Microsoft unveils Windows for robots
I’m sorry Dave, I can’t do that
Microsoft has unveiled a community technology preview (CTP) of a new Windows-based operating system designed to power robots.
The Microsoft Robotics Studio development platform is designed for academic, hobbyist and commercial developers creating robotic applications for a wide variety of computing platforms.
According to the software giant, today’s improved processors and lower-cost sensors are fueling the development of robotics applications for a broad variety of devices, from household vacuums to unmanned vehicles for search and rescue missions.
Microsoft Robotics Studio is designed to provide a common development platform for robot creators to overcome one of the biggest remaining hurdles: the fragmentation of the robotics industry caused by today’s incompatible platforms.
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