MultiTouch and Snibbe Interactive Reveal Connections Between Gangsters and Casinos At the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in Las Vegas
FOR RELEASE ON: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
LAS VEGAS – MultiTouch, Ltd., the leading developer of modular multi-touch LCD displays, today announced that it has collaborated with Snibbe Interactive, a digital marketing and entertainment pioneer, on an interactive multi-touch table at The Mob Museum: The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, in Las Vegas.
The Mob Museum installation, designed and programmed by Snibbe Interactive, enables museum visitors to visualize the connections between mob bosses and casinos by placing markers on two side-by-side HD tables that call up images, video, and text related to crime gangs and law enforcement figures.
“The Mob Museum, as a true 21st-century facility, takes the ‘hands-on’ approach very seriously, by dedicating prime exhibit space to multi-touch displays. We believe that they have created a model environment for museums to follow in digitally representing their collections and exhibits,” said Timo Korpela, general manager of MultiTouch Americas.
MultiTouch displays are optimized for augmented reality (AR) applications in which fingers, hands, cards, and objects can be placed on displays to trigger information. The displays can accommodate an unlimited number of users, and can be stacked or combined into giant arrays. MultiTouch is the leader in digital multi-user interactive touch displays, and recently introduced new designs for museum curators at the annual AAM2012 Museum Expo, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
“We like using the MultiTouch hardware in our interactive applications because they can be tiled together into large, multi-user social interactive experiences like we created for the Mob Museum,” said Snibbe Interactive founder and CEO Scott Snibbe.
MultiTouch will demonstrate its products at INFOCOMM 2012 in its booth #N1463 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center this week, from June 13-15, where Snibbe Interactive staff will be on hand to demonstrate this exhibit as well as their Avatar table created for the James Cameron Exhibition
For more information, please visit www.multitouch.fi and www.multitaction.com, as well as the MultiTouch YouTube channel at youtube.com/multitouchfi, and twitter.com/multitouchfi for further MultiTouch updates.
About MultiTouch Ltd.
MultiTouch is a leading developer of interactive display systems, based on proprietary software and hardware designs. The company is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, with U.S. offices in Santa Clara, California and New York City. Its systems are currently in use in more than 40 countries around the globe. For more information, please visit www.multitouch.fi. Snibbe Interactive’s interactive table applications can be found at www.snibbeinteractive.com.
About Snibbe Interactive.
Snibbe Interactive is a fast-growing San Francisco company that creates emotionally resonant interactive experiences for entertainment, museums, events, and retail. Its work spans giant gestural installations at Olympics and expos, interactive exhibits for museums and trade-show displays, and intimate mobile applications and apps for social networks, all built on its scalable software systems. Some of its recent projects include James Cameron’s Avatar Exhibition, Björk’s Biophilia, The Beijing Olympics, Sony’s New York Headquarters, and many others. Snibbe’s work has the unique characteristics of bringing joy, social engagement, and meaning to the everyday lives of ordinary people.
MultiTaction® is a registered trademark of MultiTouch Ltd.
EDITOR’S NOTE: If you would like a color photograph of Timo Korpela, general manager of MultiTouch Americas; Scott Snibbe, founder and CEO of Snibbe Interactive; photos of the Mob Museum installations, or product photos of MultiTouch displays, please contact Chris Pfaff on +1-201-218-0262 or email@example.com