Promenade architecturale en multi-touch

German researchers at the Fraunhofer IGD have devised a new way to see architecture in three dimensions. A very intuitive and playful process.

Developed by Fraunhofer IGD, Computer graphics research organization based in Darmstadt, the installation consists of a wall using video projection surface and a touch interactive table incorporating technology Multi touch (Multi-touch in French).

Simple and ergonomic, the system offers a virtual tour of an architecture in which the user orientates himself thanks to the movements of his fingers on the maps displayed on the touch table. The user slides and thus moves his fingers on the planes to control the movements of the virtual camera, one finger making it possible to move its position, a second finger making it possible to vary its orientation. On the table, plans can also be moved, rotated, zoomed or reduced using one or more fingers.

Check out a video demonstration of this technology:

For more information on Multi-touch technology adapted to the architecture, you can read our article Citywall, an interactive wall in the city

Source: Trendsnow

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