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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Microsoft Surface Beaten By 65 Inch Android Tablet
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>> | Microsoft has been playing with the concept of touch-screen for ages
>> | without having developed any product that can be used by ordinary user
>> | or which targets a mass market.
>> | The company is now working with Samsung (the leading Android phone maker
>> | who are wrongly paying Microsoft Android taxes) to release their 40 inch
>> | Surface tablet running on Windows 7 and Surface 2.0 software.
>> | Ironically, within a week of the announcement an Android tablet has
>> | beaten Microsoft's surface by creating a bigger -- 65-inch -- tablet
>> | running on Android.
> The cheaper AOC e2239Fwt 24" has capacitive touch screen
> and probably could do the same if the drivers can be adapted.
> Ubuntu recognizes treats the USB connection to the monitor touch sensor
> as a mouse. So it works as a glorified touch
> screen with Ubuntu, but lacks the multi-touch and gesture
> recognition without added drivers.
> AOC should fund multi-touch and gesture drivers for Linux,
> and they got the market to themselves with this monitor.
That AOC machine that you mention has limited resolution
and cannot be used as an overhead display though.
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz, Research Fellow
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