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  • Blog Post: Will robotics and home automation help you stay independent as you age

    Like many of you reading this story, each and every year I think finally there will be a technology shift or a new product launch and the world will go crazy for robots. Suddenly our lives will be filled with home automation, intelligent devices and robots trundling around our homes performing many useful...
  • Blog Post: We do not need flying delivery drones, just smarter delivery systems with ground based robots

    While the idea of a Amazon Prime Air drone dropping onto my doorstep and delivering my latest purchase might seem fun and cool the reality is it simply may not be needed. The only reason delivery trucks such as the large brown truck only deliver to me around 4pm each day is simply the time taken for...
  • Blog Post: Will you be ready for the robotic traffic jam in your future home?

    The last time I checked my home did not have any traffic lights in it and yet I might need to install some to cope with a future where there will be multiple robots running around and potentially colliding. You see, way in the future we may have a home based robot that can handle many tasks and therefore...
  • Blog Post: Presenting Microsoft's new Robotics Reference platform (EDDIE) at Maker Faire New York (Sept 17/18)

    Over the last few years Microsoft has developed a Robotics platform that could target a number of robots starting with everything from hobbyist grade robots up to industrial robots. A common question with our platform has always been can my robotic solution run directly on the robot? In the case of hobbyist...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Kinect services for Microsoft Robotics RDS 2008 R3

    Trevor Taylor, Program Manager in the Microsoft Robotics team walks us through the features of the latest Kinect Services for RDS toolkit . Demonstrating support for the Kinect camera via Kinect for Windows SDK . Also be sure to check out this blog post for an update on all things Microsoft Robotics...
  • Blog Post: New Video - Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio, Cars and Home Automation with Stacy Harris and John Mullinax

    Video Link - http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/jodonnell/Microsoft-Robotics-Developer-Studio-Cars-and-Home-Automation-with-Stacy-Harris-and-John-Mullinax Robotic technologies can be applied to many aspects of our lives including some that may not seem as obvious. We have all seen scifi movies where there...
  • Blog Post: Coordination and Concurrency Runtime (CCR) at Myspace

    CCR, part of the Microsoft Robotics Studio is being used for a none robotics application at MySpace. Check out the video here Details MySpace has done some pretty amazing things with the Robotic Developer Studio. When they found out it contained a very powerful component, the Coordination and Concurrency...
  • Blog Post: What do you get when you combine Dynamics CRM + xRM + Robotics?

    After our own humorous video on the Microsoft Dynamics xRM concept it is good to see another amazing xRM video from a partner. Somebody over at Streamline Solutions has some awesome design skills and perhaps an interest in robotics :-) John O'Donnell Microsoft Dynamics ISV Architect Evangelist...
  • Blog Post: A look at Microsoft Robotics and Visual Programming Language (VPL)

    As well as controlling robotics both for industrial as well as hobby use we also give you two ways to program them. The first choice is to use C# coding and the second choice is to use a more graphical way of coding using VPL. In this video Trevor Taylor from the Microsoft Robotics group talks about...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Robotics + SimplySim + Lego=Fun!

    If you bought a Lego Mindstom set over holidays but have not got time to assemble the tribot robot fear not, the guys over at SimplySim have produced a detailed simulated environment of a house with a simulated Lego Mindstorms robot. Now you can experiment with the Lego Minstorms robot with no hardware...
  • Blog Post: Automating your home with Microsoft Robotics Studio

    Microsoft Senior Software Architect Charles Stacy Harris was recently interviewed on .NET Rocks talking about his article on Home Automation with Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 . Interesting to see another use for MSRS beyond controlling autonomous robots. John O'Donnell Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Launches WorldWide Simulated Robotics Competition

    Today we have launched an awesome new web site called RoboChamps This site is aimed at getting people working with Microsoft Robotics Studio in a simulated environment. Over time there will be challenges added to test how well you can code the robot to handle them such as getting through mazes and...
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