Microsoft Surface Enterprise Search demo

Paul Dawson (twitter:poleydee) Head of Interactive Media at Conchango just tweeted the great example of Microsoft Surface using a search example.  Neat.

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A look at the future of surface computing

I am spend a lot of time recently talking about Microsoft Surface, the platform and discussing with partners and customers on the potential applications for such a platform.  A frequent question asked is “What’s next? How will this evolve?” This Video from TED is totally amazing? and perhaps paints a picture of what the future…

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Microsoft Surface in Education - Fingustics

Fingustics, a really cool application for education.  What’s interesting here is the back story, the developer story linking to the designer.  If you want to know more about surface development then this is a great insight. Of course Dave Brown and Andy Milligan from Microsoft UK MTC where key in the delivering the project hats…

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Table Toss Microsoft Surface game

Not sure I recommend this type of use for a Microsoft Surface, however an interesting idea building on the object recognition capabilities of Surface.  I like the particle effects, chalk dust and dirt as the bags hit the table. The application was built by Razorfish a Microsoft Partner. Table Toss (Microsoft Surface Game) from Razorfish…

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Dr Dave – I say no more

Dave Brown aka Dr Dave, one word awesome.  Dave as previously blogged is behind the Microsoft Surface Physics demo’s.  Well the great news is he started to blog.  This is one to watch/tag and add to your RSS feeds.

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Microsoft Surface – Physics demonstration cool

I have a very privileged job in Microsoft and its things like this that reminds me on a daily basis.  I get to demo surface and other cool technologies, however what makes the demo’s amazing is the software applications that are built on the device.  In this case an awesome use of Surface by Dave…

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Stimulant – Surface and iPhone XRay

This blow my mind, when I saw it! Xray is a mash up of Microsoft Surface and the iPhone.  Food for thought, bringing a whole new experience to the end user.  Devices of any type integrating together to enhance and change the way we interact and consume information.  Stimulant: XRay from Stimulant on Vimeo.

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Tesco’s take the move to a next generation User Experience

My work colleague Daniel Sumner just blogged around an awesome Surface solution that has been built for Tesco’s Wines.  Partner’s involved Identity Mine and Conchango.  What’s interesting here is the video and the comments from the users of the application on Surface.  I agree with Daniel the next generation of customer retail experience has arrived. …

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Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Back to work for many of us I expect.  Reflecting over Christmas television, something that I now take for granted is the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures.  Have grown up with these programmes over the years it was great to see an excellent series being delivered on computing.  Not only on computing but being delivered by…

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Barclay's go live in London with Microsoft Surface

So, quite rightly Mr Zarb has bent my ear hard, and for those who know me that’s a lot or ear to bend.  So New Year which means that I will be picking up the blogging effort.  To add some variety to the blog itself I will be covering topics outside of virtualization as well…

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