the december 2000 pop trash tour featured the world's first use of "augmented reality" technology in a live concert. duran duran and charmed technology worked together to create advanced 2d/3d visual effects which allowed animated characters to appear live on stage.
this collaboration began during a backstage meeting before a concert in los angeles. jarrell pair gave a simple demonstration of AR technology to the band and the idea of using AR in a live concert was born.
over the next few months, duran duran worked with charmed's 3d artists and programmers to create graphics and effects for the tour. many of these effects featured interactive elements. with this project, duran duran continued their tradition of defining the cutting edge of music and
click here for images and movies describing the ground breaking work created for "hallucinating elvis", "girls on film", "white lines", "late bar", "lava lamp", "the reflex", and more.