Microsoft is developing new Windows 10 hardware, including a new conferencing system with Perceptive Pixel multitouch displays and augmented reality glasses known as HoloLens.
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The Singapore bank installs five multitouch tabletops running on Microsoft Pixelsense at one its branches to enhance customer interaction and operational efficiency.
Microsoft buys multi-touch large-display vendor, emphasizing collaboration in office work as one of the main potential uses of the technology.
Microsoft will be showcasing the Surface 2.0 multi-touch systems, a k a the Samsung SUR40, at the National Retail Federation show in New York in mid-January.
Both Apple and Microsoft were prepared to reinvent computing with multitouch in June 2007. However, only one of them delivered and it changed the trajectory of both companies.
The Microsoft Surface 2.0, known as the Samsung SUR40, isn't going to be out in 2011, after all. Samsung has pushed back availability to January 2012.
The idea of the dual screen multitouch tablet has intrigued us before with the Microsoft Courier and the OLPC XO-2. Can Sony bring it to life with its newly-announced S2?
At CES 2011, Microsoft quietly debuted its new multitouch mouse, Touch Mouse, which brings gestures exclusively to Windows 7 users.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and VP Mike Anjiulo show off the company's new Surface 2.0 platform. The multitouch, tabletop will be available in late 2011 in 23 countries and will retail for $7,600.
At the Consumer Electronics Show Wednesday in Las Vegas, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and VP Mike Anjiulo show off the company's new Surface 2.0 platform. The multitouch, tabletop will be available in late 2011 in 23 countries and will retail for $7,600.
Microsoft officials showed off "Surface 2.0" -- the new version of the company's multitouch tabletop -- at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) yesterday.
The Palm Pre 2 will be available in the UK from Monday, bringing with it the new WebOS 2.0 operating system, but it will launch without the support of most UK operators
The iPhone maker has accused Motorola of infringing on six patents, in the latest stage of a war over the technology used in Android handsets
The manufacturer demonstrated its first Android handset, the Liquid, alongside the UK's first Android-toting netbook at a London event on Wednesday
Last week, on a whirlwind tour of the Microsoft campus, I had a chance to sit down with the team responsible for implementing the multi-touch feature set in Windows 7 and to see a previously unannounced product called the Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7, which will be available with Windows 7 on new touch-compatible PCs. But if you want to get your hands on it, you'll have to wait for a new generation of hardware.
While much of the attention on multitouch surrounds what devices the interface will next find its way onto, Microsoft is also looking at how to improve the gestures themselves.
The company has been awarded a patent for multitouch touchscreen technology, versions of which are used in systems from competitors such as Palm and Microsoft
The TouchSmart tx2's 12.1-inch screen can accept touch input from multiple sources at a time, in what HP claims is a first for notebook computing
Because the Evil Queen of Numbers has kept the Windows branch so quiet about Windows 7, we've been relying entirely on speculation, the blogosphere, leaks and occasionally "that dreaded New Yorker" as Sinofsky would probably say.Multi-touch is the latest craze it seems.
The software development kit (SDK) for the Microsoft Surface tabletop still is available only to a select group of developers. But when Microsoft releases it more broadly in the next month or two, the Surface SDK will offer new insights into what Microsoft is doing with multi-touch around Windows 7.