Microsoft Surface Computer – Hands On Video

Combining a multi-touch interface with embedded infra-red cameras for object tracking Microsoft’s Surface Table Computer looks like it will be a common sight in research labs before the years end.

Popular Mechanics produced a ‘hands on’ video of the surface computer and kindly provide a link so it can be embedded below:

We have seen computer tables come and go over the last few years in our various labs but this one seems genuinely useful – note the way it is used for mapping applications.

The table looks like reaching retail late 2007.

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Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

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