A Look At Robotics Developer Studio 4 Beta
Today the robotics group announced the release of the Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 4 Beta. You can download RDS 4 beta at Microsoft.com/robotics. This release has extensive support for the Kinect sensor hardware throug the Kinect for Windows SDK allowing developers to create Kinect-enabled robots in the Visual Simulation Environment and in real life. Along with this release comes a standardized reference spec for building a Kinect-based robot. We take a look at the first with a robot called "Eddie" from Parallax Inc. This robot will be sold through their online store. Be sure to check out the Robotics @Home contest at www.RoboticsAtHome.com.