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Friday, January 05, 2007

Bill Gates: A Robot in Every Home

In search of new applications for Windows Microsoft has identified home robots as a new growth market. Late but may be not too late the software giant makes a try to fill robot brains with the help of Microsoft Robotics Studio, a new software development kit for robotics developers.
Refering to the Japanese Robot Association that predicts that by 2025, the personal robot industry will be worth more than $50 billion a year worldwide, compared with about $5 billion today, it makes sense that Microsoft sees a Window of opportunity. The big question is, will robots really like to run with MS Windows?

Scientific American: A Robot in Every Home

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