Microsoft co-operative touch pen input mechanism

Microsoft logoMicrosoft’s Surface tablet has certainly made quite the (positive) impression upon the masses when it was first announced recently, and all I can say is, the entire industry is looking forward to the Surface making a big splash when it arrives later in the year – and hopefully giving the iPad as well as Android-powered tablet manufacturers a nice kick in the rear end to sit up and take notice. With a new player in town backed by Microsoft’s billions, you can be rest assured that Microsoft is in it for the long haul – just like how they pumped in enough money to make the Xbox a success with its descendant, the current Xbox 360. We are here to talk about Microsoft’s recent invention, a co-operative touch pen input mechanism that is said to be used in tandem with the new Microsoft Surface tablet.

В планшетах Surface будет гибридное управление пальцами и стилусом

The patent calls it the Interpretation and Behavior Selection Module (IBSM), where this particular technology enables a user to execute a range of combination gestures that involves both touch and pen so that a particular task can be performed afterwards. Microsoft also says that additional inputs will be thrown into the mix later on, making it a living, breathing library of input mechanisms.

Microsoft Surface

Source: Ubergizmo

Tags: Microsoft, tablets

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
 
You may still be able to download your content
 
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
 
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
 
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
 
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
 
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
 
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 2
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)