It’s not often that a robot is the one to bring out the ribbon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. But at MassRobotics, machines are front and center.
A rolling, one-armed robot created by TruPhysics was responsible for kicking off celebrations on Tuesday. A red ribbon was stretched taut—after a little maneuvering on the robot’s part—for Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Gov. Charlie Baker, MassRobotics’ directors and a few other high-powered stakeholders to mark the grand opening of the public-private incubator’s newly expanded shared office and lab space.
“Welcome to the hub of the robotics universe,” Tye Brady, chief technologist at Amazon Robotics and one of MassRobotics’ original five founders, said in opening remarks. “Welcome to MassRobotics.”Read Complete Article