58-inch multitouch table runs on iPhone [Jailbreak + Video]

58-inch multitouch table runs on iPhone [Jailbreak + Video]

The guys behind the iPhone-powered 58-inch multitouch table (think Microsoft Surface) have released a video demonstrating how the system works. Essentially, all you do is hook up your iPhone 4 to the table-top display and away you go. The iPhone 4 display is replicated on the 58-inch screen, and behaves the same way a normal iPhone would (save for the 17x size amplification, of course).

The two guys in the video seem to access the Springboard just fine, they swipe between pages and launch the Photos app. It doesn’t look like a fake, as many readers claimed. The iPhone also seems to be able to output UI elements on that bigger screen just fine.

Check out the video above to get a better impression of how it's working so far. Although this is just a couple of dudes putting a good idea into effect, it would be awesome if we actually see this hit the market sometime down the road.

Video after the break. Would you be willing to slap down your hard-earned cash for something like this if it's ever released? Let us know what you think in the comments!

[Mac Stories via Table.Connect]

Andrew Wray

Andrew Wray is a Salt Lake City, Utah based writer who focuses on news, how-tos, and jailbreak. Andrew also enjoys running, spending time with his daughter, and jamming out on his guitar. He works in a management position for Unisys Technical Services, a subsidiary of Unisys Corporation.

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58-inch multitouch table runs on iPhone [Jailbreak + Video]

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If they can do this with something that size, why can't we (STILL!) have a simple app to display and use our iPhones on our computers - like we had for Palm and Windows Mobile.

@alli I don't think apple is interested in making the iphone work on your computer, there's probably no good reason to.
I wouldn't buy the table bases off this. Perhaps if there was a land scape view it would be more useful. Im also wondering about the accuracy of the table touch screen. Does it draw just as well as apple touch screens?

Come on people... this is fake! look @ 0:14 he presses the lock button instead of launching the app. Plus there's no space between the pictures when he flicks from one to the other.

How do you get back home though...?
Seems like you're stuck in that app once it's open.
I suppose they'll figure out a solution for that though.

That thing looks great, funny some1 can make iPhone table but we can't get the white iPhone 4. Anyways that thing would look great in my basement.

It's fake, he presses the sleep button as he opens the app. And it starts zooming back in before he moves his hands if you look carefully.

I must have this item now. Though I have never been a fan, I would JB my iPhone in heartbeat if that is what it took to get the app. The Table is awesome though and I could see something like this going for well over 1500.00. Not really sure why I would need this, but like I said I know that do.

now if you could just build in motion sensores alonside the Table/iPhone...... For why you ask, well to orient the hummongoloid screen to where you standing... run and tell that,,,,HomeBoiiiii:)

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