Rethink Robotics Enhances its Open Source Platform, the Baxter Research Robot

Editor | AZoRobotics | October 24, 2013

Rethink Robotics today announced at RoboBusiness that it is enhancing its open source research platform, the Baxter Research Robot, as major global corporations begin to join numerous American and European Universities already developing innovations using the platform.

The introduction of a 3D computer simulator and an enhanced online user forum will help researchers around the world collaborate more efficiently, accelerating the development of game-changing applications created using the Robot Operating System (ROS)-based platform.

Leading academic and corporate researchers, in areas ranging from computer science to aerospace engineering to medical rehabilitation, are now leveraging the Baxter Research Robot platform to generate new breakthroughs and applications for the next generation of collaborative robots.