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Darren Gehring

Principal Test Manager

About

Darren Gehring is a Test Manager on the Advanced Development Team. He works under Gavin Jancke GM Engineering in Research at Microsoft Research, Redmond.

email: darrenge_NO_SPAM@microsoft.com (remove _NO_SPAM) to email me.
Twitter: @DarrenGehring
Work: 425-703-4986
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Projects

The BBC micro:bit and Microsoft

Established: May 28, 2015

Try our Block/JavaScript editor! The BBC and partners, including Microsoft, announce the BBC micro:bit – a pocket-sized, codeable computer that allows children to get creative with technology. Up to 1 million micro:bits will be given to every 11 or 12…

Hands-Free Keyboard

Established: March 24, 2015

The Hands-Free keyboard is a project to enable people who are unable to speak or use a physical keyboard to communicate using only their eyes. Our initial prototypes are based around an on screen qwerty keyboard very similar to the 'taptip'…

Eye Controlled Wheelchair

Established: December 15, 2014

We envision using Eye Gaze technology to bring independent mobility to people living with disabilities who are unable to use a joystick. This project was initiated during the Summer 2014 Hackathon.  During the Hackathon, Steve Gleason came…

Kinect for Windows SDK Beta

Established: April 15, 2011

The Kinect for Windows SDK beta, created by Microsoft Research, was a programming toolkit for application developers. It enabled easy access to the capabilities offered by the Microsoft Kinect device connected to computers running the Windows 7…

Publications

2014

2012

Other

Patents Pending

  • Interactive Presentations
  • Providing Rewards And Metrics For Completion Of Microtasks

Microsoft Career

  • 1995-2000 – SQL Server Tools (6.0, 6.5, 7.0, SQL 2000)
  • 2000-2005 – SQL Server Replication (SQL 2005)
  • 2005 – Present – MS Research – Advanced Development Team