We have contributed to nearly every product Microsoft has shipped, including Kinect for Xbox, Cortana, cool free photography apps like Hyperlapse, and other programs that help secure your data in the cloud. We have world-renowned scientists at the forefront of machine learning, computer vision, speech, and artificial intelligence. Our external collaborations include efforts to prevent disease outbreaks and solve problems facing large cities such as traffic and pollution.
Explore and discover what our more than 1,000 researchers and engineers in labs around the world have been up to lately.
From our research blogs
- Microsoft researchers explore a practical way to build bug-free software01 October 2015
- Artificial intelligence is raising concerns, and here’s what researchers are doing to address them028 September 2015
- Can smartphones use less energy to browse the web? 017 September 2015
- Meeting the data challenges of urban computing011 September 2015
Microsoft researchers, working with colleagues from academia, have come up with a system that uses multiple kinds of existing batteries, working in tandem with smarter software, to keep laptops and tablets charged much longer than current standards.