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Mobile Workhorse Robot, Now 11 Times Cheaper

UBR-1 robot, Unbounded Robotics

The UBR-1, the first robot from Unbounded Robotics, a spin-off of Willow Garage, provides multi-functionality at a fraction of the cost of its spiritual predecessor, Willow Garage's PR2.

Credit: Unbounded Robotics

Three years ago, a Silicon Valley robotics startup called Willow Garage shook up the industry by offering one of the first robots capable of a wide range of different functions rather than a single focused task.

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