Microsoft Home explores future uses of technology

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KITCHEN COMPUTER SCREEN

KITCHEN COMPUTER SCREEN

Nestled among conventional objects found on a kitchen counter is another futuristic touch-screen for displaying information. In this context, home owners can access things like shopping lists, recipes and health information. RFI tags in packaging for cooking ingredients automatically trigger recipe suggestions, while recipe choices automatically update shopping lists.

 

The Microsoft Home explores technology that might enhance life at home in the next five to ten years.

Since 1994, the project has served as a launch pad for new ways of thinking about technology’s potential impact on people’s daily lives

The Microsoft Home simulates a domestic environment including a front door, entrance hall, kitchen, family room, dining room, entertainment room and bedroom.

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