Microsoft Sphere Is Really Cool

Posted: Jul 29 2008, 3:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 7:49am CDT, in Rumors | Rumors

 
Microsoft Sphere is really cool
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Microsoft Research let the Seattlepi take a look at the Microsoft Sphere prototype.

Microsoft Sphere takes the Microsoft Surface and wraps it around a sphere. The result is something you have only seen in Sci-Fi movies so far. The Sphere uses internal 360 degree projection and is touch sensitive on the surface.
Microsoft Research member Hrvoje Benko demonstrates the Sphere in a video that is well worth watching. An interactive globe like this could be quite engaging to work and play with. Sadly it is just a research prototype for now.
More details and the video are available on the SeattlePi.

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