Microsoft Research’s TechFest is an annual event that brings researchers from Microsoft’s labs around the world to Redmond to share their latest work with the product teams. Attendees experienced some of the freshest, most innovative technologies emerging from Microsoft’s research efforts. The event provided a forum in which product teams and researchers can discuss the incredible work occurring in the labs, thereby encouraging effective technology transfer into Microsoft products.
|Translating the Web for the Entire World
Windows Live Translator, powered by machine-translation technology from Microsoft Research Redmond, aims to provide the most intuitive, integrated, and useful translation service on the Web.
|BEE3: Putting the Buzz Back into Computer Architecture
BEE3, a hardware platform from Microsoft Research Silicon Valley and a host of partners, aims to return computer architecture to the forefront of computer-science research.
|Singularity: Rethinking Dependable System Design
It’s not the next Windows: Microsoft Research releases its Singularity source code for academic and non-commercial use, with hopes that a prototype operating system built to improve software dependability will foster inventive research.