Photos: World's largest touchscreen?

Photos: World's largest touchscreen?

Summary: The University of Groningen's Reality Touch Theatre which at 10 meters (33 feet) wide is called the biggest touchscreen interface in the world.

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  • In Groningen, The Netherlands sits the University of Groningen's Reality Touch Theatre which at 10 meters (33 feet) wide is called the biggest touchscreen interface in the world.

    The university has converted its existing cylindrical 3D theatre into a touchscreen that can detect more than 100 touch interactions at any one time.

    Silicon.com's Tim Ferguson gives a look at this mamouth monitor.

    Photo: University of Groningen

    Captions: Tim Ferguson, Silicon.com

  • The touchscreen uses diffuse illumination in which a layer of material on the front of the screen is used to reflect infrared light.

    There are six optical motion-capture and motion-tracking cameras and 16 infrared illuminators - with a total of more than 1,000 infrared LEDs - located behind the screen.

    The cameras are unable to see through the diffuse layer, and when people touch the front of the screen, the infrared light reflected back shows the computer system where the screen is being touched.

    Photo: University of Groningen

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  • RE: Photos: World's largest touchscreen?

    Great...;-)))
    150und
  • RE: Photos: World's largest touchscreen?

    pretty nice
    Jimster480