BendDesk offers multi-player, multi-touch gaming opportunities
Diagram showing the BendDesk setup
Users tended to treat the vertical and horizontal surfaces as separate entities, and rarely used the curved area
BendDesk renders the horizontal desktop and vertical display screen into one multi-touch surface via a curve in the middle
Arranging a photo album across all display surfaces of BendDesk
Researchers from Aachen University's Media Computing Group have created a computer workstation where the desk and screen are transformed into one multi-touch display. The display is curved at the middle and uses infrared emitters and cameras to track user movement over the whole of the surface, which has its graphical user interface beamed onto it by a couple of short throw projectors hidden within its wooden frame.
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