Microsoft entering the robotics segment

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    knight17 New Member

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    Microsoft aims to bring robotics technology to the masses with programming software to ease the development of new applications, replicating an approach it adopted in the early days of the personal computer industry.

    "It really is like a little bit of deja vu," said Trower, a 24-year veteran at Microsoft. "The thing that sounds very familiar (with the PC) is you had people asking 'Why would I want to own this technology?"'

    In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the PC industry was fragmented and limited to only the geekiest die-hards who could grasp the technology's complexity and appreciate its potential.

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    Sounds odd but let's see how far they can go in this segment.
     
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    deepak.krishnan New Member

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    Yah, why should microsoft get into robotics now? They must try and make Windows more safe.
     
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    hmmmm havent we seen a lot of BSOD before. guess what might hapen if there was a bug in the code?

    the robot will say "I have performed a illegal action :( please contact M$ immediately." :p
    or
    "Hey boss , you have a pirated OS installed in me , i will not follow your instructions" :p

    or

    "You trial period is over. Please register or i will go back to M$ HQ"
     
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