Creating a Better Future for People with Disabilities in Thailand

In Thailand, the majority of disabled people, such as those who are blind, missing a limb or have a deformity, still face great obstacles in employment due to a lack of opportunities to gain the necessary knowledge to become successful professionals and entrepreneurs. “People living with a disability in our local communities are in many…


Big Idea, Big Impact: Bringing Coding to People with Disabilities

#WeSpeakCode is all about encouraging people to give coding a try, and addressing the decline in participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. As part of this campaign, Microsoft employees across Asia Pacific were challenged to come up with the most creative, impactful and scalable idea to get the public excited about coding….


Kinect for Xbox 360 is for Everybody

At Microsoft, we believe that interactive entertainment should be enjoyed by as many people as possible. We recognize that each person has unique abilities and not all users will be able to play all of the titles available for Kinect for Xbox 360 because of the inherent physical nature of the gameplay. A number of…


Microsoft Kinect® Makes the Difference in Patient Rehabilitation

There is a new movement thundering through hospitals in South Korea. It all began when Microsoft Korea, in collaboration with the Korean Institute of the Disabled for Independent Living, held the “Kinect® Contest for People with Severe Disabilities” to provide people with disabilities, most of whom are wheelchair-bound, with the opportunity to use the Xbox…


Microsoft Enables Individuals to Realize their Full Potential

All the recipients of the Microsoft Unlimited Potential Scholarship,with Ms Jessica Tan, Managing Director, Microsoft Singapore Through the years Microsoft has endorsed initiatives, charities and volunteer organizations by offering software donations, scholarships and supporting its staff to volunteer their time equipping people with essential Information Technology (IT) skills needed in the 21st century workforce. One…