Microsoft Future Vision, pt. 2

Remember Microsoft’s 2019 Future Vision montage from back in 2009? Now there’s a sequel:

The chasm between Microsoft’s concept and research work and what they actually put on the market is mildly depressing…

Good observation by Gabriel White:

Combine content-driven user interface with gestural interaction, and there’s a whole lot of implicit understanding needed to successfully interact with these systems. Some really hard design problems.