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Tully Foote has posted this on Willow Garage's blog: "Willow Garage has decided to enter the world of commercial opportunities with an eye to becoming a self-sustaining company. This is an important change to our funding model."


That makes more sense. They supposedly had enough funding to last through at least 2020 so it's hard to see why they would shut down. But since not bothering to actually commercialize stuff has been their biggest weakness to date, this move seems sensible.

Which means that Willow Garage is NOT shutting down, they are merely changing.

The article is incorrect.

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