I have to admit: Microsoft’s “Surface” *is* cool !

May 30, 2007 at 08:28 3 comments

Microsoft secretly spent years of research on a product called “Surface”, and now they’re about to release it.

Top view of Microsoft's Surface tableSurface is the first commercially available surface computing platform from Microsoft Corporation. It turns an ordinary tabletop into a vibrant, interactive surface. The product provides effortless interaction with digital content through natural gestures, touch and physical objects.

In essence, it’s a surface that comes to life for exploring, learning, sharing, creating, buying and much more. Soon to be available in restaurants, hotels, retail and public entertainment venues, this experience will transform the way people shop, dine, entertain and live.

In fact, Surface is a combination of hard and software, and – as they state – “The first commercially available surface computing platform”. It turns an ordinary tabletop into a vibrant, interactive surface.

The product provides effortless interaction with digital content through natural gestures, touch and physical objects. In essence, it’s a surface that comes to life for exploring, learning, sharing, creating, buying and much more. Soon to be available in restaurants, hotels, retail and public entertainment venues, this experience will transform the way people shop, dine, entertain and live.”

The official website: http://www.microsoft.com/surface

UPDATE: Check out some video’s of the device in action:

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. justevolvin  |  May 30, 2007 at 13:55

    I agree – I’m flippin’ out over this! I thought the iPhone was cool, but this has so much potential. I want one! Sign me up! 🙂

    Reply
  • 2. Stef Andries :: RemoveStringFromobject  |  June 6, 2007 at 10:36

    Nice and fancy device indeed, can’t wait to play with it.
    Guess USD 10.000 is a ‘bit’ over the top for me though…

    Reply
  • 3. Tim Bosseloo  |  June 9, 2007 at 09:31

    Kewl! That’s really awesome! But mostly for commercial use I guess.

    Reply

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