BumpTop reinvents the desktop in 3D

by Rob Lewis

Some new technologies lend themselves to video demos incredibly well. Toronto's BumpTop is one such technology.

In 2006, this video about BumpTop became a hit on YouTube. The video showed a physics driven 3D desktop environment with an innovative menu system. A year later BumpTop's Anand Agarawala presented at TED - the annual invitation-only Technology, Entertainment, Design conference - and that video of his presentation took off as well.

Today, more than two and a half years later, Agarawala and his team are finally ready to open up BumpTop (great example of a social media press release) to the world and once again they're doing it with video. Check out their launch video tour below:



BumpTop will come in two versions: a free, somewhat restricted version, and a fully-featured 'pro' version. If you're interested in checking it out now, head on over to ReadWriteWeb or Mashable to get one of 400 free pro accounts up for grabs.

Bump Technologies Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bump Technologies Inc. is a Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based company that has created and brought to market BumpTop, an innovative 3D user interface enabling natural organization and sharing. The technology was demonstrated at TED, the annual, invitation-only "Technology, Entertainment, Design" conference where the world's leading thinkers and doers gather to find inspiration; based on its... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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