Asta Roseway

Asta Roseway
PRINCIPAL RESEARCH DESIGNER
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Asta works as a Senior Research Designer providing User Experience solutions around emerging technologies pertaining to HCI, Collaborative Computing, and Data Visualization. She first joined MSR in 1997 working for the Virtual Worlds Group. In 2000, she joined the Next Media Group under Curtis Wong where she worked on a variety of projects ranging from interactive television and photo experiences to collaborating with WGBH in Boston to create a rich online experience for the award winning documentary "Commanding Heights". A few years later, she left Research to work with MSN on synchronous communication applications for teens which eventually migrated into Windows where she became the User Experience lead for Windows Live Messenger. She then went on to join Live Labs in 2008 to work on contextual search experiences for consumers. She has recently rejoined her peers in Research and continues to pursue her passion around emerging technologies and more recently, wearables.

She is a Parsons School of Design alumni.

 

Publications

    2014

    2013

    2012

    2011

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    Selected Press
    Feeling Mad? New Devices Can Sense Your Mood and Tell — or Even Text — Others Feeling Mad? New Devices Can Sense Your Mood and Tell — or Even Text — Others
    Work on affective computing at Microsoft Research is exploring how wearable devices can help monitor stress in people's lives.
    Daily Herald
    Studio 99 Melds Art and Science Studio 99 Melds Art and Science
    For decades, there have been artist-in-residency programs within scientific and academic communities. An exhibit in Redmond, Wash., presents the results of Microsoft Research’s collaborations with its first artist-in-residence, James George.
    Learn How Microsoft Researchers Are Using Wearable Technology to Read Your Moods Learn How Microsoft Researchers Are Using Wearable Technology to Read Your Moods
    Mary Czerwinski and Asta Roseway of Microsoft Research are investigating “affective computing,” systems that try to identify your current mood and react accordingly.
    Inside Microsoft Research
    Social Search Social Builds Bridges Social Search Social Builds Bridges
    With a pair of conferences occurring in the Seattle region in consecutive weeks, Microsoft Research Connections took the weekend between them to host a social for attendees to network, to exchange views, and to nurture research collaborations.
    Video: Wearable Technology in the Microsoft CES booth: Pt1 Video: Wearable Technology in the Microsoft CES booth: Pt1
    The Printing Dress from Microsoft Research made its public debut during CES 2012.
    Next at Microsoft
    Video: An Interview with Asta Roseway at Microsoft Research Video: An Interview with Asta Roseway at Microsoft Research
    Asta Roseway of Microsoft Research recently collaborated with User Experience Designer Sheridan Martin Small of Xbox on a project called The Printing Dress, which won Best Concept and Best in Show at ISWC 2011 in San Francisco.
    Electricfoxy

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