How to make a portable interactive floor projection system

How to make a portable interactive floor projection system

So you want to make an interactive floor you can take places? We understand. Whether you're a DJ, an event planner, or a childcare professional, chances are you've encountered interactive floors and wondered how you can create something similar that's easy to pack, transport, and set up on your own.

Like you, the Lumo Interactive team is all about making stuff, but before you get started, we want to make sure you understand all your options. Below is a brief overview of the pros and cons of turnkey solutions, as well as a step by step guide if you prefer to build your own system.

Redesigning the Lumo Play software interface

Redesigning the Lumo Play software interface

In 2016, after spending a few years on our website chat support speaking directly with people who use Lumo Play software, we decided it was time to make some big changes.

Over the next couple months, I worked with Meg and Curt to re-design our desktop software interface. The goal was to make it as easy as possible for families and businesses to set up an interactive display using almost any hardware they want. This is the documentation of my process.

Make an Affordable Interactive Video Mapped Installation

Make an Affordable Interactive Video Mapped Installation

Members of our Lumo Play community, many of whom are agencies and audio-visual professionals, are often tasked with creating an interactive floor or wall that will fit inside an irregular space, or wrap on top of a 3D surface.

Here you will find a description of various video and projection mapping techniques, and some simple instructions to help Lumo Play users create amazing, 3D mapped interactive displays without having to go back to school to learn 3D modelling and invest in expensive media-server solutions.