Redwood Robotics Aims to Build Next Generation of Robot Arms
After a year in the planning stages, a new Bay Area startup calledRedwood Roboticshas revealed its plans to buildinexpensive arms for personal service robots.The startup is a joint venture between San Francisco-based Meka Robotics, Menlo Park, CA-based Willow Garage, and the famed R&D instituteSRI International.
Meka Robotics co-founder Aaron Edsinger, who will lead the new venture, gave initial details about the company in a talk yesterdayat Xconomys forum onThe Future of Robotics in Silicon Valley and Beyond, which was hosted by SRI.
Redwood Robotics goal is to design, build, and market robot arms that can be easily and cheaply incorporated into robots built by other companies for home or workplace use. Companies like Meka and Willow Garage have built increasingly... [via Xconomy]