Friday, January 2, 2009
Multi-touch and gesture interaction out and about: 1. Accenture's Touch Wall at the Chicago Airport; 2. Photos and Videoclip from TacTable
Accenture's Touch Wall at O'Hare Airport
Note: Also posted on the Interactive Multimedia Technology blog.
From the New York Times, photographed by Yana Paskova
"The Accenture Interactive Network recently installed a large interactive screen at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The plan is ultimately to create a network of interactive, wall-sized screens that deliver a variety of information via touch screen to thousands of users."
Video and Photos from TacTable
The following video shows some applications developed by TacTable. As you can see, many of the applications look like they'd be useful in public spaces, including airports and museums.
Below are some pictures from the TacTable website:
Where Did Language Come From? Liberty Science Center, N.J.
Accenture Welcome Wall, London, England
Sprint Studio Digital Lounge Table
"Clients include Sprint, Accenture, Cirque du Soleil, New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Liberty Science Center, Detroit Institute of Art, Georgia Aquarium, London's Millenium Dome, Boston Museum of Science, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Warner Brothers, Discovery, Disney, British Telecom Retail, and many others."
New Accenture Technology Lands at O'Hare International Airport
Flight Delays Radiate from Chicago and Atlanta