A MultiTouch Coffee Table
Speaker: Dmitry Pyryeskin, University of Waterloo
Surface computing strives to replace common I/O devices and GUI
elements with physical objects, making human-computer interaction more
intuitive and natural. Since the release of Microsoft Surface in 2007,
the interest in surface computing has been growing significantly, and
a number of commercial and custom-made devices have been developed.
This presentation will focus on the multi-touch coffee table located
in AI lab, specifically on the hardware and software it is based on
and existing multi-touch applications; it will also discuss
development of application for surface-based computers.