Longhorn To Get NUI Foundation Platform

Microsoft is working to add 'rich user interaction' to its next-generation Windows client.

While Microsoft isnt expected to talk about Longhorn at this weeks SpeechTEK show in New York, the Redmond software maker is working to add speech and other "natural-user-interface" (NUI) technologies to its next-generation Windows operating system.

Microsofts Natural Interactive Services Division (NISD) has been working on a "NUI Platform" that is designed provide users with "rich interaction" (speech, handwriting, natural language and even machine learning). The NUI Platform is expected to debut in Longhorn, Microsofts Windows client due to ship in 2005+.

To read the full article, click here.