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.

TOPICS: Hardware

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  • The screen reacts to the input of users in no more than 50 milliseconds and also has a 120Hz stereo system to add to the experience.

    The technology used to create the touchscreen consists of off-the-shelf hardware and public domain software, including the Multi-Touch Vista user input management layer, Multitouch for Java, Community Core Vision machine-sensing technology and the Tuio protocol for multitouch devices.

    Photo: University of Groningen

  • The facility is being used by academics researching geographic information systems that capture, analyse and present data using techniques such as cartography, statistical analysis and database technology.

    Photo: University of Groningen

  • The large screen size changes the way in which people interact with each other and with the data on screen. For example, users can work in their own area but quickly switch to working as a group on the same screen.

    The way in which interactions between users change will be studied by another University of Groningen research group investigating interaction methods for touchscreens.

    Photo: University of Groningen

Topic: Hardware

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  • RE: Photos: World's largest touchscreen?

  • RE: Photos: World's largest touchscreen?

    pretty nice