Look no further than a company’s patent trail to understand its expansion plans. If some moonshot technology suddenly comes up in a filing and never resurfaces again, it’s likely just the legal department trying to make the most out of employees’ overflowing imagination. But if that technology starts appearing in more applications over time, then you may have just stumbled…
Microsoft’s mobile engineers appear to be paying close attention to the work of their peers over at its application development business. In that world, if a certain component is used multiple times throughout a project, you simply split it off into a standalone library that is shared among the other program files to avoid burdening…
A new patent sheds light on Redmond’s plans for the future of the Windows UI and possibly the HoloLens.
The ultra-durable design can withstand up to 220 pounds of force thanks to a special protective layer sandwiched between the display and the backlight.
Redmond wants to turn the process of fabricating CAD models into real-life objects a much smoother experience for the maker community.
Redmond planned to use electric shocks to let a user know they have new notifications in situations where audio and vibration alerts fall short.
A patent filling reveals how Microsoft plans to address the privacy challenges of virtual reality in the forthcoming HoloLens and simplify development for game studios with the same stroke.