Our second article for “SERVO” magazine is on page 34 of the August 2013 issue, and is called “PR2Lite Grows Up — and So Do Its Makers” by Alan Downing, Matthew Downing (me), and Frank Ou.
Alan and Andrew started adapting the PR2 pick and place demo and the multitable app PR2 demo as a basis of the Floorbot challenge.
Matthew continued his Autodesk Inventor design of the lower arm. When completed, it will integrate Willow Garage’s Velo Gripper with PR2 Lite. Here is an in-progress screenshot.