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PR2

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Cheers! PR2 robot knows where to pour your beer

You know summer's around the corner when robots are helping you grab a cold one. Now, an anticipatory algorithm is helping them refill your glass when you're ready for another round.

By May 28, 2013

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PR2 maker Willow Garage turns to commercial robotics

Following a report that it will close, the popular startup says it will instead become a self-sustaining company.

By February 11, 2013

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PR2 robot learns to scoop poop

Willow Garage's $400,000 PR2 humanoid robot becomes ever more useful with its poop-scooping skills.

By October 22, 2011

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PR2 robot helps quadriplegic man shave himself

The experiment is part of a broader effort to use robots to help people with reduced mobility, as well as seniors.

By July 14, 2011

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PR2 robot learns to read, follows words anywhere

At the University of Pennsylvania, Willow Garage's polymath PR2 robot is reading everything in sight, including T-shirts and coffee labels.

By May 23, 2011

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Any beer left in that bottle? Ask a PR2 robot

Another step in the quest for the perfect beer-serving robot. Willow Garage's PR2 can now distinguish whether bottles are full or empty.

By November 23, 2010

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Your own PR2 personal bot--for just $400,000

But if you're an open-source rock star, Willow Garage might grant you a $120,000 discount.

By September 8, 2010

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Willow Garage rolls out PR2 robots

Willow Garage hosted an open house Wednesday evening to introduce the first round of PR2 robots being made available to researcher and developers. With a mission to accelerate the advancement of open-source robotics software and development, the Menlo Park, Calif., company has now awarded 11 institutions a chance to see what they can do with the PR2 robots.

May 27, 2010

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Willow Garage rolls out PR2 robots (photos)

How do you jump-start the move toward all-purpose robots? Willow Garage uses open-source software and enlists 11 top research organizations.

10 Images By May 27, 2010

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Willow Garage offers cheaper PR2, minus one arm

Get your one-armed PR2s for only $285,000. They're perfect for robot-human arm-wrestling.

By August 10, 2011