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  • Filiprino - Thursday, June 07, 2012 - link

    Forget Apple. ASUS will be the new king. Now they just have to collaborate with GNU/Linux. Reply
  • dimmz - Thursday, June 07, 2012 - link

    Nice stuff, but I would also like to see a display with the touch routed through DisplayPort 1.2's AUX data channel :) Reply
  • JeffFlanagan - Thursday, June 07, 2012 - link

    and I'll stick them to every wall in my house as art and control panels driven by a central server. Reply
  • Lonyo - Thursday, June 07, 2012 - link

    This sort of tech would make much more sense for a removable display on an all in one dock.
    Rather than making the screen an ARM based Win 8 tablet when detached and Win 8 x86 when docked, make it x86 all the time by having a wireless display/tablet instead.
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  • Duraz0rz - Thursday, June 07, 2012 - link

    I'd want that touch display for Windows 8 on my desktop. Reply
  • Impulses - Thursday, June 07, 2012 - link

    Really? How comfortable is it gonna be to reach out across the desk to touch the display concurrently? Not to mention wiping it down afterwards...

    I'm hyped for all the new hybrid mobile designs but I don't see how Metro and all this touch convergence fit into the desk... Maybe if you work at a standing desk or something, otherwise it seems utterly pointless (short of mounting touch enabled displays unto arms that let you move them around and bring them closer etc, but who's gonna do that?).

    MS needs to come up with some sort of more precise Kinect-like input device for PCs with proper drivers and OS support that bridges the gap, otherwise we're gonna live with a huge design divide between what's mobile & touch enabled on Metro vs the traditional desktop.
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  • Black1969ta - Saturday, June 09, 2012 - link

    MS is already has a Kinect 2 in the works. Rumors are a 1080p Visible camera, faster sample rates along with faster image processing, for reduced lag, and the ability to determine fine motor motions, like fingers and facial expressions.

    It would enable other expressions besides, simple frowns and smiles, and simulating trigger pulls with finger motions instead of requiring a button press.

    I look forward for the day when Kinect-like control is combined with neural inputs. that should eliminate controller input lag.
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  • regorthegreat - Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - link

    LeapMotion is already in development and will be release in January that does what you want. It looks like a great device with a reasonable price tag. I just hope it works as well as it appears.
    https://leapmotion.com/
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