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Build Your Own Multitouch Surface Computer

Build Your Own Multitouch Surface Computer
Software So now we’ve completed the hardware section. The process of building a multi-touch computer is far from over, though, we need to get the software installed and configured so that we can actually use the thing. The central software that powered our rig is Touchlib , an open source library which takes the visual data received by the camera and parses it into touch events, which can be used by other programs to provide multi-touch control. Some programs implement this library directly, allowing for standalone multi-touch apps, while others, such as those written in ActionScript, require an extra software layer to allow the program to receive touch input. In this section, we’ll explain how we got both up and running. But, there’s something else we had to take care of first. Fortunately, PC users are famously unconcerned with what things are “meant to” do, and enterprising multi-toucher Alex Popovich has written a driver that allows the PS3 eye to be used with a computer. 1. 2.

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Make your own multitouch projected table Multitouch, it's all you bloody hear about these days. If another person stops me in the street or blocks my car in just to shout "Apple have invented a multitouch cellphone!" into my face, I'll scream. Okay, so a huge company spent over two years developing a compact screen that could respond to more than one finger jabbing at it. So what? What's far more impressive to my mind is this four-day project to make a multitouch table:

Interactive Multitouch Display This multitouch display screen design is based on the description in Jeff Han's paper, Han, J. Y. 2005. Low-Cost Multi-Touch Sensing through Frustrated Total Internal Reflection. In Proceedings of the 18th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology

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Fire-i digital camera technical specifications Fire-i™ Digital Camera The BEST Color Digital Camera for PC and Mac Device type IIDC FireWire Digital Camera Labs CUBIT is an interactive surface for multitouch interactions. It was designed with the intention to redefine visual computing and depart from the mouse pointer paradigm. Fingers are seen as points of location, areas of contact, and vectors. Based on these sensory inputs the interface tries to generate graphical widgets which behave along preconceived human notions of physical objects.

CSP Research & Development Multi-touch displays are the natural evolution of the old touch screens as they are capable of recognising multiple touches at the same time. This way of dealing with the hardware (and applications) opens up a host of new opportunities for human-computer interaction, enabling the objects on a screen to be directly manipulated by the user. For this reason these techniques are also known as natural user interfaces. There are different ways to create multitouch screens, depending on the context of use and the size required for the display. The techniques that allow the realization of multi-touch hardware, are based on different solutions such as capacitive, resistive, motion, orientation, pressure and so on. The one we chose to implement our table is a computer vision based technique and is called Laser Light Plane (LLP).

muehlseife The aim of the project is to question the role of computer-aided design methods in urban development, to ask in which parts of the design process the use of the computer can be appropriate. While commonly the focus of most computer aided design sotware is on drawing layouts, that are defined by various analog methods, it does not give the designer any information about the quality of the design itself. The developed tool assists the designer in an early step of the design process, where basic principles of the layout are defined.

Reactable Reactable The Reactable is an electronic musical instrument with a tabletop Tangible User Interface that has been developed within the Music Technology Group at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain by Sergi Jordà, Marcos Alonso, Martin Kaltenbrunner and Günter Geiger.[1] In the end of 2010 a mobile version of the Reactable was released for iOS giving many opportunities to musicians for multi-touch sequencing.[2] Basic operation[edit] The Reactable is a round translucent table, used in a darkened room, and appears as a backlit display.

DIY Multi-touch screen Building your own touchscreen has been quite the hype on the interwebs. The DIY projects out there can be very good and it does not have to be that expensive. Add the rise of the 'smartphone' and possibilities are endless. Tonfilm is Humanworkshops' touch screen specialist. 3d printer Today we have a guest post from one of MakerBot’s awesome interns, Rebecca Hillegass. Rebecca and her comrade Jason Schapiro will be updating us from time to time on their work on the BotFarm. In this post, we hear how Rebecca used her MakerBot resources to help a friend get back on his feet. A little background – After losing control of his back legs, my puppy, Freddy, was diagnosed with degenerative disk disease. It was unclear if he would regain the ability to walk normally.

The Media Computing Group : BendDesk News Our BendDesk video has been watched 1 million times (Sep 17, 2013). Der digitale Schreibtisch, WDR, Mar 14, 2012. Android From Processing The primary goal of this project is to make it foolishly easy to create Android apps using the Processing API. Once you have Processing on your machine (and the Android developer tools), you can simply write a line of code, hit Run (Ctrl-R or Cmd-R), and have your sketch show up in the emulator as a working Android app. Select Run on Device (Ctrl-Shift-R or Cmd-Shift-R) to have it run on an Android device that you have plugged into your machine. That's good stuff!

Patten Studio: Design and Technology for Interactive Experiences Sensetable What is it? Many of Patten Studio‘s interactive projects are built on top of the Sensetable. Sensetable is a hardware platform for bringing the computer interface off of the screen and onto the tabletop.

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