Blur/Defrag 2012: Touch in Transition

Jim Spadaccini of‏ @ideum demos multi-touch collaborative computing projects and human computer interaction hardware for museums and nonprofits.


Blur/Defrag 2012: Touch in Transition

Jim Spadaccini of‏ @ideum demos multi-touch collaborative computing projects and human computer interaction hardware for museums and nonprofits.

Storified by The UpstartCO · Thu, Nov 15 2012 16:53:36

The gesture-driven HCI sector is growing exponentially.

#defragcon/#blurcon the amount of hard-won knowledge Jim Spadaccini (of @ideum) is throwing out is incredible – can’t even quantifyMatt Groeninger
#defragcon Jim Spadaccini > a whole new world opens for me > how people have thought through multi-side exhibits > so inspiringPeter Vander Auwera

With collaborative computing, enabling a simple but rich user interface is king.

#defragcon Jim Spadaccini > Xerox to iPad evolution in 3 seconds > everything is designed for single userPeter Vander Auwera
"A list of seven characteristics of family-friendly exhibits" http://g.mamund.com/igmst <-compare to computer UI & distributed systems #defragconMike Amundsen
#defragcon Jim Spadaccini > you want to recognize a hand vs five fingers 3D points…Peter Vander Auwera

Disrupting the dreadful ATM experience is next?

#defragcon Jim Spadaccini > sees dramatic shift in demand > in the past it was 75% muses > last 6 months businesses, including banksPeter Vander Auwera

Examples of Ideum’s interactive exhibits

Interactive ExhibitsSince 1999, Ideum has developed dozens of interactive exhibits for museums and other public venues. We specialize in multitouch, multiuse…
Ideum Presenter Touch Wall : Multitouch DisplayPlease contact us with questions about the Presenter or to place an order. SEE FULL SPECIFICATIONS (Updated: 07-13-12) PDF 820Kb VIEW A T…
Ideum – Multitouch Tables – Platform and ProChoosing the right multitouch equipment is a critical factor in planning a successful public exhibit. Size, build quality and performance…