Microsoft has introduced its new technology known as MICROSOFT SURFACE. This new technology is not only useful but also fun to use. Microsoft is working on it for many years and at-last they manage to make a good one that can come in market.
What is Microsoft Surface?
Microsoft Surface as explained in the Surface Official Site as a new generation multi-touch computer that response to hand gestures and real-world objects, make people to interact with digital contents in a easy way.
It uses cameras and infrared to recognize objects like fingers, tagged items, hands and other real world things. Users can use computer just by using their hands, fingers. With no need of mouse and keyboard hassle.
Its not just for fun only it also benefits the Business purposes that people will make there projects and presentation in a very better manner. It interface is easy to learn and software platform makes it easy to manage. Its multi-touch and multi-user capabilities create good experience, making sharing and easier than ever.
SEEING IS BELIEVING:
Take a look at its working. You will definitely be amaze.
How Microsoft Surface works?
Microsoft Surface uses cameras and image recognition in the infrared spectrum to recognize different types of objects such as fingers, tagged items and shapes. This input is processed by the computer resulting interaction is displayed using rear projection. Users can interact with the computer using fingers and hands, without the need of mouse and keyboard.
What are the key capabilities of Microsoft Surface?
Microsoft Surface has four key capabilities that make it such a unique experience:
• Direct interaction. Users can grab digital information with their hands and interact with content on-screen by touch and gesture – without using a mouse or keyboard.
• Multi-user experience. The large, horizontal, 30 inch display makes it easy for several people to gather and interact together with Microsoft Surface - providing a collaborative, face-to-face computing experience.
• Multi-touch. Microsoft Surface responds to many points of contact simultaneously - not just from one finger, as with a typical touch screen, but from dozens of contact points at once.
• Object recognition. Users can place physical objects on the screen to trigger different types of digital responses – providing for a multitude of applications and the transfer of digital content to mobile devices.
UNDER THE HOOD?
It is based on Windows vista SP1 OS and uses cameras and image recognition in the infrared spectrum to recognize different types of objects such as fingers, tagged items and shapes.
The structure is versatile and it has horizontal viewing angle and a large display of 30" inch. That allow number of users to see.
WHAT APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE?:
This great interface can also be experienced on Microsoft Windows 7 With touch Monitors. There are many applications available.
Some of them are:
Microsoft Surface Globe is a hands-on, World-exploration based on Microsoft Bing Maps content and technology. You can explore th Earth as a flat 2-D or as an impressive 3-D experience!
Microsoft Surface Collage enables you to arrange your own photos and effortlessly save the arrangement as an impressive, designed desktop background.
Microsoft Surface Lagoon is both a screen saver and an interactive water simulation-complete with a meditative rock arrangement and playful, shy fish! Use your fingers to manipulates have the school of fish respond.
Looks a little like the computers they use in CSI and Bones. Guess those guys had a heads up on the technology. I for one cant wait till I can lay back on a pile of pillows (i.e. Gamer)and tap, tap, talk,flick my PC to do what ever I want.
one question:are these pc's anti-pirate too,remember guys vista,and win 7 are not compatible with hardly none of torrents downloaders,so im not that happy with this new product,i only use windows xp,but after the uprise of p2p,microsoft has alsolend the helping hand to protect copyrights and their own too!