DBS and Microsoft partner using Samsung SUR40 to boost customer service

ZDNet reports that Singapore bank DBS is deploying Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense to enhance customer interactivity and efficiency. Koh Cheng Hwee, Senior Vice President for DBS Bank’s consumer banking group, said [DBS] hopes to bring more interactivity to its customers’ banking experience with the interactive platform. The bank has deployed five such systems at its Remix Bank Branch…


Build-A-Bear Workshop newly imagined with Samsung SUR40

Build-A-Bear Workshop opens its first newly designed store at West County Center in St. Louis. The store is one of six that the company will open this year in select markets across the United States. The new store concept uses the Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense to enhance the hands-on bear making process and enable new interactive features that are…


Turner Broadcasting uses GLOBALedit on SUR40 to restore personal touch

Industrial Color Software and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. are partnering to bring the GLOBALedit LightTable application to the Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense. The GLOBALedit LightTable is a leading enterprise application with a 360° user interface designed specifically for several people to share at the same time. The application for SUR40 was created in association with developer Sevensteps. LightTable enables people to connect in…


NUIverse app now exclusive download for SUR40

NUIverse recently made a tremendous splash at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, and now it’s available as an exclusive download for the Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense. This amazing sample application demonstrates advanced multitouch interaction, a collaborative 360° interface, and delightful object interaction utilizing transparent byte tags — all while you and your friends explore the cosmos. This app comes to life only…


New nsquared games bring more fun to SUR40

New games from nsquared solutions bring five new games to the Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense. The games pack is available now and includes nsquared spacelanes, minesweeper, treasure hunter, jigsaw, and 21. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiZIgEMpbx4&hd=1]     nsquare spacelanes Spacelanes is a fast paced action game for one or more players. Quickly guide your starships to their…


Partners introduce Swissôtel and MagicLens apps to entertain and inform

Partners showed off their applications on the Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense during the 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto. Felipe Gallegos from AFTER-MOUSE.COM showed the Swissôtel hospitality application. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRU3ZD8Z1rU&hd=1] Jason Hartman from Teknikos showed MagicLens, GreenLit, and Viewbook to engage customers with custom content. Thanks to Felipe, Jason, and all our partners for joining us at WPC 2012….


Samsung SUR40 takes center stage at Worldwide Partner Conference

The Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense took center stage this week during the 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto. Crowds were noticeably impressed as Dave Brown joined Steve Clayton and Jon Roskill on stage to present the NUIverse application he designed and developed for the Samsung SUR40. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jod6rfV7tBs&hd=1] Partners also joined in on the action demonstrating their apps in…


Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense at WPC 2012

The Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft PixelSense is at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2012 in Toronto. Development partners are demonstrating their applications and showing off the amazing experiences they’ve created for the SUR40. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on with the new Samsung SUR40 device. Visit the team and connect with partners…


Garage: Photos App sample and controls

The Garage is back to share the Photos App — a sample application with reusable sample controls for use with the Microsoft Surface 2.0 Software Development Kit (SDK), It’s more goodness for the Microsoft PixelSense community. This seemingly straightforward application packs some important design and engineering innovations that make it easy for people to walk right up to…


Johanna Rowe: Designing a Microsoft Surface 2.0 application

Our thanks and appreciation to Johanna Rowe, designer and Surface MVP, for sharing the following guest blog in French and English: Over the last few years developers have started working with professionals from several new fields of activity. These include ergonomists, graphics professionals and much more recently, “design” specialists, coming from industrial environments. Such design professionals are…