Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface Receives Best of Innovations Award at CES

Hot on the heels of our recent Popular Science Award, we are pleased to announce that the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface has been selected as an International CES “Best of Innovations 2012” award winner. The awards recognize and honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 32 product categories, at…


Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface Now Available for Pre-order!

Today we are excited to announce that the next generation of Surface, the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface, is now available for pre-order through Samsung resellers in 23 countries worldwide, including the United States. Automotive, education, finance, healthcare, hospitality, and retail are just some of the industries that will soon be able to take advantage…


Real Estate Agent and Twitter by Sevensteps

Bart Roozendaal is one of the members of our thriving Dutch Microsoft Surface community, CEO of Sevensteps, and a Surface MVP.  When Bart was in Redmond for the Microsoft MVP Summit, he stopped by our studio to show me a couple of the applications Sevensteps produced for Surface on the new Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft…

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Mashup: AR Drone on Surface with the DREAM Controller

There are some great combinations in life. Peanut butter and chocolate. Ernie and Burt. Bacon and Maple Bars. That last one might be a bit polarizing. Here’s one I think we might agree on. Dr. Holly Yanco over at UMass Lowell’s Robotics Lab tipped me off on this today. Microsoft Surface + Parrot AR Drone…

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Clinique brings Surface to the Clinique Smart Bar

Back in 1968, Clinique debuted as the world’s first dermatologist developed cosmetics brand, before futuristic tools such as Microsoft Surface were invented. But this is 2011, and the innovative team at Clinique is bringing Surface to The Clinique Smart Bar™ . The Clinique experience on Surface is perfect for groups and busy shoppers to get…

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Last chance to vote for Open Call sessions at MIX!

The MIX11 Open Call voting closes at Midnight PST on February 4th. If you are interested in attending Surface-related sessions at MIX, make sure you vote them up. You can vote for 10 of your favorite sessions. Below are some of the sessions I picked from the list that included Microsoft Surface, leading with our…

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Controlling the AR Drone with Surface

Winwise has created an entertaining control mechanism for the Parrot AR Drone using Microsoft Surface. The drone is usually controlled using a mobile device. It has an SDK that allows the controls to be adapted to whatever you might dream up. In this case, Surface MVP Nicolas Calvi dreamed big with Surface 1.0 in creating…

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Amnesia Razorfish’s mobile mashup with Surface and more

The team from Amnesia Razorfish in Australia have brought some cool new device interaction to Microsoft Surface. Amnesia Connect allows “instant and seamless sharing and transfer of any content such as photos, music or embedded apps between multiple handheld devices using a Microsoft Surface table using a single gesture.” It’s what we call a “lens”…

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Microsoft and Samsung Unveil the Next Generation of Surface

At CES, Microsoft and Samsung unveiled the next generation of the Microsoft Surface experience. If you’ve been following the coverage, you will have heard about PixelSense technology, which gives LCD panels the power to see without the use of cameras. This brings to life the unique Surface experience making it possible for people to share,…

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The New Microsoft Surface

The new Microsoft Surface was unveiled on Wednesday at CES 2011. We just launched our brand new Microsoft Surface web site. There you’ll learn about the Surface experience and get a look at the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface. More information will be coming over time, so check back with Surface.com and the blog to…

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