Baxter: The Blue-Collar Robot

Rethink Robotics’ new creation is easy to interact with, but the innovations behind the robot show just how hard it is to get along with people.

Industrial robots are typically expensive, dangerous, and limited in what they can do.

An industrial robot that is safe and easy to use in a manufacturing setting.

Key Players
• Rethink Robotics
• Universal Robotics
• Redwood Robotics
• Julie Shah, MIT