Multi-Touch Programming

Hello - Does anyone have any experience working with multi-touch monitors yet?  I know Albatron has released one and there may be others.  Apparently multi-touch control has been added into Vista SP1 and is there on the Mac.  Anyone played around with that yet?  I don't think Director can handle multi-touch yet .... or can it?  I'd love to be able to build an app similar to Microsoft's Surface.
Mike M

Hey Mike,
     A lot of people are developing using AS3 with it's speed and ease of development. If you want some more info on it, you might wanna check out this open source community for developing multi-touch software, at some relevant links might be
     There is a lot of development for flash, and air, using the TUIO touch protocol. Our system uses an open touch server which sends multi-touch touch data to as3 at extremely low latency, unlike many touch systems (5ms latency). Demand Evolution is actually about to be announcing a developers challenge contest, which will among other things, provide a developers resources page with all of the known multi-touch libraries for all the languages. You might want to check back in a couple weeks for more info on different languages.
     If you didn't see this video, it shows our system using flash for photo arranging, max/msp for audio, and windows wpf for windows 7 (among others). Please feel free if you have any more questions.

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