Mar 22, 2015

Sawyer: Rethink Robotics Unveils New Robot

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By Evan Ackerman and Erico Guizzo — IEEE Spectrum

“Need a hand?”

Earlier this week, we went up to Boston to see something new from Rethink Robotics. They wouldn’t tell us what (not even a hint), but we bought plane tickets anyway, because Rodney Brooks told us that it wasn’t just some slightly different version of Baxter. And it wasn’t: it’s a completely different robot, stuffing all of the adaptive, collaborative technology that makes Baxter unique into a form factor that’s smaller, faster, stronger, and more precise.

This is Sawyer.

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