Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Prototype Microsoft Mobile Surface PC one-ups iPhone [Computerworld]

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Microsoft Corp. researchers have shrunk down its Surface tabletop computer into a pocket-sized package that, with the aid of a few accessories, one-ups conventional touchscreen devices like Apple Inc.'s iPhone.

Hooked up to a small webcam and digital projector, the Mobile Surface computer demonstrated by Microsoft Research scientists at yesterday's in-house TechFest can create touch interfaces on any nearby flat surface -- or even in thin air.

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The prototype Mobile Surface device combines the features of Microsoft's Surface touchscreen computer along with the gesture-based interface of its coming Project Natal game control system for the Xbox 360.

Prototype Microsoft Mobile Surface PC one-ups iPhone

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