Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 14th Mar 2006 15:57 UTC
Microsoft Company makes plans to move away from prepackaged software and into web-based applications. As the Internet transforms the way people use computers, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has a message for the world's biggest software maker: adapt or die. "We must act quickly and decisively," Gates wrote in an Oct. 30 memo to Microsoft executives. "The next sea change is upon us." More at DetNews.
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RE: vision
by viton on Tue 14th Mar 2006 22:05 UTC in reply to "vision"
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And bandwidth is the only thing holding back the service model
Imagine a next-gen 3D game 1280x1024 @ 100FPS <=10ms input latency. Can i stream it from server and who will pay for a dedicated game machine for every client?
This is a nonsence.
Where are already such a service for some highly under-powered cable TV STB, but the overall service quality is low (for interactive apps).

Edited 2006-03-14 22:09

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