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Robot Revolution Countdown November 17, 2009

Posted by emiliekopp in robot events.

National Instruments is cooking up something in the kitchen, and it smells delicious.

We’ve been focusing a lot on robotics lately, as LabVIEW and NI FPGA hardware have been proven as useful tools for rapid development of sophisticated robots. But recently, there’s been a lot of internal hype around robotics and I’m not quite sure what to make of it.

It all started when I saw this poster in one of our elevators:

And today, on NI’s Developer Community,  I just found this countdown tool featuring a  Robot Revolution:

Seems like some answers will come around the beginning of December. If you click on the image, you can sign up to be on the notification list of whatever announcement NI is going to make.

What is going on? I hope this doesn’t mean our robot overlords are taking over the world soon. I was still trying to make a couple more robot friends before I became their human slave. Save us, Will Smith!



1. deirdrewalsh - November 18, 2009

Just signed up. Awesome!

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