Tag: projection

Feb 19, 2015

Scientists Develop Artificial Skylight that Mimics Natural Light

Scientists Develop Artificial Skylight that Mimics Natural Light

A group of scientist in Como, Italy have developed an artificial skylight that creates realistic looking natural light for spaces that don’t have windows or access to sunlight. According to PetaPixel: The scientists who invented the light figured out how to use a thin coating of nanoparticles to accurately simulate sunlight through Earth’s atmosphere…

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Jan 5, 2015

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

István Orosz is a Hungarian artist best known for his fantastic anamorphic art. The distorted pieces come to life when a cylindrical mirror is placed atop the artwork; seemingly abstract imagery transforms into detailed and realistic figures and faces. Orosz graduated from the University of Arts and Design in Budapest in 1975. After graduation…

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Jan 3, 2015

Awesome Routine Combines Dance with Interactive 3D Projections

Awesome Routine Combines Dance with Interactive 3D Projections

“Pixel” is a live show that combines dance choreography with interactive, 3D projection mapping. The show features 11 dancers and recently debuted at Maison des Arts de Créteil in France. In the amazing video above we see highlights from the 60 minutes performance which was directed and choreographed by Mourad Merzouki.

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Aug 18, 2014

This Is Real-Time Face Tracking and Projection Mapping

This Is Real-Time Face Tracking and Projection Mapping

A team led by Nobumichi Asai demonstrates real-time face tracking and projection mapping. Can you imagine the entertainment potential for this kind of technology? It could certainly add an exciting new element to live shows and performances!

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Apr 17, 2014

This Futuristic Sandbox Lets You Build Erupting Volcanoes and Flowing Rivers

This Futuristic Sandbox Lets You Build Erupting Volcanoes and Flowing Rivers

Photograph by SandyStation Using a Microsoft Kinect 3D camera, a data projector and simulation and visualization software (for lava and water flow), researchers have developed a futuristic sandbox that lets you build erupting volcanoes and flowing rivers in an augmented reality environment. Researchers in the Czech Republic developed a version they call SandyStation, while…

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Feb 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Shadow Cube

Picture of the Day: The Shadow Cube

THE SHADOW CUBE Artwork by ANILA QUAYYUM AGHA Website | See.me | Indiana U. Profile | Facebook In this amazing light and shadow installation by Anila Quayyum Agha, we see a large-scale patterned wood cube with an interior light source that projects brilliant shadow patterns on the surrounding walls. Entitled Intersections (6.5′…

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Nov 19, 2012

Haunting 3D Images Projected Onto Trees

Haunting 3D Images Projected Onto Trees

Clement Briend is a photographer living and working in Paris, France. He is also a professor of photography at the University of Valenciennes. Briend studied at the Ecole Louis Lumiere and specializes in projecting images onto various surfaces and then taking photographs of the hybrid imagery. In his series entitled ‘Cambodian Trees‘, Briend projects…

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Jan 28, 2012

Brilliant Shadow Art by Rashad Alakbarov

Brilliant Shadow Art by Rashad Alakbarov

Artwork by RASHAD ALAKBAROV Azberbaijan-based artist Rashad Alakbarov creates wonderful shadow art using everyday objects and reflecting their shadows to create wonderful cityscapes and portraits. My favourite of the lot is the piece above that beautifully incorporates colour into thee piece for a really striking landscape. If you’re in London, you can catch…

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