Barco publishes white paper on the right projection technology for 3D mapping

Barco, the technology company focusing on innovative visualization solutions for different applications, has released a new white paper on projection for 3D mapping.

Barco is pleased to announce that it has published a new white paper which includes professional insights into how to choose the correct projector for 3D mapping projects. This paper, entitled How to build a professional projection system for 3D projection mappings, adds to the content covered in the company’s recently published eBook.

The white paper goes into further technical detail and explores the projection needs for a successful 3D mapping project.

Dealing with millions of pixels

Projecting images onto 3D surfaces, such as medieval façades or monumental constructions, is a more complex procedure than projecting 2D images onto flat screens. These structures can vary in form and colour, adding some extra challenges to the project.

Barco’s latest white paper looks at the technical details of this type of undertaking in more detail, exploring what elements need to be taken into consideration when building a projection mapping system and choosing a projector.

For instance, things like brightness levels, resolution and other projector design requirements need to be taken into account, for a successful project that leads to stunning results.

To find out more, the white paper can be downloaded here.

New UDX series

In addition to this, Barco has also recently released the UDX series of projection technology, which provides compact high-brightness laser projectors with integrated cooling.

This reliable product is suitable for a range of projects in different venues, such as theme parks, sports arenas, museums and more. It is a true ‘light canon’ with up to 45,000 lumens. Ideal for projection mapping, the UDX-U45LC comes in UXGA resolution with a squarer aspect ratio, minimising light waste when projecting 3D objects.

Last month, Barco announced the latest achievement created by its partnership with Culturespaces, Bassins de Lumières, which is now open in Bordeaux, France.