First Context-Aware Platform for Windows is launched today!

I want to share with you our happiness here at Microsoft for Chris Karr’s new project, Jarvis, first deliverables. Chris Karr is working in The Laboratory for Understanding Collaborative Technology in Northwestern University, IL, US. His work is concentrated around the problem of context-aware solutions and about a half of year ago he shipped a…


New Russian blog on developing context-aware systems on Windows!

Friends and colleagues, Happy New Year!! Now when Windows 7 is available for everyone, it’s now time for developing on Windows 7! Now we are creating a new dedicated blog on Windows 7 where we will talk about how you can develop context-aware applications using Windows 7! This blog is in Russian so if you…

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Happy New Year! Windows 7 Beta is here!

Hello and Happy New Year! Windows 7 Beta is here!!! · Get the Windows 7 Beta: Download the Windows 7 Beta from the MSDN site. · Test for compatibility: Ensure your new applications are compatible with Windows Vista; that is the best way to prepare for Windows 7.  For ISVs already compatible with Vista, encourage…

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Videos of our talk on Context Awareness at WUD 2008 are published now!

Happy to share with you that videos of our speech (in Russian, sorry) on Context Awareness technologies that we made on World Usability Day in Russia on November 13 this year were published: You can find English version of our presentation in the previous post. Wanted to say thank you to RusCHI (Chapter of SIGCHI)…


World Usability Day Russia 2008

Hi there again, News from the field. Last Thursday we made a third announcement on Windows Sensor and Location Platform, our commitment to make context awareness an important aspect of software development in order to make software user friendly, prospects on market growth, and what the Context’s Role is in UX. Let me little bit…

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WinHEC 2008

Steven Sinofsky just announced the Sensors Dev Kit for Windows 7 and the fact that Windows 7 is Context-Aware now, starting with Windows Sensor and Location Platform! Follow news and blog posts today to know more about the new Context-Aware APIs in Windows 7!

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Windows Sensors & Location Platform Booth @ Microsoft PDC

Hi there, that’s Daniel Kornev blogging right from Microsoft PDC in L.A.! As I told previously, we just released a Windows Sensors & Location Platform with Windows 7 here @ PDC, and what’s amazing is that our very own PC|3 Team representatives – Dan Polivy (Senior Program Manager, PC|3 Components Team – SideShow, Sensors, Location…


Windows Sensors Platform: Sensors Categories Windows 7 handle for writing Context-Aware Applications

Hi there, that’s Daniel, writing right from Microsoft PDC. As you know those who are on Microsoft PDC now got a nice looking like “Sensors Development Kit” and a session on “Windows 7 Sensors & Location Platform: Creating Context-Aware Applications” that Dan Polivy talked about right today, on 10:30 am @ PDC. We defined primary…