Posts Tagged: showcase

Wikileaks mirror spread

In my previous post I presented a visualization of the Wikileaks mirrors spread of December 8th. While it is interesting to see the spread of a certain day, it is even more interesting to see how the spread is evolving [...]

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Visualizing Wikileaks mirrors

For the past few weeks, Wikileaks has drawn a lot of attention from the media. Mostly because of the Cablegate. Whether Julian Assange should be considered as a Hero (by publishing information) or Terrorist is an open question. Because of threats [...]

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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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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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tDesk released!

Last year I demonstrated how Windows XP could be (ab)used with multi-touch interaction. A few weeks ago I made some adjustments to make it compatible with the latest touchlib and this is the result: tDesk v2 allows the user to [...]

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Multitouch @ SOCO Amsterdam

My 2 minutes of fame… Last saturday MMA Pro was presented on national television (NED3, VPRO) in the show called “In de ban van ‘t ding”. The documentary created by Dahl TV and Bright Magazine is about the (new) technologies [...]

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Nasa World Wind used with Multitouch

The last 2 days I’ve been working on a new application (or actually a plugin) which controls Nasa World Wind. This is the result 🙂 * update: 23 november 2007 * Using the plugin on my multitouch table (diffused illumination) [...]

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Multitouch Windows XP?

If you take a look at multitouch videos on Youtube, most of them are related to photo manipulation.These demo movies show the possibility of scaling, rotating and translating multiple photos at the same time. A few days ago I created [...]

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It’s alive!

It works! After the last blog not much had to be done about the FTIR screen. Actually I only used some tape to hide the wires on the sides. With all LED’s in place and the frame being placed on [...]

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Let there be light

In this final step of building the FTIR prototype I will cover the soldering of LEDs. In my previous blog post I already calculated that 30 LED’s would be enough to cover the entire plate. As power source for my [...]

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Aluminum frames

Inspired by other FTIR prototypes I decided to use an aluminum frame. The main reasons for are because its cheap and strong. Before actually working on the frame, I made a drawing in AutoCAD. Within this drawing I could easily [...]

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One acrylic plate, one afternoon and one tired arm

The FTIR prototype which I am building will be using an acrylic plate which will be mounted in a frame. I tried to maintain the aspect ratio of a regular screen (4:3). The size of the plate is 41 x [...]

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Enjoy the view

For the past several days, I have received parts for constructing my touchscreen prototype which is based on Frustrated Total Internal Reflection (FTIR). Today I will cover how the lens of the Philips webcam can be dismounted and replaced by [...]

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Multi-touch panel journey

Perhaps you noticed an article about multi-touch screen devices which I posted sometime ago. Inspired by the movies and publications of Jeff Han and Mitsubishi (Diamond touch table) I will be doing my master thesis research project on multi-touch gesture [...]

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