I am still in shock over this award and are very humbled in receiving it – over 3500+
entries and our story won. Thank you Microsoft, thank you Breeze team and thank you
to our great customers in which all of this would not have been possible without you.
So today was the day at WPC2012 to
receive the award up on stage here in Toronto. Not nervous at all seeing
we had a 2hr rehearsal yesterday.
What a time has this been so far at my first WPC!!! Compared to ‘techie’ conferences
the dress standard is higher, different type of events and some great tech demos that
are mind blowing (there was one on the keynote today where a partner had developed
software around Kinect that created a 3d model of a person by moving the Kinect camera
around the person, their software stitched the images together to produce a 3d model.
Then the image/model was fed to a 3D printer and presto…out came the 3D person! Very
So after having a photo down under the stadium we were to come out of I was ready
Waiting in the tunnel:
My View from out in the middle:
Your view of the middle:
So all in all it’s been a great day, great time so far and well worth it. I was then
fortunate enough to be invited to a Azure Round table discussion with Satya
Nadella (VP of Server and Tools) and what a lovely lovely lovely guy. He’s
very switched on and a refreshing experience was had with myself and 6 others in the
He took away our Azure stories and feedback so let's wait and see what transpires
– very inspirational stuff! Thank you Satya.
And I think I the Northern Hemisphere could be affecting me slightly…
More filming tonight and then I can relax!!
WPC Day 2.