surfacelogo A service pack for Surface developers has been released. Service Pack 1 to allow for faster and easier development of innovative, natural experiences on the Microsoft Surface platform. The SDK supports development on any .NET framework and is optimized for WPF and XNA.

SP1 gives users more visual feedback about where they’ve touched and where they should have touched to select a specific item. The innovations are being shown at TechEd this week.

For more information about Surface, see the Surface site and Surface team blog.

For more video demos of Surface, see 11 Killer Apps for Microsoft Surface.

Microsoft Surface represents the next generation of digital interaction. At present, Microsoft Surface is available only for commercial purchase. The current focus is in the areas of financial services, retail, hospitality, health care, and automotive. There are a number of Microsoft Partners, Independent Software Vendors, System Integrators, Value Added Resellers and design agencies who are able to address a wide range of business needs. For more information about how to get a Surface tabletop computer, see How to Buy.