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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research Asia: 2012 in Review

    Posted by Hsiao-Wuen Hon, managing director of Microsoft Research Asia In China, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, a particularly auspicious year in Chinese culture. I am very glad to see that this also has been a good year both for Microsoft and for Microsoft Research Asia . Thanks to the efforts...
  • Blog Post: KinÊtre: Animation + Whimsy

    Posted by Rob Knies First, there was Kinect . You’ve probably heard of that one. Next, it was KinectFusion , which uses live data from Kinect for Windows to create high-quality, 3-D models of a room and its contents. KinectFusion made a splash in 2011 during the 38th International Conference...
  • Blog Post: Digital Assistance for Sign-Language Users

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Sign language is the primary language for many deaf and hard-of-hearing people. But it currently is not possible for these people to interact with computers using their native language. Because of this, researchers in recent years have spent lots of time...