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Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise and her band of merry robots are coming to Disrupt SF

Remember Rosie from the Jetsons? That’s what Fetch Robotics is building, but instead of dealing with housekeeping and Elroy, the robots are designed for warehouses and e-commerce fulfillment cen

The Savioke Robot Is Headed To A Hotel Near You

When I’m in a hotel room I like absolute privacy. After all, calling upon Baphomet and/or playing Firewatch takes absolute concentration and I don’t want humans intruding on my reverie. Th

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 <a target="_blank" href="http://unboundedrobotics.com/2014/04/ubr-1-available-for-purchase/">UBR-1</a>, is now available for sa

Savioke Gets $2M To Build A ‘Services Industry’ Robot

<a target="_blank" href="http://savioke.com">Savioke</a>, a robotics startup out of Sunnyvale led by the former CEO of the now-defunct but influential Willow Garage robotics startup, is announcing a s

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 platf

UPDATED: Robotics Lab Willow Garage, Maker Of PR2, Not Shutting Down, But ‘Changes Are Afoot’

UPDATED: According to Willow Garage's blog, the company will not shut down, but change its funding model: <blockquote>Willow Garage has decided to enter the world of commercial opportunities with

$400,000 Garage Robot Is Now Available For Purchase

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/PR2.jpg" />In the market for a serious robot? We know just the thing. The Willow Garage PR2 robot has been in development for over a year

Open source robots in homes by, like, next week

Willow Garage makes “open source” robots and is hoping their work, in conjunction with some Cali universities, will soon appear in homes around the world. Their robots, called the Stanford