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Large-format multi-touch for the masses! Designed for your living room, Playsurface democratizes touch computing!
145 backers pledged $75,554 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    Thank you! Your backing helped make Playsurface possible!

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    Playsurface was made possible by you! Anyone backing at this level or above will have their name immortalized in a comment list in the Blob Board firmware!

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    A letter of thanks, a novel “My Other Computer is a Touch Table” magnet, and our pledge that half of this money will be spent on getting prototype hardware out in an educational environment!

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    Playsurface Plans – You will get early access to all of the mechanical and electronic plans to make the Playsurface on your own! Plus, downloads of software beta releases!

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    Pledge US$ 150 or more About US$ 150

    Blob Board PCB – The PCB (circuit board) and bill of materials to build your own closed-loop camera, touch processing, and location-output electronics. The Blob Board includes video output for debugging/hacking. Plus all of the above goodies. Shipping not included.

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    Blob Board Kit – The PCB and all electronic components required to solder your own the state-of-the-art closed loop touch processing board. Plus, all of the above (without duplication). Shipping not included.

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    Finished Blob Board - Populated and ready-to-go camera and processor board. Shipping not included.

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    Pledge US$ 550 or more About US$ 550

    Out of Town Special - Avoid high shipping costs and get all the hard to ship items. This kit includes the Blob Board, First Surface Mirror, IR LEDs, and all mounting and fastner hardware. You will need to source your own wood, and top surface. Shipping not included.

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    Pledge US$ 650 or more About US$ 650

    Track Table – The entire touch table ready to connect to your computer, but without a projector. Furniture quality with blazingly fast touch tracking for any control application. Plus, all of the above (without duplication). Shipping not included.

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    Pledge US$ 1,250 or more About US$ 1,250

    Peripheral Touch Table – USB touch table that turns your computer into a touch table. Integrated blob board, projector, and surface. Plus, all of the above (without duplication). Shipping not included.

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    Pledge US$ 1,550 or more About US$ 1,550

    Multi-Touch Computer – Fully integrated system with a dedicated Windows computer with internet and DVD. Integrated blob board, projector, and surface. Plus, all of the above (without duplication). Just turn it on and start touching! Shipping not included.

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    Multi-Touch Game Machine – Extreme, high-speed integrated system with a dedicated Windows computer with internet and DVD. Stereo sound and gaming peripherals, integrated blob board, projector, and surface. Plus, all of the above (without duplication). Shipping not included.

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