Category Archive for Computing

MT55 Platform Multitouch Table Stress Test

Ideum's MT55 multitouch tables are truly ruggedized for public display; so much so that the Ideum MT55 can withstand the impact of a bowling ball dropped on to its glass surface from a height of 18 inches. Watch the video of this dramatic stress test.

NASA Space Weather Media Viewer Mobile – Uncaged and Wild

After months of development and ten nervous days in the Apple App Store approval process, we’ve just released the NASA Space Weather Media Viewer iPhone application. The Space Weather app allows you to view real-time and near-real-time imagery from a variety of NASA satellites, as well as videos and more! Ideum, in partnership with Goddard Space Flight Center, was awarded a grant to extend the tremendously popular web-based Space Weather Media Viewer to the mobile platform.  The application ships with informational videos, …

On the Brooklyn Museum Response to the NY Times Phone App Article

I’ve just read Shelley Bernstein’s response to the NY Times “From Picassos to Sarcophagi, Guided by Phone Apps” article over on the Brooklyn Museum blog and she brings up some great points about the use of emergent technology and experimentation. Edward Rothstein at the Times didn’t seem to be too impressed by any of the apps he tried, and from a contextual or information standpoint, he may have a point. If you are looking for an extended, interactive version of the …

Know A Good Flash Programmer?

Know A Good Flash Programmer?

Update: 5/9/14: Our Jobs page shows the current positions available at Ideum. We’re hiring! Ideally we’re looking for someone with Flash/Flex experience who’s knowledgable and curious about art, science and history.

GestureWorks Goes Broadcast

GestureWorks Goes Broadcast

We recently completed a GestureWorks application for a CNN-esque multitouch newsroom application. We’re pretty psyched, as this is our first multitouch project for broadcast media. We’re sworn to secrecy about the show, but …

First Multitouch Flash Website!

First Multitouch Flash Website!

We’ve embedded multitouch Flash applications into the GestureWorks site, making it (as far as we know) the first site to incorporate Flash multiouch! Many of the tutorial pages now feature their own …

Multitouch Hardware List Updated!

Multitouch Hardware List Updated!

We’ve recently built out individual pages for the hardware featured on the Multitouch Hardware section of the GestureWorks site. The hardware is divided into categories for easy sorting, making it easy to …