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  • 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: Exciting New Research in Merry Olde England

    Posted by Rob Knies A scintillating portion of Microsoft Research Cambridge ’s Sept. 27 event supporting the 20th anniversary of Microsoft Research came during a late-afternoon panel discussion entitled Old World, NUI World: The Future of Digital Interaction. The panel included Shahram Izadi...
  • Blog Post: Projecting the Future of Interaction

    Posted by Rob Knies Imagine that you carry a small device that can make any nearby surface interactive—and that those surfaces can be manipulated via multitouch gestures and can store data. “Wouldn’t that be cool?” The enthusiasm belongs to David Molyneaux, and he is one of...