Microsoft is shutting down robotics division

Apparently not being feasible enough, Microsoft decided to shut down its robotics division, IEEE reports. The company was known in robotics field, especially with its software, Microsoft robotics studio. We currently have no information if this software will also be discontinued or not. Currently it is a full functioning software and download is freely available.

Microsoft releases Robotics Studio 2008 R2

As an upgrade to existing 2008 version robotics developer studio, microsoft has just released version 2008 R2. The new release includes new DSS Log Analyzer tool, enhanchements to Visual simulation environment, additions to the documentation and bug fixes. The express edition is available at no cost, and there are also the Academic and Sandard editions. […]

Microsoft Unveils Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008

Software development platform allows academics, hobbyists and commercial vendors to simplify the creation of robotics applications across a wide variety of hardware.SANTA CLARA, Calif. Nov. 17, 2008, At the RoboDevelopment Conference and Expo in Santa Clara, Calif., Microsoft Corp. today announced the general availability of Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 (Microsoft RDS), the newest version […]