News Archive for Category: Product Design

Ideum has been creating meaningful interactive experiences in public spaces for more than 20 years.

Chormebox installed in an Ideum Platform II Touych Table.

Chromebox Touch Tables Go To School

November 6th, 2020

We’ve always sold our PC-based tables to schools but, since announcing Chromebox options for many of our touch tables, we have seen steady growth in interest from K-12 educational settings reflecting the increasing popularity of Chromebooks in schools... Continue Reading.

AOPEN Chromebox options for the Pico Touch coffee table

Chromebox Touch Tables Now Available

March 5th, 2020

In January, we announced that we had built a Pico Touch Coffee Table using an AOPEN Chromebox Commercial 2 system. We received such a strong positive response that we are now offering this option for three of our multitouch models. The Pico… Continue Reading.

Ideum Celebrates its 19th Anniversary

Ideum Celebrates its 19th Anniversary

February 5th, 2019

An educator at heart with a passion for history, technology, and storytelling, Jim Spadaccini founded Ideum in 1999. Originally located in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company now calls New Mexico home, and has grown to over 45 employees. Continue Reading.

Ten Years of Building Touch Tables

Ten Years of Building Touch Tables

May 15th, 2018

2018 is a special anniversary for Ideum: it marks a decade of research, innovation, and learning—including some tough lessons along the way. We have now sold our touch tables in 41 countries around the world and we look forward to the next ten years of innovation! Continue Reading.

New Smart Coffee Table Prototype

New Smart Coffee Table Prototype

March 19th, 2018

In 2017, we undertook a comprehensive project to redesign our entire range of touch displays, changing our manufacturing methods to make an even stronger and more durable product line by making greater use of extruded aluminum and casting. Continue Reading.

New Inline Touch Displays

New Inline Touch Displays

March 9th, 2018

Recently, we’ve seen an increase in customers who are integrating our touch displays into cabinetry, furniture, and other exhibits made wood or other materials. Our standard Presenter touch displays are well-suited for this type of application. Continue Reading.

Colossus 86″ Multitouch Table Shipping

Colossus 86″ Multitouch Table Shipping

May 17th, 2017

Ideum’s Industrial Design team did a great job matching form with function: the fully redesigned Colossus touch table, with a massive 86″ display, has a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) display, is hardened for public spaces, and supports up to eight simultaneous users. 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.