Windows Touch Pack with MS Win 7 Touch Abilities: Getting Ready for the Touch Revolution.

By Jim Roberts | Microsoft

People have different and varying interest. Some are inclined on arts, some are interested on sports while others are only familiar with fashion.

Therefore not all people who use the computer and the internet are interested in the technologies and innovations brought about by modernization. Some computer users find satisfaction in just using the hardware and apparatus without deep understanding of what they are utilizing; take for example the new Touch screen features of computers.

Well so much for the introduction, time to hit it with some real hard stuff!

If you are not that updated yet, you probably have not yet heard of the “en suite” support of Windows 7 for multi touch applications. Never assume that any monitor or computer screen may function just by merely the touch of the finger, to use the touch applications, you would need a special touch screen display.

The adoption of touch screen monitors was on a still as many manufacturers have been taking it slowly too or they have not yet probably embraced the concept of the touch screen technology. The bigger names in the industry, however, like Lenovo, HP, Fujitsu, Asus and Dell have paved their own ways towards this touch controlled screens. They have started supporting the recent trend in the computing world.

Yet, the knowledge about Windows 7’s innate ability for touch applications is still not widely known by computer users. So to address this scarcity of consumer awareness, Microsoft has launched the Touch Pack of Windows 7 to reiterate on the touch abilities of the latest Windows operating system.

The Touch Pack, in essence, is a compilation of games and services that utilizes the multi-touch abilities of Windows 7. Yes, it is a strategy to promote and expose to the public what touch abilities Windows 7 is equipped with.

The Windows 7 Touch pack includes a blackboard which integrates the concepts of physics in a puzzle solving problem game. Another game called “The Garden pond” basically promotes relaxation by using calm settings in Japanese gardens.

The Microsoft Rebound is about controlling electrically charged Tesla spheres using the finger tips, a metal ball must successfully go through the electric charge and catapult its way to the opponent’s goal, while the Surface Globe is about the exciting earth exploration and Surface Collage is a service to arrange and deal with photos that I’m sure many would find useful, and finally the Surface lagoon is a simulation screen saver with rocks and fish.

About the Author

Holding a dual degree in both Management and IT with 13 years of business experience, I am Jim F. Roberts from California, USA. Needless to say, I am a techy guy and I love exploring, checking out the latest gadgets and sharing my thoughts on a lot of things.