PR2 Robot

Publication Title
Willow Garage
Publication/Creation Date
March 1 2010
Willow Garage (creator)
Keenan Wyrobek (contributor)
Eric Berger (contributor)
PR2 (creator)
Wim Meeussen (contributor)
Josh Faust (contributor)
Washington University In St. Louis (WUSTL) (contributor)
BOSCH (contributor)
Stanford University (contributor)
University Of Colorado (contributor)
Brown University (contributor)
University Of Pennsylvania (contributor)
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) (contributor)
Georgia Institute Of Technology (contributor)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) (contributor)
Technische Universitat Munchen (contributor)
Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg (contributor)
The Robotics Institute (contributor)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Discursive Type
Similar to the way that personal computers become part of our everyday lives, Willow Garage sees robots having a similar future. The goal of PR2 and ROS is to provide a common platform that people can build on top of, extend, and also share results more effectively.

Over a dozen institutions, corporate research labs, and universities have released open source code for ROS.
HCI Platform
Relation to Body