On February 26, 2015, UTSA announced the creation of the Open Cloud Institute at the HEB University Center. Over $ 9ML has been raised for this center and much of it has come from 80/20 Foundation of Rackspace Chairman Mr. Graham Weston. The mobile rover was navigating by following an image processed on the UTSA Private Open Cloud in the foyer of the University Center. The cloud-based robot navigation was featured on Univision and Fox News.
Left: Rackspace chairman Graham Weston is shown among Mohan Muppidi, Prof. Mo Jamshidi and Dr. Patrick Benavidez and Berat A. Erol.
Right: Dr. Benavidez is being interviewed by a reported of the UTSA student Newspaper Paisano.