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MAD_Orb setup

Posted in event / project, MadMapper, MAD_Orb on July 3, 2013 by Francois Wunschel

A breakdown of our setup for the MAD_Orb installation.
On the pictures, Zedd, main performer of the event, held by Vice Magazine.
See more photos of the hardware on MadMapper’ blog


our QC-app to generate the realtime content:

Our simulator, to be able to work at the office without the actual construction.
This replaces a WYSIWYG setup which proved to be overly complicated, especially under our time constraints. The Orb was modelled and uvw textured in 3dsmax, then rendered in realtime using a syphon texture:

The MadMapper / MAD_Light setup, sending 24 artnet universes:

photos of the party by:Bryan Derballa and Andrew White
more photos on the VICE website


Posted in event / project, MAD_Orb with tags , on July 3, 2013 by Francois Wunschel

Back from NYC after completing the MAD_Orb installation, driven by MadMapper.
192 LED tubes custom-designed by GarageCube and ShowJockey in China, positioned in 3d space on a scaffolding structure, and 2d unwarped using MAD_Light.
Content generated in realtime using a custom QC-app, and controlled through a PS3 joypad.
Video fo follow.

MAD_Orb contactsheet