This has to be the ultimate for using Twitter, SurfaceTwitter using Windows Presentation Foundation.  Surface is very cool and not too long ago I had the opportunity to do some protein folding on Surface, which was very cool.  Not too long ago Microsoft stated they were working on an even larger Surface hardware/software application and table that will be dedicated for use with healthcare too, so stay tuned as more information on the healthcare side emerges with Surface.  BD 

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The capabilities of SurfaceTwitter are:

  • Show the 25 most recent Tweets in a “ScatterView” control, making each Tweet a movable and resizable object on the Surface.
  • Automatically detect the presence of a TwitPic picture linked in a Tweet and display the picture’s thumbnail attached to the tweet it belongs to.
  • Mark Mentions (of the person currently logged in) by coloring the Tweet window blue.
  • Send Tweets using the Surface on-screen keyboard.

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Here are some healthcare related links for Surface:

3D Multi Touch Application for Heart Surgeries – Microsoft Surface and HealthVault

Microsoft HealthVault Videos - Device Communication and Surface at the Doctor’s Office

Related Reading:

Hospital Operator Demos Health Care Application For Microsoft Surface

Visual Genomics as seen on Microsoft Surface Technology

Swiss MSDN Team Blog : Welcome to SurfaceTwitter, a multi-touch Twitter client for the Microsoft Surface!

1 comments :

  1. Microsoft Health Vault rocks with surface integration. It seems that it is standing many steps forward than its competitor Google Health API. Just an amazing technology leading to a revolution in Healthcare IT market.

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