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

Ideum Welcomes Digital Artist

Ideum Welcomes Digital Artist

September 20th, 2017

Ideum has created and filled a new position: Digital Artist-in-Residence. Morgan Barnard brings a wealth of experience and new ideas, particularly in the realm of large-scale and immersive installations. As Ideum has evolved, we have set ou… Continue Reading.

Fall 2017 Studio Party

Ideum Hosts Fall Studio Party

September 19th, 2017

Twice a year, we open our doors to friends, family, and colleagues to show a selection of our latest projects. In 2017, our fall Studio Party is shaping up to be one of our best ever. Please join us to see and interact with a selection of i… 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.

Spring Studio Party

Spring Studio Party

April 27th, 2017

Ideum will be holding our annual Spring Studio Party on Thursday, May 11 at 6 pm. This year, the interactive exhibit festivities will include a glimpse of a suite of applications about Hoover Dam, a chance to explore the Command Center of t… 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.