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Rodney Brooks: Rethink Robotics' human-like robot Baxter could find use in elder care

Rodney Brooks: Rethink Robotics' human-like robot Baxter could find use in elder care | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Though Rethink is targeting Baxter for use in factories, the robot is safe to be around because it comes equipped with common sense ... "You can hug it. It's OK to hug this robot," Brooks said.
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What does iPhone have to do with robots?

What does iPhone have to do with robots? | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
It is hard to imagine that it has only been five years since the smartphone revolution started in earnest. The sensor driven modern marvels are not only redefining how we interact with the world, but they are also having unintended consequences.
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Rethink Robotics :: Baxter

Rethink Robotics :: Baxter | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Astute. Aware. Affordable. Not words commonly associated with robots. But Baxter, our flagship product, changes all that.

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Rethinking old name, Heartland will henceforth be known as Rethink Robotics; Boston company adds $30 million to coffers

Rethinking old name, Heartland will henceforth be known as Rethink Robotics; Boston company adds $30 million to coffers | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Heartland Robotics is announcing a big new funding round today — $30 million — and changing its name in advance of its first product launch. The Boston company will now be known as Rethink Robotics.
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Redwood Robotics Brings Big Names to Next Gen Robot Arms - IEEE Spectrum

Redwood Robotics Brings Big Names to Next Gen Robot Arms - IEEE Spectrum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
A joint venture between Meka Robotics, Willow Garage, and SRI International wants to create a robot arm that does for robotics what the Apple II did for computers (RT @IEEESpectrum: Redwood Robotics Brings Big Names to Next Gen Robot Arms: A joint...
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The robot revolution is just beginning - MIT News Office

The robot revolution is just beginning - MIT News Office | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Rodney Brooks outlines his vision of the future to student entrepreneurs.
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Part 1: Future Of Robotics: Manufacturing Gets A Makeover With Baxter - Forbes

Part 1: Future Of Robotics: Manufacturing Gets A Makeover With Baxter - Forbes | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Let's start this series with something that illustrates a spectacular shift of automation in manufacturing,  Let's look at a fire-engine red robot poised to transform how humans interact with, and work alongside robots.

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A Robot With a Delicate Touch

A Robot With a Delicate Touch | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Researchers are developing less threatening machines that can mingle safely with humans. One, called Baxter, will be on sale in October.
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Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics - Robotics Business Review

Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics - Robotics Business Review | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
According to expert analyst Dan Kara, Rethink Robotics is very well positioned, in terms of executive leadership, financing and first-to-market advantage to monopolize the market for its unique class of manufacturing robots for the foreseeable...
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Rodney Brooks’ Heartland to launch first robots - Mass High Tech Business News

Rodney Brooks’ Heartland to launch first robots - Mass High Tech Business News | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Rodney Brooks’ Heartland to launch first robots...
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The Future of Robotics in Silicon Valley and Beyond | Xconomy

The Future of Robotics in Silicon Valley and Beyond | Xconomy | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Will robotics be the next big business in Silicon Valley? Join us for an afternoon of learning, discovery, and discussion.
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