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Links We Liked: Multitouch Instruments, Best Cities for Science and More

We coveted this multitouch synthesizer /vj/sequencer controller, we liked the rotating tweet carousels on this multitouch twitter wall, we found yet another reason to be enamored with Google Chrome, we agree that it is far better to have Flash on … Continue reading

Make Your Interactive Museum Exhibit More “Green”

Since museums and science centers are sources of information about climate change and conservation, it seems only right that they find ways to reduce their own energy and resource consumption. As Paul Orselli and others have pointed out, interactive exhibits … Continue reading

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Links We Liked: Multitouch Guitars, Folding Displays and more!

 We imagined jamming out on this multitouch guitar (or building our own), we’re excited by the rapid spread of Flash on Android phones, we dreamt of using our iPad as a canvas, we checked out Advent’s impending Vega 2 Android … Continue reading

Multitouch Gesture Library & Illustrations

When the Open Exhibits core software is released, it will come with an extensive gesture library and gesture illustrations available for reuse under Creative Commons. Currently, GestureWorks, the framework on which Open Exhibits is built, supports 20 unique gestures. The … Continue reading

Designing for Multitouch Tables and Surfaces

We’ve spent a good chunk of the past two years developing multitouch tables and tabletop exhibits. While multitouch tables are often the first choice for museums and collaborative spaces, designing exhibits for collaborative tabletop spaces presents a unique set of … Continue reading

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Links We Liked: Clear Multitouch Screens and More

We were impressed by this video of roomwide touch that lets you share objects between surfaces; we aren’t sure that these amazing clear, stretchable touchscreens will be here by 2014, but we hope so; we’re looking forward to Firefox 4′s … Continue reading

Why Your Museum Exhibit Should Be Multitouch

We have a lot of ideas on exhibit design and emerging technologies that we can’t wait to share, but before digging into specifics, we wanted to talk a little bit about why we think an open, free multitouch framework is … Continue reading

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This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under Award Number MG-30-14-0037-14.

Matching funds for OpenExhibits are provided by Ideum, makers of custom exhibits, touch tables, video walls and touch walls. Ideum also rents multitouch tables.

Open Exhibits is powered by
GestureWorks and developed by