Why Affordable Mobile Manipulation Matters
Why could UBR-1 be so revolutionary for robotics right now? Really, it’s the general area of mobile manipulation that has a huge amount of potential for turning research robots into robots that might actually be able to do stuff that people like you and I actually care about. Humans spend a ridiculous amount of time moving things from one place to another, whether it’s shopping or cleaning the house or doing laundry or any number of other dull tasks.
Read more by Evan Ackerman on Automaton.
See also: Unbounded Robotics launch affordable, all-purpose UBR-1 by Andra Keay.