Slides from ESC Boston now available online.

Olivier Bloch has just posted all of the session slides from ESC Boston online – here’s the blog post and session listing. Here are the two sessions I presented: Develop the next generation of Windows Embedded CE applications using Visual Studio and .Net or native code This demo heavy breakout session walks you through and…


Coding4Fun: Home Automation with Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008

From MSDN Coding4Fun –  Typically we think of robots as machines from science fiction or as industrial robots such as those that build and paint cars. In the world of Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio, anything that has sensors and/or actuators can be considered a robot. In this article, we look at an automated house as…


CoroWare Webinar: Introduction to Robotics Simulation with Microsoft Robotics Studio (June 4th)

Sara Morgan, author of Programming Microsoft Robotics Studio, will introduce concepts that are relevant to running robotic simulations, and help you understand the tools and technologies that are available with Microsoft Robotics Studio. Sara will provide an overview of Microsoft Robotics Studio and the major tools and technologies that it supports, including the Visual Simulation…


MSDN Channel 9: Robotics Developer Studio Update.

Tandy Trower, GM of the Microsoft Robotics team provides an update on what’s new in the Robotics Developer Studio CTP (Channel 9 video). There are a number of interesting updates, including the distributed services node editor – this gives you the ability to create your CCR/DSS based application, built out of services, and then define…


RoboChamps competition is open for business!

Today the RoboChamps web site goes live – RoboChamps is an extremely interesting competition, you, the developer, get to play with Visual Studio (Express or above), Robotics Developer Studio 2008, and some amazing simulation environments (Maze solving, Mars Rover, RoboChamps City, Rescue Environment, and more). You will need to program your robot to solve a…


Seattle Robotics Society meeting – Robotics Studio, R2D2, and Odd car.

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. Other items of interest at the meeting were… Parked just outside of Renton Technical College (where the Seattle…


Microsoft Robotics Studio @ Seattle Robotics Society (Nov 17th)

If you are in the Seattle area on November 17th and are interested in finding out more about Microsoft Robotics Studio then you are in luck! – Joseph Fernando (Program Manager, Microsoft Robotics team) will be presenting a session on Robotics Studio. More information, and directions can be found on the Seattle Robotics Society site….


Channel 9 Screencast: Using Microsoft Robotics Studio with Windows Mobile.

Olivier Bloch, an Embedded Developer Evangelist based in France recently delivered a session at TechEd Europe on using Microsoft Robotics Studio to build a service that runs on a Windows Mobile phone that remotely controls a robot (connected over Bluetooth). Here’s a link to the Channel 9 video and Olivier has posted the source code and…