Source: The Verge, Nov 2012
Looking at the work Microsoft is doing on the research side, it’s easy to witness a pattern emerging. A strong focus on augmented reality projects suggest that Microsoft will pivot this way soon.
“Maybe the next big thing is going to be around augmented reality,” says Microsoft’s Shahram Izadi, who co-leads the interactive 3D technologies group at Microsoft Research Cambridge. “Let me make that claim, because it is about drawing the physical world into the user interface and its about the user interface coming out into the real world. It’s about these two worlds colliding and merging together.”