The Intuiface Composer seems very easy and IntuiLab has many instructional videos on how to get started. I have made a video on just some basics in terms of setting things up and to making a collection. You can see it below or you can go to my Instructional Video tab here at my website.
Anyway, I think this is a great tool for showcasing digital archive collections. I put together a few from my massive Guilliard Collection just to try things out. The video below is just five pictures I took in Italy a few years ago, but you get the picture. There are a number of things that I like about Intuiface. The first is that it is relatively easy to set up a collection (if that is what you want to do). The second is that once your collection is set up you can have the photos become totally interactive--you can tap them to examine the photos more closely. Everything is done on the touchscreen. Websites can also be embedded here. You can pull a bunch of pictures out to set aside for later examination. The third are the Triggers--the buttons that you can embed and which will do anything you tell them to do. It took a few hours to get used to the Composer studio, but that is usually the case for any software.
The only downside is that there is no way to share your creations unless you buy a subscription. The free version will only allow you to show your projects on your own computer. I bypassed that a bit by doing a screen capture, but this is not interactive. I've send an email to IntuiLab about the cost for educators to use this and it seems reasonable.
I am picturing having a large touchscreen set up on the wall outside of my office and having folders of material that students can then open up and manipulate. I can also see asking students to create their own archives using Intuiface. It won't be interactive, but the computer can be hooked up to a screen and everyone will be able to see the digital project. I know there is an IPad app that will allow remote control of anything made in the Composer (including the free version). I've downloaded it but haven't played with it yet. This is also an option for showcasing student projects.