Articles from Gianluca Raggi

I'm Co-Founder at di-erre software, I'm passionate of digital interactivity and multi-touch tecnologist


The Samsung SUR40 multitouch table was retired on December 2013, but many customers ask for it

Samsung SUR40 No Longer? No Problem

Samsung SUR40 is a multitouch table of 40 inches with full HD resolution can recognize up to 50 simultaneous touches. The cost at launch was around 10,000$. The product was very appreciated and it was considered very innovative.
The touch sensor was based on a cameras system, at that time very sophisticated. This technology is very sensitive to light, just expose the touch table to a source of direct light that the touch stops working. I saw many installations completely blocked in fairs and events due to sunlight or artificial lighting too bright. Fortunately with modern touch tables based on capacitive technology that does not happen anymore.

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According to the latest figures from NetApplications Windows 10 grabs 8% market share

The Windows 10 incrase its market share in October

The new operating system of Microsoft grabs at the end of October 7,94% (6,63% in September) of desktop PC. It gains share from Windows XP and Windows 7. Windows 10 is the only operating system that shows an increase of + 1.31% over the previous month. Microsoft is sure to continue to gain market share thanks to the activation of a new update process that will allow users to download the upgrade to Windows 10 immediately after it booked.

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Huge size 4K UHD Multi Touch Tables from Ideum

4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) Multi Touch Displays

With the increasing popularity of 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) LCD displays we are writing a new chapter in the production of large-scale interactive displays. The new UHD displays have a resolution four times greater than the standard Full HD (3840 x 2160 vs. 1920 x 1080). A 4K UHDTV display has a resolution of 8.3 megapixel against a resolution of 2.1 megapixels of a Full HD monitor. This increase in resolution is very visible in the touch screens where the user close to the screen for interacting. With a 4k display the user will not notice more the "pixels", which instead happens with a Full HD large screen display as a 70" or 82".

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A touch table that recognize the customer on arrival and give the technical sheet

L'Oréal launches the pioneering program "Salon Emotion"

L'Oréal Professional Products Division is rolling out "Salon Emotion", a pioneering program to support the development of the hairdressing industry in France and Europe. Launched in France and other major European countries starting January 2015, the program aims to transform 6000 salons in Europe by the end of 2018. It is an interactive multi-touch table that recognize the customer on arrival and give the technical sheet.

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Erreci Sicurezza goes to MADE Expo 2015 with a multitouch showcase

Erreci in MADE Expo with an interactive window

Erreci Sicurezza, a leader in the production of security bar system and security shutters, came to the trade fair MADE Expo 2015 (Pad. 04 - Stand E25 F22) with a multi touch innovative solution signed by di-erre software.
It is a 46-inch multi-touch glass capable of recognizing up to 20 simultaneous touches. A projector connected to a mini PC projects the multi touch software nuiSense business on the glass. Visitors can browse documents, watch videos and pictures by touching the glass in a natural way.

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