Microsoft Research recently released its latest photo-sharing app called Xim. This unique app is designed to change the way of sharing pictures. It’s not just a photo-sharing tool like Instagram or Flickr, but much more. Steve Ickman, a software-design engineer [...]
After cloud computing, there’s a new buzzword hitting the minds of tech enthusiasts – Quantum Computing. The technology, although in its infancy, holds great promises in future. Therefore, experiments are being conducted by researchers to exploit the machine’s full potential. [...]
When your boss has passed deadline for getting some work done, you can feel the stress building. At some point you realize you are far from the finishing race. What do you do next when you are just about to [...]
You may have noticed the feature in professional or SLR cameras, that lets you capture a burst of photographs one after the other. The idea is to get the best possible shot! Microsoft Research has developed and released an app [...]
Talk about technology coming to medical aid and of late, there’s one particular product which has not just brought a breakthrough in medical possibilities but also changed the way technology can assist in the medical field. Yes, you guessed it [...]
I’ve has discussed many topics on Microsoft Research here, but this time it is special and it is something very cool that takes you into a 3D world with augmented reality. Microsoft calls it Beamatron. Looking at it for the [...]
Microsoft and Research cannot be separated and we have seen many examples of that earlier on Windows Club. One of them was WorldWide Telescope (WWT) from Microsoft Research. Just to recollect Worldwide Telescope offers a virtual telescope on your PC, through which you [...]
Research is the buzz word presently, especially at Microsoft, and the research is what that inspires people. The technology has been revolutionized in this century as a result of research that had been pioneered by some leading organizations around the [...]
Microsoft Research has released a cool new tool called Cliplets that will allow you to combine your videos with still images to produce an imagery that sits somewhere between the two – called as cliplets! A still photograph has its [...]
Twahpic (pronounced twa:pik), a portmanteau of Twitter and topic, is a Microsoft Research demonstration project that combines semi-supervised topic modeling with twitter feeds to allow people to explore what a set of tweets (from a user, matching a query) is [...]
Academic Search is a free engine developed by Microsoft Research Asia to help users quickly find information about academic researchers and their activities. It is also a test-bed for Microsoft’s object-level vertical search research.
The WorldWide Telescope (WWT) from Microsoft Research, is a Web 2.0 visualization software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope, which brings together imagery from Space. WWT blends terabytes of images, information, and stories from multiple [...]
Joulemeter from Microsoft Research is a software based mechanism to measure the energy usage of virtual machines (VM), servers, desktops, laptops, and even individual software running on a Windows computer.
Chem4Word is a new Chemistry Add-in for Word, from Microsoft Research. This add-in is a tool for writing and rendering semantically rich chemistry information in Microsoft Word documents. This project is a partnership with Peter Murray-Rust of the University of [...]