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Display results by tag: Xbox

  • Linkin Park Joins forces with Microsoft Studios through ProjectSpark!

    MS Europe - 03 April 2014

    Are you a true Linkin Park fan? You might know all the lyrics and even attended their concerts diligently (wearing a t-shirt with their logo, naturally) still, have you seen their latest interactive creation?

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  • Intersecting art and technology with Kinect

    Lisa Boch-Andersen Senior Director for Communications Europe - 05 Feb. 2014

    Rising changes in technology have deeply modified the way we work, breaking the mold and changing the rules (or expanding them) across disciplines. They reshaped the work of entrepreneurs, lawyers and also artists.

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  • Innovative healthcare in Denmark.

    Elena Bonfiglioli Senior Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Health Industry, Worldwide Health Team, Public Sector, Microsoft - 28 Nov. 2013

    Taking care of an increasingly ageing population is a worldwide challenge. New health services and innovative ways of caring for this sector are crucial, and Denmark knows so. In five years, this country will face a 20 percent increase of elderly people to take care for, hence it is key for them to find efficient and cost-effective solutions.

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  • No need to leave your couch, the new apps for Xbox One are here!

    Lisa Boch-Andersen Senior Director for Communications Europe - 25 Nov. 2013

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  • Gaming (and partying) to welcome Xbox One in Europe!

    Lisa Boch-Andersen Senior Director for Communications Europe - 22 Nov. 2013

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  • Kinect for Windows: a new way of shopping

    Lisa Boch-Andersen Senior Director for Communications Europe - 05 Nov. 2013

    Digital lifestyles are dramatically shifting people’s shopping behaviors, preferences, and expectations. A safe connection and a credit card, and you can now shop wearing your pajamas

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  • Take a backstage tour at Microsoft Research Cambridge

    Fabien Petitcolas Director for Innovation, Europe - 18 Oct. 2013

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  • Behind the scenes of Xbox Music in Paris

    Fabien Petitcolas Director for Innovation, Europe - 17 June 2013

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  • Annoying display ads versus creative communications

    Fabien Petitcolas Director for Innovation, Europe - 06 June 2013

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  • Spanish SME helps doctors communicate easily with computers in the operating room

    Mark Lange Director EU Institutional Relations - 30 May 2013

    Tedcas helps surgeons (among other specialties) improve their efficiency by using hand movements and voice commands to control computers in the operating theatre – a creative step forward in modern hospital care.

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  • Transform your living room with Skype for Xbox One and share experiences with friends and family

    Lisa Boch-Andersen Senior Director for Communications Europe - 27 May 2013

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  • Sharing creative approaches at the Partners in Learning Global Forum

    Joao Ramalheiro - 22 Dec. 2012

    The Partners in Learning Global Forum 2012 was a unique experience in my career, summarising in two words: Life Changing! I was able to be connected with brilliant personalities and projects and I felt that I wasn't alone on this journey.

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  • fluxLoop - the new wave of interest in advertising

    Mark Lange Director EU Institutional Relations - 19 Dec. 2012

    The Nordic region has been providing many great examples of successful SMEs using cloud computing to develop and sell ICT services. This month, we will feature fluxLoop, a very young Norwegian company that chose to build their businesses on the Windows Azure cloud platform and who joined the Microsoft BizSpark Plus program, which supports thousands of IT startups around Europe.

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  • Estonian-Croatian SME is revolutionising offline advertising with Kinect technology

    Mark Lange Director EU Institutional Relations - 28 Sept. 2012

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  • The end of the remote control

    Futures - 01 June 2012

    Somewhere in the world, this scene is taking place. The lights are low in the living room, and a couple wants to switch from a video game to a movie.

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  • Keeping children safe and empowering them to be good “digital citizens”

    John Vassallo Vice President - EU Affairs - 06 Oct. 2011

    Connected to the Internet, the PC and mobile devices have created enormous opportunities for people of all ages to enhance the way they work, learn, play and communicate.

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  • Gaming can promote mobility, balance and coordination in the ageing population

    Elena Bonfiglioli Senior Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Health Industry, Worldwide Health Team, Public Sector, Microsoft - 07 Sept. 2011

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  • From fifteen to one, the champion of the European BizSpark Summit

    Claire Lee Emerging Business International Lead - 01 July 2011

    To paraphrase Fidelity Growth Partners Europe’s Simon Clark, one of the judges at this year's BizSpark European Summit: it’s pretty tough pitching your business to a panel of seasoned investors in five minutes, with over two hundred people watching – media, VC’s, and movers and shakers from the tech industry.

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  • Microsoft and the EU’s Sustainable Energy Week

    Jim Beveridge Director of International Technology Affairs - 12 April 2011

    The EU’s Sustainable Energy Week is in town: Brussels and 44 European countries are hosting a wide range of events and attracting thousands of people to take part in sessions which highlight the urgent need to improve energy efficient as part of global efforts to combat climate change.

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  • Xbox & Kinect help rehabilitate children with cancer in Poland

    Marek Kosycarz Citizenship Director, Microsoft Poland - 10 March 2011

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  • Gaming’s serious side: Helping brain-damaged patients

    Futures - 03 March 2011

    Fishing Cactus is a start-up that began in the world of entertainment games. Now it’s moving into what are called “serious games” – starting with one that can help doctors support patients left with impaired motor skills after an accident.

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  • Passionate about the product

    Jean-Philippe Courtois President, Microsoft International - 08 Dec. 2010

    It’s a great time to be a consumer looking for mobile solutions. By mobile, I’m referring to the whole range of products and services that give us mobility in our professional and private lives.

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  • Kinect: The touch-free revolution in gaming

    Futures - 04 Nov. 2010

    Today’s computer games depend on hand-held controllers that respond to physical touch. Kinect does away with any physical connection to the video game processors controlling the screen.

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  • Going for Go

    Futures - 28 June 2010

    Go is a game so complex that raw computing power was never going to be enough to turn it into a competitive computer game. But two Cambridge researchers found a way – with a programming language used for analysing financial risks.

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  • Mobile phones, XBOX consoles and health? Yes, there is a link!

    Elena Bonfiglioli Senior Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Health Industry, Worldwide Health Team, Public Sector, Microsoft - 30 April 2010

    Patient empowerment is key to healthcare in the future. Patients themselves are demanding it, as they want more control of their health and wellbeing than might have been the case before.

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