TechCrunch Makers: Bossa Nova Robotics & Mobi

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http://techcrunch.com – When I first saw Bossa Nova Robotics Mobi I was amazed. It was a robot that stood on a single, large ball and could roll through tight spaces and between people. It seemed like a ludicrously cool circus trick. Over the folks at BNR were kind enough to give us a quick tour of their facility in Pittsburgh, PA where they’re commercializing the product and hope to bring it to market next year. The Mobi moves effortlessly across almost any smooth surface and, in an odd way, looks like Rosie the Robot from the Jetsons. The founder, Sarjoun Skaff, brought Mobi to fruition after working on earl (IT news)