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Microsoft Surface Hub Unlocks the Power of Group Computing

At the same event where the Redmond based Software giant announced the Project Spartan and the new Xbox app, it also demoed the new Microsoft Surface Hub. Let us tell you that the new Surface Hub is a massive 84″ 4K touch-sensitive display designed for a conference room. It is so sensitive that it can even detect a person walking into the room.

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The Surface Hub comes with built-in cameras, sensors and mics, as well as the new screen that was built from the ground up for ink and touch. The Surface Hub features state of the art digital white boarding, instant remote conferencing, the ability for multiple people to share and edit content on the screen from any device, and a trusted platform for large-screen apps.

The Surface Hub is completely aimed for business and hence custom version of apps like Skype for Business and OneNote are integrated into the Windows 10 shell. The special version of OneNote is available when you need to sketch something on the spot. Microsoft promises a fast, lag-free experience, just like you would get from a real marker writing on a whiteboard. This works with multiple fingers and multiple pens writing on the roomy screen while the Skype for Business will bring in the people who can’t physically attend while the extensive sync functionality.


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