Microsoft Office Labs’ Future Vision Montage

Mar 01 2009 Published by under Apple,English

On Feb 27, 2009, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop unveils Microsoft Corp.’s vision for the future of business technology.

There full version press release video is available here – Microsoft Business Division Virtual Presskit: Vision.

The best part of this press is the following video (2 minutes long), which presents Microsoft’s vision of Office 2019:

Here is the full version about the “Future Vision Montage”, 5 minutes long:

Here is the PowerPoint file for Stephen Elop’s Keynote.

For the comparison:

Apple’s “Future shock” Knowledge Navigator concept device from 1987:

For the vision montage it self, I am pretty enjoy watching it. And I could always feel that the application is too complicated to develop/use, too much information and too much distraction on the unrealistic giant screen.

I think 10 years is really way too short for Microsoft’s vision coming true. The computers we were using in 1999 are not that big different from what we have now, and how big is the different from Office 95 and Office 2008 again?

Anyway, we should never stop dreaming and hoping!

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