ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Touch Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M Company, today
announces that for a limited time 3M high-performance, multi-touch
desktop displays will ship with a “no charge” coupon to redeem Gestureworks
Core, a leading multi-touch authoring solution. Now offered in
conjunction with 3M’s 18.5”, 21.5”, 24” and 27” multi-touch desktop
displays, the Gestureworks multi-touch software authoring framework
provides developers with a development platform for creating exciting
and immersive multi-touch and multi-user interfaces. When combined with
the high-performance features of 3M Multi-touch displays, up to 40
touches and less than 10ms ultra-fast response time, Gestureworks Core
is an ideal tool for developers to design, test and implement their next
generation multi-touch applications.
“3M is pleased to offer our display customers an opportunity to redeem
Gestureworks Core at no charge to help them build the immersive,
multi-touch applications they envision,” says Diego Romeu, global
business unit manager, 3M Electronic Business Solutions. “The
high-performance multi-touch characteristics of 3M Multi-Touch Displays
help unleash the development potential of this multi-touch platform.”
“We are thrilled to have our Gestureworks authoring platform offered
with 3M multi-touch displays” says Jim Spadaccini, CEO of Ideum (the
parent company of Gestureworks). “3M multi-touch screens are well-known
for their accuracy and responsiveness. We’ve been using 3M multi-touch
screens for development and installations for the last several years.
These two products, if combined by the user, give developers everything
they need to create amazing cutting-edge applications.”
For a limited time (until December 1, 2013), buyers of 3M multi-touch
desktop displays (3M Multi-touch Display M1866PW (18.5”), 3M Multi-touch
Display M2167PW (21.5”), 3M Multi-touch Display M2467PW (24”) and 3M
Multi-touch Display M2767PW (27”)), will receive a coupon good for a
free copy of Gestureworks Flash or Gestureworks Core for C++, C# .NET,
Java, Python, and HTML5. This coupon ($199 value) can also be applied to
Pro or Site license versions of Gestureworks.
The 3M Multi-Touch Displays are based on 3M projected capacitive
technology – the same touch technology found in smart phones and tablets
– and feature a stylish flat front surface design that makes it an
attractive addition to any professional or commercial environment.
3M Multi-Touch Displays are available from these leading U.S.
distributors: BlueStar, Ingram Micro, ScanSource, SYNNEX, Tech Data,
popular on-line retailers, and 3M’s on-line store, www.Shop3M.com.
For additional information on 3M Multi-Touch Displays, visit www.3m.com/multitouch.
3M Touch Systems provides innovative touchscreen technology products to
customers worldwide under the “3M” and “MicroTouch” brands. Popular
single-touch, dual-touch and multi-touch applications include casino
gaming, foodservice, hospitality, industrial, interactive digital
signage, healthcare, retail point of sale and self-service. For more
information about 3M and MicroTouch products, visit www.3M.com/touch01.
For an overview of popular touch technologies and terminology, visit www.touchtopics.com.
About 3M Touch Systems Inc.
3M Touch Systems Inc., a
wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M and provider of innovative touchscreen
solutions, operates globally and reports through 3M Electronics & Energy
Business Group, headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information,
More information about 3M Company is available online.
is a 15-year-old privately held company based in Corrales, New Mexico.
Ideum designs and produces integrated and hardened large-scale
multitouch hardware for museums, educational institutions, government
agencies, and Fortune 500 companies. The company has developed and sells
a multitouch and motion tracking software environment. In addition,
Ideum takes on select custom projects for museums and other public
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Editors: High-resolution images of 3M Multi-Touch products
are available by contacting Tim Holt, 1-978-659-9379
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