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UNFOCUS – FOCUS

I am going to present a few projects on my blog in which I collaborated in one or the other way. The project UNFOCUS – FOCUS is a multi-touch and TUI project that makes use of our fiducialtuioas3 classes.

UNFOCUS - FOCUS interface

What is UNFOCUS – FOCUS about?
How can we know what we do not see?

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TUIO 1.0 Protocol Specification

Finally, the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona guys around Martin Kaltenbrunner released a special page for TUIO that explains the protocol in more detail and with some examples. In the past it had not been that easy to extract all necessary information from their TUIO paper.

Just in time, before they will hopefully release TUIO 2, which supports OSC via TCP and thus a support for Flash without the need for Flosc or Toxy as Flash does not support native connections via UDP sockets.

Additionally, they moved the reacTIVision site to sourceforge, which seems to be a step that makes sense.

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Building process of the DIY Multi-Touch and Tangible User Interface Table The Virttable

Virttable Raw
Watch photo set on Flickr.

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The Multi-Touch Table Virttable [Update]

The second multi-touch table, that I have built is called The Virttable, which stands for Versatile Illumination Research Touch Table.

CAD Drawing of the Virttable

This table is the property of the department for Design, Computer Science and Media (DCSM) of the Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences, which provided me with the money for the components of the Virttable. (Actually, we had student fees for a short time in Hessen/Germany. From a part of these student fees the Virttable has been built. Thank you, dear students!!! There’s no cent of public money in the Virttable.) Amongst others those parts include:

The computer that I have used in the Virttable is my Mac Mini.