Very interesting: Surface tracks shapes with its vision system. There are five cameras in the Surface. The system has a very high resolution (dice can be tracked). Surface uses high-power leds with a mirror system. via blogs.msdn.com
Recently, I have been totally fascinated by those ferrofluid installations. Ferrofluid means that there is some kind of oil in which very small particles of metal have been dispersed. Thus, this fluid reacts on magnetic influences. This video should make things clear:
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pymt demo reel from Thomas Hansen on Vimeo. With PyMT there is a new kid in town for visual multi-touch interaction frameworks, which is based on the scripting language Python and connects to TUIO producers like the Touchlib, reacTIVision or Touchsmart TUIO. Currently, the most multi-touch applications seem to be implemented in Flash AS3. Flash […]
Today I had the problem that i needed to create a Flex element by hand and apply to it a width of 100%. This goes as easy with MXML as this <mx:VBox id="wrapperBox"><mx:UIComponent width="100%" height="100%" id="elementXYZ"></mx:VBox> But you cannot code this to achieve the adding programatically with Actionscript: var elementXYZ:UIComponent = new UIComponent(); elementXYZ.width = […]
Yesterday, I struggled with a problem on my virtual server that Plesk automatically sets /srv/www/vhosts/default/htdocs as the htdocs directory of the Apache. Anyway, the greatest advantage of the Apache configuration of opensuse is its biggest problem: everything is set up very modularly. There are many things you can edit and install with yast and there […]
This is a bit off-topic for this blog but recently I’ve needed to cope with Java ME and my Nokia S60 device Nokia Navigator 6110. The problem: If you are doing what I have done and want to run an old midlet project with the Symbian SDK then do not forget to add all your […]
I just wanted to mention the great Open Source multi-touch tracking application Touché for Mac OS X from Georg Kaindl in my blog. Touché supports lots of image processing possibilities and is written purely in the Cocoa Objective-C framework from Apple. The Touché code can be accessed via Google Code. Touché supports loads of video […]