Touch System MK-III Demoing

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I was able to complete and tested in the first stage of Touch System MK-III Tabletop on Saturday, February, 12th around 10 pm.

through this week (February 14-17)p my school has an innovation week and project presentation in the university main hall (Algora). it has been generated a lot of interest and traffic in my booth, and here is some photo taken on day one.

and this has been a long and tiring week!

TabelTop Flyer:

Touch System MK-III (Table Top)

Scalable multi-user, multi-touch, and limitless possibilities.

Features:

– 2.5D virtual platform, with pressure sensitive. (X, Y, limited Z)

– Multi-touch with pressure sensitive.

– Multi-object tracking with objects identifications.

– Multi-purpose system for different applications and usability.

– Cross platform system with no boundary (Windows, Linux, OS X … etc.)

– Scalable features and expendability.

Development stage:

Alpha (current stage)

– Proof of concept.

– Functionality.

– Simple touch inputs.

Beta

– Fine tuning on touch accuracy.

– Object identification.

Release Candidates 1:

– Additional feature (multi-color markers).

– Fully functional multimedia bay and storage.

– Adjustment from community feedback.

Credits:

Designer: Allen C. Pan
Co-Designer: Matthew Ludvigson
Paul Wawrzonkowski
Advisor: Robert Moore

Application:

Medical:

– Improve motor skill for children and adults with autism.

– Liquid HP and identification.

– Virtual 3D simulation such as surgery and diagnostic.

– Improve learning sill for children disability.

Business:

– Goods and service purchasing.

– Drink and object identification and payment.

– Fully functional multimedia bay and storage.

– Adjustment from community feedback.

Engineering:

– 3D modeling and design. (Thanks to Z-Axis and height awareness).

– Push and pull ability for engineering and scientific application.

Liberal Arts:

– Multiple digital art creation with brush thickness (pressure sensitive and z-axis)

Deployment:

– Table Top

– Interactive Multiuser Whiteboard

– Dance floor

– Boxed or box less packaging and deployment.

 

Pictures:

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Photo1 Photo2 Photo3

Videos:

Here are some videos of the demo, do note, it does have Z-axis and does not need to physical touch the system. as it also has presser sensitivities as well!

Demo 0 Demo 1
Demo 2 Demo 3

 

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Touch System MK-III TableTop

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This is a “ME TOO” but much much cheaper version of Microsoft’s Surface Multi-Users, Multi-Touch, System.

Components:

1 x World First 720P pico-projector, with complete LED and low wattage —- $175.00
1 x Broken/Beat up Dell XPS 1530, Semi-beef up 
— $35.00 (4GB SODIMM)
1 x Old Microsoft NX-6000 Webcam with IR filter removed
— $FREE or FleaBay for $25.00
200 x 5mm 850nm IR LEDs
— $15.00
1 x 46” * 27” Enlighten Acrylic Sheet / 8mm Z
— $250.00
3 x Full Sheets of 3/8” plywood
— $45.00
1 x Scrape Aluminum / Channels 
— $10.00
4 x 2 * 2 studs 
— $12.00
1 x 180” Theater grade projection sheet 1.6 Gain for either back/front projection
— $120.00

 

Crew Member:

Allen, Matt, Paul

Pictures:

(from January 14 – 17) 4 days of work

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Pico Projector Trial 1 – S Al Frame (1) (2)
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My Dog House! (1) My Dog House! (2) Laptop Mount
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Projector Mount Laptop on the Mount (1) Laptop on the Mount (2)
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Projector on the Mount (1) Projector on the Mount (2) Mounting Panel
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300 LED Mounting Holes (per .5”) LED mount – predrilled LED mount, LED fitting

(from January 18 – 21) 4 days of work

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Completed LED Mount drilled (1) (2) (3)
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With all the LED fitted (1) With all the LED fitted (2) With all the LED fitted (3)
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Control Panel Cabin (1) Control Panel Cabin (2) Control Panel Cabin (3)
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LED Strips Wired (1) LED Strips Wired (2) LED Strips Wired (3)
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Completed LED strip (1) Completed LED strip (2) Completed LED strip (3)
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With Acrylic and Sheet on under the hood in the cabinet
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    Test Run (1)
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Test Run (2) Test Run (3) Test Run (4)
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Test Run (5) Test Run (6)  

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