[robotics-worldwide] new humanoid research robot available
brooks at csail.mit.edu
Thu Apr 25 14:54:55 PDT 2013
Rethink Robotics has just announced a research robot with a base price of $22,000 (USD). The Baxter Research Robot is a humanoid robot platform with two 7-axis arms, integrated cameras, sonar, torque sensors, and direct programming access via standard ROS controls.
has a more complete description of its capabilities. And the Baxter Research Robot has been designated as a recommended package for funding proposals submitted through the US National Robotics Initiative (NRI). Send email enquiries to: Chris Harbert <charbert at rethinkrobotics.com>.
Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus)
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab
Now full time at Rethink Robotics
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