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Programming Microsoft® Robotics Studio by Sara Morgan

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Listing of Supported Robots

Three robots supported by MSRS will be used in examples throughout this book. They are the Create by iRobot (see Figure 1-6), the Boe-Bot by Parallax (see Figure 1-7), and the LEGO Mindstorms NXT (see Figure 1-8). The Create robot is an affordable robot that requires no assembly. The Boe-Bot is also an affordable robot that requires only a little assembly and offers a wide range of possibilities for expansion. The Mindstorms NXT is a surprisingly powerful and affordable robot that includes several useful sensors as well as built-in Bluetooth capabilities.

All three robots featured in this book were chosen because they are small, affordable, and easy to work with. This does not mean that you cannot use MSRS with industrial-strength ...

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