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PR2 and ROS Grow

PR2 from Willow Garage uses ROS (Robot Operating System) and is one amazing robot. First PR2 learned to play pool and fetch beer for the staff at Willow Garage. PR2 is currently listed at $400,000, out of the range of … Continue reading

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Graspy Learns to Read

Using a PR2 from Willow Garage they named Graspy, students from the University of Pennsylvania, have given Graspy the ability to read short texts. This is actually a difficult task as words can come in a variety of fonts the … Continue reading

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PR2 Fetches Beer

The good folks at Willow Garage have now modified a PR2 robot to not only fetch beer, but to fetch your choice among four beers and to actually open the bottle for you! Using a custom web application called Beer … Continue reading

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