On Saturday I attended the Seattle Robotics Society meeting - this months meeting had Joseph Fernando (photo below), an Architect in the Robotics Studio team giving an overview of Microsoft Robotics Studio, and the CCR/DSS programming model.

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Other items of interest at the meeting were...

Parked just outside of Renton Technical College (where the Seattle Robotics Society meet) was this strange looking vehicle - Click the image, go to the larger sized photo on Flickr and check out why this is odd...

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Also at the meeting was a partially built R2D2 - I didn't get the names of the people working on this, but it's a cool project, the frame is wooden with Aluminium dome and body work - the final working R2 could cost ~ $5000!

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- Mike