Human Computer Interaction Research at Microsoft Research Asia

Date

October 26, 2012

Speaker

Hong Tan

Affiliation

Microsoft Research Asia

Overview

In the Human Computer Interaction group at Microsoft Research Asia, we are conducting cutting-edge research on new interaction technologies and paradigms for the next generation of natural user interfaces, using a wide range of sensors and displays. For example, our researchers and designers have created projected creatures that interact with a user and objects in the environment, phone-based language-learning modules that encourage “micro-learning” on the go, wearable sensors that monitor a user’s daily activities such as eating and laughing, phone-to-phone games for enhanced social interactions, and new platforms for authoring, rehearsing, and delivering presentations. Empowering the user with additional touch-based feedback is a new thrust of our research agenda.

In this keynote presentation at Asia Faculty Summit 2012, Hong Tan, senior researcher at Microsoft Research Asia, showcases human-computer interaction projects at Microsoft Research Asia and provides a glimpse into the future of human-computer interactions.