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Multi-Touch DJ, Maps Video Demo



The days of Minority Report style touch computing are here, at least for one DJ in Chile. The Token multitouch display is an enormous free-standing sheet of glass with some multi-touch wizardry apparently built in. The image is projected via a rear projector, so it’s not quite as magical as it looks at first glance. Regardless, it’s pretty cool stuff. The application the DJ is using is called Tracktor Pro, an industry standard piece of software that hasn’t been optimized for the Token in any way.

This is very cool stuff and it’s definitely flashier than hiding behind a laptop at a night club. The Token can also be used with any other touch-friendly app. Here’s another video demo of Token.

As you can see, the rear projector can be a serious problem. The bright projector lamp shines light past the Token display, directly into the users’ eyes. This isn’t so much of a problem for the DJ in the above video since Tracktor Pro’s UI is dark, but it might cause some temporary blindness if you use the thing for too long with an application with a white background.

via Engadget



  1. Modnar

    08/06/2010 at 7:01 pm

    If you dig around you come to the main page for the website for the software its running:

    and if you look at the store page:
    Emulator v1.0 (demo)

    Multitouch Tablet PC or multitouch LCD support 1280×800
    Windows 7 32 or 63 bit with Aero enabled.

    Would like to run it but don’t have the sound software if requires :/

  2. Jesse B Andersen

    08/09/2010 at 11:39 am

    That’s some futuristic looking screen. Like you said the rear projection is going to get into people’s eyes! For those that are looking into Emulator now and with touch there’s a video about it using the HP TM2. (obviously a bit smaller because of the screeen)

    Linky –

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