News Archive for Category: Touch-Screen

Ideum has been creating meaningful interactive experiences in public spaces for more than 18 years.

Touch Coffee Table Giveaway 2018

Touch Coffee Table Giveaway 2018

October 31st, 2017

Last year we had a lot fun giving away a 43” Duet Multitouch Coffee Table, so we did it again to start 2018. This most recent contest ran from November 1, 2017 until January 2, 2018. Stay tuned for upcoming giveaways in 2018! Continue Reading.

Connecting Mobile Apps to Touch Tables

Connecting Mobile Apps to Touch Tables

June 5th, 2017

The role of mobile applications in the museum field has been a matter of discussion since the debut of the iPhone a decade ago. Since then, many museums have developed mobile apps, explored way finding, and experimented with other uses for … Continue Reading.

Ideum at ALA 2017

Ideum at ALA 2017

May 23rd, 2017

Next month, Ideum will be exhibiting, for the first time ever, at the American Library Association (ALA) Conference and Exhibition in Chicago, IL, June 23-26. We’re excited to bring our multitouch hardware and software to the thousands of i… Continue Reading.

Colossus 86″ Multitouch Table Shipping

Colossus 86″ Multitouch Table Shipping

May 17th, 2017

Ideum’s in-house Industrial Design team did a great job matching form with function with the new Colossus. The fully redesigned Colossus touch table, with a massive 86″ display, starts shipping next month. Like its predecessor, this new ver… Continue Reading.

GestureWorks Version 2 Release

GestureWorks Version 2 Release

May 12th, 2017

Version 2 is an extensive update to the GestureWorks authoring framework that makes it simpler than ever to offer multitouch and multi-user applications.​ GestureWorks Version 2 comes with a newly rebuilt visualizer for touch and gesture tr… Continue Reading.

Tangible Engine 1.5

Tangible Engine 1.5

April 27th, 2017

Ideum is proud to announce our Tangible Engine 1.5, a visualizer, configurator, and software development kit that allows developers to easily connect applications to real-world objects on Ideum multitouch tables. Tangible Engine opens up po… Continue Reading.

Ideum Hosts Supercomputing Challenge 2017

Ideum Hosts Supercomputing Challenge 2017

April 27th, 2017

When the folks from the Supercomputing Challenge approached us requesting that we help host tours for their event, we immediately jumped at the opportunity. The Challenge has storied beginnings. Back in 1990 it was an avenue to provide high… Continue Reading.

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New 34" Reading Rail Ultra-Wide Display

April 14th, 2017

In 2014, Ideum designed and built a custom 38″ ultra-wide screen multitouch display with an LG stretch monitor. These reading rail displays were originally developed for the Field Museum in Chicago , which has 80 displays in various places… Continue Reading.

Multiscreen Tangibles

Multiple Screen Support for Tangibles

February 15th, 2017

Our Tangible Engine software package allows for the recognition of 3D printed conductive objects on the surface of our multitouch tables. Tangible Engine is compatible with our touch table models integrated with 43″, 49″, 55″ and 65″ 4K Ultra HD displays. Continue Reading.

New Industrial Design Atelier

New Industrial Design Atelier

February 13th, 2017

We’ve recently expanded by adding a dedicated Industrial Design space as our company increasingly focuses more on custom design while continuing to improve our line of multitouch tables and touch walls. With so much design activity going on… Continue Reading.

Building an Interactive Video Wall

Building an Interactive Video Wall

January 6th, 2017

Our most ambitious technical project of 2016 was the DinoStomp 3D interactive video wall that we developed with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. The DinoStomp exhibit consists of a video wall 8’ high and 20’ wide composed of ... Continue Reading.

Redesigned Touch Tables & Displays

Redesigned Touch Tables & Displays

January 4th, 2017

2016's goals were simple: incorporate new touch technology, provide more choices for our hardware customers, and improve our entire line of multitouch tables and touch walls. As with most creative endeavors, there is always room for improvement. Continue Reading.

New Multitouch Desk Prototype

New Multitouch Desk Prototype

December 9th, 2016

Over the years we’ve designed (and redesigned) touch tables of all shapes, sizes, and configurations (from touch coffee tables to drafting-style touch tables) but up until now we haven’t designed a model to work like a desk.  Continue Reading.

Multitouch Coffee Table Giveaway 2016

Multitouch Coffee Table Giveaway 2016

November 18th, 2016

Ideum is excited to announce our first giveaway contest! This holiday season, one lucky entrant has the opportunity to win an Ideum 43-inch Duet Coffee Table. The Ideum Duet 43 Coffee Table has a 4K Ultra HD display and the latest touch te… Continue Reading.

Ideum Studio Party

Ideum Fall 2016 Studio Party

October 27th, 2016

Over 100 guests came to our second Studio Party this year, held on October 25th. Ideum has been busy since April–we have worked on local hot air balloon interactives for this year’s International Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and the Balloon M… Continue Reading.

Ideum at MCN

Ideum at MCN

September 14th, 2016

Ideum will be exhibiting at the annual Museum Computer Network (MCN) conference in New Orleans November 2-3. Both days Ideum staff will be demonstrating custom software, including our Starbucks interactive coffee experience, on one of our 6… Continue Reading.