University, NGO Develop Low-Cost Mine Removal Robot
Decades after war's end, Cambodians still suffer from unexploded ordnance. Villanova and Golden West are working on an alternative to putting humans in harm's way.
(March 18, 2015)
Automation Brings Opportunities for Savvy Job Seekers
Despite the claims of some studies, human skills will still be marketable as industrial automation increases. Workers will need retraining and some tech smarts to retain careers alongside robots.
(March 10, 2015)
Zacks Applauds iRobot’s Tenacity for Success
It’s always nice to point to a pure-play robot manufacturer as the star in the lineup.
(November 18, 2014)
The Ultimate Guide to Agricultural Robotics
27 of the many agricultural robotics companies attempting to provide solutions for farming problems.
(November 17, 2014)
iRobot Roomba 880 Vacuum Cleaning Robot
The new iRobot Roomba 800 Series with patent-pending AeroForce Performance Cleaning System is the ultimate high performance robot vacuum cleaner. The tangle-free extractors eliminate the maintenance hassle of hair clogs and jams. As a result, Roomba 800 Series delivers up to 50 percent better pick-up of dirt, debris and hair from floors than previous Roomba models.
(September 30, 2014)
iRobot Scooba 450 Floor Scrubbing Robot
Based on industrial style cleaners, iRobot's Scooba 450 Floor Scrubbing Robot uses the Scooba Three-Cycle Cleaning Process that automatically sweeps and pre-soaks, scrubs, and squeegees hard floors in order to maintain constantly clean floors and wash away up to 99.3% of bacteria.
(September 30, 2014)
U.S. and Japanese Navies Team Up on Robo-Sub
Investors looking to get in on the ground floor of a new kind of military product would be wise to take notice.
(September 19, 2014)
Can Dyson’s New Smart Vac Challenge Roomba?
Dyson: “Vision, combined with our high speed digital motor and cyclone technology, is the key."
(September 06, 2014)
The Quiet Invasion: Robots in Suburbia
Partridge Lane in Fairfield, Connecticut doesn't appear to be at the cutting edge of a domestic revolution.
(August 29, 2014)
With Engelberger Award, Rod Brooks Joins Rarefied Group
Rod’s backstory is quite amazing, which begs the question: what took this award so long in coming his way?
(May 29, 2014)
The Essential Interview: iRobot’s Paolo Pirjanian
Paolo Pirjanian, a life in robotics.
(March 19, 2014)
Ava 500 Telepresence Robot: Another Boon for iRobot?
The Ava 500 telepresence robot from iRobot and Cisco is no longer in beta. What remains to be seen is how big a play telepresence can be for iRobot, an RBR50 company.
(March 18, 2014)
Robo-Stox Hits $100M in Assets: Analyzing the ETF’s Future
The Robo-Stox ETF has surpassed $100 million in assets under management after debuting six months ago. We examine how bright the future is for Robo-Stox.
(March 11, 2014)