What is TouchCU?

TouchCU, a 2013-2014 capstone project, consists of a desktop application that turns any flat surface into a multi-touchscreen utilizing the Microsoft Kinect for Windows, a standard projector, and a Windows 8 PC. TouchCU, while similar in concept to the commercially available Ubi-Interactive, allows for a greater operating range and implements voice interaction.

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Computer running Windows 8 with video output capabilities.


A Projector capable of outputting the Windows 8 desktop on a flat surface.

Kinect for Windows

Interfaces with the computer and Windows 8 to detect touch inputs.

Flat Surface

A flat surface for the projectors image.