Suitable Technologies has hired a majority of the employees from Willow Garage. Willow Garage to enhance the development of the Suitable Technologies’ Beam remote presence system. Suitable Technologies will benefit from the combined resources to enhance product development, sales, and customer support. Beam makes video conferencing easier through WiFi or cellular 4G LTE.
“I am excited to bring together the teams of Willow Garage and Suitable Technologies to provide the most advanced remote presence technology to people around the world,” stated Willow Garage and Suitable Technologies founder Scott Hassan.
Willow Garage will continue supporting customers on their PR2 personal robotics platform. They will also sell their remaining stock of PR2 systems.
[Source: Willow Garage]