Rethink Robotics

Baxter and Sawyer by Rethink Robotics

Usability, Industrial Design, Engineering Development


Baxter is a low cost automation solution that is fast, efficient, and can work safely and intelligently shoulder-to-shoulder with people. Baxter has considerable task flexibility and is readily integrated into diverse manufacturing environments. Baxter's smart programming and intuitive user control make it easy to set-up and allows real-time flexibility to move from one task to another.


MANTA collaborated with Rethink Robotics to help develop this highly flexible and easily adaptable manufacturing robot. Key areas of responsibility included usability requirements, display and control design, robotics enclosures, and base design.