ConferenceXP 4.0 beta available

The beta of the latest MSR ConferenceXP release is available

ConferenceXP is an initiative of Microsoft Research. We're exploring how to make wireless classrooms, collaboration, and distance learning a compelling, rich experience by assuming the availability of emerging and enabling technologies, such as high-bandwidth networks, wireless devices, Tablet PCs, and the advanced features in Microsoft® Windows® XP.

The ConferenceXP research platform enables researchers and developers to create distributed applications that take advantage of ConferenceXP technology as well as Tablet PCs and wireless networks. It also enables them to develop the collaborative tools and applications they need without having to build them from the ground up. By partnering with research organizations and universities, the ConferenceXP project combines the academic community's expertise in the learning sciences with Microsoft's expertise in technology.

Also ConferenceXP has moved their main site to and the newsgroups are now at