NUIgroup multi-touch display video presentations

April 17, 2007

While surfing Youtube I found 2 video’s that were uploaded recently by 2 members of our NUIgroup community.

FireWire vs. USB 2.0

April 15, 2007

Which one is faster? Firewire or USB 2.0? Alot of people struggle with this subject while being in the process of buying a camera for their multi-touch display.

DIY FTIR multi-touch display - Solution: compliant surface projection material

April 13, 2007

Since the beginning of the NUIgroup community, there has been a hunt to find a good piece of material to improve the coupling between the projection screen material (mylar, tracing paper, Rosco or other) and the acrylic. With just the acrylic and the project screen on top, it was very hard to...

Interesting link to IEEE1394 Digital Camera List

April 13, 2007

I came across this interesting link. It's a list about IEEE1394 Digital Camera's.

Multi-touch display table frame inspiration

April 12, 2007

A while ago, I got inspired by a member of the NUIgroup community, called Frankvl. He was developing a multi-touch table himself. I was very delighted to see the frame of his display. And to me it's the nicest design of a frame for a multi-touch display which i've seen this far. So I wanted to...

Working Flash applications with multi-touch

April 10, 2007

David "Whitenoise" Wallin, one of the main developers at NUIgroup, wrote a couple of applications in Flash 9 using Actionscript 3 to collaborate with the multi-touch display. These Flash applications communicate with TUIO data (OSC implemented) sent by Touchlib (THE open source multi-touch...

DIY howto guide for multi-touch display update

April 09, 2007

A couple of days ago I posted about the fact that I'm occupied with writing a DIY howto guide for a multi-touch display in Dutch. I decided not to finish the Dutch version. At this point I'm translating what I already wrote down in Dutch to English and I will continue to write the howto guide in...

Project/community update

April 06, 2007

Interview Last week I was interviewed by an editor from England for a newsletter called 'LEDs in lighting and display news' published by Pira International ( I told him some about the project and I redirected him to David Wallin and to Dr. Johannes Hirche (project supervisor...

DIY FTIR Multi-touch display - webcam update

April 05, 2007

Some time ago I wrote about how to change the lens from this Philips SPC900NC webcam to let it collaborate with the DIY FTIR multi-touch project. I dissambled the entire webcam back then, which seems to be unnecessary. You can easily rotate the round grey thing (with all the small lines carved...

Writing a DIY FTIR multi-touch display howto guide

April 03, 2007

I'm currently occupied with writing a detailed DIY FTIR multi-touch display howto guide in Dutch, which will be available for download as soon as I finished it (within 3 weeks).

DIY FTIR Multi-touch display - setting up and testing the system

April 01, 2007

Last thursday I went to school along with the display to entirely setup and test the multitouch system with my 3 projectmates Riekus van Montfort, Jurriaan Mous and Martin Kuipers.