Microsoft Demos Impressive Hover Technology for Touch Screens

May 10, 2016 12:36 EST • Alexandre Vallières-Lagacé • 1 minute read

Microsoft has one of the most impressive research labs in the industry and sometimes feature their engineers discussing great technology and their applications. Chances are you already seen the touch screen delay video showing the usability of a 1ms delay and sketchers dream of a tablet responsiveness.

Microsoft Hover Technology on a Web Page

This week Microsoft showcased a new technology for smartphones that can detect hover effects on top of a touch screen without actually touching the device! We have long tried to imagine what a hover event would look like on a smartphone, now you can actually see it and even see some real-life use cases!

Thumbs up Microsoft, keep up the amazing work!