Using your phone's internet browser
go to:  qna.rediff.com
Click and drag this link to
the Home icon in your browser.
Q.

What is the technology behind surface computing?

About: Technology behind surface computing

03 Mar '09 07:05 pm
  Invite a friend  |  
  Save  |  
 Earn 10 points for answering
Answer this question  Earn 10 points for answering    
4000 characters remaining  
  
    
Keep me signed inNew User? Sign up

Answers (2)

1.

Surface computing is the term for the use of a specialized computer GUI in which traditional GUI elements are replaced by intuitive, everyday objects. Instead of a keyboard and mouse, the user interacts directly with a touch-sensitive screen. It has been said that this more closely replicates the familiar hands-on experience of everyday object manipulation

Picture a surface that can recognize physical objects from a paintbrush to a cell phone and allows hands-on, direct control of content such as photos, music and maps
Surface turns an ordinary tabletop into a vibrant, dynamic surface that provides effortless interaction with all forms of digital content through natural gestures, touch and physical objects. Beginning at the end of this year, consumers will be able to interact with Surface in hotels, retail establishments, restaurants and public entertainment venues
The intuitive user interface works without a traditional mouse or keyboard, allowing people to interact with content ...more
Answered by suvendu dalai, 05 Mar '09 12:24 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
2.

Surface computing, mainly designed for conference meetings to control multiple users at a time. Very useful technology for corporate companies. Microsoft Surface is a "multi-touch" tabletop computer.
Answered by Naresh Kumar, 04 Mar '09 07:03 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received

Ask a Question

Get answers from the community

600 characters remaining

Related Answer

Q.
A

New Delhi: With 486 days left for the Commonwealth Games, India today named three hotels that will play host to top VIPs who would be in the national ..more

Answered by jameel ahmed