Projection Mapping Is Now a $3B Segment of Digital Signage — But Its Future Is Advertising

January 11, 2022

When we think of digital signage, we think drive-thru menu boards, retail store signage and even wayfinding on a college campus. But, the coolest part of the signage market (and the segment that the advertising industry is accelerating) is what’s commonly referred to by techies as Projection Mapping. Of course, everyone reading this would immediately […]

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Is This The Best Projection Mapping Story Ever?

December 13, 2019

Artist Michael Skura had been working with hand-blown glass for more than a decade when one day, a single beam of light passing through a piece of glass in his studio caught his eye. The effect was both magical and subtle, inspiring him to explore the possibilities of light and glass through controlled illumination and […]

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Projection Mapping Allows for a New Wave of Creativity

December 11, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, I saw a video on LinkedIn of a projection mapping project at a restaurant in New York City. It was gorgeous, powerful, it told a story and evoked emotions in the intended audience. In our AV language, we would say it created a real experience. For me, and maybe others, […]

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Futuresource Consulting on What New Tech to Expect at ISE

January 30, 2019

ISE 2019, the world’s largest exhibition for AV and systems integration professionals, opens its doors in a few days and is expected to draw more than 80,000 visitors. As the industry gears up for the show, Futuresource Consulting has identified the key trends and technologies that you need to look out for, including: Digital Signage, […]

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Bart Kresa’s Sviatovid Projection Sculpture to Debut at ISE

January 11, 2019

Panasonic Business and Integrated Systems Europe are joining forces to bring Bart Kresa’s newest projection mapping showpiece to ISE 2019. It will provide a unique visual experience and an Opening Address from the master projection designer. Sviatovid, a faceted, five metre tall projection sculpture, is the successor to the iconic Shogyo Mujo, which debuted at […]

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nhow Hotel at Amsterdam RAI Will Be the Canvas for ISE’s Projection Mapping Display

January 10, 2019

Integrated Systems Events and the RAI Amsterdam are joining forces to produce an new projection mapping display onto the façade of the brand new nhow Amsterdam RAI hotel, adjacent to the exhibition and conference centre. The eye-catching 25-storey, 650 room hotel has been developed by real estate developers COD and Being Development, NH Hotel Group […]

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Tony’s Faves from InfoComm 2018

July 5, 2018

  InfoComm is the largest, most exciting event in North America focused on the pro-AV industry, with 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of products, and 44,000 attendees from 110 countries. I had the pleasure of attending this year, and it was a blast! The following is a list (not in any particular order) of my favorite booths, […]

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The World Masters of Projection Mapping Details for ISE

January 15, 2018

Beginning on the 14 January five leading, international video artists start a three-week display of 3D projections in the centre of Amsterdam onto the EYE Filmmuseum façade and, in the last week, onto an adjacent water screen. The video artists are taking part in The World Masters of Projection Mapping, a joint venture initiative from Amsterdam Light Festival, Integrated Systems […]

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Integrated Systems Europe Debuts New Conferences and Events

November 30, 2017

Integrated Systems Europe 2018 will see the premier of a range of new show initiatives designed to make the fifteenth edition of the world’s largest AV and systems integration show the most compelling so far. Some of the ISE 2018 debuts include: Launching on the day before ISE 2018 opens its doors, the TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) conference, produced by AVIXA, is […]

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The World Masters of Projection Mapping to Debut in Amsterdam

October 20, 2017

A new competition dedicated to showcasing the finest in projection mapping has been launched as a cooperative venture between Amsterdam Light Festival, Integrated Systems Events and the RAI Amsterdam. The World Masters of Projection Mapping competition will take place from 14 January until 9 February 2018. Work from five competing artists will be shown on the facade of EYE Filmmuseum. The […]

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Make an Affordable Interactive Videomapped Installation

May 19, 2017

By Meghan Athavale CEO, Lumo Interactive Have you seen walls and floors that look like they’re coming to life, pulsating and casting shadows in ways that seem to defy the laws of physics? You’re probably seeing video mapping (AKA projection mapping) in action — a technique that uses carefully aimed light to make illusions. While […]

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SILA SVETA Does It Again – Using Projection Mapping in the Art of Dance

December 26, 2016

I have been a fan of SILA SVETA’s work since I first discovered them in 2011 doing a music video called Rapping Mapping. SILA SVETA is a Russian-based live-performance production company that is truly turn-key as they aren’t just providing the AV, they handle everything from the conception through the creative to the end production. […]

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The Saga

December 13, 2016

In early November, I had the opportunity to attend CCUMC in San Antonio. The city was amazing, the food was delicious and the conference was great. To read more about the conference and why you should attend (or exhibit) please see my other article in rAVe ED on the subject. In this column, I want […]

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Joel Rollins’ Observations of Day One at ISE 2016

February 9, 2016

Today’s interviews: Well, first of all, Annabelle and I had a chance yesterday evening, before the show opened, to interview Steve Montgomery of IHSE about their new distributed KVM technology, which allows secure access to keyboard, video and mouse over an encrypted network. Today we first interviewed Steve Scorse of SiliconCore about their new high […]

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Panasonic’s Art Rankin Talks to Gary About the Company’s InfoComm Presence

June 17, 2015

Centered around an image-mapped Tesla, Panasonic is debuting over 15 new products at InfoComm. And, Art Rankin, their VP of business division strategy — AV, couldn’t be happier as the Tesla is integrated with all sorts of Panasonic product and technology. In addition to image mapping and edge blending and warping, Panasonic is filled with […]

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June 8, 2015

Christie told us today that its valued partner, Hexogon Solution Pte Ltd, used Christie visual solutions to accomplish a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title achievement for the Greatest light output in a projected image ever produced in a single event. This stunning feat was achieved with 160 Christie Roadster HD20K-J and S+22K-J 3DLP projectors deployed […]

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Panasonic’s DSE Debuts Include 4K and Video Walls

March 17, 2015

At the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, Panasonic launched the new LFE8U LCD display series that’s aimed at a cost-vs-performance sweet spot. This TH-65LFE8U includes a narrow and even bezel width of 7.5 mm for top and sides and 10.5 mm for bottom and even includes a networked built-in signage player that allows video […]

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Nature Re-imagined – Projection Mapping and the Bioluminescent Forest

March 11, 2015

At times when considering topics for blogs, I may refer to information from articles and whitepapers that I read on a weekly basis. I’ll put the topics on paper and when I see something that I consider worth writing about, it eventually becomes a published blog. For this blog however, my idea came from a recent visit […]

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rAVe RADIO Checks Out the Projection Mapping Demo on a Tesla Car in the Panasonic Stand

February 11, 2015

Panasonic has one of the best projection mapping demos here at ISE. It uses a Tesla that’s wrapped with gray material and projected on so that you can see the car driving in different environments as well as see the inside of the car without opening any doors or taking off any panels. This video […]

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Human Projection Mapping: Behind the Magic

August 20, 2014

Sara Abrons recently shared a video of Human Projection Mapping done by Omote artist Nobumichi Asai.  It is an amazing display of what can be done today in AV if you are able to combine your creative skills with available technology. It has been asked repeatedly if being in the AV industry ruins the “magic” of […]

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Human Projection Mapping

August 19, 2014

Yesterday I stumbled across an interesting article about an artist combining projection mapping and real-time face tracking. This is demonstrated in a new video called Omote by artist Nobumichi Asai, where, as the model’s face moves around, her face changes dramatically. It changes, adding dramatic eyeliner, blush and lipstick, and then morphs into less human […]

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3D, or not 3D, that is the question.

January 16, 2014

A favorite scene for any AV geek has to be when R2D2 gets cleaned up by Luke Skywalker on Tatooine.  All of a sudden, a light sputters out and projects a holographic image of Princess Leia pleading with Obi Wan Kenobi to save her.  That scene set the stage in many people’s heads about the […]

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