Microsoft Research has two types of touch for VR haptics
'NormalTouch' and 'TextureTouch' are in early stages, but could make tactility in VR more believable.
Microsoft Research helped 'Gears of War 4' sound so good
The Coalition worked with Microsoft's scientists to make the game's reverb shine.
Microsoft hopes AI will find better cancer treatments
Algorithms could help understand tumor development and program cells to fight the disease.
Microsoft's take on Pinterest has you collecting real objects
Thinga.me is all about sharing what you've found in the physical world.
Microsoft's hand-tracking magic may lead to gamepad-free VR
The algorithms also gives users "a virtual sense of touch."
Microsoft helps you create links to your phone apps
Its uLink experiment helps find content in apps where there's no handy bookmark.
Microsoft Research wants to pit you against virtual swimmers
For when you want to swim with people without having to deal with real people.
Microsoft thinks disorientation is the key to touch in VR
And lo, the researchers made many (virtual) objects from one.
ICYMI: Teleport your hologram, changing ocean pH and more
The ocean is getting too acidic for sea creatures to keep up.