In the January issue of Scientific American, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates discusses converging technology trends that he believes will make robots a nearly ubiquitous part of our day-to-day lives in the not-too-distant future, just like PCs were viewed by him 30 years ago. To help robot developers achieve this vision, Microsoft is releasing a new product called Microsoft Robotics Studio.

Microsoft Robotics Studio

A Windows-based development environment for creating robotic software, Microsoft Robotics Studio will help solve one of the most difficult challenges that the robotics industry faces today: the lack of a common development platform that makes it easier to create robotic applications for varied hardware platforms.

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