Mapping & Cartography


Panasonic Projector Solutions: Now and Beyond

by Isaac Oburu

Panasonic Corporation released a video, which introduces its projector solutions. Panasonic projectors are widely used at events all around the world. This video explains why Panasonic projectors are being chosen for the latest projection …

Tags:Mapping & Cartography| Panasonic| Projectors

Protec Tracks Movement at FAI 2015

by Tom Allen

Dubai-based rental house, Protec, used the BlackTrax motion-tracking tool at the opening ceremony of the World Air Games in late 2015. A 6m-wide spherical projection surface was suspended 330m above the stage, alongside aerial …

Tags:Back Panel| Dome Projection| Events| Large Display Monitor| Mapping & Cartography| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Panasonic Highlights from CES

by Bob Raikes

Panasonic had several interesting technologies on display at CES 2016, including a transparent TV integrated into furniture, a rear-projection screen that was switchable to transparent operation and various projection mapping demos.

Tags:CES 2016| Mapping & Cartography| Panasonic| Rear Projection| Transparent Displays| TV (Television)| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Panasonic uses ‘Honeycomb’ for HDR – Has Cool Transparent TV

by Tom Allen

Panasonic had one of the more interesting stands at the show, although it wasn’t easy to track down all of the new displays. The company has a presence in so many product areas, including …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| CES 2016| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Mapping & Cartography| Mobile Display Monitor| Panasonic| Rear Projection| Rugged Displays| tablets| Transparent Displays| UltraHD| Vol 23 - Issue 02

Disney Dinosaurs: The T-Rex Paleo Diet Now Includes Wings from AV Stumpfl!

by Isaac Oburu

The popular T-Rex Café at Disney Springs, formerly Downtown Disney Marketplace, at Lake Buena Vista, Florida is a monster-sized, Palaeozoic-themed restaurant that bills itself as a ‘Prehistoric Family Adventure’. In addition to serving Caveman …

Tags:Mapping & Cartography| Projectors| USA

Le Petit Chef Keeps Diners Entertained

by Tom Allen

A French restaurant, Le Petit Chef, is using a unique way to entertain their guests while waiting for their order: projection mapping. Projectors above the table show an animation – involving a literally ‘petit’ …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mapping & Cartography| Projection| Vol 22 - Issue 45

Green Hippo Adds Object Tracking

by Tom Allen

As well as its presence on the PSCo stand (PSCo Expands With Acquisition), Green Hippo had its own location near the front of the hall. Here it was showing off its Hippotizer products, for …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mapping & Cartography| PLASA 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 40

Barco Chosen for Massive Projection Mapping for Electronic Symphonic Concert

by Helen Vince

Barco, a global leader in visualization technology, is continuing to lead the projection mapping landscape, powering numerous shows and events around the globe with its award-winning large venue projection. Its latest foray: Electronic Opus, …

Tags:Barco| Mapping & Cartography| Projectors

Christie Shows Fast Calibration Tool

by Helen Vince

One of the challenges in projection mapping applications is properly registering your projectors to the objects to be projected onto. Now with two cameras, the projectors used for the mapping and some software, Christie …

Tags:3D Projection| Christie| Infocomm 2015| Mapping & Cartography| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Panasonic Shows Projection Mapping

by Helen Vince

Panasonic showed a couple of interesting projection mapping solutions at InfoComm 2015. One was illuminating a car and one incorporated a tablet-based augmented reality capability.

Tags:Infocomm 2015| Mapping & Cartography| Panasonic| Projection| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Barco Encourages Miami to Drink Up

by Tom Allen

Barco helped Anheuser-Busch launch its new ‘Oculto’ beer last month, with a projection mapped onto the entire front façade of the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami. Integrated Visions animated the imagery to create the mapping …

Tags:Back Panel| Barco| Large Display Monitor| Mapping & Cartography| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 25