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TETRA.TENNIS v4.0 / Virtual MC

Posted in event / project, Tennis Masters, video mapping with tags , on November 7, 2011 by Francois Wunschel

This year the setup has been extended with a virtual mc, announcing the match in realtime 3d.

Masking and alignement is powered by MadMapper‘s latest bezier warping:

Some live patching and adjustments in the venue:

The virtual MC mapped on the main concrete pillar:


Last video check before the opening:

TETRA.TENNIS v3.0 / video report

Posted in MadMapper, Tennis Masters, video mapping with tags , , , on January 25, 2011 by Francois Wunschel

A Quick video report of Tetra.Tennis show, our third consecutive video mapping at the French Tennis Masters series.
Running through a QC custom app, as usual, controlling the visuals, the stroboscopes AND the sound this year, triggering sound fx, always in sync’.
The video mapping side is powered by MadMapper.

And the Tetra.Tennis app, in its latest version:

MadMapper goes Tennis

Posted in MadMapper, software, Tennis Masters, video mapping with tags , , on November 13, 2010 by Francois Wunschel

Hi folks, here’s a quick snapshot showing MapMapper + our custom Tetra.Tennis application playing tennis at the French Masters Series.
All running smoothly, thanks to Syphon framework. All controlled with a PS3 joypad. Top Spin style. And yes, the point of view from the front of house is damn cool.

Paris Tennis Masters 2010

Posted in Tennis Masters with tags , on November 7, 2010 by Francois Wunschel

Today was the sunday start of the French Tennis Masters, in Paris,
We did some new footage to project on the tennis ground, just before the players start the match. Here are two snapshots. Projected using MadMapper and a custom QC software.

Tetra.Tennis 0.62

Posted in Tennis Masters with tags , , on November 1, 2010 by Francois Wunschel

Next week we’ll be projecting on the tennis ground of the BNP Paribas Tennis Masters, in Paris / Bercy.
So it was time for some improvements to our Tetra.Tennis custom application.
This year we’ll go with Particles, thanks to our ParticlesWarFare QC plugin (available for download), and we’ll run the show through MadMapper – our custom Video Mapping software.
Hope to see you there.
Here’s a snapshot of the on-going app:

Tetra.Tennis 0.30

Posted in quartz composer, software, Tennis Masters, video mapping with tags , , , on November 1, 2009 by Francois Wunschel

I’ve been working today on the new Tetra.Tennis UI.
Currently using BGHudAppKit.framework – as pointed by Vade, thanks mate !-,
for a uber-friendly HUDstyle interface.
The software is still in dev. , but allows so far to control video and strobes,
all via manual controls or MIDI sync.
The strobes will finally also be controlled by Fred Viktor’s drum kit, live of course.

tetratennis030

Tennis goes Strobbing

Posted in event / project, software, Tennis Masters with tags , , on October 27, 2009 by Francois Wunschel

As stated earlier, we’re currently developing a cute little software to drive the Tennis Masters stroboscopes array.
We’re currently controlling everything through Midi, which is then translated into DMX signal internally.

Here’s a snapshot of the software in progress.
BNPstrobeSoft

BNP Paribas Tennis Masters

Posted in event / project, Tennis Masters, video mapping with tags , , , , on October 27, 2009 by Francois Wunschel

The Paris Tennis Masters will last from 8 to 15 november, in Bercy.
This year 1024 will once more project on the tennis ground.
We hope to see you there, you tennis freaks !
Meanwhile, here’s a photo of the ground going 3D…

Once more, the audio part will be run by superhero MS Fred Viktor.
Oh, and i almost forgot to say that this time we’ll be using an array of 28 Atomic Stroboscopes.
You better bring you shades.

BNP3

Tetra.tennis 0.22

Posted in software, Tennis Masters, video mapping with tags on September 14, 2009 by Francois Wunschel

Tera.tennis is in in-house software used to drive the BNP Paribas Tennis Masters 2008 show.

It can be synched by Midi trough Ableton Live, and allows to video-map the tennis ground.

It features quad-warped dual output, live audio-reactive graphics, video replay , realtime effects and dynamic naming system for the players’ entry in the game.

Tetra.tennis_0.22

BNP Paribas Master 2008

Posted in event / project, Tennis Masters, video mapping with tags , , on September 13, 2009 by Francois Wunschel

Since there was no online documentation on the project, here’s a quick post showing 1024′work on the BNP Paribas Tennis Masters 2008.

1024 designed the 4 minutes show projected on the tennis ground before each major match.
BNP Paribas Masters 2008
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