The second day of Dev8D started with my Moodle Plugins workshop. It was reasonably well attended and the people who were there seemed to find it useful. I certainly found it an enjoyable experience.
The project zone had a brilliant demo of the “ghetto touch-table” from the University of Southampton – basically a home-made Microsoft Surface-style set-up. The thing that really interested me about it was it’s simplicity – a sheet of Perspex with IR light shining through it, and a camera to pick up light that gets reflected down by an object touching the surface. It only had a few purpose-built apps that could use the touch functionality, but I’d love to see it again once they’ve got it controlling the OS.