It is interesting to note that a Windows Vista-powered computer smuggled away into a black table base complete with a 30″ touchscreen as the table’s surface provides for an interesting computing experience. The touchscreen comes with five integrated cameras that senses nearby objects, enabling the user to interact with the machine by simply touching or dragging their fingertips or objects across the screen. This surface was developed to respond up to 52 touches simultaneously as well as physical objects. For example, when you set down a wine glass, the table will automatically refer to its database and conjure a list of wine choices that suit the current dinner. This newfangled device won’t come cheap though, ranging from $5,000 to double that amount although Microsoft is working on lowering that price within 5 years’ time.
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