Microsoft Surface is at CeBIT in Germany. Along with showcasing Surface in education, Microsoft DPE is presenting on how to develop applications for Surface with our partner UID. Microsoft Surface partner Sensory Minds developed four custom education apps shown at conference: World traveler: Students from a Berlin school prepare for their visit in Sevilla. (Special scenario for the visit of Chancellor Merkel and Prime Minister Zapatero with a live videoconference to a school in Sevilla.) | Media protector: Students learn how to safely explore internet, use messenger and to protect their privacy. | Star explorer: Utilizing Microsoft Worldwide Telescope, students explore 12 zodiac signs and their star constellations. Selected demos will also include a live videoconference with a scientist at the star telescope in La Palma. | Young professionals: Students explore how IT is shaping modern job descriptions.
Microsoft unveiling a Mobile Surface at TechFest 2010. This was another Microsoft Research project. SecondLight used an LCD screen as a sort of shutter to allow for two levels of display and interaction – on the tabletop, and above the tabletop.