Microsoft buys multi-touch screen technology

Microsoft buys multi-touch screen technology


After betting on tablets and smartphones, Microsoft decided to acquired  the multi-touch screens maker Perceptive Pixel, in an attempt to push this technology into the world of desktop computing.

Multi-touch screens allow users to make more than one finger gesture at once and are used in features such as pinching to make objects appear larger or smaller.

Perceptive Pixel was the first company that used the technology in larger screen and several government organizations such as...


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