This is mighty impressive stuff. The features that really caught my eye is the VGA camera for authentication. I'm concerned about the price range of something this sophisticated though. They should make it affordable for the masses.
I agree with your list, Cabe. Except I have "graduated" from the mouse to the trackpad, at least on an Apple, which is far superior for everything except the cut-and-paste movements required in editing copy. I still need a mouse for that.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
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