I was glued to the weekends political coverage on CNN, not because I was interested in a winner, but I was very interested in the touch screen (The Magic Wall) being used by the senior political analysts.

cnn-touchscreen

The company involved with this technology is Perceptive Pixel and CNN demonstrated some slick zoom in and out gestures, and were able to interact with things like Google maps.  I thought I was looking at Microsoft Surface at first but looks significantly bigger and of course it looks like a TV.

Unfortunately this retails for $100k so that puts it even further out of my price range than Microsoft Surface. Below is a cool demo of the technology!