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New Microsoft Surface Videos Shows How the Tablet Helping People, Downplays Apple’s iPad

Update 07/05: Microsoft aired a series of new Surface videos showing off a variety of scenarios for using the Surface hardware.

In the video below, Microsoft shows how the exercise company FlyWheel Sports has installed Surface RT tablets at its many location for its customers to check in to work out on a specific bike on a set day with a pre-selected instructor. The Surface RT also keeps track of each person’s exercise stats while they are working out at their location.

This video, highlights how doctors at the Palmetto Health medical health group use the Surface to keep track of their patients’ data. The video says, that the group first tried Apple iPad for this work, but it didn’t work, becuase the iPad doesn’t have enough performance, and it require a remote log in to work for their system.

In the next video, Marcus Bluestein, the cto of Kraft Kennedy, has replaced his iPad, laptop and desktop with Surface Pro, which he says, “he uses for all of his corporate and productivity applications on the tablet.”

INDO designers click in and do more with their Surface Pro as they create environmentally-friendly window displays around Chicago.

Here Qatar Supreme Education Authority using Surface to teach tomorrow’s skills today. “Teachers report that technology stimulates children to be involved and interested in learning.”

Surface is also a perfect device for college student, Microsoft shows how Chris Lamb, a Florida student uses his Surface RT on campus to take notes in class, tutor friends, read textbooks, share files with a thumb drive, and play around with apps. “He used to use many devices throughout the day, but with Surface he only needs one,” microsoft said.

and, Taili Feng, a senior at Wellesley University, uses her Surface RT on campus to Skype with friends, take notes in class, read textbooks, and play around with apps. “It’s the only device she needs from when she leaves her dorm room in the morning to when she comes home at night.”

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