Microsoft releases Lunchbox virtual coffee machine app for WP7

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Microsoft has released a meet-up tool for users in large companies for semi-spontaneous meetups.

The app called Lunchbox adds some real-world interaction back into the increasingly virtualized world, which reduced face-time in the office, less chance of spontaneous coffee-machine encounters that spark ideas and the increasing tendency to communicate only on a targeted/as-needed basis. Lunchbox is a small countermeasure to add back some spontaneous connection. It’s a virtual coffee machine, facilitating chance encounters without any pretext beyond working in the same company or sharing the same interest. Have coffee right here and now, or plan a meal sometime in the next day.

Conceived to increase connection in large companies and organizations, Lunchbox works for everyone. It uses the concept of user-definable “universes” to find matches for you… create a universe for your company or any other group of people you want to meet up with on the fly.

The app is free, and can be downloaded from Microsoft here.

Via MobilityDigest.com

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