Category Archives: Tables/Surfaces
Microsoft Surface 2.0 will be released in 2012. Mashable has published an interesting article on this upcoming multitouch table, with hardware developed by Samsung (40″ touchscreen with PixelSense technology and 50 touch-points): http://mashable.com/2011/12/23/microsoft-surface-2-2/
Jeff Hann generated a wave of interest around multitouch in 2006 with his Ted talk. He later founded Perceptive Pixel, and the company has recently anounced a new 82 inch multitouch display. You can watch the demo here.
TUIO is “an open framework that defines a common protocol and API for tangible multitouch surfaces”. It is based in OSC (Open Sound Control), and used in Reactable-based solutions (http://www.reactable.com). The developers behind TUIO include Music Technology Group (University Pompeu … Continue reading
In recent years, surface computing has gained a lot of steam. “Surface computing” is a broad term that is promoted by proponents of large-screen interactive display technologies. Several such technologies have been developed, including Perceptive Pixel from Jeff Han (NYU), … Continue reading