In the increasingly popular technique of mapping projector
outputs to real-world objects, TouchDesigner is the tool of
choice. With an integrated 3D engine to accurately model and
texture real-world objects, completely configurable multiprojector
output options, and one of the most powerful realtime
graphics engines available, TouchDesigner is ready for
the unique requirements of any projection mapping project.
TouchDesigner lets you take any concept or dataset and
transform it into a visual canvas that can tell a story, express
an emotion, or convey a message. Let your audience deepen
their understanding and engagement through direct interaction
with their experience.
Interactive Art Production - Conference/Event Installations - Engineering and Research
Live Show Control
Derivative was founded in the pursuit of performing visuals for
live music events. As TouchDesigner has evolved, so to have
its capabilities for live stage shows. From direct syncing with
Ableton Live, to full MIDI and OSC support, to doubling as a
lighting control desk using DMX and Art-Net, TouchDesigner
has you covered for any live performance.
Stage and Theatre Show Control - VJ Live Performance - Music Concerts
High Performance Video Playback
Multi-core movie decoding and GPU-accelerated compositing makes it possible
playback and mix dozens of HD movies at once with TouchDesigner. A wide
array of codecs are supported including Hap Q and Cineform which allows for 4K movie
playback. Couple these features with advanced read-ahead technology,
custom timing tools, and realtime movie exporting and you get an unparalleled
high-performance video application.
Live-Realtime HD Video Mixing - Ultra HD Resolution (4K) Support - Video Server Capabilites
Realtime 3D and Custom Shaders
Whether you are creating a new 3D world, compositing layers of media in 3
dimensions, or are building a interactive 3D interface, all the tools for
modeling, lighting, and rendering are at your fingertips. Vertex and pixel
shaders are supported through GLSL which give you custom programming options
for lighting, shading, deformations, and materials.
3D Engine - 3D Composting - 3D Interfaces - Import from your favourite 3D package
Rapid Prototype to Application
With an interface that encourages experimentation and iterations, quickly
prototyping concepts and ideas has never been easier. Connect and share
data between external devices and software more easily with TouchDesigner
and quickly confirm your proof of concept. With the included toolset to
create your own control panels and interface, take your design concepts
right through to finished applications.