Use Kinect to control your robot with Robotics Developer Studio 2008 R3

New services have just been released for Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 R3 that allow to use Kinect in Robotics scenarios easily. Below, you can watch a video of Trevor Taylor, Program Manager in the Microsoft Robotics team presenting the features of these new services. You can also download the Kinect Services for RDS 2008…

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Live from the Imagine Cup 2011 World Festival… And the winner is…

It has been a great week of competition here in New York. The Imagine Cup 2011 is almost over. Tonight is the announcement of the winners for the different competitions and awards. The energy in the room is crazy. All students have been singing and dancing on the last Black Eyed Peas tune, all together…

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Live from Imagine Cup in New York

We are in New York this week, where the 2011 Imagine Cup finals are taking place. We just ended the first day of competition and time is just flying by! After regional judging in 14 countries and an online competition, 20 teams have been selected this year to compete in the Embedded Development competition here…

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Windows Embedded POSReady 7 is generally available

Yesterday, Windows Embedded announced the general availability of its latest Point of Service dedicated operating system: Windows Embedded POSReady 7. Delivering the power of Windows 7 along with specific embedded features enabling advanced lock down configuration, fast boot, and POS Specific scenarios, POSReady 7 is ideal for point of service and hospitality solutions. To learn…

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Phidgets framework for Windows Embedded Compact 7

Are you using these easy to use building blocks called Phidgets? These modules are very useful to prototype solutions and sometimes build solutions. Sam Phung from the Embedded101.com community has been working on an Phidgets SDK for Windows Embedded Compact 7. You can find the Codeplex project here. The libraries have been tested on x86…

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