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In pictures: inside Microsoft's robot factory

What MS robots will do for us in the next 5 years

Members of Microsoft's Robotics Group are confident robotics is going to be the big story of the next five years. Visit PC Advisor's Microsoft spotlight for the latest Microsoft news and opinion.

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MS Robots

Patrick Deegan and Bryan J Thibodeau, graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, used Microsoft's Robotics Studio software to develop uBot-5. Using the attached display screen, someone could see what the robot sees, someday enabling a doctor or relative to check in on a senior citizen who is living with the aid robot.

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  1. Inside Microsoft's Robotics Group
  2. Robots as toys
  3. May the force be with you
  4. Understanding the fundamentals
  5. A PC on wheels
  6. Pink cheeks and a bright yellow smile
  7. First simulate, then build
  8. Back of the net
  9. Two wheels good, two arms better
  10. Caring for the elderly
  11. Here to help
  12. Life as a learning experience


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