Taipei, Thursday, April 17, 2014 21:00 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
25°C
CES 2011: Samsung SUR40 machine with Microsoft Surface
Photo: Company [Jan 7, 2011]

Samsung Electronics and Microsoft, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011 in Las Vegas, unveiled the next generation of the Microsoft Surface experience featuring PixelSense technology, which gives LCD panels the power to see without the use of cameras. Building from the innovation of the first version of Microsoft Surface and Samsung's display technology, it is now possible for people to share, collaborate and explore together using a large, thin display that recognizes fingers, hands and other objects placed on the screen. This experience will come to life in the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface for business customers later in 2011 in 23 countries, the vendor said.

Dassault Aviation, Fujifilm, Red Bull GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced that they will deploy the new product.

Microsoft and Samsung worked closely to develop the LCD panel and the new hardware product, which is being manufactured by Samsung and will be sold to business customers through its broad distribution and reseller network.

AMD, at a separate press release, announced that its Athlon II X2 embedded processor, combined with AMD Radeon HD 6700M series graphics, are the foundation of Samsung's SUR40 and the company is also set to launch its new G-series accelerated processing unit (APU) for embedded systems in the first quarter of 2011.

2014 global high brightness LED market
China FPD industry, 2013-2016
2014 global smartphone market forecast
  • 2014 China smartphone market and industry - Forecast and analysis

    Digitimes Research expects demand in the domestic China market to reach 422 million smartphones in 2014, with 278 million units contributed by China-based smartphone vendors.

  • 2014 global mobile application processor market forecast

    This report provides a market forecast of the 2014 application processor market. The analysis includes the development and market strategies for each major AP vendor, thus providing readers with a roadmap for how the market will develop in 2014 and the role of the major players.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.