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  • 1. Exploration of the Microsoft Surface,Its Current Applications and ItsPotential in the Library Environment
    Ruben R. Balderas
  • 2. Microsoft Surface Origins
    2001- A researcher and a hardware designer at Microsoft set about to create an interactive computer table to be used for gaming.
  • 3. Microsoft Surface Origins
    2001- A researcher and a hardware designer at Microsoft set about to create an interactive computer table to be used for gaming.
    2003- Prototype built. With the computer’s object recognition capability, the developers realized their creation had potential beyond gaming.
  • 4. Microsoft Surface Origins
    2001- A researcher and a hardware designer at Microsoft set about to create an interactive computer table to be used for gaming.
    2003- Prototype built. With the computer’s object recognition capability, the developers realized their creation had potential beyond gaming.
    2004- Microsoft commits to the new technology. They create the Surface Computing group, whose task it is to continue to improve upon the computer’s original design.
  • 5. Microsoft Surface Origins
    2001- A researcher and a hardware designer at Microsoft set about to create an interactive computer table to be used for gaming.
    2003- Prototype built. With the computer’s object recognition capability, the developers realized their creation had potential beyond gaming.
    2004- Microsoft commits to the new technology. They create the Surface Computing group, whose task it is to continue to improve upon the computer’s original design.
    2007- The team finishes prototyping with a design ready for consumers.
  • 6. Microsoft Surface Origins
    2001- A researcher and a hardware designer at Microsoft set about to create an interactive computer table to be used for gaming.
    2003- Prototype built. With the computer’s object recognition capability, the developers realized their creation had potential beyond gaming.
    2004- Microsoft commits to the new technology. They create the Surface Computing group, whose task it is to continue to improve upon the computer’s original design.
    2007- The team finishes prototyping with a design ready for consumers.
    2008- Microsoft Surface hits the market and finds buyers in industries ranging from medicine to travel.
  • 7. Surface Display
    30” touch screen display
  • 8. Surface Display
    30” touch screen display
    Recognizes up to 52 inputs at once
  • 9. Surface Display
    30” touch screen display
    Recognizes up to 52 inputs at once
    Recognizes both digital and non-digital devices
  • 10. Surface Display
    30” touch screen display
    Recognizes up to 52 inputs at once
    Recognizes both digital and non-digital devices
    Cameras and infrared sensors
  • 11. Current Applications of the Microsoft Surface
  • 12. Media Sharing
  • 13. Financial Applications
  • 14. Medicine
  • 15. Hotels/Casinos
  • 16. Restaurants
  • 17. Education
  • 18. Gaming
    Disclaimer: If any level of nerdiness causes you discomfort or any physical reaction such as, but not limited to, skin irritation, now may be a good time to leave the room.
    I’m guessing that the fact that you are in this room right now is a testament to your tolerance for nerdiness.
    So, hold on.
  • 19. Potential for Microsoft Surface in the Library
  • 20. Media Sharing- Pictures, Music, Ebooks
  • 21. Media Sharing- Pictures, Music, Ebooks
    Enhanced Searching
  • 22. Media Sharing- Pictures, Music, Ebooks
    Enhanced Searching
    Instant Book and Author Information
  • 23. Media Sharing- Pictures, Music, Ebooks
    Enhanced Searching
    Instant Book and Author Information
    Self-Checkout
  • 24. Media Sharing- Pictures, Music, Ebooks
    Enhanced Searching
    Instant Book and Author Information
    Self-Checkout
    Financial Applications
  • 25. Media Sharing- Pictures, Music, Ebooks
    Enhanced Searching
    Instant Book and Author Information
    Self-Checkout
    Financial Applications
    Medical Applications
  • 26. Media Sharing- Pictures, Music, Ebooks
    Enhanced Searching
    Instant Book and Author Information
    Self-Checkout
    Financial Applications
    Medical Applications
    Mapping Capabilities
  • 27. Media Sharing- Pictures, Music, Ebooks
    Enhanced Searching
    Instant Book and Author Information
    Self-Checkout
    Financial Applications
    Medical Applications
    Mapping Capabilities
    Gaming
  • 28. Restrictions
    Cost
    Unit alone costs $12,500
    Unit with installation, maintenance, protection plan and shipping costs $16,000
  • 29. Restrictions
    Cost
    Unit alone costs $12,500
    Unit with installation, maintenance, protection plan and shipping costs $16,000
    Applications specifically designed for the library have not been created yet.
  • 30. Should Libraries Invest in the Microsoft Surface?
  • 31. Should Libraries Invest in the Microsoft Surface?
    NOT YET.