A Glimpse Ahead… Microsoft’s Future Vision and NUI

Microsoft concluded their Future Vision Series with a stunning montage of technologies... the 2019 Future Vision Montage: Envisioning the Future showcases several examples of how current prototypes may evolve in the years ahead. Here are some of our favored highlights:

  • Painting and animating visualizations in 3d space.
  • Keys and objects having associated and contextual UI.
  • Advance gesture, pen and touch computing across surfaces.
  • Customer tracking in dynamic retail environments.
  • Organic flexable and touchable web based news paper.
  • Interactive connected meeting environments.
  • Using handheld device to augmented images displayed on virtual wall.
  • Handheld and wearable based augmented reality overlays.
  • What do you see? Post your reply here...
And what will make this all possible you ask? NUI of course!

Now even Microsoft is talking about all this NUIs... Thanks to the guys at Stimulant for their views on the "natural user interface". I believe this a great start and this year will be a turning point in truly starting to defining, discovering, sharing and understanding useful interaction techniques.

We have a lot of work to do... NUI brings a vast problem that encompasses almost all prior scientific research and knowledge. This has and continues to be the focal point in which I will aim unite our community under. So join the discussion here: http://nuigroup.com/forums/viewthread/4619/
Full Video and Article: http://www.istartedsomething.com/
Last Years Future: http://nuigroup.com/log/comments/view_of_future/


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