Microsoft this week released the first widely available preview version of its Robotics Developer Studio 2008, the software giant's latest advancement in the emerging robotics industry.
The preview software is available now as a free download from Microsoft's robotics website, and marks the beginning of an update to Microsoft's 2006 software product.
At today's Robobusiness conference in Pennsylvania, Microsoft also announced the robotics competition Robochamps, which will use Robotics Developer Studio 2008. The contest will open up on April 21.
Source : TGDaily