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April Fools or the next version of Microsoft Surface? You decide.
In attempt to visualize a more casual approach to the future of ‘technology’ here are a couple of concept videos recently shown at CHI2009 in the Concept Video segment. These pieces were directed and driven by Microsoft Surface’s own August de los Reyes and Dane Storrusten with the unique styling’s of INVIVIA to communicate a new aesthetic for NUI, or should we say XUI?
Imagine technology around you integrated so seamlessly to the point it is invisible, anticipatory, comfortable and relevant anytime/anywhere. Why does the snapshot of the future always have to be synonymous with ‘digital’ and a flurry of shiny, new devices?
The theme is ultimately providing people the direct ability to affect their surrounding world, real-time without compromising their comfortable surroundings.
An example of the home (loft apartment):
An example of the workplace (fashion boutique):
Remember when we showed you that video of a guy taking a video behind the scenes with Microsoft Surface at the Superbowl in Tampa? I said back then that if I found some footage I'd post it. Guess what? Yep. Microsoft, E•SPONDER, Infusion Development and Twisted Pair Solutions put together this snazzy video on just what role all these companies and their products played around security at the Superbowl with the Tampa Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. This looks what you see in a command center only in the movies, but this was really happening. So cool.