Portable Touch Screen Controller
Touch Screen Display Control Center for Microsoft’s Home of the Future vision statement from 1999. Excerpted from the July, 1999 press release:
…PC-based software will combine with a new generation of wireless networks, smart devices and intelligent appliances to bring a wealth of new digital products into every home,” Gates said. The following developments are among the highlights of Gates’ presentation:
- A high-speed wireless home network that enables users to play music and videos or display family photographs, anywhere they want on any intelligent device
- Windows Media(tm) Audio player, which downloads twice as fast as MP3 and has double the music storage, plus powerful anti-piracy protection
- The evolution of WebTV Network(tm) service with on-demand programming, personalized viewing, Web-enhanced content and powerful communications built in
- The next generation of gaming, offering online competition with voice interaction, immersive audio, unmatched 3-D graphics and the option of parental control
Check out this circa 1999 concept video from Microsoft.