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Microsoft Surface
« on: December 10, 2007, 12:03:29 am »
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Microsoft has just released a *real* innovation (finally  :2funny: ) that allows a table to be transformed into an extraordinary computing experience. It uses cameras to detect objects such as phones and stuph.

To me, It looks cool but Its not worth alot if you think about it. Right now it doesn't have much productivity mainly because it doesn't allow or connect to the interwebs. Sure; the tricks and games are cool, but are short-lived.

Check it out:


http://youtube.com/watch?v=Cog8b8ojji0
http://youtube.com/watch?v=rP5y7yp06n0&feature=related

LOL and the parody:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=CZrr7AZ9nCY&feature=related

Just imagine, in a lecture theatre, while the lecturer is speaking, the Voice recognition device is processing to turn the voice into text which then are flowed through the table computers in the theatre, kinda like small Wireless Network. THAT WOULD BE SOME MAD STUPHZ (Y)

Just thought others might be interested.
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Re: Microsoft Surface
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2007, 12:12:09 am »
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yea i saw this earlier..its waay too expensive for normal people to be using it..unless ur uber rich
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Re: Microsoft Surface
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2007, 10:59:49 am »
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Seems a bit useless for day to day life

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Re: Microsoft Surface
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2007, 11:22:37 am »
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LOL @ the paradoy.

I know I certainly won't be getting a big-ass-computer-table any time soon.
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Re: Microsoft Surface
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2007, 12:46:52 pm »
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Seems a bit useless for day to day life
Agreed :P
It's one of those cool gadgets "everyone" wants, but they have no clue why. :P

Lolz, I liked the parody :D
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Re: Microsoft Surface
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2007, 12:54:15 pm »
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Oh my mum was talking about it the other day... it looks interesting though, I like it =) Don't think I'll have any use for it though =( But mum said she might get it hehe lol

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Re: Microsoft Surface
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2007, 10:50:51 pm »
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Its $10,000 you know yeah? lol.

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Re: Microsoft Surface
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2007, 06:47:35 pm »
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I thought it wasn't going to be a retail product? At least that's what the press release seems to say, they're going to distribute it through restaurants and hotel chains.

It's a very nifty use of technology though ... if I had the chance and money to get one I would. Think of how awesome it could be once it's modded to run your own software: some of those fun flash games would become incredibly awesome on a giant touchscreen. :D
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Re: Microsoft Surface
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2007, 07:01:25 pm »
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Its $10,000 you know yeah? lol.

Yes I know lol ...