Touch tables, touch tablets and touch phones are all well and good to explore the emerging interfaces and applications of computing but if you spend most of your day immersed in digital geography you really need something more ‘earth’ shaped.
Step forward Microsoft with the first demonstration of the ‘Touch Sphere’, the movie below shows it in action.
Of note is the short demo of the system with a image of the earth. We have already cleared space in the lab ready to house it…
Thanks to Kirk for sending us the heads up, take a look at Todd Bishop’s Microsoft Blog for more details.