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					Pete Thompson
General Manager
Surface Computing
        Surface computing uses sensing and display technology to
        infuse everyday surfaces with digital content and is comprised of
        the following unique attributes:




Direct interaction      Multi-touch        Multi-user       Object recognition
                                                   The concept of an
                                                   interactive table is born




A dedicated group is formed,
           and more than 85
   prototypes are developed

                                                                    The first
                                                                    prototype is
                                                                    presented to
                                                                    Bill Gates
                The final look and feel
                of Surface is finalized




                                          Microsoft Surface is
                                          unveiled to the world
May ‘07: Announcement

Late ‘07 / ‘08: Initial deployments to current launch partners
• HW & SDK available for partners
2008: Scaled deployments to current launch partners and
additional leisure, entertainment and retail companies in U.S.

Future Markets:
   • Future Verticals: government, education, enterprise and
     eventually the home
   • International Expansion: While international deployment
     plans have yet to be announced, they will occur
     some time after scaled deployments in U.S.

				
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