Lego teams up with Microsoft Robotics
Avg Rating: 0Lego visited the Redmond Campus of Microsoft to show off their newest home robotics kit, the Lego Mindstorm NXT. They talked about the collaboration between their products and our very own Microsoft Robotics Studio. Also check out photos from the event.
Lego Mindstorm NXT (Teaser)
Avg Rating: 0Yesterday, Laura and I headed over with a video camera and smartphones armed and loaded. Lego was coming in to show off their new robot the Lego Mindstorm NXT. I've been getting into some robot building of my own lately (I'm still an extreme beginner) and had seen some buzz around the…
Carnegie Mellon Robotics Lab
Avg Rating: 0What a treat. Scoble got a tour of Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Lab in Pittsburgh, PA. Check out the soccer-playing robots. Oh, and see the art of discovery at the time it happened. "It worked!" And, not just fun robots either, the teams there are developing robots to help during heart…
Microsoft Robotics Studio
Avg Rating: 0Ever hear of the Microsoft Robotics Group? Us neither. Well, we do have a robotics team and they have just released a technical preview of the Microsoft Robotics Studio, which is a development platform that provides some highly innovative functionality for those of you interested in building…
Metal Crushing Armored Fun!
Avg Rating: 0Ready...FIGHT! We're taking you inside the ring with battling bots. In combat robot competitions competitors bring remote-controlled, armored and weaponed machines which they have designed and built, and put them in an arena to fight in a single-elimination tournament. The goal is for one robot, or…
You make things? Yeah, well imakethings (.com)
Avg Rating: 0Bre Pettis is the man of my dreams, and perhaps yours as well. He is an artist, maker, podcaster, teacher, videographer, blogger, innovator and inventor. He stopped by our studios to talk about his latest robot, what he's been up to and where you can find him next-- which by the way is as a…
What is Maker Faire??
Avg Rating: 0Join me down in San Mateo, CA as I check out Maker Faire! I chat with Dale Dougherty, editor and publisher of Make Magazine, to find out what this event is all about, and I learn about the Maker's Bill of Rights from Mr. Jalopy himself! Want to see more? No worries, more Maker Faire coverage…
Stewart Tansley - Take a tour around Microsoft Research faculty summit
Avg Rating: 3(1)Mike Hall took his camera over to interview Stewart Tansley, program manager on Research's University Relations team, and get a tour around Research's recent faculty summit. Lots of interesting stuff from university researchers around the world. From robots to video servers.
Mike Hall - Robot wars
Avg Rating: 3(1)A fun video of a recent Windows Embedded conference competition where attendees programmed robots to fight against each other. Near the end of the seven-minute video attendees talk about what they did to soup up their robots.
Stewart Tansley - Robot Building Club
Avg Rating: 3(1)Our new camera guy, Mike Hall, found a robot enthusiast group where Stewart Tansley gave us a tour of some interesting robots that employees at Microsoft are building (or modifying) in their spare time.