Willow garage

02.12.13
Willow Garage debunks collapse rumors, reinvents itself as a commercial company
02.12.13

Willow Garage debunks collapse rumors, reinvents itself as a commercial company

We've been tracking Willow Garage's fortunes since 2009, so when we heard rumors that the company...

By D. Cooper,   02.12.13
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10.24.12
Robotic butlers, bartenders and receptionists at Carnegie Mellon (video)
10.24.12

Robotic butlers, bartenders and receptionists at Carnegie Mellon (video)

At school like Carnegie Mellon, it sort of figures that you'd find robots just about everywhere, p...

By B. Heater,   10.24.12
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10.23.12
Robot Hall of Fame inducts Big Dog, PackBot, Nao and WALL-E (video)
10.23.12

Robot Hall of Fame inducts Big Dog, PackBot, Nao and WALL-E (video)

It's the sort of ceremony that's so magical it can only occur on even-numbered years. Inventors, e...

By B. Heater,   10.23.12
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08.21.12
Robot Hall of Fame voting begins for class of 2012, Johnny 5 learns where BigDogs sit
08.21.12

Robot Hall of Fame voting begins for class of 2012, Johnny 5 learns where BigDogs sit

It's that time again: time for Carnegie Mellon to roll out the red carpet and welcome the cr&egrave...

By T. O'Brien,   08.21.12
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10.06.11
Robot uses semantic search to get a Subway sandwich, do Jared's evil bidding (video)
10.06.11

Robot uses semantic search to get a Subway sandwich, do Jared's evil bidding (video)

Old PR2 can already fold towels, play pool and grab an ice cold beer -- really, the Willow Garage...

By B. Heater,   10.06.11
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08.11.11
Willow Garage slashes price, arm with PR2 SE robot
08.11.11

Willow Garage slashes price, arm with PR2 SE robot

Looking to build your own Bakebot using Willow Garage's PR2 robot development platform but can'...

By D. Melanson,   08.11.11
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07.14.11
Robots for Humanity help around the house, scratch your itch (video)
07.14.11

Robots for Humanity help around the house, scratch your itch (video)

Robots for Humanity? That certainly doesn't jibe with our notion of the upcoming cyborg apocalyps...

By J. Volpe,   07.14.11
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07.05.11
Qbo, the open-source robot, interacts with people, makes adorable mistakes (video)
07.05.11

Qbo, the open-source robot, interacts with people, makes adorable mistakes (video)

A while back we got a detailed look at the innards of Qbo, TheCorpora's open-source robot. But we ha...

By J. Hicks,   07.05.11
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01.03.11
DIY telepresence robot uses PrimeSense Kinect drivers for extremely awkward push-ups (video)
01.03.11

DIY telepresence robot uses PrimeSense Kinect drivers for extremely awkward push-ups (video)

From enhancing your WoW game to putting you in Tom Hanks's shoes, DIYers the world o'er really do s...

By Joseph L. Flatley,   01.03.11
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