Robot Learning and Behavior Control

Skilligent, an MSRS partner, has announced the release 1.0 of its Skilligent Robot Learning and Behavior Control System for service robots.  The software includes a behavior control and coordination system, task and skill learning functions, computer vision system, a social human-to-robot interface, a database for storing knowledge and other integrated robotic components. The control system…

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Technologies to support autonomous navigation from SRI International

I am pleased to announce that SRI International, a Microsoft Robotics Studio partner, has now released its Karto SDK that is designed to work with Microsoft Robotics Studio.  The Karto SDK provides developers with the ability to easily add autonomous navigation for their robotics applications. Included in this release are the following services:   Mapping:…

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Use of MSRS in manipulation and control …

The Robotics Research Group (RRG) at University of Texas at Austin is dedicated to the advancement of open architecture intelligent machine technology with a primary focus on robotics.   In this lab  Dr. Chetan Kapoor, Director/Chief Scientist and Andrew Spencer have been using Microsoft Robotics Studio to develop and demonstrate a Win XP and Win CE…

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Introduction level webcast – a five-part series on MSRS

Dan Waters, has posted a set of video content for students and enthusiasts looking to learn Microsoft Robotics Studio.  Content ranges from level 100-200; progressively gets more advanced as one works through the tutorials. You can get the tutorials from here   Thanks Joseph Fernando  

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Robotic Vision Solutions: VOLTS-IQ SDK 1.6

Braintech Inc, a Microsoft Robotics Studio partner has now released Version 1.6 of its VOLTS-IQ SDK.  This SDK is designed to work with Microsoft Robotics Studio and provides developers with the ability to easily add visual intelligence to their robotics applications. VOLTS-IQ services provide capabilities to recognize and track objects or distinct patterns. Included in…

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MSDN Seminar on Microsoft Robotic Studio (and XNA)

Our MSDN Developer Evangelist team will be hosting a technology day that includes Microsoft Robotics Studio in its morning session. There will be two talks, the first – An Introduction to MSRS. This talk will provide an overview, the application model and Visual Programming Language.  And the Second talk will peek under the hood at…

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