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SnappyXO Showcasing at CES 2023

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invited Mechanismic Inc, a Stony Brook University startup, to showcase SnappyXO Design at the CES 2023 in Las Vegas, NV. Mechanismic Inc. was part of the U.S. Government Startup showcase as one of only ten companies and the only NSF-funded company invited to present their work. The CES, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, is the largest tech event of the world, which drew close to 115,000 attendees this year and has a rigorous process for accepting the latest technologies being unveiled at the show.

SnappyXO CES2023The SnappyXO Design ( is a STEM Robotics education product for K-12, colleges and universities, and makers and hobbyists being developed by Mechanismic Inc. in collaboration with Stony Brook University through a $1M NSF STTR Phase 2 award. Mechanismic Inc. was represented by Dr. Anurag Purwar of Mechanical Engineering (Co-PI) and Wei Liao, who leads Systems Division at Mechanismic. Mr. Liao is a Mechanical Engineering graduate (B.S. and M.S.) from SBU who has developed the latest version of the groundbreaking MotionGen Pro software. MotionGen Pro is the world's first AI-driven robot motion design software, which is being used by students, researchers, and industry professionals and derives lineage from an earlier NSF funded research grant titled "A Computational Framework for Data-Driven Mechanism Design Innovation" to Dr. Anurag Purwar (PI) and Dr. Jeff Ge (Co-PI). Prior to receiving NSF STTR phase I and II funding, Dr. Purwar's team received a national NSF I-Corps award of $50,000 to determine the product-market fit for SnappyXO Design.