10 Game-Changing Robots Honored at RoboBusiness


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Rethink Robotics Baxter Robot

Game Changer Winner: Best Education Solution

Rethink Robotics has pioneered the category of collaborative robotics with Baxter, the only industrial robot that is safe and versatile enough to be used in education, yet smart and flexible enough to succeed on the manufacturing floor. In addition to its groundbreaking ability to work collaboratively with line operators on the plant floor, Baxter is also a robust and versatile teaching platform. It is currently being used to instruct students across the entire spectrum of engineering education, from K-12 STEM programs to collegiate engineering to graduate research to adult workforce development, in more than 30 countries around the world. Studies show that engaging students in STEM subjects at an early age promotes interest and readiness for high tech careers.

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