Production is expected to start in the latter part of the 2017 fourth quarter and be at full production levels within the first quarter of 2018.
The investment will be used to scale up the existing prototype to carry heavier loads, and implement machine learning for improved control and autonomy.
With the acquisition, iRobot will further extend its overseas control of market activities, including consistent global messaging, that will help drive greater adoption of robotic vacuum cleaners and affirm iRobot's segment leadership.
Exhibitors and Education Sessions Covering a Variety of Cutting Edge Industry Applications
American team "Sabrewing Aircraft" announces its plan to compete against a Japanese team to see who can be the first to fly their unmanned drones across the Pacific.
The Commercial UAV Show exhibition offers a one stop shop to assess world class suppliers, make buying decisions and get new ideas for your business.
At CWIEME Chicago 2017, Dr. J. Rhett Mayor, CEO and president of DHX Electric Machines, will speak about how his company's Direct-Winding Heat Exchange (DWHX™) cooling system provides more power from a smaller electric motor.
More than 160 registrations and 25 exhibitors already confirmed at the conference
New AB25A100 Panel Mount Servo Drive Provides Centralized Control & Offers High Bandwidth & Quick Response Times
The AB25A100 PWM servo drive from Advanced Motion Controls is designed to drive brushless and brushed DC motors at a high switching frequency.
Shaping Robotics Policy for the 21st Century analyzes recommended policies and best practices to foster benefits of emerging technology
8 September 2017 - Silicon Software GmbH, manufacturer of frame grabbers and intelligent image processing solutions, celebrates 20th year of continued business success. In September 1997, Dr. Klaus-Henning Noffz and Dr. Ralf Lay founded the company as a University of Mannheim spin-off.
At the event, top industry experts, leading technology companies, policymakers and scientists will gather to learn about the future of robotics and see exciting robotics technology in action through on-site demonstrations.
Improved development and analysis tools in MapleSim 2017 enable easy creation of Digital Twins and other virtual prototypes
24/7 web app monitors robot cell and provides data to increase productivity
Robotics insider releases book to guide factories in their automation projects
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KINGSTAR Soft PLC - Replace Your PLC with an EtherCAT-enabled Soft PLC for Real-Time Motion Control and Machine Vision
The top machine builders are switching from proprietary hardware-based PLCs, like Allen-Bradley, TwinCAT, Mitsubishi and KEYENCE, to open standards-based EtherCAT-enabled software PLCs on IPCs. KINGSTAR provides a fully-featured and integrated software PLC based on an open and accessible RTOS. KINGSTAR Soft PLC also includes add-on or third-party components for motion control and machine vision that are managed by a rich user interface for C++ programmers and non-developers alike.