iRobot’s Tim Trainer joins digits to explain how the company’s new Android-based multi-robot tablet controller improves ease of use for defense forces and first responders.
We just purchased the new Roomba 880 to attack our dog hair and kid droppings in the kitchen. Unlike other areas of the robotic space, autonomous vacuum cleaners were introduced first in the consumer home space. While iRobot has a full line of mopping, scrubbing, pool cleaning robots, it has missed the boat of large […]
When one thinks of the evolution of the distribution of robotic hardware it is easy to see how deployments in the military and medical theater are the forerunners for business and home use. Rodney Brooks has been an innovator of home robotics since his days of founding iRobot, and now with Baxter he plans to […]
I remember sitting in a movie theater in 2004, popcorn in hand, watching the latest Will Smith blockbuster, I, Robot. In the movie, Will Smith plays Detective Spooner, a police officer in the future who has a deep-seated hatred for robots and all things new and innovative. At one point, he harangues a colleague on […]