Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel

Imagine all of the students in your classroom being able to interact with digital curriculum content at the same time.

Microsoft Corp. and Perceptive Pixel Inc. (PPI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire PPI, a recognized leader in research, development and production of large-scale, multi-touch display solutions.

Read the official Microsoft Media Release

This is news that will definitely be of interest to K12 schools and higher education institutions designing learning spaces that are more colloborative, productive, and immersive.  The videos below provide a better picture of what exactly are we acquiring. I will let you know more details when we have them to share. In the meantime, enjoy the videos below.

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I have always been a fan of electronic whiteboards. This is not an electronic whiteboard. This is something else. With Windows 8, this display becomes a canvas for an unconventional learning and sharing experience in the classroom.

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