New releases sneak out

While I was travelling last week two new product releases ‘snuk’ out. Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 and XNS Games Studio 3.0. Both now supporting the VS 2008 products which makes for a more comfortable environment on Vista. Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio (MRDS) 2008 has some important changes to licensing as well as exciting feature…


Preparing for The Assembly

I have been lucky enough to get a speaking slot at The Assembly in Finland at the end of the month. 7000 computer hobbyists in one place for four days. Naturally I am talking about robotics! My plan during the session is to show how to build simulated worlds and robots to play in them….


Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 CTP July

The next CTP of MRDS is out! It has lots of exciting new features and tutorials (take a look at the DSS Log Analyzer – cam view and GPS mapping data example!). A quick list of highlights: 1. New samples and tutorials: This CTP has many new samples and tutorials including: 1. DSS Node Discovery…


Get prep’ed for Mashed08

I will be showing the Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio at Mashed08 this weekend. If you are also going to be there and fancy playing with robot programming and simulation building there are some bits you can set up on your machine in advanced. First, get Visual C# Express 2008 (or Std, Pro etc etc) Then…


BBC Mashed

Planning on attending the BBC Backstage Mashed event 21st/22nd July Alexander Palace, London? I hope to see you there! I’ll be attending to show off Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio. I’m working on a simulation environment to provide lots of fun for attendees during the 48hr event. First, in the simulated world will be a number…