Microsoft research

04.23.12
The Distro Interview: Microsoft Principal Researcher Bill Buxton
04.23.12

The Distro Interview: Microsoft Principal Researcher Bill Buxton

Bill Buxton has spent most of his career getting between humans and computers. While his initial f...

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04.17.12
Windows Phone OS mod speeds up app load times, knows you'll play Monopoly on your break (video)
04.17.12

Windows Phone OS mod speeds up app load times, knows you'll play Monopoly on your break (video)

Microsoft Research has revealed some of its latest work into mobile app optimization -- and it's c...

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04.02.12
Microsoft kicks off Kinect Accelerator program to take 11 Kinect-centric start-ups to the next level
04.02.12

Microsoft kicks off Kinect Accelerator program to take 11 Kinect-centric start-ups to the next level

Microsoft unwittingly created quite the hacking cottage industry when it first introduced Kinect....

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03.12.12
Microsoft demos vocal translator at TechFest 2012, uses your own dulcet tones (video)
03.12.12

Microsoft demos vocal translator at TechFest 2012, uses your own dulcet tones (video)

Microsoft has demonstrated new software that can pull together real-time multilingual vocal transl...

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03.10.12
Microsoft cuts touchscreen lag to 1ms, makes other panels look silly (video)
03.10.12

Microsoft cuts touchscreen lag to 1ms, makes other panels look silly (video)

Have you ever noticed that there is a serious amount of lag between when you move your finger on a...

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03.07.12
Microsoft Research's shoulder mounted system makes anything a multitouch display
03.07.12

Microsoft Research's shoulder mounted system makes anything a multitouch display

Remember the nifty new 3D transparent display, augmented reality mirror, and remote sharing technol...

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02.28.12
Microsoft TechForum unveils three research projects (video)
02.28.12

Microsoft TechForum unveils three research projects (video)

TechForum is a Microsoft-sponsored shindig where the company can get together, party, and then show...

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01.08.12
Microsoft working on Vermeer, a 'touchable' 360-degree holographic display (video)
01.08.12

Microsoft working on Vermeer, a 'touchable' 360-degree holographic display (video)

Touchable is a stretch when talking about Vermeer, but we'd definitely call it interactive. Inste...

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12.21.11
Tired of your face? Use Face Swap to try your friend's on for size
12.21.11

Tired of your face? Use Face Swap to try your friend's on for size

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find your face on somebody else's body, or vice...

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