Johanna Rowe: A few tips about Microsoft PixelSense...

Our thanks again to Johanna Rowe, designer and Hardware Interaction Design and Development MVP, for sharing another guest blog post in French and English: A few tips about Microsoft PixelSense – A process to create great applications for the Samsung SUR40. Each time you want to create a PixelSense application, it’s because this technology answers to a particular use you want to enable…


Johanna Rowe: Astuces concernant Microsoft PixelSense...

Our thanks again to Johanna Rowe, designer and Hardware Interaction Design and Development MVP, for sharing another guest blog post in French and English: Astuces concernant Microsoft PixelSense – Comment créer des applications efficaces pour la table Samsung SUR40. Chaque fois que vous avez envie de créer une application PixelSense, voici comment tirer parti de cette technologie de façon optimale pour…


Johanna Rowe: Designing a Microsoft Surface 2.0 application

Our thanks and appreciation to Johanna Rowe, designer and Surface MVP, for sharing the following guest blog in French and English: Over the last few years developers have started working with professionals from several new fields of activity. These include ergonomists, graphics professionals and much more recently, “design” specialists, coming from industrial environments. Such design professionals are…


Johanna Rowe: Design d’une application sur Microsoft Surface 2.0

Our thanks and appreciation to Johanna Rowe, designer and Surface MVP, for sharing the following guest blog in French and English: Depuis quelques années, de nouveaux métiers commencent à travailler avec les développeurs. Des ergonomes, des graphistes et plus récemment : des designers venus du monde l’industrie. Ces designers sont souvent spécialisés dans le design d’interactions et…


Want to control your drone from Surface? Now the code is available on CodePlex!

Eric posted about the work Nicolas Calvi, one of our MVPs, had done to control his AR Drone from the Surface device. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/surface/archive/2011/01/27/controlling-the-ar-drone-with-surface.aspx.[Video: Flying AR DRONE with Microsoft Surface – Winwise] Nicolas shared with us that he posted the code in codeplex so that anyone can have fun!http://winwiseardrone.codeplex.com/ Great Job Nicolas!


Last chance to vote for Open Call sessions at MIX!

The MIX11 Open Call voting closes at Midnight PST on February 4th. If you are interested in attending Surface-related sessions at MIX, make sure you vote them up. You can vote for 10 of your favorite sessions. Below are some of the sessions I picked from the list that included Microsoft Surface, leading with our…

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Controlling the AR Drone with Surface

Winwise has created an entertaining control mechanism for the Parrot AR Drone using Microsoft Surface. The drone is usually controlled using a mobile device. It has an SDK that allows the controls to be adapted to whatever you might dream up. In this case, Surface MVP Nicolas Calvi dreamed big with Surface 1.0 in creating…

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Ringing in 2011 with new Surface MVPs!

Just in time for the New Year, we have three new Microsoft Surface MVPs (Most Valuable Professionals) to join this great group of Surface community members. In short, an MVP is a technical community member who is selected by a group of peers based on their expertise and contributions. Visit the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional…

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