MS Multi-Touch Surface coming to an AT&T shop near you

Telecom giant AT&T is the first company worldwide that will use Microsoft Surface™ touch and device recognition technology in retail shops.

Starting from April 17 the multi-touch screens will be available in selected shops – to be more precise – shops in New York, Atlanta, San Antonio and San Francisco will be the first to get the devices. AT&T is planning to expand the deployment to more of its 2,200 shops throughout 2008.

…Microsoft Surface is a 30-inch table-like display that gives individuals or multiple people the opportunity to interact with devices and content in a way that feels familiar — by using touch, gestures and placement of devices on the display. In essence, it’s a surface come to life for exploring, learning, sharing, creating, buying and much more…

Users will be able to get information about mobile phones by putting them on the touch screen tables and AT&T customers will be able to drag and drop “…ringtones, graphics, video and more by “grabbing” content with their hands from a menu on the display and “dropping” it into the phone…


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link to AT&T press center































More information and additional images at the AT&T press center and the MS Surface web site.

The press releases are available at: Microsoft and AT&T .

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