Rohit Aggarwal

May 30, 2007

Multi-touch surface computer by Microsoft

Filed under: Interesting — Rohit Aggarwal @ 12:35 pm
 Surface Computer is a good mix of virtual and real world. The video on Channel 10 reminds me of the movie- Minority Report in which Tom Cruise browses through video archives by moving hands in air. If new technologies excite you, then I suggest you watch the video by Larry on Channel 10. Things in the video gets really interesting after roughly 6 minutes. 

Microsoft Announces Surface Computer  —  At the D: All Things Digital conference Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will unveil Microsoft Surface, the first in a new category of surface computing products from Microsoft that will “break down traditional barriers between people and technology”.Source:   TechCrunch
Author:   Duncan Riley
Microsoft Launches New Product Category: Surface Computing Comes to Life in Restaurants, Hotels, Retail Locations and Casino Resorts  —  First commercially available surface computer from Microsoft breaks down barriers and provides effortless interaction with information using touch, natural gestures and physical objects.Source:   Microsoft

Microsoft Surface: Behind-the-Scenes First Look (with Video)  —  The software giant will announce at the D5 conference today that it’s built a new touchscreen computer—a coffee table that will change the world.  Go inside its top-secret development with …Source:   Popular Mechanics
Author:   Glenn Derene
First Look: Microsoft Surfacing Computing!  —  About a year ago I gave a presentation to a group of journalists about gadgets of the future and showed a video about a theoretical multi-touch computing system.  When asked when we would see something like that in the wild, I optimistically ballparked 5-7 years.Source:   Channel 10
Author:   Larry Larsen

Microsoft hopes ‘Milan’ table PC has magic touch  —  At first glance, Microsoft’s secret project looks like a 2007 version of the sit-down arcade game Ms. Pac Man.  Only if this machine were running the game, you could just take your finger and flick away any monsters chasing the heroine.Source:   CNET
Author:   Ina Fried

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