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It's early, but I'm already reorganizing furniture in preparation for Microsoft Surface (Winter 2007). If you're unfamiliar, I encourage you to visit http://www.microsoft.com/surface/ and learn more. Microsoft Surface among its great potential and possibilities, offers what is known as direct interaction, basically the ability to "touch" something that has always been virtual and just out of our reach such as digital images, music, etc. sans mouse or keyboard. The Microsoft Surface form factor (30" tabletop horizontal) permits a multi-user computing experience through recognizing, simultaneously - many items at once. Although various iterations have floated around campus for some time, it's exciting to know that soon one may be sitting in front of my television, or maybe my kitchen, or...
More Surface reading:
Popular Mechanics, July 2007 Issue