 8 Videotrigger windows