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Microsoft is showing off their multi-touch table “Surface” complete with RFID, wireless, sensors and a whole lot of other things (watch the Popular Mechanics video on how it works)… You can’t buy one, but they will be appearing in a couple casinos and some stores to demo… Link.

More:

  • Surface computing – Link.
  • Surface @ on10 – Link.

Related:

  • Multitouch table experiment – Link.
  • Multi-Touch Interaction Research (video) – Link.
  • The Future of Interfaces Is Multi-Touch – Link.
  • LED Touch sensor – Link.

12 thoughts on “Microsoft Surface: Multi-touch Table

  1. Did anyone else think of the screens from “Farenheit 451?” Though they were not quite as interactive as these are, the one guy talking about being surrounded by these (wallpaper, etc.) was enough to give me a strange feeling.

    But in general, I think it’s a great idea for corporate applications. I don’t think it’s ready for home use yet, though, as I would much rather sit in a comfy hair and type than lean over a table constantly.

    And what about Doritos fingers?

  2. It’s a year later…is this tech. still a good way to go for the price? Has anyone successfully done this with a store front window? Thanks for your reply.

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