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Microsoft Enters Robot Wars

Whether you like to build robots in your garage the way that bikers make choppers, or make your living from robots, Microsoft has a system for you. The company just shipped the first version of the Microsoft Robotics Studio. Redmond hopes to build an entire industry around its robotics platform.

If you're just a hobbyist, the $400 software kit is free.

Posted by Doug Barney on December 20, 2006 at 11:52 AM


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