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Professor Emeritus Rodney Brooks Refines the Sequel to Irobot


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Baxter robot

Baxter is designed to perform simple assembly-line tasks, such as packing and unpacking.

Credit: Rethink Robotics

Professor emeritus Rodney Brooks gained fame in the 1990s for co-founding iRobot, an MIT spinoff that brought the world the Roomba and other innovative, helpful robots. He's since moved on to robots that are bigger, but no less revolutionary.

From MIT News Office
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