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Misty Robotics Selects Microsoft’s .NET Core for Its Robot Platform and Tools

Misty Enables Developers to Realize the Opportunity of Personal Robots for Business and Home Microsoft Build Conference – Seattle, WA – May 6, 2019 – Misty Robotics, the creators of the Misty robot developer platform, announced today its selection of Microsoft’s .NET Core for use with both its robot platform and related tools. Misty is focused on enabling developers to

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Programming Misty’s Personality

When we talk to developers, one of the top points of appeal around building for Misty is the fact she is a platform with personality. The majority of platforms we are all familiar with — tablets, phones, AR/VR, etc. — don’t have this creative element, so it’s no wonder the construct piques the imagination. CP, our Prototype Engineer, agrees with

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Alexa , Welcome  to the Real World of Personal Assistants

MIT Technology Review recently published an article, based on a presentation by Rohit Prasad at MIT Technology Review’s AI conference. Prasad is the head scientist of the Alexa artificial-intelligence group at Amazon. The title of the article is “Alexa needs a robot body to escape the confines of today’s AI”. The subhead was equally eye-catching, “The man behind Amazon’s voice

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Misty’s Backpack 101

Picking up from our post “Exercising Misty’s Extensibility” – which featured Misty, Nibble the dog, a soccer ball, a Pixy2, and Misty’s (Arduino-Compatible) Backpack – this post provides further insights on the backpack feature from CP, Misty’s Prototype Engineer and the developer, who built Misty’s Follow Ball skill. What is the Misty Backpack, and what’s its value to developers? CP:

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National Robotics Week 2019

In case you missed it, it’s National Robotics Week! For the tenth year in a row, more than 300 STEM-related events are taking place across the country, providing opportunities for students of all ages to engage in robotics-based activities. Whether panel discussions, introductory robotics courses for kids, robotics competitions, robot demonstrations, tours of innovative labs, or science fairs, every state

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Exercising Misty’s Extensibility

Misty knows the importance of playing as hard as you work. That’s why she’s willing to risk a few grass stains in her Follow Ball skill. In this skill, Misty employs the object recognition capabilities of a Pixy2 vision sensor to chase a soccer ball as it moves around the room. Here’s a high-level overview of how it works: •

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