Open Exhibits 3.0 Coming in November

Open Exhibits is pleased to announce an upcoming major release, Open Exhibits 3.0. Over a year in the making, this new release provides full 3D support including 3D motion gestures, compatible with the Leap Motion Controller, and 3D rendering capabilities … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits featured in Huffington Post Tech Blog

Open Exhibits was recently featured in a tech blog article in the online edition of the Huffington Post. The article, Open Source Collaboration in Museum Exhibit Design, describes Open Exhibits and another open source initiative, The Tech Open Source. Open … Continue reading

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New Utility Download: Flickr Sync Tool

The Flickr Sync Tool is a utility with which you can download pictures and videos from Flickr and dynamically generate CML files based on user-defined templates for use in your CML driven projects. Click here to download

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Ideum at the AAM Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo

Ideum will be attending this month’s American Alliance of Museum’s Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo in Baltimore, May 19-22. We’ll be at Booth #501 - come see our Platform 3M 46 touch table, Presenter 55 touch wall, and our Open Exhibits Collection Viewer application. The MuseumExpo opening event begins on Monday, … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits SDK 2.6.1

We’ve released a patch update for the Open Exhibits SDK – version 2.6.1. This release addresses several outstanding issues as well as a couple of issues that were introduced in 2.6.0. This update is highly recommended for version 2.6.0 users. … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits SDK 2.6

We’re pleased to announce a major release for the Open Exhibits SDK – version 2.6. This release is packed with new components, features, and bug fixes. We’ve made it possible to connect the gesture analysis engine to just about any device. As … Continue reading

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Working on New Designs for the Open Exhibits Components

Open Exhibits software comes with over 50 UI elements and other librariesthat can be used to construct multitouch and motion tracking applications and exhibits. Recently, we’ve begun redesigning many of the UI elements for a release later this summer. Below are … Continue reading

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Playing Valcamonica Multitouch Application Developed with Open Exhibits

In Sankt Pölten, Austria, just west of Vienna, at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, a Digital Media Technologies class developed a multitouch application that explores pre-historic rock art in northern Italy.  The app, Playing Valcamonica, was developed using Ideum’s … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits 2.5 Coming October 18, 2012

The Open Exhibits team is excited to announce that the newest version of Open Exhibits will be released on October 18, 2012. Along with all the great new features and improvements like more efficient gesture processing, improved gesture support, support for … Continue reading

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Building with Open Exhibits at ACM ITS Conference

Learn how to build multitouch applications with Open Exhibits: Attend our in-person workshop at the upcoming Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces (ITS) Conference. The event runs from November 11-14, 2012 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Organised by ACM, the world’s largest computing society, … Continue reading

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