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LinuxDevices: CMU Publishes Open, Linux-Based Robot Designs

Aug 25, 2006, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"The Mobile Robot Programming Lab (MRPL) at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute has published the first in a planned series of open, educational robotics designs. The Linux-based 'Qwerkbot' can be built in two hours from detailed online instructions, at a cost of $550, the Lab says.

"The Qwerkbot was developed by an MRPL project called 'Telepresence Robot Kit,' or TeRK for short. The TeRK Project and the Qwerkbot design were unveiled at a 'Science Foo' camp held at Google's 'GooglePlex' headquarters August 11-12..."

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