Details of various tools and utilities associated with software development
One of my first Blogs: The Big Idea was written on blogger.com (now blogspot.com) in 2006 under the pseudonym ResearchDirect with the Author Researcher. It has been transcribed to here for archival purposes.
A report on Mick's trip to SIGGRAPH in 2006
On mobile touch devices, a "fingernail view" can be used to display the area of the screen under the finger as the finger moves across the screen
A snapshot of Research work with Input/Output devices.
A scrapbook of bit and pieces.
Items available to members only.
An investigation into 3D on the Web or How to implement a 3D CAD System on the Web.
A report on 3DVIA Studio from Dassault Systemes
The Adaptive Keyboard project is about using an adaptive keyboard created by the Hardware division at Microsoft.
Applications that involve the overlay of virtual imagery on the real world
This project examines how the current available technology can be used to provide an alternative input mechanism for driving software applications
Notes of discussions with Cambridge University
A collection of new ideas and concepts
A day to day diary from June 2007 to July 2008
A day to day diary started but never finished.
The Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer is a rapid prototyping platform for small electronic gadgets and embedded hardware devices currently under development at Microsoft Research.
A general Glossary of terms used in Computing
Useful Hacks and Code Snippets
A report on various hardware i/o devices from 2008
Intelligent Glass explores projector(s), diffuser film and touch film and how they can be used to produce a CADstation and other potential devices
This report examines advances in User Interface devices and techniques, both for Input and Output which will contribute to the design and implementation of the future Human/Computer interaction.
A project exploring how to use the iPad as an adaptive input device for desktop applications
Examining different ways of using the Kinect device for software applications
KnowledgeBase. A wiki-based collection of items covering DIY (handyman) jobs, my work history, Ideas, projects, code snippets etc.
Exploring the capabilities of Leonar3do which provides you with all the necessary hardware and software to extend your PC into a complete desktop VR system. It combines 3D Sterescopic viewing with a novel input device to allow you to work in a 3D environment.
Is it possible to install Mac OS X (Leopard) on the Dell Mini9?
This Journal reports on Pivot, a Microsoft Live Labs project that tries to make it easier to interact with massive amounts of data located either on the Internet, or on a local machine, using a visual tool.
Exploring the use of Game Controllers as an I/O device for driving CAD programs such as SolidWorks
My entries to a challenge to come up with the best rendering using various software packages. I was using Maxwell Render 1.1 from Next Limit
Explore concepts and ideas for a suitable mini-project.
Preliminary research report examining providing SolidWorks as a Service
Silverlight was a development tool, developed by Microsoft, for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications and intended as a competitor and alternative to Adobe Flash. This report covers comments related to the initial releases from the Beta version of Silverlight 1.0 through to Silverlight 1.1 which I was working with in 2007
All about the 3D Printer from Solido
A report covering the Summer of Surface - devloping applicatio n for the (original) Microsoft Surface (Table)
A re-formatted version of my original Research Wiki from 2004 to 2008.
Everything related to Virtools and associated technology