What’s Next: Steve Clayton Demos Future — and Some of the Present — at WPC
July 11, 2012
Microsoft Research technology in big data, search and NUI showcased in Toronto.

TORONTO — July 11, 2012 — At the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, Steve Clayton, editor of the Next at Microsoft blog, hosted demonstrations of new projects and prototypes that were built on Microsoft technology.

"At Microsoft, investing in research and development is a way to ensure a future for Microsoft and the breakthrough technology we’re developing,” Clayton said. “Today we brought the stories to life that I’ve been sharing with readers on the Next at Microsoft blog."

Speaking on Tuesday to a packed audience, Clayton showcased projects in areas including search, big data and natural user interfaces (NUI), all the result of collaborative work with Microsoft Research and a range of Microsoft business groups and partners. Below are some highlights from the demonstrations.

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Photosynth for Windows Phone, recently made available on the Windows Phone Marketplace, is an example of technology transfer from Microsoft Research making its way into current products across a range of technologies. The app lets users quickly and easily shoot and stitch together panoramic photos and share them on a number of platforms. Redmond, Wash., May 30, 2012.
Photosynth
May 30, 2012
Photosynth for Windows Phone, recently made available on the Windows Phone Marketplace, is an example of technology transfer from Microsoft Research making its way into current products across a range of technologies. The app lets users quickly and easily shoot and stitch together panoramic photos and share them on a number of platforms. Redmond, Wash., May 30, 2012.
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