Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Amphibious snake-like robot "ACM-R5"


The scientists at the Hirose Fukushima Lab have come up with a new version of the snake-like robot, called ACM-R5. Its behavior is very life-like.


Friday, April 25, 2008

Why business users should grab a copy of Microsoft’s new robotics toolkit

"Businesses have discovered that the Microsoft Robotics Studio includes technology that is suited for programming multicore, distributed systems. “In the Microsoft Robotics Studio, you see the new programming model we are creating at Microsoft,” Trower said.

Ultimately, Microsoft is planning to make CCR part of Visual Studio itself and possibly even part of the Common Language Runtime (CLR).

Tandy Trower: “We’re working with cloud-based services under (Chief Software Architect Ray) Ozzie and other teams inside Microsoft,” Trower said. “Half our time these days is in these (internal) integration efforts. We are talking to Microsoft about integrating into their (services) platforms.”

And this is just the beginning folks...

Read the article

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Friday, April 11, 2008

Terminal Services, Silverlight, Microsoft Robotics Studio and Lego Mindstorms NXT

Narenda Wicaksono has made a video of  a nice mix-up between Terminal Services, Silverlight, Microsoft Robotics Studio and Lego Mindstorms NXT.

Oh and I passed 70-631 with flying colors today.

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Thursday, April 03, 2008

Phobot, the phobic robot - Building instructions

Looks like building instructions will be posted around April 5th. I can't wait to start building!

Phobot, the phobic robot

Update: The building instructions have been released.

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Thursday, March 27, 2008

Modular snake robots

This is so lifelike, it is outright creepy. And so cool.

See video.



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