[PD] multipoint touchscreen

Malte Steiner steiner at block4.com
Mon Mar 14 21:53:34 CET 2005

Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> A friend of mine was working closely with the Tactex company to try to  
> get them to make a useful musical controller using Tactex.  Ultimately,  
> they decided that they didn't want to spend the money to do what needed  
> to done to make Tactex a good musical controller.  Its got a couple of  
> key problems: very low refresh rate (i.e. latency), something like 50  
> Hz; and it can't detect two points of pressure closer than about 2cm.
> He wrote a paper about the instrument he built using Tactex:
There seems to be some trouble with Tactex, didn't was Midiman/MAudio 
about to release a controler with several Tactex elements and dropped 
that? Also wasn't it planned to be used in the Moog Voyager but then 
they dropped that too and used another product?



Malte Steiner
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