Microsoft Ships Beta Tools to Tie Kinect to Robots
By Stuart Johnston | Article Published September 19, 2011
With a new developers kit, designers will be able to create their own robots that use Xbox Kinect as the user interface.
Tags: Microsoft, robotics, Xbox, Kinect
Microsoft's Mundie Shows More 'Natural' UI
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 28, 2011
After the stunning success of Microsoft's Kinect 3D games controller, the company's chief visionary shares more on where 'natural' interface is headed.
Tags: UI, user interface, Microsoft, Xbox, Kinect
Why We Need Xbox for Enterprises
By Mike Elgan | Article Published January 26, 2011
If Microsoft wants to beat back the Apple onslaught, it's going to have to think outside the box and inside the Xbox.
Tags: Microsoft, Apple iPad, IT manager, Enterprise IT, Xbox
Will Kinect Gain Windows Connections Soon?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 20, 2011
A rumors site says Microsoft is readying a developers kit and device drivers to enable its suddenly popular game controller to hook into Windows, and not just Xbox 360.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, Xbox, gaming PC, Kinect
Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Video Patents
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 10, 2010
Just over a month since Microsoft sued Motorola for patent infringement, the software maker is back in court, this time suing over Motorola's refusal to license some of its patents at what Microsoft considers fair rates.
Tags: video, Microsoft, lawsuits, Xbox, Motorla
Microsoft Blows the Doors off Analysts' 3Q Estimates
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 28, 2010
Riding the crest of a wave of its cash cow products, Microsoft brought in yet another record quarter. Recession? What Recession?
Tags: Microsoft, earnings, Office 2010, Windows 7, Xbox