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Microsoft LightSpace Surface Computer Encompasses A Whole Room

Originally used for a table-size touch computer, Microsoft has re-used the name “Surface” for its Windows tablets called Microsoft Surface Pro and Microsoft Surface RT. The former is a thin Intel-powered tablet which is a fully functional PC, while the “RT” version relies on an ARM processor and runs a more limited version of Windows.


Microsoft LightSpace Surface Computer Encompasses A Whole Room

10/05/2010, The folks over at Microsoft Research must be having a field day playing with LightSpace. While Microsoft Surface allowed us to interact with objects projected on a table, LightSpace extends that by projecting the interface on a whole 10-foot-by-8-foot...

Mirosoft Surface has future in homes

09/13/2010, Microsoft’s Principal Researcher, Bill Buxton, recently had a lengthy interview with The Globe and Mail. According to him, the next wave in technology would be somewhat akin to Microsoft’s Surface, where future iterations will be much thinner...

Ideum MT-50 introduced

03/03/2010, Remember the Ideum MT-50 that we looked at last year? Guess it has just gotten officially introduced, where you get NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 285 graphics card running inside for some serious graphical firepower not to mention an input that can support...

Microsoft To Demo New “Mobile Surface” at TechFest 2010

03/01/2010, Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet found the news on the Microsoft Research Site: Microsoft will demo a more portable experience of its multi-touch table computer this week at TechFest 2010 in Redmond. You can read Microsoft’s description of the project: It is...

Pictionaire table works like magic

01/25/2010, Thanks to Microsoft and the University of California Berkeley, this Pictionaire table relies on overhead cameras in order to churn out a digitized copy of physical objects. In turn, this enables one to manipulate real world items through the intuitive and...

Lumino Project Seems Interesting

12/09/2009, If you’re a fan of Microsoft Surface, you’ll want to check out the details of the Lumino project, which certainly look interesting. It may look like generic building blocks, but as you can see from the video, Surface can identify and react to...

Dungeons & Dragons on Microsoft Surface multi-touch table

11/03/2009, Surfacescapes Demo Walkthrough from Surfacescapes on Vimeo. The SurfaceScapes project is the brainchild of students from Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), where it will deliver a proof-of-concept for playing tabletop...

Microsoft Surface Service Pack 1

05/17/2009, The Microsoft Surface platform isn’t exempt from its Windows counterpart by coming out with a Service Pack 1, where it was officially released last week on the opening day of Microsoft Tech Ed North America 2009. Service Pack 1 will see the tabletop...