CGLXTouch: A multi-user multi-touch approach for ultra-high-resolution collaborative workspaces

Kevin Ponto, Kai Doerr, Tom Wypych, John Kooker, Falko Kuester

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Abstract

This paper presents an approach for empowering collaborative workspaces through ultra-high resolution tiled display environments concurrently interfaced with multiple multi-touch devices. Multi-touch table devices are supported along with portable multi-touch tablet and phone devices, which can be added to and removed from the system on the fly. Events from these devices are tagged with a device identifier and are synchronized with the distributed display environment, enabling multi-user support. As many portable devices are not equipped to render content directly, a remotely scene is streamed in. The presented approach scales for large numbers of devices, providing access to a multitude of hands-on techniques for collaborative data analysis. © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)649-656
Number of pages8
JournalFuture Generation Computer Systems
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes

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