Laptop Secondary Displays, old news

Posted by bink on February 13 2005, 3:25 AM. Posted in SPOT (MSN Direct).

Paul Thurrott: Few reports this week touting a VSLive! presentation during which a Microsoft executive showed off secondary displays for upcoming Longhorn-based laptops that are based on the company's Smart Personal Object Technology (SPOT). Although these displays, which sit on the outside of a laptop shell, are a cool idea, they're not new. In fact, Microsoft first showed them publicly almost a year ago at Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) 2004. And as you might expect, there were posted pictures on the SuperSite for Windows at that time. like this: