Devices based on touch are becoming increasingly common and are currently deemed to usher in a new type of interface. Google Earth is a natural software product to be adapted for multi touch but is 3D architectural modelling? In the YouTube movie below Architect Doug Look from Autodesk Labs experiments with Autodesk’s design software on a Multi-Touch Wall device:
The wall is an input device produced by Perceptive Pixel and invented by researcher and (TED conference luminary) Jeff Han. Autodesk Labs believes multi-touch human-computer interfaces may dramatically change how products, infrastructure, and buildings are designed.
The second movie below illustrates more of the concept and applications behind Perceptive Pixel:
We kind of want one…