EVALUATION ON PERFORMER SUPPORT METHODS FOR INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCES USING PROJECTOR

Authors

  • JUN IKEDA Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai-cho Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 657-8501, Japan
  • YOSHINARI TAKEGAWA Organization of Advanced Science and Technology, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai-cho Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 657-8501, Japan
  • TSUTOMU TERADA Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai-cho Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 657-8501, Japan
  • MASAHIKO TSUKAMOTO Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai-cho Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 657-8501, Japan

Keywords:

interactive performance, projector, media art

Abstract

Recently, performances that combine performers’ actions and images projected from a projector have attracted a great deal of attention. In such performances, since the per- former usually faces the audience, it is difficult for him/her to watch the projected images on a background screen. This means that he/she cannot make the performances dynamic in response to changes in the situation. Therefore, we evaluate multiple information pre- sentation methods for interactive performances. We have developed a prototype system for supporting performers and evaluated its effectiveness. We confirmed that differences in display devices and in the types of presenting images affected the quality of perfor- mances. The implemented prototype was actually used in several stage performances, and we confirmed that the system was effective and improved the visibility of projected images.

 

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