IXION Windowless Jet Concept

IXION Windowless Jet Concept

Technicon Design’s concept luxury jetliner that replaces windows with panoramic projection surfaces which relay what’s outside the aircraft using video cameras. It’s a cool idea, but we can only imagine the glare on our laptop screens.

Animated Cemetery

Animated Cemetery

Mexico’s largest cemetery Panteón de Dolores came alive with illusions and morbid yet silly imagery. Llamarada used projection mapping on the cemetery’s trees, tombstones and crosses. Part of the Ciudad Intervenida project.

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Box

Box

Believe it or not, those are flat screens. Part performance art, part tech demo, Bot & Dolly made these illusions using two robotic arms and projection mapping software that can align images on moving objects. (Thanks Jeremiah!)

Doin’ It Right: Conte Remix

Doin’ It Right: Conte Remix

A live performance of Daft Punk’s Doin’ It Right, recorded with original sounds and projections, done in a single take by musician Jack Conte. Though he does have the help of a robot to play his QuNeo MIDI controller. Go BTS here.

Extrapolis

Extrapolis

French studios Théoriz Crew and BKYC combined a large wall painting with projection mapped 3D animation and a Kinect to create a living, interactive mural. Read more about it on The Creators Project.

The Power of the Sun

The Power of the Sun

By turning the screen of an old rear-projection TV into a giant fresnel magnifying lens, Grant Thompson magnifies the light of the sun to cook food, boil liquid, ignite fuel, and melt pennies.

Microsoft IllumiRoom

Microsoft IllumiRoom

By combining projection mapping with a regular Xbox 360, Kinect and flat screen TV, Microsoft Research immerses players in games that literally fill the room – without silly 3D.

Firewall

Firewall

By combining a Spandex surface with projections and a Kinect, Aaron Sherwood and Michael Allison created a stunning work of interactive art that only slightly reminds us of Cronenberg’s Videodrome.

The Bottle

The Bottle

The video artists of Poland’s White Kanga have come up with a way to project images onto 3D surfaces and dynamically adjust the projection based on the movement of the objects.

The Alchemy of Light

The Alchemy of Light

Performance artist a dandypunk created this interactive live production which combines dance and movement with projection mapping as his only source of illumination.

3M/Roku Streaming Projector

3M/Roku Streaming Projector

3M teamed up with Roku to create a portable home entertainment projector. It has a Roku Streaming Stick built-in and a battery good for about 2.5 hours. Its projection range is from 6″ to 120″.

Hyper-Matrix Cube Wall

Hyper-Matrix Cube Wall

An incredible feat of engineering by Korean artist JônPaSang, this matrix is comprised of thousands of styrofoam cubes which move in and out to form images. Also serves as a huge projection screen.

O (Omicron)

O (Omicron)

AntiVJ’s audiovisual installation at the historic Hala Stulecia in Poland. We’ve seen several amazing projection mapping presentations, but the scale of this project takes it to the next level.

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Portal: Terminal Velocity

Portal: Terminal Velocity

Jason Craft used “3D tracking, seamless camera cuts and 3D camera projection” to recreate the mind-bending and space-warping ability of the Portal gun. The gun itself isn’t a prop but CGI.

LEGO Star Wars Hologram

LEGO Star Wars Hologram

YouTuber H1tmonchan spotted this kick-ass window display at a toy store in a mall in Norway. The diorama made of LEGO Star Wars sets came alive through the use of a hologram-style projection.

Human Face Video Mapping

Human Face Video Mapping

Samsung Portugal produced this eye-popping clip which features some of the coolest projection mapping we’ve seen – using a human being as the projection surface instead of a building or screens.

Great Films Fill Rooms

Great Films Fill Rooms

Sony jumps on the projection mapping bandwagon, but amps it up to 11 with these short clips shot in real-time, with no edits or post. Hit the link for part one, then watch parts two and three.

Video Mapped Living Room

Video Mapped Living Room

Mr. Beam created a unique 3D video-mapping experience by turning a white living room into a groovy 360° projection area, changing the colors, patterns and textures in the space. (Thanks Laura!)

The Ultimate FPS Simulator

The Ultimate FPS Simulator

With motion tracking, an omni-directional treadmill and a 360° projection dome, this BF3 arena even shoots players with paintballs when hit. Watch UK Channel 5’s The Gadget Show on 10/24 for more.

Macula: Luminous Flux

Macula: Luminous Flux

Macula is back with another cool projection mapping, a mind-blowing 10-minute work that covered the facade of Liverpool’s Liver building. It also probably is the tallest video you’ll see today.

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Amon Tobin ISAM Live

Amon Tobin ISAM Live

Now this is what we call projection mapping! Several design studios collaborated to produce this perfect stage concept for bringing electronic artist Amon Tobin’s new album ISAM to life.

Tetra Tennis

Tetra Tennis

We’ve seen plenty of projection mapping, but this is the first time we’ve seen it done on a tennis court. We have to say “Game. Set. Match!” for this awfully cool production by 1024 Architecture.

8-Bit Invader

8-Bit Invader

A tribute to classic 8-bit video games, blown up to building size, spawning unholy mashups of retro games. Too bad the final projection mapping only included a small bit of Pavel Novák’s animation.

What Is Up?

What Is Up?

The planning that went into this projection mapping really makes it shine. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into a site-specific theater piece from the creative professionals at URBANSCREEN.

Robot Taekwon V 3D Mapping

Robot Taekwon V 3D Mapping

This cool projection mapping artwork from Lumpens of Robot Taekwon V emerging from the Dome of Legend, aka Seoul’s National Assembly Building, jams to a entertaining soundtrack too.

Interactive Ice Touchscreen

Interactive Ice Touchscreen

Inspired by the Finnish tradition of building snow and ice sculptures during their long winter, a team at Nokia has created the world’s first ice touchscreen using digital projection technology.

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