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Humanoid Companies
Dyson
Dyson is a Private company with a focus on Humanoid & Mobile robotics. It is located at Tetbury Hill, Malmesbury in United Kingdom.
The oldest robotics startup in the world voted to the RBR50. When you have been engineering robots for over sixteen years as Sir James Dyson has (Back in 2001, a year before iRobot’s Roomba, Dyson demonstrated his DC06 autonomous vacuum that featured more than 80 sensors and two on-board computers. It never went to market) More about Dyson.
Google
Google is a Public company with a focus on Humanoid & Industrial & Manipulator & Mobile robotics. It is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View California in the United States.
Google Inc. (Google) is a global technology company…and on everyone’s dance card as the next great robotics giant, with its acquisitions of seven superb and technically diversified robotics companies—all in rapid succession in late 2013: Boston Dynamics, Bot & Dolly, Holomni, Industrial Perception, Meka Robtics, Redwood Robotics, Schaft, Inc. More about Google.
Honda Robotics
Honda Robotics is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Software & Humanoid robotics. It is located at 1-1, 2-Chome, Minami-Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo in Japan.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and distribution of motorcycles, automobiles, and power products primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. Its motorcycle line consists of business and commuter models, as well as sports models, including trial and moto-cross racing; all—terrain vehicles; personal watercrafts; and multi utility vehicles. More about Honda Robotics.
Kawada Robotics
Kawada Robotics is a Public company with a focus on Humanoid robotics. It is located at 4-13-5 Nihonbashi-honcho, Tokyo in Japan.
Kawada Robotics was born on April 1, 2013. The company was spun off from the Robotics Division of Kawada Industries, a pioneer in the commercialization of humanoid robots. Kawada Industries will continue to manufacture and sell our robotic products, including the dual-arm robot NEXTAGE and bipedal HRP series. More about Kawada Robotics.
Rethink Robotics
Rethink Robotics is a Private company with a focus on Humanoid & Industrial & Manipulator robotics. It is located at 27 Wormwood Street, Boston MA in the United States.
Rethink Robotics develops adaptive, low-cost robots for manufacturing. Rethink's solutions are targeted for the SMB market and designed to be human-safe and easily programmable. The company's flagship product, Baxter, is the world's first low-cost industrial humanoid robot. More about Rethink Robotics.
Softbank Robotics
Softbank Robotics is a Public company with a focus on Humanoid robotics. It is located at 1-9-1 Higashi-shimbashi, Tokyo Minato-ku in Japan.
SoftBank Corp. is a Japanese telecommunications and Internet corporation, with operations in broadband, fixed-line telecommunications, e-commerce, Internet, broadmedia, technology services, finance, media and marketing, and other businesses. More about Softbank Robotics.
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