Microsoft Robotics Group has released Microsoft Robotics Studio (1.0) for Web download (see press release). Microsoft Robotics Studio is a Windows-based environment for academic, hobbyist and commercial developers to easily create robotics applications across a wide variety of hardware. The download installs Microsoft Robotics Studio along with samples and tutorials. Tandy Trower provides this welcome letter which includes a list of changes since the last Community Technical Preview (CTP). Download Microsoft Robotics Studio and join the Microsoft Robotics Studio community through our Newsgroup (also available as NNTP feed through Usenet)!