Although projection mapping is a relatively new term, the first public example the technique can be traced back to the 1960s when Disneyland opened its Haunted Mansion ride in 1969.
Since then the technology has evolved to new heights. Over the past decade, head-turning projection mapping has now become the go-to for every building opening, event or occasion.
In the past few years, we’ve seen new ways for the technique to be used. Applications in the military, the booming wearable tech industry and extensive prospects for a range of businesses in every sector offer new opportunities for harnessing its power.
We’ve picked our favorite examples of projection mapping and display technology, from a real life-invisibility invisibility cloak to interactive water slides.