How Has Surface Changed Slim device. The new hardware is 4 inches thin. A richer visual experience. With the rich color saturation from a full HD display and a larger screen, Surface offers a compelling, immersive visual experience that draws people in. A vision-based touch experience. With PixelSense™, Microsoft Surface sees and responds to touch and real world objects. Touch-enabled from start to finish. With Windows 7 and Surface 2.0, there is no need for a keyboard and mouse for setup and configuration. New Quick Controls. Venue staff can adjust basic settings like volume, brightness, and input source. More customization options. An improved configuration utility means you can quickly make changes to background images, configure applications, and modify settings without getting into code. Easier remote administration. Windows PowerShell scripts are easy to use and create, so Surface can be deployed in an enterprise setting. Streamlined development for touch. The Microsoft Surface 2.0 platform makes development easier with applications for Windows 7 that run on Windows Touch devices and with enhanced capabilities on the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface.http://www.microsoft.com/surface/whatsnew.aspx
Samsung SUR40The SUR40 comes equipped with pedestals andmounts in order to maneuver and position the 40-inch, 4-inch-thick, 1080p screen and make it less ofMicrosoft Surface 2 and more of MicrosoftComputer Monitor 2. The device sports a 2.9 AMDAthlon II X2 processor and a Radeon HD 6700Mgraphics card, runs Windows 7, and has WindowsPhone 7 support. The Samsung SUR40 also employsthe use of Gorilla Glass, a type of glass that canwithstand more abuse than regular glass.The SUR40 costs a cool (uncool) $7,600 at themoment, which is hilariously cheaper than the$12,500 original.
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