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Developing multitouch hardware and applications for research and experimentation.

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Date: November 12th, 2008

RENCI Multi-Touch Table Development - Part 2

November 12, 2008 (17:00) | Multi-Touch | 4 comments

Cameras
The touch detection for our direct illumination (DI) wall was originally based on the GC660 GigE camera from Prosilica. At VGA resolution (659 x 493), the GC660 can capture images up to 120 frames per second, but while the Duke wall used 8 of these to cover the image produced by 6 HD projectors, the [...]

RENCI Multi-Touch Table Development - Part 1

November 12, 2008 (16:24) | Multi-Touch | No comments

Introduction
The RENCI Multi-Touch Table is a portable multi-user, multi-touch device for user interface and visualization research.  Through an architecture of commodity-level components and custom software, this high-resolution interactive display provides an effective means for collaborators to directly interact with their data and associated external applications and peripherals. Future work will improve the table’s usability [...]