19
July
2009
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08:26 AM
America/Los_Angeles

UK Diary: Friday - Cambridge Consultants, Nokia And Microsoft Research Labs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iT3hro-BsQc


Friday afternoon the Traveling Geeks visit Cambridge Consultants and visit the William Gates III building for meetings with researchers from Nokia Labs and Microsoft Research Labs (MRL).


Cambridge Consultants has helped bring to market products such as:



- Virtually waterless washing machine

- The "connected patient

Low cost cellular base stations.

More here.

The Microsoft Research Labs are part of the academic community at Cambridge university and the work is open and peer-reviewed. In the video our guide is Cambridge university lecturer and successful entrepreneur Jack Lang, also Ken Wood, deputy director of MRL, Tim Regan, Research SDE at MRL, and presentations from their colleagues. The video also shows some of Microsoft's research projects.