Ideum Releases New HD LCD Ruggedized Multi-touch Table

Apr 21, 2011, 11:39 ET from Ideum

CORRALES, N.M., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideum has announced the release of its new MT55 HD 55" multitouch table. A newly released video shows all of the table's new features.

The MT55 HD is a fully integrated system with an LCD, multitouch overlay, ultra clear tempered glass, powerful computer, UPS battery backup, and integrated cooling cell. The table even has an integrated Bose Audio system. It has single-button operation.

The MT55 has a large 55" LCD with full 1920x1080 HD resolution.  Its unique pedestal design houses a powerful computer while the surface is only 3" inches thick.  The pedestal and top surface are built with aluminum and steel. The entire unit stands 31″ tall, matching ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) requirements.

The integrated HP computer system is packed with power. The CPU is an Intel® Quad Core i7 with 4GB of RAM, dual 250GB SATA Hard Drives and NVIDIA Quadro 600 PCI video card. The system is multitouch-enabled from start up and runs Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The computer system is backed with a three-year HP warranty.

The LCD has an LED backlight and is rated for 50,000 hours. The screen is protected by hardened, 5mm tempered glass.  The table supports up to 32 simultaneous touch points.   A lockable cabinet protects the computer and all of the other components.

The table comes complete with WIFI, Bluetooth, and Ethernet capability. It also has HDMI output to allow you to easily mirror the table's display. "Hidden" Ethernet (CAT5), HDMI, and USB 2.0 ports are included.

"A large, maintenance-free, all-in-one solution is what our customers have been asking for," said Jim Spadaccini, Director of Ideum. "The MT55 HD comes with a huge LCD display, a full warranty, and integrated software and is a complete package that cannot be found anywhere else."

The MT55 HD ships with GestureWorks for Flash and Flex. With support for more than 200 gestures, GestureWorks is the most advanced multitouch SDK available. The package includes nearly a dozen pre-built Open Exhibits multitouch components.

The new video features music by Moby, the track Lacrimae will be released on his upcoming album, Destroyed, to be released on May 17th.

Ideum develops rugged multitouch products and innovative software for public environments.

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Chad Person
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