Blending of Physical and Virtual Worlds: From Research to Reality


July 17, 2012


Rick Rashid


Breaking down the barrier between the real world and the virtual world is a staple of science fiction, but technology is coming closer to actually blurring the line.

At the 2012 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit, Rick Rashid, Microsoft chief research officer and head of Microsoft Research, presented new, exciting hardware and software advances that are contributing to a simpler, more natural integration of the physical and virtual worlds.