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How does the Willow Garage Personal Robot work? Watch the video to find out.

A bit less than a month ago, Willow Garage demonstrated their Personal Robot 2 achieving the second milestone on their roadmap to building an open source, dexterous, mobile robot. They successfully demonstrated the robot navigating an office-like environment, opening and going through doors, and finding outlets to recharge its batteries. You can watch the video… Read More »

Willow Garage robot continues to advance

Earlier this month, Willow Garage’s Personal Robot 2 (PR2) robot successfully passed the second project milestone navigating an office environment, opening doors, and plugging in the electrical supply to recharge its batteries. The first milestone the robot successfully passed last December (if my memory serves me well) was about navigating around an office environment but… Read More »