Maker Faire

DIY Touchpanels

Type: Presentation
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Day/Time: Sunday, April 23 3:00 PM (30 minutes)

Day/Time: (30 minutes)

Location: DIY Theatre

There are bunches of ways to make your own touchpanels, running the gamut from cheap to insanely expensive and from delicate to unbreakable. I will cover the different technologies that can be used, which applications they are most suited for, and their drawbacks and advantages. I will be drawing on my experience creating museum exhibits and in the AV industry.

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Presented by

Sasha Harris-Cronin
BBI Engineering

My pre-grad school background is as a theatrical designer, electrician and technical director. I went to grad school at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU for interactive art and technology. I now work at BBI Engineering in San Francisco creating the software and hardware systems for interactive museum exhibits and the UIs and control systems for touchpanel based AV systems.