Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse revealed

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Last month Microsoft has teased many users with a new “touchy” and “flat” mystery device, some users even believed that Microsoft was preparing a competitor to Apple’s Magic Trackpad. Finally the unknown device and it’s details are revealed by a German website notebooksbilliger.de, the device is called as “Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse”.


    Microsoft Arc Touch Features :

    Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse has some really cool features. As its name implies the device has a bendable surface to comfort user’s hand and it will be able to track on any surface, using BlueTrack sensor technology.

    The device runs on the 2.4 GHz frequency and comes with a “ultra-compact Nano-transceiver” that can be stored in the device’s battery compartment when not in use. It also sports an on and off switch with battery level indicator.

    The device replaces the scroll wheel with touch-based scrolling and it contains three standard buttons: left, middle and right click.

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    Price :

    The German website listed Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse price as 70€ and showed October 13 as released date.But according to Engadget, the price will be around $69.95 USD

Surprisingly there is no official announcement from Microsoft about Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse, but this mouse was expected to be the outcome of Microsoft Research program dubbed as project “Mouse 2.0″.

Update(Sep 2,2010):

Today Microsoft Officially Unveiled the Arc Touch Mouse

Check out a demonstration of the Arc Mouse here on Microsoft’s site.