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November 29, 2007

Japanese firm builds robot running Microsoft software

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano at 9:29 AM

About a year ago, Microsoft trumpeted its new software for controlling robots. Now, ZMP is selling the e-nuvo WALK, a two-legged robot that utilizes that software. It's expected to go on sale in Japan in January for $5,345.

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The Associated Press has the story out of Tokyo.

Here's my coverage of Microsoft's announcement of its Robotics Studio product last December. The software was designed to be a common platform so developers could write applications that would run on several different kinds of robots.

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