Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface Receives "Best of What’s New" Award from Popular Science

Recognized as “a thin tabletop computer that sees and responds to whatever is placed on it” the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface has been awarded an esteemed “Best of What’s New” Award for 2011 from Popular Science magazine.


“For 24 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us − those that make a positive impact on our world today and challenge our views of what’s possible in the future,” said Mark Jannot, Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science. “The Best of What’s New Award is the magazine’s top honor, and the 100 winners − chosen from among thousands of entrants − represent the highest level of achievement in their fields.”

Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products, in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year; breakthrough products and technologies that represent a significant leaps in their categories.

Popular Science praises the Samsung SUR40 for its object recognition and content possibilities stating that “developers are free to program custom games and more.” Though not explicitly noted by Popular Science, the Samsung SUR40 is available for commercial purchase only.

For more information about the “Best of What’s New” award and full press release, visit the Popular Science website at

Comments (1)

  1. Shameer M. says:

    Hopefully in a couple of years this product (or a newer variation of it) will become cheap enough so that I can have it in my house!

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