Oblong Industries was founded in 2006, their products and solutions are built on the foundational work of their CEO John Underkoffler, a pioneering researcher into spatial computing at the MIT Media Lab. John enlisted by Hollywood’s A-list to visualise the future of the human-computer interface for films such as Minority Report, The Hulk and Iron Man.
Oblong’s flagship product, Mezzanine, brings data sets, workspaces, and communication channels to life across multiple screens in multiple locations. It allows interaction from a number and type of input devices simultaneously, including touchscreens, phones, and tablets. It frees users from sitting in one place, tied to one device, and enables the free flow of teamwork where collaborators can access, share and control content on a fluid visual canvas all at once. Mezzanine is an immersive multi-screen solution that enables teams from all over the world to work efficiently together. The advanced collaboration solution is suitable for rooms of all sizes, from small to medium sized meeting rooms and huddle spaces, to large conference centres. Mezzanine is available in four different sizes enabling organisations to identify the most appropriate solution for their business needs, team configuration and physical space.