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Collaborative research improves search engine speed 

Collaborative research improves search engine speed 

The Pohang University of Science and Technology in Korea and Microsoft Research work together to achieve a consistently fast web search response time.

Opening new doors of communication for sign language users 

Opening new doors of communication for sign language users

A promising prototype from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Union University, and Microsoft Research uses Kinect technology to translate sign language into spoken language—and spoken language into sign language—in real time.

 

Helping China university students “get real” at Stanford 

Helping China university students “get real” at Stanford

Microsoft Research Asia recently sponsored students from the University of Science and Technology of China in a unique course that presents students with real-world design innovation challenges. 

Digital Dunhuang: how cutting-edge cameras are preserving ancient art Digital Dunhuang: how cutting-edge cameras are preserving ancient art
A Microsoft Research Asia-developed gigapixel camera captures high-resolution, large-format images of valuable cultural artifacts to aid in preservation. 

Applying machine learning to light

Applying machine learning to light 

Intern with the Internet Graphics Group, Peiran Ren's explorations into simulating light transmission in a photo-realistic manner have led to a unique approach. 

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