Luis F. C. Figueredo, from Automation and Robotics Lab. at the University of Brasilia (Currently working with the Model-based Embedded and Robotic Systems Group in the CSAIL Lab at MIT). Luis came up with a way of getting Baxter’s arms to work collaboratively in order to manipulate an object.
Jordan Allspaw and Eric McCann from the Robotics Lab at UMass Lowell. They have implemented a new way of teleoperating Baxter using a combination of the Razer Hydra game controller and the Oculus Rift virtual reality head mounted display.
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