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Nov 2007 - Apr 2008
Hardware design & software development
C#, C++, WPF
Interactive 3D Multitouch Interactive Tables x Hitachi 'Inspire Life' Conference, London/Paris

I was tasked with building 22 interactive ‘tables’ for Hitachi’s high-profile ‘Inspire Life’ event in London & Paris.

These tables allowed people to explore Hitachi’s products and services using a unique 3D ‘rubix cube’ interface. The interfaces would also have to be multitouch, so that a ‘spread’ motion on the surface would explode the cube, showing the product headings. Pressing an individual cube would display information and images related to that area.
Custom FTIR-based multitouch input system

Multitouch input driver using the OSC protocol for Windows / C#

Realtime 3D engine using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) / C#

Networking software for synchronised multi-screen ‘train’ animation

On-site installation & maintenance in London & Paris.

Owen Hindley 2016