Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Microsoft Delays Surface Hub, Cites Manufacturing Issues - Digits - WSJ

Awkward timing, after the Surface Hub played a key role in yesterday's WPC keynote; see this Microsoft blog post for more details

"The delayed Surface Hub release is unlikely to be financially significant for Microsoft. The Surface Hub was likely to be a niche corporate product in any case. But the misstep illustrates the risk to Microsoft of entering an unfamiliar product category. Microsoft dedicated a manufacturing facility in Oregon to make the Surface Hub, and executives have acknowledged the complexity of making a new product with a massive touchscreen and finely tuned components."
Microsoft Delays Surface Hub, Cites Manufacturing Issues - Digits - WSJ
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