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  • The UBR-1, A Hackable Robotics Platform, Is Now For Sale

    The UBR-1, A Hackable Robotics Platform, Is Now For Sale

    One of the most interesting robotics platforms I’ve seen in a while, the UBR-1, is now available for sale, something that should cause robotics wonks to rejoice. The platform runs the Robot Operating System and includes a single hand with seven degrees of freedom, a 3D camera, stereo microphone, and speakers. It can move across the floor at 2 miles an hour and supports easy programming via… Read More

  • Willow Garage Spin-Off Brings UBR-1 Mobile Robotics Research Platform Out Of Stealth

    Willow Garage Spin-Off Brings UBR-1 Mobile Robotics Research Platform Out Of Stealth

    Unbounded Robotics has come out of stealth — as the latest and last spin off from open source robotics maker and incubator Willow Garage, which created the PR2 robotics research and development platform, and was itself set up with a vision to make autonomous personal robotics. That mission provided a little tougher than founder, Scott Hassan, originally thought when he set it up back… Read More