Interactive projections have become the main course of all types of advertising, learning, fun and play. No matter what you to do meet the ends, you must have seen interactive projections in some form or the other. In most cases you may have also interacted with these types of projections. Technological advancement has made interactive projections possible, which to our understanding will be the future of advertising and gaming.
Many kinds of interactive display techniques have already been created by various manufacturers and advertisers and these projections have left all the audience mesmerized and interactively entertained. Interactive wall projects and 3D projections on any type of architecture are perhaps the most famous and most carried out interactive projections around the world – but steadily another type of interactive projection – the interactive floor projection is taking to the fore with its ability to create an engaging and fun filled environment.
Interactive floor projections can be understood as interactive projections which transform any type of floor into an interactive surface for all audiences who can engage, interact and entertain themselves with the images, characters projected on the floor. Interactive floors are a cool part of gaming arenas, sports fields and advertising houses.
For all wondering how interactive floor projection works – well for make interactive floors multimedia projectors are used to project the various images, characters, objects and patterns from above. Also infrared lights and cameras are installed on the ceiling to capture the movement on the projected area – so when a person moves on the projection, the floor projections move in response to the movement and alter shape and graphics to make the floor interactive for the user.
The best part about interactive floor projections is that besides engaging an individual, the interactive floor is also capable of allowing multiple people to interact with the projection. This makes interactive floor projections an ideal technological advancement in games and sports. Players can practice and interact with other players in a virtual environment by projecting the field or scene for the sport or game of their choice. E.g. table tennis players can have a table and rackets projected on the floor and then two or four players can play virtual tennis. Call of Duty freaks can project their choice of the game and play in a very interactive virtual environment.
The scene on interactive floors is really engaging, the entire projection is like you’re walking on images and characters that move with you. Say if water is projected on the floor, the customers would feel has is they are walking on water as every step they take will create similar water ripples as a stride on water would in the real world scenario.
Interactive floor projection is really fun, but the concept of projection on floor is much more than mere fun.
The technique which allows images and graphics to interact with and engage the onlookers and users can have a lot of practical applications in advertising, hospitals etc. Interactive floor projections can be helpful to patients with cognitive and behavioral problems, who can instead of real humans, understand and begin to interact with virtual images and characters in a fun way and steadily be able to adjust back with humans.