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Multi-touch Flash app prototype - for 36 views of a bridge video project

I felt that it is finally time show everyone why there has been a bit of radio silence on the experimenting front.
So without further adeau.

Multi-touch Flash app prototype - for 36 views of a bridge video project from Chris Yanc on Vimeo.

Rock the vote!

Here's the long and the short of it. I've been collaborating with Alexander Boxerbaum for an upcoming event in downtown Cleveland Ohio called Ingenuity Fest. Alex's project is called 36 Views of a Bridge, take a look at the previews, I think it looks amazing.

The plan is, the audience should be able to vote on which video(s) they like the most to change the order of the final playlist of all the videos. So the initial options are, vote online, vote with mobile devices and vote at a computer interface at the event. But with the event being focused on ingenuity, there needs to be something a little more than just computer and mouse... but what?... wait for it... Multi-touch Table and multi-touch Flash interface.

So here is the rundown:

  1. One computer runs the multi-touch table and the voting
  2. Each vote is sent to a web server via PHP to a MySQL database
    • the same PHP script can also collect votes from webpages and mobile devices
  3. A seperate computer reads the votes from the database to reorder the video playlist every time the full playlist has completed

And there is the base functionality, in addition to that. There is a multi-touch magnifying glass feature built into the stage. Touch on the map and get a viewport of 3X magnification of the map. Just a little bit of spice added into the app.

There is still much to do to get the app finalized for the event. So I'll be working hard to get it ready in time to get the proper videos in and any design revisions to the app. I'm also trying to get a new table prototype ready in time.

I'll keep you posted.

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3 Responses to “Multi-touch Flash app prototype - for 36 views of a bridge video project”

  1. danteoh says:

    Chris,

    How did you do the php messaging from Flash if you don’t mind me asking?

    I need the exact same capabilities for my 4th year software engineering project (I am research multi-touch experiences with dynamic information & feedback).

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  3. Chris Yanc says:

    It needs a lot of cleaning up before I release the code, which I can’t do until after the event. Send me an email if you need what I have so far still.

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