Tag: Microsoft Research

Microsoft’s PIVOT haptics research might improve how we throw balls in VR

Even if you were separated from family and friends by time or distance, what would it mean if virtual reality could believably offer you a game of catch with them anyway? The latest VR haptics research from Microsoft — called “PIVOT” — might see this dream realized more believably. The wrist-strapped accessory put together by […]

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Microsoft researchers develop assistive eye-tracking AI that works on any device

Gaze tracking has the potential to help people living with motor neuron diseases and disorders exert control over their environment and communicate with others. But estimating a person’s gaze isn’t a trivial task owing to variables including head pose, head position, eye rotation, distance, illumination, background noise, and the presence of glasses, face coverings, and […]

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