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Home Inkjet Printer Fabricates Circuit Boards on Photo Paper
The ink costs $500 a bottle, but only a few cents are needed to make a circuit.

Computerworld · 28 April 2014

5 Ways Microsoft Will Enable Your PC to See, Sense, and Understand
At Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Techfair, researchers showed how they’re taking the PC in a new direction, combining machine vision with a new independence so they may recognize and interpret what the PC sees and present that information in a useful context

PCWorld · 22 April 2014

Print a Working Paper Computer on an $80 Inkjet
Ink laced with silver nanoparticles could make it a reality, to the joy of hobbyists.

New Scientist · 3 October 2013

Microsoft's Gadgeteer Aims to Make Creating Gadgets as Simple as Building with Lego
Microsoft is hoping the 'Put tab A into slot B' simplicity of its Gadgeteer hardware platform will make it easier to build prototype gadgets.

ZDNet · 2 October 2013

Putting Your Work ID Badge to Work
An Interactive Belt-worn Badge with a Retractable String-based Input Mechanism, a note from Microsoft Research Cambridge accepted for CHI 2013, describes a computing prototype device designed to provide quick, easy access to useful information.

Inside Microsoft Research · 1 May 2013

Easy Prototyping With Microsoft Gadgeteer
Build your own consumer electronics with this system from Microsoft.

IEEE Spectrum · 18 March 2013

Inside Microsoft Research: .NET Gadgeteer Gets Youths Excited About Computer Science
Over the past year, educational use of .NET Gadgeteer, a rapid prototying platform for small electronic gadgets and embedded hardware devices, has been gaining steam.

Inside Microsoft Research · 19 December 2012

.NET Gadgeteer Stirs Excitement in British Schools
Wouldn’t it be great if youngsters could build their own gadgets at school? This is exactly what more than 70 British students, aged 13-16, are doing by using .NET Gadgeteer, from Microsoft Research.

Microsoft Research Connections Blog · 15 February 2012


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