Sunday, April 20, 2008

Interact with Microsoft Surface through AT&T

Microsoft Surface At AT&T’s Experience Store in San Bruno, the network operator has announced the availability of the latest outstanding innovation in the field of computing, called Microsoft Surface. Users can explore and interact with devices by using the sense of touch.

People in the United States are invited to interact with Microsoft surface in four different cities that includes Atlanta, San Antonio, San Francisco, and New York.

It includes a 30-inch screen embedded in an acrylic tabletop and has the ability to recognize and display the information of gadgets that are placed on the Surface. Mobile Phones, Camera and many other devices can be placed for multi-touch gestures recognition. To make it simple to understand, when you place a gadget on the place surface, it shows barcode-like tags to identify and present information about it.

With the included camera, the Surface has the capability to read gestures and also respond to different hand motions and movements like push/pull (dragging), zoom, rotate.

“We are thrilled to bring this groundbreaking new technology to our stores so we can introduce customers to their mobile worlds in a very personal and easy way. We look forward to working with Microsoft to continue developing new ways for our customers to learn about the ever-growing lineup of mobile devices and applications,” explained Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO of AT&T mobility.

Interestingly, it ensures multiple users, multiple simultaneous gestures along with different viewing angles utilizing a 360-degree UI and object sensing functionality.

AT&T is the first company to present Microsoft Surface in its stores. In AT&T stores, there are 22 devices installed.

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