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UC Berkeley student team solving laundry problem with robots

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08 June 2011



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… The difficulties of loading a hamper of dirty clothes into a washer, transferring it to a dryer, removing and then folding all the different types of clothing and undergarments is a desired app for a home robot – and one being attempted by a whole class of robotic students at UC Berkeley using a WillowGarage PR2 robot.
WillowGarage video and story by Alex Knapp at Forbes is the most in-depth thus far about the process, complexities and novel solutions.



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





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