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Monday, December 21, 2009

Microsoft oPhone

This is a fake ad about Microsoft's version of iPhone. I don't think this came from Microsoft.

When money attacks... phones

Friday, December 18, 2009

Microsoft Surface Monster Mashup

When Money Attacks... toys?

In this example, we see how both the vision system and projection of images above the table-top can be used for some really cool interaction.

Microsoft Surface's vision system in Surface can see whats going on the table-top. This allows for all manner of natural user interfaces to be employed both with everyday objects, and objects specifically crafted to work with Surface. These objects both make Surface more engaging and it can be more efficient at the same time.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Apple Magic Mouse

When money attacks... mice.



Now weve reached another milestone by bringing gestures to the desktop with a mouse thats unlike anything ever before. It's called Magic Mouse. It's the world's first Multi-Touch mouse. And while it comes standard with every new iMac, you can also add it to any Bluetooth-enabled Mac for a Multi-Touch makeover.

Hands on:

Monday, May 11, 2009

William Shatner Responds to Star Trek Director JJ Abrams

In a recent article Director JJ Abrams talked about the reasons why William Shatner is not in the new Star Trek Movie. William Shatner responds to the statements in this video.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

fboweb.com's Microsoft Surface Flight Tracker

When money attacks flights?

This is a short little video demonstrating the concept of a touch-interactive, 3D flight tracking application designed for the Microsoft Surface computing table and Virtual Earth 3D. The program was written with very little development effort using fboweb.com's PlaneXML Flight Tracking API.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Extreme Sheep LED Art

Poor sheep!

When money attacks... lights and sheep.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Touch Computing... At banks?

Jason McConnell took me through the "Woodgrove Financial" demo for financial services on Micrososft Surface. This engaging sample application is available for customers who have purchased Microsoft Surface units to better understand how the technology could be used in a retail banking scenario. The scenario shows how Microsoft Surface could be used in a bank lobby for customers to look at account features and sit down with a banker to discuss their financial needs. In this case, personal financial information would not be shown due to privacy concerns in a lobby. However, high level interactive calculators can be used to look at credit cards or investment account payouts.




What do you think of this level of information being provided in a bank? I've also seen deeper dives into financial planning which would be for private sessions with a financial advisor. Do you see this being a good fit for the product?

When money attacks... Banks.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Carville - A Surface Application



Carville was the first Microsoft Surface experiment out of the New York Office of Razorfish. It was created last summer over 4 weeks and had two specific purposes. The first was to build experience designing and building with this new device. The second was to use a dealership scenario as a canvas to express a significantly experimental approach from what we had seen created before with the Surface. This approach was to embrace the game friendly aspects of the mechanism itself (multi-touch, large enough for simultaneous use by more than one person and a table-like presence that encourages “gathering around”) to create an unexpected brand experience in an environment often cited as anxious for most customers in research.

When Money attacks... cars on a Surface