Panasonic’s newly launched 20,000 lumen PT-RZ21K laser projector is helping to light up the inaugural World Masters of Projection Mapping competition, which culminates during ISE 2018.
Amsterdam Light Festival has joined forces with ISE and RAI Amsterdam to stage the competition, which has seen video artwork projected onto the imposing façade of the EYE Filmmuseum since mid-January.
A combination of the PT-RZ21K and 30,000 lumens PT-RZ31K have been used for the competition, the winner for which will be announced at ISE on Friday 9 February.
Both are specifically designed for live entertainment and staging applications and offer 20,000 hours of maintenance free operation. Featuring a dual-laser 3-chip DLP light source, the projectors have built-in redundancy, providing uninterrupted projection to ensure the show goes on should a laser diode fail – making them perfect for high-profile events.
Jan Markus Jahn, director of Panasonic Visual System Solutions, said: “We are incredibly excited to be a part of the inaugural World Masters of Projection Mapping, and to witness first-hand the creations these artists are projecting onto one of Amsterdam’s most iconic buildings, using our industry-leading technology.”
Pictured is Bridging The Gap by Geert Mul, projected onto the EYE Filmmuseum, which provides the canvas for the World Masters of Projection Mapping championship. (Photo: Bas Uterwijk)