Advice for Mixed Reality Development with the HoloLens

Guest post by Harry Good, Game Design Student at Abertay University About me I am a Game Developer who has worked and studied in game development for about 6 years, both in College and University. In the last 2 years, I’ve worked in Mixed Reality game development with the Microsoft HoloLens as part of my…

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Smart Acc.: Web application based on Faster-RCNN architecture making it easier to find accommodations in London.

Guest post by Imperial College London, Microsoft Industry Exchange Project Group using Faster RCNN The project was developed by Nattapat Chaimanowong, Suampa Ketpreechasawat, Tomasz Bartkowiak, Lin Li, Yini Fang and Danlin Peng, a group of MSc.CS students from Imperial College London. The visual impression is undoubtedly the most important factor influencing people’s decision concerning the…

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UK TechDays Online 12th–14th of June 2018 http://aka.ms/TechDaysOnline

For those of you who don’t know of TechDays Online already, it is a ‘pop up TV show’ MSFT UK live broadcasts out to our technical audiences and you can tune in at http://aka.ms/TechDaysOnline from June 12th to 14th This summer, we’re setting up studio at the Microsoft Reactor in London and broadcasting through London…

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Microsoft HoloLens in academia unlocking new surgical procedures

Last week we had a great event at Microsoft London with a number of UK Academic institutions. These Universities have been working on Windows Mixed Reality and HoloLens. During this session, a select number of invited UK universities were invited  to share the work that they have been doing with HoloLens across different curriculums, with…

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New AI Services in Azure for students and academics announced at Build 2018

Azure Cognitive Services 1.Object Detection update to custom vision (preview) http://aka.ms/cognitive 2.Video Indexer (Paid Preview) https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/build-2018-video-indexer-updates/ 3.New OCR model (preview) https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/cognitive-services/computer-vision/ 4.Speech Recognition with customization http://aka.ms/cognitive 5.Speech Synthesis with customizable voice https://cris.ai/Home/CustomVoice 6.QnA Maker (Generally Available) https://blog.botframework.com/2018/05/07/announcing-general-availability-of-qnamaker/ 7.Bing Services updates https://blogs.bing.com/Developers-Blog/2018-05/six-new-and-improved-bing-ai-offerings-on-microsoft-cognitive-services 8. Cognitive Search (public preview) https://www.ailab.microsoft.com/experiments/7d6b0652-51dc-440d-a12a-481f28525143 9. Cognitive Services Labs https://labs.cognitive.microsoft.com/ Conversational AI 1.Bot…

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Azure AI Gallery enables developers and data scientists to share their analytics solutions.

Azure AI Gallery is a community-driven site for discovering and sharing solutions. Learn how to contribute. The Gallery has a variety of resources that you can use to develop your own analytics solutions. Students can try Azure Machine Learning for free. No credit card or Azure subscription is required. http://aka.ms/azure4students What can I find in…

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Using Azure for Machine Learning

Guest post by  Ami Zou, Microsoft Student Partner at University College London studying Computer Science, Mathematics and Economics. About me In my spare time, I love learning new technologies and going to hackathons. Our hackathon project Pantrylogs using Artificial Intelligence was selected as one of the 10 Microsoft Imagine Cup UK finalists. I’m interested in…

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London Quantum Computing Meetup

Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 PM – LONDON, UK Quantum Meetup Topological Qubits are an approach to Quantum Computing that is looking to use quasi-particles called Majorana Fermions to create truly scalable qubit. Topological Qubits are an approach to Quantum Computing that is looking to use quasi-particles called Majorana Fermions to create truly scalable qubit…

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Setting up Azure Classroom Labs for your students with Azure Lab Services

Using Azure to Manage your student Classes and students use of Azure Welcome to Azure Labs Managed Cloud Services for custom lab environments With Azure Lab Services, you can now easily and quickly create a lab fit for your needs, without worrying about the technical details of Azure infrastructure. For managed labs, you can simply…

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Augmented Reality for children at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Guest blog by Ayushmaan Seth Microsoft Student Partner and  1st Year Computer Science, University College London About me I am a 1st year Computer Science Undergraduate student at University College London. Highly enthusiastic about Machine Learning and Cybersecurity, I enjoy all branches of Computer Science, from Competitive Programming to Game Development. You can find me…

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