10 Microsoft research projects

A sneak peek at 10 technologies developed in Microsoft's R&D labs, ranging from laser mice to robotic receptionists

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Page 9
Page 9 of 10

Codename: BlueTrack

Laser technology is advancing quickly, and one product proves this point dramatically.

The Microsoft Explorer 1362 mouse (and Explorer Mini 1363) uses a newly invented BlueTrack technology that works on a variety of rough surfaces.

BlueTrack

I tested the mouse on metal, wood and tile -- it worked perfectly, while a "last gen" laser mouse from Microsoft failed to even move the cursor.

BlueTrack captures 8,000 images per second, casts a much wider and brighter beam, and most importantly reads data using a high-contrast sensor.

For those who need mouse precision anywhere, the 1362 model captures data at 4000DPI.

Read the Cool Tool review of the Microsoft Explorer Mini Mouse with BlueTrack.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Page 9
Page 9 of 10
7 inconvenient truths about the hybrid work trend
Shop Tech Products at Amazon