June 2018, Boston, MA – USA
Identiverse, formerly known as The Cloud identity Summit, is the world’s largest identity conference.
Featuring over 200 sessions and masterclasses, Identiverse offers exhibits and presentations from more than 50 vendors.
This includes presentations from some of the world’s most influential voices in digital identity, financial services, privacy, healthcare, security, IoT, mobile, architecture and more.
This corporate event is hosted by Ping Identity Corporation, a provider of cyber security solutions to Fortune 100 companies globally.
The event takes place in a different city in June every year. Identiverse2018 edition was held in Boston, at the Hynes Convention Center.
The main stage this year was in the Grand Ballroom, a 24,500 square foot space. In addition to the main stage, there were also 7 breakout rooms and an expo stage.
All AV elements including projection, sound, lighting, cameras, record decks, live streaming, content creation (i.e. motion graphics and projection video elements)
and all preproduction design and rendering were provided by Immersive, a cutting-edge production company based in San Fransisco. For the projection mapping both on the ceiling as well as the main stage, Immersive chose Modulo PI solutions to control the 12 projectors they required.
Modulo Kinetic was hosting the ceiling projection.
During the preproduction phase, Modulo Kinetic 3D preview allowed Immersive to test the accuracy of their projectors placement, as Sean Mason, Immersive CEO , explains :
“One challenge we faced was part of the ceiling projection was being blocked by the stage set. In the Kinetic projection study, we realized that the center stage arch would be blocking two of the projectors.
Not only did Kinetic make us aware of the issue, it also helped solving it, all before getting on show site : through the Kinetic Render Surface interface, we were able to send content from a different projector to fill in the blocked area. Without Kinetic, this fix would not have been possible, and we would not have been able to fill in the shadow. Kinetic truly saved the day! »
Once on site, Immersive made the best of some other Modulo PI exclusive features during set up, like the Remote Warp functionality to adjust the projection from any location in the Grand Ballroom: “The Remote Warp is extremely helpful to fine tune the mapping from anywhere in the room. It allows us to get up right next to the projection and adjust the warp/blend to achieve a perfect mapping” adds Mason.
Immersive also enjoyed The User Panel, another exclusive modulo PI feature. It was used to write cues, trigger several simultaneous tasks and control all Modulo Pi media servers “We love the Panel. It was absolutely necessary to control the show because the server hosting the central stage projection was backstage while another one was in the Front of House. Thanks to the Panel, we were controlling them both while sitting in the audience during the show.” adds Mason.
Sean Mason concludes : “Modulo Kinetic is definitely more powerful than any server we’ve used. Overall, every Modulo Pi product has been amazing to use and extremely powerful. The Modulo team has been incredible to work with, very supportive, quick to respond to questions and a wonderful partner to have. We are looking forward to many more Modulo Pi installations!”’
Immersive is a cutting-edge company that creates dynamic environments for events. They specialize in corporate audio visual (AV), projection mapping, custom content creation, architectural projection mapping, sculptural projector mapping, lighting, audio, staging and rigging. Last year alone, Immersive executed over 180 events in the US. The company was founded in 2012 by Sean Mason. Some of their most iconic work are architectural projections whether on building facades and interior architecture such as The Old Mint in San Francisco, San Francisco City Hall, and Samsung Semiconductor HQ in Santa Clara.