The service robots category is broad, including just about all automation that isn’t industrial. A closer look reveals how suppliers and users can make the most of new technologies.
Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum Doesn’t Faze iRobot
The Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum goes on sale in the United States on August 1, 2016 for $999. iRobot, which has dominated the robot vacuum market since 2002, isn’t worried about the stiff competition.
Can iRobot Survive Red Mountain?
A vocal shareholder, Red Mountain Capital, is “deeply concerned” with iRobot’s level of performance.
iRobot Create 2 Mobile Robot Platform
iRobot Create 2 is a mobile robot platform designed for use by educators, developers and students. Users can program the robot, build their own projects or start with iRobot?s sample projects provided online. Create 2 is ready to go, right out of the box.
Competitiveness, Education at Stake for MassRobotics
Vecna CEO and other MassRobotics board members talk about regional robotics initiative’s goals and the need to stay competitive.
Red Mountain Pressures iRobot to Divest From Defense
With 5.1 percent of stock, Red Mountain is pushing iRobot to focus on home robotics rather than defense and telepresence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Quiet Invasion: Robots in Suburbia
Partridge Lane in Fairfield, Connecticut doesn’t appear to be at the cutting edge of a domestic revolution.
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?
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.
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.
So What?s Robo-Stox Up To These Days? Plenty!
Wall Street’s interest rising over robotics.
iRobot Stock Hits All-Time High
iRobot hit an all-time high today of $42.88 per share and ended the day up 4.29 points (11.38 percent). Here’s why the stock climbed so high.
iRobot Cleans Up in Q4 with 25% Revenue Growth
iRobot increased revenue to $126.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to $100.7 million in Q4 2012. Home Robot division comprised 88 percent of the company?s total revenue.
iRobot?s Shares Spike on News of Innovative Floor Scrubber
Industrial-style cleaners for consumers
Robot Stocks Bull into 2014 with Profits and Charisma
More and more companies are beginning to depend on robotic devices to speed manufacturing and processing.
iRobot and Adept Rise on Google?s Robot Play
iRobot skyrockets while Adept is also rallying.
iRobot Changes Leadership
New organization reaffirms fiscal 2013 financial expectations and preliminary 2014 revenue growth expectations
iRobot Unveils Roomba 880
iRobot Unveils Roomba 880
Wall Street Once Again Smiles on iRobot
IROBOT has a diversified and expanding product lineup that constantly benefits from cross-market and cross-product R&D.
Fukushima Fallout Triggers Innovation at Honda
Honda put its own robot to work at Fukushima disaster site.
iRobot Defends Its IP Abroad
iRobot sues Solac robot makers for patent infringement.