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Windows 7: When a monitor just isn't big enough, try Microsoft's SurroundWeb

06 Mar 2014   #1
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When a monitor just isn't big enough, try Microsoft's SurroundWeb

Many office workers have found that working with more than one monitor makes them more productive. Microsoft’s SurroundWeb research prototype takes that to an extreme—a whole room.

In a recently published research paper, Microsoft Research suggests that one or multiple projectors could beam maps, videos, games, or other images onto the various flat surfaces in a room. The software could also detect actual screens—such as TVs or phones—that could be used to interact with the content. If this sounds familiar, it is: Microsoft unveiled a similar Illumiroom concept last year.

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