Touch Screen design

12 Apr 2010 - 12:53pm
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Need Advice,

I'm designing a 42" widescreen 16:9 touch screen interface. What resolution should I create my prototype in, what's a good resource site I should look into.

Thanks in advance


12 Apr 2010 - 1:22pm

Hi Aleya

The following blog and articles provide a good start-point...


with the motherload of design inspiration on this Vimeo channel for tui/multitouch (which I personally curate :))

Best of luck,


12 Apr 2010 - 2:18pm
Karl Herler

Regarding the resolution; I guess you're best of finding out what the hardware you're designing for runs as a native resolution and use that as a starting point. might be of some help.


13 Apr 2010 - 9:05am
Ivan Burmistrov

This recent presentation at MIX10 conference may be relevant to your task: Touch in Public: Multi-touch Interaction Design for Kiosks and Architectural Experiences

When designing for touch-screen kiosks (for travel applications), I found the following publications useful:

Maguire M. C. (1999) A review of user-interface design guidelines for public information kiosk systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 50, 263-286

O’Hara J. M., Brown W. S., Lewis P. M. & Persensky J. J. (2002) Human-System Interface Design Review Guidelines (NUREG-0700, Rev. 2), Washington: US Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Department of Defense (1999) Department of Defense Design Criteria Standard: Human Engineering (MIL-STD-1472F), Washington: Department of Defense

Waloszek G. (2000) Interaction Design Guide for Touchscreen Applications, SAP

Meriaux A. (2000) Guidelines for information systems (Infopolis 2 Deliverable 2)

15 Apr 2010 - 7:08am

I recommend you to take a look at world's first multitouch website -

Currently it seems that website is not accessible however you can view video here :

Above website is a kind of rich internet applications

Hope above reference will help you out.


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