Methodology: Projection Mapping Central (Backstage)

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Projection Mapping Backstage Supporting

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What is Projection Mapping?

Projection Mapping is a new creative medium where video projectors overlay virtual content onto physical objects. Normally projectors are used to put PowerPoint presentations onto flat screens. With Projection Mapping, projectors are used to apply magic to non-flat, everyday objects. By carefully aligning the projected virtual content with the physical objects, a stunning variety of effects can be accomplished.



The Illustrated History of Projection Mapping

While projection mapping has recently exploded into the conciousness of artists and advertisers everywhere, the history of projection mapping dates back longer than you may imagine.

If you try Googling for “Projection Mapping” you won’t find anything older than 3 years. That is because projection mapping’s older, academic name is “Spatial Augmented Reality” [1]. The field is also known as “Video Mapping”…




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