Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute
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|Bossa Nova Develops Commercial Version of Ballbot|
October 23, 2012. Bossa Nova Robotics, a company founded by Robotics Institute PhD alumnus Sarjoun Skaff, announced Oct. 23 at the RoboBusiness Leadership Summit that it is producing mObi, the first commercially available robot that uses a unique locomotion technology pioneered by the Robotics Institute’s Ralph Hollis in his Ballbot robot.
|Maglev Haptic Interface Wins R&D 100 Award|
July 08, 2010. A magnetic levitation haptic interface invented by Ralph Hollis, a professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute, is the recipient of a 2010 R&D 100 Award, presented by R&D Magazine to recognize the 100 most technologically significant products of the past year. Hollis and other winners, listed on the R&D Awards website, www.rdmag.com, will be recognized at an awards banquet Nov. 11 in Orlando, Fla.
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