MultiTouch Announces World's First Fully Integrated 42" and 55" Windows 8 Interactive Displays
NEW YORK, NY, Nov 27, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
MultiTouch Ltd. today announced the launch of its 42" and 55"
MultiTaction(R) multitouch displays that are fully integrated with
Windows 8. The new MultiTaction(R) Cell 42" (MT420W8) and 55"
(MT550W8) with embedded Windows 8 on Intel Core i7 are the first
large format displays with a built-in touch user interface. The cells
are also the industry's first interactive displays supporting
simultaneous use of unlimited touch, Windows 8 native pen tracking
and real-life object interaction.
With the Windows 8 compatibility, MultiTaction(R) displays are
well-positioned for clients seeking large, integrated Windows 8
devices, particularly for public spaces. Both the 42" and 55"
displays allow clients to run applications from the Windows 8 store,
the same applications that run on smartphones, tablets, laptops and
desktop PCs. In addition, developers can also use their preferred
development platforms using industry standard interfaces such as TUIO
and XML streams. MultiTouch's proprietary Cornerstone SDK is also
See MT550W8 in action here:
"We have long said that touch interface is the way of the future for
consumers and businesses. With Windows 8 running across multiple
devices, we will see the number of interactive applications grow
exponentially," explains Petri Martikainen, CEO of MultiTouch. "Our
products provide the most advanced set of touch and object
recognition capabilities. We continue to be the leader in the
interactive display market by now supporting the Windows 8 platform."
With support for multiple simultaneous input methods and robustness
in bright external lighting conditions, the 42" and 55" models are
ideal for education, retail and corporate use. Unique features for
Windows 8 include:
-- Unlimited number of concurrent users and touches
-- 200+ fps tracking
-- Windows 8 native infrared pen support
-- Windows 8 native finger-orientation information
-- Enriched Reality(TM): interaction with physical objects
42" and 55" are currently available for order.
MultiTouch's MultiTaction(R) displays will be showcased at the 2013
International CES event in Las Vegas January 8-11 at MultiTouch booth
For further information, please visit www.multitaction.com,
www.youtube.com/multitaction and www.twitter.com/multitouchfi.
MultiTouch Ltd is the leading developer of
interactive display systems, based on proprietary software and
hardware designs. The company is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland
with offices in Silicon Valley, New York and Singapore. MultiTouch
products are in use in more than 50 countries worldwide.
MultiTaction(R) is a registered trademark of MultiTouch Ltd.
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