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)
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Founded in January 2013, Unbounded Robotics is building the next generation of advanced, affordable, mobile manipulation platforms for personal robotics research and service robotics.
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WowWee Holdings Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and distribution of technology-based consumer robotic, toy, and entertainment products.
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