News Archive for Category: Touch Screen

Ideum has been creating meaningful interactive experiences in public spaces for more than 19 years.

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.

Tangible being moved across the surface of an Ideum Multitouch table.

Ideum Introduces Tangible Engine 2.0

August 13th, 2018

Ideum is pleased to announce the release of Tangible Engine 2.0, an extensive update to our object recognition software designed to run on Ideum touch displays. Rebuilt from the ground up, this version of Tangible Engine greatly extends the… 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.

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.

Ideum at ALA 2017

Ideum at ALA 2017

May 23rd, 2017

Ideum will be exhibiting at the American Library Association (ALA) Conference and Exhibition in Chicago. We are very excited to bring our multitouch hardware and software to the thousands of information science professionals who attend ALA every year. 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.

Tangible Engine 1.5

Tangible Engine 1.5

April 27th, 2017

Ideum is proud to announce Tangible Engine 1.5, a visualizer, configurator, and software development kit allowing developers to easily connect applications to real-world objects on Ideum multitouch tables - now with multi-screen support and improved tracking fidelity. Continue Reading.