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Whether you're a first-time or a
regular reader of GestureTek's newsletter, I welcome you: here you'll
learn how GestureTek's award-winning motion-responsive technology is
being used in everything from the Olympics to trade shows to retail
stores. I hope you'll be inspired with exciting ideas about how
gesture-control can be used by your (or your clients') organization
to build brand awareness, drive sales, enhance the user experience and
deliver a great return on investment.
GestureTek's worldwide network of strategic dealers, whose creativity
and technical know-how help keep GestureTek top-of-mind globally.
Twenty-five GestureTek strategic dealers from Europe, the Middle East
and Asia came together recently in Amsterdam for an informative and
stimulating session focused on best practices and future trends in
gesture recognition. We hope to host another strategic dealer
session at the upcoming Infocomm Show in Las Vegas this June. If you are
interested in this workshop, or would like to know more about becoming a
reseller or using our technology, I encourage you to email email@example.com
Technology Entertains and Educates During Olympics
Read more on Olympics installations. Read more on our Illuminate Multi-Touch Table.
Ontario House and Netgenetix Media
were two of many customers who turned to GestureTek's gesture control
solutions for interactive displays, games and entertainment all around
Vancouver during the Olympics. The Cube™, our portable, plug and play
interactive floor, projected custom Ontario-branded games and animation
onto the floor of Ontario House for the enjoyment of visitors.
GestureTek's Illuminate® interactive displays were part of the "Living
Rainforest" exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Visitors could
touch "hotspots" on the display screen to play games and access
information. In total, more than 15 GestureTek interactive systems were
installed in the greater Vancouver area during Olympics month.
DSE Apex Award
Win for New York City Multi-Touch Table
|GestureTek, NYC & Company and Videosonic took top
honors at the Apex Awards at the Digital Signage Expo in Las
Vegas. The award was presented for the multi-touch solution
with object recognition featured in the Official New York City Visitor
Center. Tourists enjoy interactive gesture-based experiences
such as taking a Google Earth "fly-through" trip around the streets
of New York, building a sightseeing itinerary or accessing information
about local attractions. It's an engaging, dynamic and memorable
interactive experience for all users.
Visitors See Our Large-Format Plug & Play Multi-Touch Display
|Lucky attendees at Integrated Systems Europe got to
experience our new freestanding multi-touch display solution. This
portable, self-contained multimedia unit with a large-format 67" screen
functions both as digital signage and an information system, perfect for
presenting interactive multimedia information. With all hardware
hidden inside a slim base measuring just 22" deep, the unit requires
little valuable floor space, making it ideal for stores, restaurants and
other small venues (as well as large spaces).
Read more on 67" multi-touch display. Read more on Illuminate Multi-Touch Surface Solutions.
Insights & Multi-Platform Game Capabilities
GestureTek's CTO Francis MacDougall shared his perspective
on gesture control as a response technology for consumer electronics
devices at the International Consumer Electronics Show. The
session, titled The New User Interface: Who Needs Buttons and Dials?,
was a lively discussion on the merits of various alternative control
technologies. GestureTek also unveiled our new Momo™ software
development kit that allows developers to create interactive games with
motion and object tracking for mobile phones, PCs, digital signs,
notebooks, toys and other devices.
Read more on Licensing. View Motion-tracking game videos. Read more on
GestureTek's Face and Motion Tracking for Mobile.
Experts i3d Develop Kids Games on our Cube™
GestureTek's Polish strategic dealer, i3d (www.i3d.pl) became the first systems integrator to
create entertaining and educational children's games especially designed
for use on our Cube portable interactive floor. The company featured
their custom content at the 2009 ACM SIGGRAPH Conference (The
Association for Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group on Graphics
and Interactive Techniques). Artists, engineers, entrepreneurs
and reps from large companies attend SIGGRAPH for information
and inspiration on product development and market trends.
It's A GestureTek
Technology Extravaganza at Brazil's Campus Party
Trinanda, GestureTek's Brazilian strategic dealer,
leveraged Gesturetek's interactive technology to bring a new level of
gesture-controlled multi-media interactivity to Campus Party 2010, from
January 25 to 30th in São Paulo, Brazil. More than 20,000 people
attended this Internet meeting with the biggest technology suppliers in
the country. Telefónica installed two GestureTek Illuminate® display
systems, Kingston relied on an Illuminate multi-touch table and a Cube™
plug-and-play portable interactive floor and Nokia chose a full GroundFX
interactive floor projection display system.
Read more about the Campus Party Illuminate Display, Campus Party Cube, and Campus Party GroundFX.
Office Complex Uses
Multi-Touch Display for Sales Presentation
As part of a larger leasing and upgrading initiative, Pylon
Design redesigned and rebranded the Sales Presentation Center for
Toronto office tower Commerce Court. Sales reps and prospective
tenants interact with engaging menu-based multimedia content on
GestureTek's Illuminate® multi-touch display, using simple hand and
point gestures. GestureTek's multi-touch display can be moved from floor
to floor as office space fills up, so there's no wasted technology and
no need to build new panels. ET Group served as systems integrator on
Read more on Pylon Design. Read more on Illuminate Display. Read more on Presentation Center and Showroom
Installation Featured in Ontario Tourism Commercial
|The province of Ontario unveiled the newest commercial in
their current tourism campaign, showing visitors that "There's no place
like this place." GestureTek was honoured to share the spotlight
with the natural beauty of the province, as the ad spot features a
sequence showing an interactive display GestureTek developed for
the Hockey Hall of Fame in downtown Toronto. The new ad aired
during coverage of the Winter Olympics, during which as many as 22
million Canadians were tuned in at once.
Retail Display & Window Advertising at NRF Show
|GestureTek exhibited at
the National Retail Federation's Really Big Show in New York
this January, intriguing retail marketers and designers with gesture
recognition technology for advertising and promotion. Featured
interactive products included The Cube turnkey portable, plug and play
interactive advertising floor and the touch-free interactive Illuminate®
Kiosk. Many organizations have kickstarted their retail advertising
displays with gesture recognition from GestureTek, including Cingular
AT&T Wireless, Virgin Megastores, Hudson's Bay Company, Inwindow
Outdoor, Childs' Play, Children's Place, Hugo Boss, Sony, Target,
Samsung, Nike and Intel.
on NRF Really Big Show. Read more on Retail Market Solutions.
Use IREX for Physical Therapy
|Beth Abraham Hospital in New York uses
GestureTek's IREX Interactive Rehabilitation & Exercise
System. IREX is a fun and effective therapy program that puts
patients into dynamic gesture-controlled virtual reality environments,
where they are guided through specific clinician-prescribed exercise
regimes or games such as soccer and snowboarding. Research suggests that
IREX can improve patient outcomes in executive functioning, cortical
reorganization, balance and trunk control, mobility and range of motion.
Primary Children's Hospital, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, Miami
Children's Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital and St. John North Shore
Hospital are just a few of the many other healthcare customers
utilizing GestureTek's technology for interactive gesture-controlled
games, rehabilitation, sensory therapy, advertising or information
Read more on IREX.
Read more on GestureTek's healthcare solutions. Read about Beth Abraham in Orthopedics Today.
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