Founded in 2006 by Aaron Edsinger and Jeff Weber, it was originally a spin-off of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and was located in Boston, MA before moving to San Francisco.
In 2007, the company provided a forearm and hand for MIT Media Lab's new robot, Nexi.
In 2008, the company teamed with the Socially Intelligent Machines Lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology to develop Simon, an upper torso humanoid platform for human robot interaction.
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