Monday, November 03, 2008

Technology Review: Blogs: TR Editors' blog: Microsoft Adds SecondLight to its 'Surface'

More details on the technology unveiled at the Weds PDC 2008 keynote last week; see the full article for a video

Microsoft announced the upgrade to Surface, called SecondLight, at the company's Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday. . As the video above demonstrates, in this new version of Surface, a secondary image is projected above the main display. A person views the second image by holding a semi-opaque object, such as a piece of paper above the display. The idea is to provide a second layer of information: labeled constellations on top of photographs of stars or street names on top of maps, for instance

Technology Review: Blogs: TR Editors' blog: Microsoft Adds SecondLight to its 'Surface'

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