Although the annual science fair isn't open to the press, company is releasing details on projects on display, including a phone that does language translation on the fly.
The software maker uses its internal science fair as an opportunity to showcase new ways of connecting with the computer.
Microsoft's TechFest 2009 has been and gone, showing off some of the company's research before it hits the development stage.
CNET News' Ina Fried is winding her way through Microsoft's internal science fair in Redmond. Here's what the first few booths had in store.
A day ahead of this year's internal science fair, Microsoft shows off some projects that made it into product form, including the music program Songsmith.
Microsoft's internal science fair shows employees (and press) what the company's research teams are working on in their labs.
Each year Microsoft holds its Techfest show, an exhibition of some of the research projects it's working on. CNET.com.au went to check out where the future lies.
There was a lot on display last week. In case you missed it, we've got two more videos up, including a walk-around with Craig Mundie, Microsoft's chief research and strategy officer, and a look at some new photo-editing software.
Alan Alda chats with Microsoft executive Craig Mundie as part of the research festivities.
The company expects about 7,000 of its workers will attend the internal science fair, which runs through Thursday.