Indian Microsoft researchers split PC screens

Microsoft researchers in India have developed a technology that allows organisations to split PC screens to allow two simultaneous users using different keyboards.

Microsoft researchers in India have developed a technology that allows organisations to split PC screens to allow two simultaneous users using different keyboards.

The system, reported by Indian national paper The Hindu, is considered ideal for schools that are short of equipment and other organisations that are short of space.

Scientists at the Bangalore unit of Microsoft Research created the system, which is a piece of software that literally splits the screen of a Windows-powered PC.

It also allows collaboration between the two different users on a single PC, as each user's mouse is allowed to stray onto the other's half of the screen, to allow joint work on a document or file.




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