Announcing the Winners of the Microsoft Robotics @ Home Competition

The wait is finally over! We announced the winners of the Robotics @ Home competition at Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 which was held on the weekend. The event was a huge success with over 100,000 people in attendance. All three winners spent two days with us in the Microsoft Robotics booth at Maker Faire,…


Behind the Scenes: Motion Tracking Robot Controller at Maker Faire 2011

On November 15th Elliott posted a blog on the The Motion Tracking Robot Controller.  I was fortunate enough to work on this project and host an interactive demo of it at Maker Faire 2011 in New York this last Fall.  You can see what the installation looked like in the second half of this video:…

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Announcing Robotics Developer Studio 4 Beta 2

A new release of Robotics Developer Studio 4 Beta 2 is now available that is an update to the Beta released in September at Maker Faire in New York. This new Beta 2 version includes the following: Support for the Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2 DSS Log Analyzer Structured Logging Improved Obstacle Avoidance Service…

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Announcing Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 4 Beta

In my July blog post, we announced the Kinect Services for Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio (RDS) and I promised that we would have some exciting announcements this fall. It is my pleasure to announce the release of RDS 4 Beta available as a free of charge download at Microsoft.com/robotics. It’s inspiring to see the tremendous excitement with…