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Microsoft, Brown unite on pen-based computing. What about Penn?

Mar 21, 20061 min

Wouldn’t Penn have been the more appropriate Ivy League school at which to launch the Microsoft Center for Research on Pen-Centric Computing? Well, maybe not. Seems Brown University has been researching the subject for more than a decade.

Microsoft this week said it will plunk down $1.2 million over three years to help Brown researchers go even further in this area, where Microsoft is a player with its products for tablets and other handheld devices. Read more here.

Pen-based computing has already taken hold at many companies, including this one that we profiled a while back.

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