Xbox One, an all-in-one entertainment system revealed. “More than 1 billion gamers worldwide”, Xbox’s chief of staff shares the latest on gaming industry’s growth. New Kinect for Windows Sensor and SDK coming next year.
Bing Business Portal rebrands as Bing Places for Business. Bing Offers lets you discover local deals from across the web in one place–launches in U.S. Visual Studio Tools for Git, Enterprise Library 6.0 available.
Siemens uses Kinect for Windows to improve nuclear plant employee safety. Free Xbox LIVE Gold subscription this Weekend for US, Canada Latin America and Japan. Xbox 360 remains the No. 1 selling console in the U.S. in March again.
Kinect for Windows SDK 1.7 with Kinect Fusion, Kinect Interactions, OpenCV, MATLAB code samples and more–as well as Fast and fluid MSN for iOS, Android arrives. New ‘Build For Both’ videos helps building Windows 8, Phone 8 apps.
Microsoft adds some zing to latest Bing Desktop. Kinect for Windows Academic pricing through AERs. Flash enabled in IE10 on Windows 8 and Windows RT. Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer 1.0, RCA 2.1 released.
TechForum lifts the veil on Microsoft’s vision of Future Technology. Kinect powered brain scan augmented reality for neurosurgeons. EU fined $731m for BCO non-compliance. NFC-enabled Office 365 “Hunt for Office” challenge.
Microsoft’s Chief Technical Strategy Officer, joined the Samsung keynote at CES Day 2 and shared a new Microsoft Research project called “IllumiRoom” that will project images from the game itself beyond the TV screen with Kinect scanning the room and measure itself to project images or environments across furniture around your TV. Panasonic Toughpad Windows 8 Pro tablet capable of withstanding rough handling.