the future is now

Bi-manual, multi-point, and multi-user interactions on a graphical interaction surface.

While touch sensing is commonplace for single points of contact, multi-touch sensing enables a user to interact with a system with more than one finger at a time, as in chording and bi-manual operations. Such sensing devices are inherently also able to accommodate multiple users simultaneously, which is especially useful for larger interaction scenarios such as interactive walls and tabletops.

salomon was talking about that; he send me a link. but I didn’t checked the importance of it. now i watched the video-clip and it’s amazing hot. pure sci-fi. I want one of those displays. now!

watch it here via YouTube:

go there to check it out where it comes from (and on the left side there is link to a — downloadable — mp4-clip (12MB)) .