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Open source robots call for proposals

Posted 19 Jan 2010 by 

Jason Hibbets (Red Hat)
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Interested in expanding the open source robotics community or exploring new applications for personal robots?

"Willow Garage invites proposals from research organizations interested in using the PR2 to accelerate robotics research, drive open source robotics development, and contribute to the open source robotics community. Approximately ten PR2s will be made available to research organizations that will make rigorous and creative use of the robot in existing or planned research projects."

Check it out at http://www.willowgarage.com/pages/pr2-beta-program/cfp. Intent to respond is due February 1, 2010.

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Jason Hibbets is a senior community evangelist in Corporate Marketing at Red Hat where he is a community manager for Opensource.com. He has been with Red Hat since 2003 and is the author of The foundation for an open source city. Prior roles include senior marketing specialist, project manager, Red Hat Knowledgebase maintainer, and support engineer. Follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets

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