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Kinect SDK Beta Release Pushes Microsoft Back into Robotics
06/17/11 —   It's been a while since we've heard Microsoft and robotics used in the same sentence. Once a leader in robotics development, with longtime Microsoft employee Tandy Trower at the helm, Microsoft launched its Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 1.0 in 2006. In November 2009, seeing the opportunities in the future of health care robotics, Trower left the company to start Hoaloha Robotics, with Microsoft being relatively quiet on the robotics front and focusing more on cloud computing and other technologies. But Thursday's announcement of the free download of Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) in beta form has pushed…






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