Archive for July, 2014

Perceptive Pixel, or PPI as it’s often called, is a range of big screen touch-screens. Currently there is a 55″ and a 82″ model. The goal of PPI screens is to “deliver exceptional, multi-purpose productivity solutions for brainstorming, collaboration and interactive presentations”.

Perceptive Pixel devices

Perceptive Pixel devices

I was involved with a number of TV shows that used a 55″ device, for instance with The Voice of Holland in 2012 and 2013. Read more

The wall zoomed in
Media box
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I’ve published a new app in the Windows Store called MediaWall. It’s based on an idea that we used for The Voice of Holland in 2013. This app shows image and videos from a folder you select in a tiled wall. By default the wall animates so it looks like you’re hovering over the wall. The wall can show JPG, PNG, WMV and MP4 files. You can also click or tap a tile so it opens in a large media box. Tap anywhere to close the media box. In the mean time tiles are refreshed with new ones in a configured intervall.

 

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AppMachine has a solution whith a webinterface to create good looking apps with lots of functionality, and then publish it in an automated way. They started with support for iOS and Android. But now they also support Windows Phone. That means that you can define your app and publish it easily on all three platforms without extra costs. They have attractive pricing models to make publishing these apps affordable.

AppMachine added support for Windows Phone

AppMachine added support for Windows Phone

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