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Assembly bot Baxter wants to get close to you (Q&A)

Boston startup Rethink Robotics thinks its new humanoid factory worker is so low-cost and easy to set up that it could change U.S. manufacturing. Crave spoke to Rethink founder Rodney Brooks.

By September 18, 2012

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Rethink Robotics' human-friendly Baxter (pictures)

Baxter is a two-armed assembly droid designed to work for small and midsize businesses. Unlike most industrial robots it doesn't require a safety zone, so people can work alongside it.

5 Images By September 18, 2012

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Here come the humanoids. There go U.S. jobs

Baxter is a factory worker robot that's about to take to the floors. It's just the beginning of the robot revolution.

By November 12, 2012

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Does 'ecosystem' mean gadgets are dead?

At CES 2012, CNET talks to Google's Eric Schmidt, Samsung's Tim Baxter, and other industry insiders about the "ecosystem" trend toward devices backed by content, services, and the cloud. Who wins, and who loses? It's the Next Big Thing.

By January 12, 2012

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Get ready for knife-wielding robot grocery clerks

Baxter's learning algorithm teaches the bot not to be menacing. It can apply that knowledge to new situations, like hopefully not stabbing customers.

By November 6, 2013

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Buzzy Mini makes getting shots a lot more tolerable

The Buzzy Mini uses cold and vibrations to soothe your fear of needles and take the pain out of injections.

By January 9, 2014

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These robots will assemble your IKEA furniture

During the White House's "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout on robotics, a number of cutting-edge automatons -- like the IKEA Bot -- are on display.

By August 9, 2013

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Samsung serves up chef-designed home appliances

The Korean giant showed off its refrigerators, ovens, and more, and introduced its newest chef adviser, Daniel Boulud, at an event in New York.

By June 11, 2014

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BSquare angles gadget at business users

BSquare CEO Bill Baxter shows ZDNet AnchorDesk Executive Editor David Coursey a prototype of a new wireless handheld device that will allow users to access the Web, make calls, and read and write e - mail.

November 1, 2007

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Samsung, Sony carve out own 'Experience' spaces at Best Buy

Both companies are taking a page out of the Samsung playbook, which previously created a store-within-a-store at Best Buy to sell its mobile gear.

By May 1, 2014