Microsoft officials confirmed that their work on the Courier Tablet PC would go no further. While excitement grew over the dual-screen device, the company indicated its initial work on Courier has come to an end.
"It's in Microsoft's DNA to continually develop and incubate new technologies to foster productivity and creativity," said Frank Shaw, corporate vice president of communications at Microsoft, in a
. "The 'Courier' project is an example of this type of effort and its technologies will be evaluated for use in future Microsoft offerings."