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By Nicole Spector. April 29, 2013
"Developers at Rethink Robotics in Boston have the newest version of the company’s flagship product, the Baxter Research Robot. The humanoid robot was developed for use in colleges and universities, and is designed to work alongside technicians and researchers."
By Megan Rose Dickey. April 28, 2013
"Rethink Robotics is aiming to make America more competitive by creating low cost manufacturing techniques and processes."
By Doug Smock. April 26, 2013
"So far the molders that have announced acquisition of Baxters are big players—Nypro and Rodon. But the big hope is that Baxter catches on with small processors keeping them cost competitive and helping in the much-publicized potential for reshoring of manufacturing jobs."
By Adam Ludwig. April 26, 2013
"Much as the PC liberated humans from repetitive computational tasks, Jurvetson sees robots relieving workers of mind-numbing, repetitive manual labor."
By Patricia Resende. April 26, 2013
"Rethink Robotics’ Baxter robot now has a new friend. The Boston, Mass.-based robotics business has launched the Baxter Research Robot, a humanoid robot with two seven-axis arms, a 360-degree sonar and front camera for sensing applications, sensors and direct programming access."
By Patricia O'Neil. April 26, 2013
"It’s clear that Boston is expanding the borders of its innovation ecosystem in lock step with its expanding number of category leaders in key innovation sectors."
By Barb Darrow. April 25, 2013
"Rethink Robotics re-tools Baxter the manufacturing robot to be a research assistant. Baxter can be programmed by a human trainer who walks it through its tasks."
By Guillaume Robert . April 24, 2013
"Intended to support a rebirth of domestic production, Baxter is aimed at making North American manufacturing more competitive by lowering production costs in the US and thus avoid outsourcing to lower wage countries."
By David Mielach. April 23, 2013
"Advancements in robotic technology have the potential to dramatically impact the workplace as well. One new technology that is driving innovation in the workplace is Baxter, a new creation by Rethink Robotics."
By Will Knight. April 23, 2013
"Rethink Robotics’ new creation is easy to interact with, but the innovations behind the robot show just how hard it is to get along with people."
By Hal Hodson. April 17, 2013
"The smartest [robot] was probably Baxter, a general-purpose robot built by Rethink Robotics that can modulate the force of its arms to ensure that they don’t hurt any human working next to it."
By QMed. April 17, 2013
"On the show floor at the show, robot named Baxter proved to be one of the most popular technologies, seemingly always attracting a crowd of people to observe it in action."
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By Galen Moore. April 16, 2013
"This weekend, I had the pleasure of watching my three-year-old son play Legos with a robot."
By Doug Smock. April 12, 2013
"Rethink Robotics attracted crowds anxious to see activities of the new humanoid robot Baxter, which has been a big hit in the plastics processing industry since its launch late last year... The Baxter 1.1 software introduces machine synchronized input/output (I/O) signaling and sequencing functionality, enabling tighter integration with existing automation systems."
By Jabil Blog. April 08, 2013
"Baxter represents a whole new genre of human interface robots with advanced mobility, autonomy, decision-making and vision capabilities. These robots will truly work side-by-side with people."