Microsoft’s self-sketching whiteboard prototype looks amazing

I love whiteboards. In fact, my mentor once compared me (ok, frequently compares me) to this guy:

Dilbert Comic - Whiteboard Guy

Dilbert Comic – Whiteboard Guy

…so I was pretty excited today when the Market Measures Australia blog drew my attention to an article by BBC News about the new whiteboards that Microsoft are developing that can interpret and complete your sketches. Imagine being able to roughly draw a chart, in a meeting, and have the whiteboard interpret your sketch, scale it, apply colour, and then allow you to print it out. Incredible – now to find the pre-order form…

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