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Surface2TUIO – Microsoft Surface 2 aka Samsung SUR40 TUIO Overlay [Update]

As I have read in a comment in the blog accompanying our TUIO AS3 project, there is a software overlay that you can use on a Surface 2 tabletop system to forward the Microsoft touch and fiducial events via TUIO to TUIO-based apps. I have not tried it so far but hopefully I will have the opportunity to test it, soon. If so, I will report here. Yesterday I had the opportunity to test Surface2TUIO on a Samsung SUR40 device. It works like a bliss. After starting it, a small window opens telling that Surface2TUIO should be working. The application simply forwards Microsoft touch events as TUIO messages. By the way: Surface applications are still working next to Surface2TUIO.

As the link to Surface2TUIO in the forum is dead, you can download it here in the meantime.

Using Surface2Tuio on a Microsoft Surface 2 tabletop system (aka Samsung SUR40).
Using Surface2Tuio on a Microsoft Surface 2 tabletop system (aka Samsung SUR40).
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Microsoft Surface 2 Preview

I am Stunned

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SurfaceWare – Special Glasses to Recognize if Glass is Empty via Multi-touch TUI Tracking

Fancy: Special drinking glasses, which allow to recognize the amount of fluid in the glasses.

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Microsoft Surface TUIO Overlay SurfaceToTuio

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In terms of the NUI research project Squidy at the Konstanz University the TUIO overlay SurfaceToTuio has been developed for Microsoft Surface. Download the SurfaceToTuio component from the sourceforge project site (or via direct download).

SurfaceToTuio is available as source code only (there is no executable). However, you can just upload the SurfaceToTuio folder to your Surface, doubleclick the Visual Studio project and compile it in the Surface’s Visual Studio right away.

Finally, a decent software interface for a decent hardware.

Update: The project of the Konstanz University has a bug, which has been resolved by Julian. Check out the stuff in his repository.

Update 2: Now, another TUIO overlay is available for the Surface (2).

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Microsoft Surface Vision System

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