Tag Archive | "Microsoft"

Microsoft HoloLens: Hologram Demo Video

Saturday, January 24, 2015

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While Facebook has been spending Billions to capture and claim the limelight around a Virtual Reality based future, and Google turning off production of Google Glass… Microsoft has been the one building the future, welcome to HoloLens. It’s like a mini-computer for your eyes, in quite a good looking piece of hardware! Microsoft HoloLens has [...]

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Microsoft: First-Person Hyperlapse Videos

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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Sure your GoPro does an OK job of smoothing out the bumps and shaking form your bike rides and snowboarding escapades… And what about if you’re recording video using Google Glass? Probably 10x worse right? Then remember how they look when you speed them up? Well… What if Microsoft could change that all and give [...]

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Microsoft IllumiRoom: Full Next Gen Xbox Demo

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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I covered the Microsoft IllumiRoom a few months ago when it was first demoed, and it’s back, this time with a full feature/explanation of the new experience, showcasing all the latest developments that we can expect in the next generation Microsoft Xbox. It’s 5 mins… So grab a coffee!

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Microsoft: illumiRoom Xbox Projection Gaming

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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This piece from Microsoft Research is gaining some momentum this week, called the ‘illumiRoom’, it uses a Kinect for Windows camera along with a projector to blur the lines between on-screen content and the environment the TV sits in, converging the virtual and physical worlds for an enhanced gaming experience…. No extra rendering or special [...]

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Windows 8: The Live Tile Experiment

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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Microsoft may be under legal fire for the Live Tile functionality in their Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 OS, but that will not stop them from promoting the hell out it. In fact, Microsoft just partnered with Norwegian electro rock band Datarock to bring Live Tile functionality to unsuspecting Oslo residents. The clueless pedestrians [...]

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Microsoft: Food For Thought Campaign

Saturday, July 7, 2012

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Here’s a really nice idea from Microsoft in Australia, called ‘Food for Thought‘, a play on that old saying, now brought to life literally, as Microsoft aim to turn thoughts into currency with a huge crowd sourcing ideas campaign. ‘Food for Thought’ is a roaming experiential event across Sydney, in which they ‘sell’ people food [...]

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Magnum: Pleasure Hunt 2 Advergame

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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Everyone loves a race across the internet, so here comes round 2 of the Magnum Pleasure Hunt Advergame, this time taking you for a run in New York, some flight time over Paris and even a surf in Rio De Janeiro through a partnership with Microsoft/Bing Maps as you’ll quickly notice! It’s a pretty good [...]

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IllumiShare: Share Any Physical or Digital Object

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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If you’re wondering how to share physical or digital things, look no further, Microsoft has just showcased “IllumiShare” a real-time, low-cost, peripheral device that looks just like a desk lamp, only it happens to be fitted with a camera-projector pair where the camera captures video of the local workspace and sends it to the remote [...]

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Ponk: Experimental Kinect Gaming Installation

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Here is a another good example of how Microsoft’s Kinect can be used to bring interactivity into the digital space. This video features the game PONK which combines touchless and tangible gameplay. Powered by Kinect, PONK creates a new digital experience by providing an interactive platform combining a 2D playground and 3D real, reactive elements. [...]

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Microsoft: The Future of Xbox Kinect

Sunday, November 6, 2011

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Following on from the last “Future” focused Microsoft video I posted last week, come the Kinect Effect, and this one is a little closer to home. It showcases the possibilities of Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect, where it began, where it’s been and where it will take us into the future… We’ve been playing with the Kinect [...]

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