Beyond Kinect: Microsoft’s vision for next-gen interfaces


TechRadar: In terms of interaction with technology, we’re just at the beginning. While touch technology is well advanced, Microsoft Kinect shows us that NUI (Natural User Interface) technology is rapidly advancing beyond touch and increasingly machine learning is being employed to make systems more reactive.

We grabbed a few minutes with Professor Andrew Blake, managing director of Microsoft Research in Cambridge. He specialises in the areas of machine learning and computer vision and was part of the team that worked to develop the technology behind Microsoft Kinect…