Miel Van Opstal
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SoftKinetic: Bye Bye Wii
Average: 0A little while ago, on the quarterly company meeting, we've had a 'mystery guest' - just like 'we' always do. This time it was a promising startup with a technology that blows away all competition. Meet SoftKinetic, a Belgian company with ideas that will rock your world!
Game developers, game publishers,...
Average: 0We've had another cool Circle of Media where we announced the DreamSpark program and a new partnership for Media Center with RTBF, a French spoken national broadcasting company. The full DreamSpark announcement can be found in an earlier post on my blog, if you want to know more about that.
EU Innovation Day: Mobile Living
Average: 0Another glance in the future and at the same time an example of a real experiment in South Africa, this time coming from the Cambridge department of Microsoft’s Research heaven. In this demo, we’re being introduced to how mobile communication can help spread information in regions where broadband is...
EU Innovation Day: Virtual Lego
Average: 0One of the coolest things I saw at the Innovation Day was a demo done with a Lego box. A software program was preset with the characteristics of the object that needed to be shown, in this case the contents of the Lego box. The a camera was set up to film the box. The software then interpreted the box...
EU Innovation Day: Video Collage
Average: 0On December 4th, Carrie Longson and I got a booth on the exhibition floor to demo Silverlight and some cool applications that have been created with it so far. Apart from the fact that Carrie totally rocks with her demos, we got a quite a bunch of people that dropped by our booth and we showed off some...
Windows Live Services For Nokia
So… On October 10th at the Innovation Day in Utrecht, The Netherlands, I had the opportunity to demo all day long to all the people that stopped by at the Microsoft booth at the fair. Besides demos of SeaDragon, Photosynth, HD View, Home Server or Windows Mobile 6, I got another chance to play with...
NXP Bluetooth Picture Magic
Last week I was at the Inspiration Week in The Hague and I got the chance to look around and check out some pretty impressive things. It took me a while to get all the movies done, since I was kinda busy and on the road a lot, but I’m trying to backtrack and post as much videos as I can during the next...
DelFly Aerospace Engineering
Average: 0At the Inspiration Week in The Hague, the booth next to mine was the one of the DelFly team. Booth keepers Bart Remes and Filip Saad stole the show with their 17 grams light weight devices that looked a lot like a dragonfly. DelFly is a project of the Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands. In...