Posts Tagged: multitouch

NodeBeat, openFrameworks and Android

Last month we (Seth Sandler and yours truly) released the Android port of the popular iPhone/iPad music application NodeBeat. NodeBeat was created by Seth Sandler and Justin Windle earlier this year and released in April for the iOS platform. It [...]

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Research projects

Since my graduation back in 2008, I have been working on different research projects at universities. Some of them got published, others never left the ‘prototype’ stage. Recently I started to organize the footage I made and collected over the [...]

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Kinect

Earlier this month Adafruit started a contest for the first person to hack the Kinect, Microsoft’s latest gadget for the XBOX 360. The contest was won by Spanish hacker Héctor Martín Cantero who published his proof of concept only 3 [...]

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Sparkon.net and ITS 2010

Sparkon Seth Sandler a good friend of mine, released his new website sparkon.net which is a website that he describes as “a social platform for people that are sparked (inspired) by creative and emergent technology”. Personally I like the way [...]

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NEMO Science Center

The NEMO Science Center in Amsterdam is the largest science center in the Netherlands and is also the place where my previous thesis work is displayed to the general public. My work now forms a permanent exhibition located at “Bits [...]

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TEI 2010

A few weeks ago I attended TEI’10 hosted at the MIT Medialab. “TEI, the conference on tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction, is about HCI, design, interactive art, user experience, tools and technologies, with a strong focus on how computing can [...]

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ACM Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces 2009

This years Tabletop 2010 conference took place in Banff, Canada. Unfortunately I could not attend the conference on interactive tabletop and surfaces, so I missed the great keynotes from: Ken Perlin, Chia Shen and Bill Buxton. Fortunately a few fellow [...]

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Time flies when you’re having fun

Saying goodbye Lots happened the past year, the most notable projects I have worked on as a scientific programmer were “Interactive Networks” (a collaboration with the SNE department) and “Twilight” (a graph visualization and exploration tool for multi-touch devices). I [...]

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NUI Book and GSOC 2009

NUI Book To help out fellow multi-touch users and developers, the NUI Group community decided to create a book sharing information about multi-touch technologies. Originally we intended to release this book during the IDC2009, unfortunately we were only able to [...]

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Multitouch Media Application Pro v3

Watch it in HD on Youtube or Vimeo! Changelog for v3: Fixed compatibility issue with Adobe AIR 1.5 (Fullscreen bug) This version should autodetect your screensize to support any screen resolution. Added a Google Maps object Added support for adding [...]

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Interactive Displays 2009

It has been a while since my last blog post, so I will try to catch up a bit. Earlier this year, Chris Moore invited me to join the Interactive Displays Conference 2009 (IDC) in San Jose, CA, USA. The [...]

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Interactive Networks at SC08 (part two)

November last year we presented the Interactive Networks concept at Supercomputing 2008. Recently I got hold of more photo and video content. Photos and videos In my previous post on Interactive Networks, I gave a brief explanation of the concept. [...]

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Interactive Networks at SC08

After my graduation in July, I was asked to join the Scientific Visualization and Virtual Reality group at the University of Amsterdam. The project that I would be working on was network visualization on a multitouch table that was going [...]

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IEEE Tabletops and Interactive Surfaces 2008

Tommorow the 3rd edition of IEEE Tabletop will take place in Amsterdam. On the first day of the conference there will be a bootcamp on building your own multitouch surfaces. At the bootcamp the ‘experts’ will share their knowledge and [...]

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Thesis work

For those who are interested, I have uploaded my master’s thesis and final presentation. 1. Master’s thesis: Multi-touch displays: design, applications and performance evaluation (5112) Mirror: SCS – Master of Science theses (1.4 mb) 2. Final presentation: multitouch_presentation.pdf (4874) (26.6 [...]

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I graduated!

After almost a year, I finally finished my thesis and presented it. A brief overview of my work can be found in the video below. The thesis itself will become available later this week and will of course be posted [...]

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