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3M unveils 84" multitouch tabletop with UHD display, 100-point input

By Rick ยท 8 replies
Jan 7, 2013
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  1. 3M is showing off its 84-inch multi-touch table at CES this year and The Verge has provided its own, brief hands-on. Reminiscent of Microsoft's original "Surface" tabletop touchscreen (video), the gigantic capacitive table is the successor to last year's 46-inch...

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  2. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 2,712   +2,507

    Somewhere, a multi-millionaire dungeon master is rejoicing.
  3. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,887   +627

    Oh man, this would be great. I'm still planning on a >42inch table-PC, but the only custom solutions are touch-screen overlays with infra-red that have max 3 points touch and considerable lag specs. :(

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +104

    Whoa, I saw this on a movie a few years ago xD
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,482   +978

    This reminds me so much of the holographic tables we see in movies like avengers :D
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  6. avoidz

    avoidz TS Guru Posts: 460   +59

    Looks like a bacteria farm in the making. Clever though.
  7. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,281   +527

    Nothing a little Lysol can't take care of :)
  8. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Evangelist Posts: 978   +324

    Your cell phone is dirtier and your keyboard, OMG your keyboard is a biological wasteland ready to kill you at a moments notice. Anyway, don't worry so much about that since it can be easily cleaned and there are MUCH worse things you touch everyday.
  9. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 14,945   +3,993

    I think they're using it now on, "Hawaii Five-O". (Either that, or it's a CGI wannbe copy).

    The lissome Grace Park. AKA "Kono". waves her lithe and slender arms over it, caressing its smooth and inviting, warm glass surface , while the rest of the squad stares mesmerized at the images that have just appeared on the wall monitors. Meanwhile, the audience gets to take in one of the most awesome "displays" nature has to offer, all of Ms Park, head to toe from the rear....!!!:)

    I like the "big boards they use on the TV news. The anchors can make expansive gestures, as they dramatically announce, "let there be weather".

    And the audience saw the weather, and it was good! (Well, as least as often as not).. .

    Yes, but generally, speaking, they're more fun playing with than a cell phone. (At least for us old folks).

    After this post, I'm going to tackle my novel, "Fifty Shades of Computing"!....:eek:

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