It is with considerable sadness that we announce that “Dobie” (the robot) has passed away from catastrophic charger failure. Though never practical, this (our first) bot will be mourned—mostly because of the huge dent “he” left in our wallet. Dobie expired just short of an upcoming test of “him” leading an autonomous tour of EDEN.
To read more about “his” demise and subsequent aftermath, please scroll down to the 120716 entry on the 2016 Chronicles page.
(This article was originally published on 120716 in Issue 3 of the EBG Newsletter.)