Administrative Law Judge Maryann McNamara issues an initial determination in iRobot’s patent infringement lawsuit against SharkNinja.
Peter Hartwell, CTO of Invensense, breaks down the various sensors used to improve the navigation and cleaning capabilities of robot vacuums.
The FTC is investigating whether the data provided by Roomba gives Amazon an unfair advantage in the retail industry and how iRobot fits into Amazon’s existing consumer product portfolio.
iRobot co-founder and CEO Colin Angle said iRobot’s stance on data privacy will not change when the acquisition by Amazon is finalized.
iRobot is laying off about 140 employees. The Roomba maker said the reductions are not connected to the Amazon acquisition.
If this deal goes through, iRobot would be Amazon’s fourth most-expensive acquisition ever.
On The Robot Report Podcast, Mike Dooley discusses the technical and business challenges of developing Labrador Systems’ assistive robots.
Now with ROS 2 and Python support, Create 3 is iRobot’s smartest developer platform to date.
The latest update gives Imprint Smart Mapping capabilities to Roomba i3 and i3+ customers, giving them more customization options.
ElliQ is designed to alleviate the effects of loneliness or social isolation and connect users to their families and caregivers.
Labrador Systems’ Retriever and Caddie robots can autonomously navigate a home carrying payloads up to 25 lbs.
The new robotic aides are designed to be used by parents, therapists and other healthcare professionals for the development and learning of individuals with neurodevelopmental or intellectual challenges
Use your iRobot vacuum cleaner and earn STEM products for local STEM programs.
iRobot CEO Colin Angle said air purification could be a $150 million in annual revenue product category for iRobot within the next several years.
The goal is for Moxie to increase treatment tolerance, reduce distress, and improve long-term health outcomes for children recently diagnosed with diabetes.
Amazon unveiled its much-anticipated consumer robot earlier this week. We share our thoughts about Astro and hear from callers who share their opinions about Amazon’s first consumer robot.
We’ve seen several multipurpose home robots – Buddy, Cozmo, Jibo, Kuri – crash and burn over the years. Will things be different with Amazon Astro?
Kami will strengthen Embodied’s Moxie robot by adding memory of past conversations context, consistent personality, common sense reasoning.
Robin Autopilot USA, a developer of robotic mowing technology, acquired Mowbot, a robotic lawn care franchise with 16 locations throughout the U.S. As part of the acquisition, Robin Autopilot will launch an expanded partnership with Husqvarna Group, which is a major investor in Mowbot and an equity partner of Robin. Mowbot will become known as…
Better late than never. Digital Dream Labs (DDL), the edutainment startup that acquired Anki’s IP in December 2019, is gearing up to relaunch the popular Cozmo and Vector consumer robots by signing a global retail distribution deal with Protempo. The goal is to have the robots physically on retail store shelves in time for the…
Welcome to Episode 34 of The Robot Report Podcast, which brings conversations with robotics innovators straight to you. Join us each week for discussions with leading roboticists, innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community. You can subscribe to The Robot Report Podcast on Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, SoundCloud, Spotify and more. Please subscribe to the podcast and leave us…
Ayanna Howard, the first female dean of Ohio State University’s College of Engineering, discusses her new book on Sex, Race, and Robotics.