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LinuxDevices: Commodity PC Morphs into Mobile Linux Robot

Aug 09, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"A small Canadian company is taking orders for a mobile robot that runs Linux, and is based on standard, modular PC components, interfaces, and bays--sort of a PC on motorized wheels. WhiteBox Robotics says its 914 PC-Bot 'does everything a PC does,' with the added capability of mobility.

"According to CEO Rob Richards, WhiteBox Robotics has applied for a patent on robots based on modular PC components and interfaces. He said, 'We've done extensive research, and believe the patent would hold up if challenged...'"

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