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Skinput – Allowing skin to be used as an input device

This has been around for over a year, but is still pretty awesome. They are ussing the human body for acoustic transmission and gestures to control user interfaces and games.  

A Smart Choice for Exhibit Design: Smart Strips

We’ve written before about some good ways to make your museum exhibit greener and I’d like to offer a few specifics on a type of device mentioned in that post: smart power strips. Not quite the intelligence level of Skynet, … Continue reading

Inexpensive Multitouch Hardware for Public Spaces

Many custom multitouch exhibits are presented on large interactive walls or surfaces. While these displays offer a lot of options as far as exhibit design and multiuser spaces, they can seem a bit out of reach if you’re on a … Continue reading


This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under Award Number MG-30-14-0037-14.

Matching funds for OpenExhibits are provided by Ideum, makers of custom exhibits, touch tables, video walls and touch walls. Ideum also rents multitouch tables.

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