Mercator museum, Sint-Niklaas

Mercator goes digital with Barco’s RLM projectors

Ever heard of Gerardus Mercator? The map enthusiasts among us surely have. The mapping technique of geographer/cartographer/mathematician Mercator literally changed the way people saw the world. No wonder that his birthplace, the Belgian town of Rupelmonde, is proud of its famous inhabitant.

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Mercator’s birth, in 2012, the Mercator Museum brought his work to life in an exciting digital exhibition. Four Barco RLM-W6 projectors, integrated by Maverick ICS, took visitors on a digital trip around the world anno 1541.

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About this project

Date 18 September 2012
Location Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Partner Maverick ICS

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