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This is the World's Largest Multi-Touch Display Wall

By itself, the 55-inch MultiTaction display created by Finland's MultiTouch Ltd is already great. But combine 24 of them and you have the most ridiculously massive multi-touch display wall the world has ever seen. Created by UK-based Engage Production, the monstrous installation measures in at approximately 32.5 ft x 9.8 ft.

As you can see from the video, all 24 MultiTaction displays work together to track a virtually limitless number of simultaneous touch inputs. The wall was created as part of a unique communications facility made to show off a number of consumer changes resulting from the recent advancements in technology. Capable of tracking hands, real world objects, optical markers, IR pens and more at a gesture tracking rate of up to 200 frames per second, the wall is a brilliant display of how much multitouch technology has evolved over the years.

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  • luciferano
    Someone could get a large group of people to test its multi-touch limits. I'd like to find out just how limited "virtually limitless" really is.
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  • Martin9630
    try playing Angry Birds on that.
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  • thorkle
    Now just eliminate the bezels...
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  • i wonder how many and which graphics card does it need to power this thing?
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  • luciferano
    enthusiastsi wonder how many and which graphics card does it need to power this thing?
    If I had to guess, I'd guess that it uses four graphics cards, but like I said, that's just a guess. Six displays per graphics card isn't rare (especially for professional AMD cards as this might be using) and any hardware that might be used for running multiple displays per port is extremely expensive, more so than just buying four low end graphics cards, so four is a likely number IMO.
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  • belardo
    They just got sued by Apple.

    rectangle shape, may fool people into thinking its an iPhone5.
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  • memadmax
    Does it come with the chick at 0:13???
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  • molochaii
    Luciferano: There is no limitation on the tracking, apart from the physical limitations. I've seen these screens work just fine with about 100 fingers (10 people) and then they ran out of space to put the hands. The tracking is done independently per screen, so stacking 24 of these screens together means you'll be able to fit about 2400 fingers on there and you'd still have good tracking.

    Thorkle: they just released a new version of those screens without the bezels (check www.multitaction.com)
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  • SteelCity1981
    i want to play kinect on it. no more bumping into peopel for me. lol
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  • phatboe
    http://www.engadget.com/2011/11/07/microsoft-installs-biggest-windows-phone-ever-in-nycs-herald/
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io5ylFD9saA

    MS had a 55ft tall display during the launch of Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango". They claimed the display was a functional unit though I am not sure the displays would respond to touch.
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