How to Generate Thumbnails with Adobe Air

This article from Kevin Hoyt’s blog has been a hell of a lot useful for me. It describes how thumbnails can be generated on the fly of high-res images with Adobe Air and how they can be saved to HD. As some code is missing in Kevin’s tutorial, here is the code of two Adobe […]

Vispol Tangible and Multi-Touch Interface Video

This video presents the results of the Bachelor thesis of Frederic Friess at the Vislab of the Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences. I have been Frederic’s mentor under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Doerner for this work.

Pf Design Media Installation

I helped Sensory Minds to build an interactive multi-touch and tangible media installation for a Werkschau of students from the Hochschule Pforzheim. Graduates are represented by objects that are provided with a fiducial on the underside and a picture of the work on the upper side. As soon as the object is added to the […]

Vispol Multi-Touch Video

This video demonstrates the fundamental multi-touch functions of Vispol. The demonstrated functions contain the creation and modification of persons and objects and connections. Additionally, examples for the application of the layout functions in Vispol are being introduced. Click here for further information about Vispol. You can try out the mouse version of Vispol here.

Calculate and Set Bounds (Bounding Box) from Points in Google Maps Flash [Update]

I’ve got a list of points in my database, which I want to show neatly in a Google Maps Flash Map. Thus, I … calculate the bounding box around these points calculate the center of this bounding box set the zoom level of the map in a way that the zoomed cutout contains all points […]

Save XML and text files from Flash to your HD with AS3 and PHP

In this post I’ll show how to save a file from AS3 to your local HD. In another post I’ve explained how to load a file from HD to Flash. For a project I’ve been looking around for a decent solution to the problem of saving a text file (to be more precise XML file) […]

Google Maps Multi-touch Actionscript Code [Update_3]

After I published my youtube video on the Google Maps multi-touch app I have had some demands for the source code of this Google Maps multi-touch Flash application. Hence, I have decided to make the source code of it publicly available on Google Code. You will find the sources on the mapstouch Google Code download […]

Google Maps Multi-touch App

I’ve built a small Google Maps multi-touch app with Flex and Flash over the last days: It uses the Google Maps Flash API and the TUIO Actionscript classes and the Touchlib from the Nuigroup. The red stuff on the screen means that i am using the debug mode of Google Maps for Flash. That is […]

A Multi-Touch Photo Browsing Application (with Source Code)

The Touchlib offers lots of Flash related possibilities to build your own multi-touch applications. There are even some demo applications included in the package in the code version of the Touchlib. Thus I took a demo photo application from them and replaced their Flickr images with mine and exchanged the whole mechanism for dragging and […]