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The MagicBoard – Tangible Interface July 20, 2006

Posted by Lee Cherry in Uncategorized.
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token driven interfaceDemonstration video of a computer interface using video cameras and projectors, where users merely point with fingers and use tokens to perform image manipulation, text editing, etc. Essentially, a highly advanced whiteboard system with a tangible interface.

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1. Chris Owens - July 21, 2006

This reminds me of some work Sony has been doing.

2. onebitpixel - July 21, 2006

There’s a ton of these types of things being created around this technology. Some are slowly making their way out of the academic realm and into ‘real world’ business applications such as furniture, entertainment and exhibit design. Most of them use proprietary methods and code; however, Chris O’Shea is working on making an open source option:

http://www.sonicforms.org/interface.php


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