Last year at the TED Talks conference, Jeff Han demonstrated a multi-touch computing interface. “Wow!” I thought – as did others such as Tom Barrett, who was invited to give his educational views on a similar product. Now, it would appear, the dream is becoming a reality. Check out Microsoft Surface.
The example given is on a tabletop, but it could work equally well as an interactive whiteboard. The multi-touch functionality and built-in wireless connectivity makes for a really, really intuitive interface. It’s better to just watch a video to see what I mean! Try these:
(image from Read/Write Web)