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Submission + - A Robot that Could Revolutionize U.S. Manufacturing. (technologyreview.com)

moon_unit2 writes: Technology Review has the scoop on a revolutionary new industrial robot created by famed robotics researcher Rodney Brooks. The robot, Baxter, is completely safe, extremely adaptable, and ridiculously easy to program. By providing a way to automate simple manufacturing work, it could help make U.S. manufacturers compete with Chinese companies that rely on low-cost human labor. You can see the new robot in action in a related video of the robot in action and Brooks discussing its potential.
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A Robot that Could Revolutionize U.S. Manufacturing.

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