Tag Archives: Microsoft Research

Bing augmented reality maps demo

Microsoft Research who brought us some wonderful technologies such as the incredible Photosynth continue to impress with a much improved web mapping application integrated with the company’s new Bing search engine. During the TED 2010 conference, Microsoft engineer Blaise Aguera y Arcas demoed the new Bing augmented reality maps showing real-time registration of video taken… Read More »

Microsoft’s Sphere computer

Seattle PI informs us of a new multi-touch display from Microsoft that utilizes technology similar to the company’s Surface computer but instead of a flat screen it has a spherical one. The video below shows a Microsoft engineer demonstrating the Sphere computer and also discussing the motivation behind its design. I don’t see this being… Read More »

Christopher M. Bishop’s pattern recognition and machine learning textbook is pure gold

Last week, I finally received my copy of C. M. Bishop’s new textbook titled Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning. After reading through it for the last few days, I have to admit that this is one of the most comprehensive and up to date textbooks on the subject available today. Bishop who is a research… Read More »