Consumer robot manufacturer iRobot and Amazon halt acquisition
January 29, 2024
A proposed acquisition of iRobot by Amazon ended after European Commission antitrust regulators blocked the deal in the EU. Amazon will pay the robot vacuum cleaner manufacturer a $94 million termination...
MassRobotics to Host Sixth Annual RoboBoston and Robot Block Party
September 12, 2023
MassRobotics and partners including Boston Seaport by WS Development will offer educational opportunities and show the public robotics and related technologies on Sept. 28 and 30.
Indxx Licenses Global Robotics and AI Thematic Index for Korean ETF
August 21, 2023
Indxx explained why it has licensed its Indxx Global Robotics & Artificial Intelligence Thematic Index to Mirae Asset Global Investments and the opportunities in Korean robotics.
Amazon Announces Product-Handling Robot During Event at Massachusetts Robotics Facility
November 11, 2022
Amazon showed off some of its newest systems for materials handling and delivery at its robotics manufacturing facility in Westborough, Mass.
Apptronik CEO Discusses Humanoid Robots, Amazon Acquisition of iRobot
September 2, 2022
Apptronik is developing exoskeletons and humanoid robots. CEO Jeff Cardenas reflects on Amazon's purchase of iRobot and the future of service robotics and AI.
Amazon to Acquire Consumer Robotics Leader iRobot for $1.7B
August 5, 2022
Amazon is purchasing consumer robotics pioneer iRobot as it builds out its network of autonomous technologies.
Clearpath Robotics and Open Robotics Launch TurtleBot 4 With ROS 2 Support
May 5, 2022
Clearpath and Open Robotics have been collaborating for 10 years, and TurtleBot 4 is the first version of the open-source mobile robot development platform to support ROS 2 out of the box.
Robotics Company Berkshire Grey to Merge With Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp.
February 24, 2021
Robotics company Berkshire Grey has announced a business combination with Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp. The planned merger with the special-purpose acquisition company or SPAC will lead to a publicly listed...
Will Robots Find a Place in the Smart Home?
November 1, 2019
For developers and engineers, emerging “social robot” applications are still a work in progress.
RIA launches tribute website in honor of the Joseph F. Engelberger
November 9, 2015
Site recognizes accomplishments of the "Father of Robotics" and opens nominations for robotics awards.
Intelligrated takes an active educational role in National Robotics Week
April 19, 2012
Automated materials handling services provider Intelligrated said that it has launched a series of educational events at its St. Louis-based facility in conjunction with National Robotics Week. Company officials said...