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Is Baxter the biggest story in robotics?

September 19, 2012

Is all the news coverage because it’s a good product and the market is ripe to buy that product? Let’s hope this is so.

Every major newspaper, magazine and online service aired the launch and described Baxter, the shop-assistant robot.

For my personal observations about my trip to Boston to see Baxter, and also a list of links to news sources about Baxter, click here.

Perhaps research labs will be the early adopter because it’s the cheapest two-armed system available ($22,000).

Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series... read more

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