New mouses from Microsoft with Tilt wheel technology

Posted on Monday, Aug 25 2003 @ 14:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
In autumn of this year Microsoft will launch his first mouses with his new Tilt wheel technology. Basically this is a scroll wheel which you can also use for horizontal scrolling by tilting it to the left or right.
The Japanese MyCom PC Web has got a sample to illustrate how this new scroll wheel will work :


Here you can find a picture of how the mechanism works. Most users will not need this I think, but it does looks interesting for graphic design programs like Photoshop.

Source : Mycom


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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