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iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT) designs and builds robots that make a difference for the home, public safety and the enterprise. The company was founded in 1990 by MIT roboticists with the vision of making practical robots a reality. Today, the company’s home robots help people find smarter ways to clean, and its defense & security robots protect those in harm’s way. iRobot’s corporate headquarters are located in Bedford, Mass. The company also has offices in California, the United Kingdom, China and Hong Kong.
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Our role is to deliver great science and innovative solutions for industry, society and the environment. We work on new ways to improve our quality of life, as well as the economic and social performance of a number of industry sectors through research and development.
With more than 350 intellectual property lawyers, Finnegan is one of the world’s largest intellectual property law firms. The firm practices all aspects of patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, contested patent office proceedings, and litigation. We represent large and emerging companies on IP issues related to portfolio management, international trade and export control, the Internet, e-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. With technical expertise in virtually every established and developing industry, including in software, hardware, and integrated systems, Finnegan assists clients with protecting and defending their valuable robotics technologies.
Aethon is a solution provider for intralogistcs™ automation in the for the acute care hospital market. Aethon designs and manufactures autonomous mobile robot technology and software applications to automate and manage material delivery goods and materials (such as medications, supplies, meals, trash, linen, equipment, etc.) Their flagship product is the TUG® autonomous mobile robotic platform. TUG robots provide 24x7 delivery through the hospital and improve productivity and worker safety and enhance clinical productivity. To date, over 400 TUG Systems have made approximately 14 million successful deliveries in over 130 hospitals and have traveled over 1,000,000 miles.
Blue Ocean Robotics partners with high-tech/start-up companies or research-groups and is a specialist in commercialisation by bridging from the academic-driven R&D world into the business/market world. We work with you to transform your early-stage technology into a product growing in the market. We have 17 US-partners and look for more.
Brain Corporation™ is a pioneer in developing novel algorithms based on the functionality of the nervous system, with applications in visual perception, motor control, and autonomous navigation. Through these leading neuroscience inspired algorithms, Brain Corporation's custom solutions can augment real world devices to sense their environment, compute optimal strategies and take action.
Energid provides advanced robotics and 3D vision systems for the medical, energy, defense, space, transportation, agriculture, and manufacturing markets. Energid’s Actin and Selectin software drive sensor-guided manipulation, autonomous grasping and straightforward control of complex robotics for commercial systems deployed worldwide. With funding from NASA, the Air Force, the National Science Foundation, and the Army, Energid has developed a compelling suite of IP and capabilities for robotic control, dexterous manipulation, real-time simulation, and 3D vision.
Harmonic Drive LLC is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of zero backlash gear systems. Our servo-actuators, gearheads, and gear components all deliver positional accuracy better than one arc-minute and repeatability of +/- 5 arc-seconds. Our products provide the highest torque density of any product in its class. A wide variety of standard products as well as customer specific designs are available to meet the high precision requirements of robotic, aerospace, machine tool and semiconductor manufacturing applications. Our design engineers are available to assist in selecting the proper product to meet your specific application requirements.
Harvest Automation makes robots for Industrial Productivity. We have released the first mobile robotics platform that is Smart, Practical, and Sustainable. Our first product addresses labor scarcity issues in Agriculture. Harvest Automation enables growers to create a sustainable workforce of robots working safely alongside people to increase efficiency, reliability and plant quality. Even today many categories of industry rely on large amounts of manual labor that is often repetitive, strenuous and sometimes dangerous. Harvest Automation’s pragmatic approach to robot design seeks to understand where robots and people provide the most value so that working alongside each other they will be most productive. In the future industries like agriculture, mining, construction and warehousing and distribution will find that the best solution is the combination of people and robots, working together.
Jetta is a leading ODM/OEM in the consumer products industry including electronics, robotics, toys, infant/juvenile products, home appliances, tools, vacuums, wearable tech and more. Since 1977 Jetta has successfully developed sound and proven capabilities that support our “turnkey” services in product development and manufacturing. We strive for excellence and constant improvement as a solutions provider working with start ups to Fortune 500 companies. Our commitment to excellence and professionalism reflect our core values of Integrity, Excellence and Synergy.
Neya Systems LLC is a leading developer of advanced unmanned systems technologies. We work with defense, homeland security, and commercial customers to deliver novel solutions to some of the hardest problems related to autonomy, computer vision, and general unmanned systems development and deployment.
DoD and private-sector engineering managers look to Neya when:
- Seeking expertise related to perception in difficult visual conditions.
- Frustrated with current technologies for planning and coordination of multiple unmanned systems.
- Facing very challenging unmanned systems navigation tasks in highly complex terrain.
- Transitioning technologies developed through research and development programs to real-world applications.
- Faced with requirements to deliver standards-compliant unmanned systems.
- Needing additional highly skilled technical resources but are limited by staff workloads and hiring freezes.
Rethink Robotics develops intelligent, affordable, user-friendly robots that can operate safely next to people in a wide range of manufacturing, production and R&D environments. Founded in 2008 by robotics pioneer Rodney Brooks, former director of the MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, the company is successfully introducing robots into organizations and applications for which robots have historically been impractical. Just as the PC revolutionized the way computers were used by office workers in the era of mainframes, Rethink Robotics is revolutionizing the way people in manufacturing, production and R&D environments can access and use robots in their jobs.
SICK is a leading supplier of sensing automation to the mobile robotics community worldwide. Whether your application involves safeguarding the mobile robot's pathway or assisting with navigation down hallways or aisles, SICK has the right product to reliably avoid collisions in your manufacturing plant. With the customer as our focus and innovation as our guide, SICK is equipped to deliver superior products to the robotics industry.
SRI invents, applies, and commercializes components, software, and systems that redefine the robotics design space. Solutions include low-cost, high-efficiency technologies for service and wearable robotics and general-purpose micro-assembly. Our patent portfolio includes novel actuators, sensors, multi-functional materials, automation systems, and medical devices. We license our technologies and create new ventures. Spin-offs include Intuitive Surgical, Artificial Muscle, Inc., Redwood Robotics (acquired by Google), and Grabit, Inc.
SRI International, an R&D and innovation center headquartered in Silicon Valley, provides pioneering solutions to government and business clients worldwide. Our breakthroughs have created new industries and marketplace value, and lasting benefits to society.
“Stratasys® manufactures 3D printing equipment and materials that create physical objects directly from digital data. Its systems range from affordable desktop 3D printers to larger and more advanced 3D production systems. Its specially engineered 3D printing materials include hundreds of photopolymers and thermoplastics.
Manufacturers use Stratasys 3D Printers to create models and prototypes for new product design and testing, and for low-volume finished goods. Educators use the technology to elevate research and learning in science, engineering, design and art. Hobbyists and entrepreneurs use Stratasys 3D Printing to expand manufacturing into the home — creating novelties, customized devices and inventions. www.stratasys.com. “
Though best known for GPS technology, Trimble integrates a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. Its integrated solutions allow customers to collect, manage and analyze complex information faster and easier, making them more productive, efficient and profitable.
Trimble products are used in over 141 countries around the world. Employees in more than 30 countries, coupled with a highly capable network of dealers and distribution partners serve and support our customers.
For over 34 years, Trimble has created unique positioning products that help customers grow their business. Our portfolio includes over 1,800 patents and serves as the basis for the broadest positioning offerings in the industry. Trimble augments its organic product development with strategic acquisitions to bring the latest positioning technologies to a wider market.
Universal Robots has reinvented industrial robotics with lightweight and flexible robot arms. The Danish-designed robots automate production in all industries – even in SMEs that regard automation as prohibitively expensive, cumbersome, and difficult to integrate. The robot arms require no safety shielding and are easily moved around to complete the most detailed tasks. Programming is done through an intuitive touch screen, eliminating the need for skilled programmers. The robots are sold in over 40 countries worldwide.
Vecna develops technologies that improve situational awareness for machines, protect soldiers in dangerous situations, revolutionize manufacturing and distribution, and accelerate new products to market in the equipment industry. Our cross-disciplinary team of researchers have expertise in both mechanical and software engineering, creating a unique environment for developing autonomous and intelligent systems. Vecna is widely known for the QC Bot, a robot that provides autonomous transportation of materials for faster service and improved quality in meeting new market demands, without compromising human safety.
Xsens is the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology and products. Its sensor fusion technologies enable a seamless interaction between the physical and the digital world in applications such as industrial control and stabilization, health, sports and 3D character animation. Clients and partners include Electronic Arts, NBC Universal, Daimler, Autodesk, ABB, Siemens and various other leading institutes and companies throughout the world. Xsens has offices in Enschede, the Netherlands and Los Angeles, California.
Based in Seoul’s Gasan Digital Complex, South Korea’s biggest IT centre, Yujin Robot was founded with the goal of creating intelligent robots that help humanity. The company is dedicated to making the world a better place through robotics, liberating humanity from mundane tasks that take us away from activities that truly matter – like spending time with family and friends. Yujin Robot’s team of creative individuals focus on expanding the boundaries of robotics for the world of today and tomorrow.
Founded in 1993, Acorn Product Development is a product development and mechanical engineering services firm with particular expertise in robotics, and have design centers in Boston, Silicon Valley, Texas and China. We provide comprehensive product engineering services—from turnkey product development, subassembly development, and engineering analysis to materials cost analysis and manufacturing cost reduction—for leading companies around the globe.
We embrace collaboration, simplify complex engineering challenges, establish supply chains, and plan for manufacturing and delivery. Our proven expertise, relationships, and processes help our clients bring innovative, reliable, and cost-effective products to market quickly while maintaining profitability throughout their life cycles.
ADVANCED Motion Controls manufactures affordable high performance and high power density servo drives. We offer hundreds of standard models that work with any motor, any controller and any feedback. If we don’t have what you need we can customize a solution that solves your specific problem. This flexibility frees our customers to design systems without the constraints imposed by other servo drive manufacturers. We are in the highest performance applications, the harshest environments and work reliably in day to day operations throughout the world. Our state of the art 80,000 square foot facility is located in Camarillo California.
Formed in 2005, Aldebaran is the result of a dream, of the vision Bruno Maisonnier fostered since he was a child: build humanoid robots, a new humane species for the benefit of humankind. To integrate robots that positively influence our daily lives, Aldebaran set out to create a family of companion robots. Interaction would be the key to success. They are also for reception, assistance, home care, entertainment, and even autism therapy.
Allied Motion is a global company headquartered in the U.S. that is focused exclusively on serving the motion control market. Allied Motion designs and manufactures motor and electronic motion control products for a broad range of industries in the commercial, industrial, vehicle, and aerospace and defense sectors.
Allied Motion products include brush and brushless DC motors, brushless torque motors, coreless DC motors, integrated brushless motor-drives, gearmotors, modular digital servo drives, motion controllers, and incremental and absolute optical encoders.
Andrew Alliance produces Andrew, a multi-awarded anthropomorphic robot dedicated to Life Sciences activities. Liquid handling is a common procedure in biology research and diagnostics, and it’s performed either by hand, using tools called “pipettes”, or by complex automation systems. Andrew is a benchtop robot that performs liquid handling using the same standard pipettes used by humans. It improves the results repeatability and precision, and minimizes the risk for professional diseases – while increasing the laboratory productivity.
ASI Technologies, Inc. is a manufacturer of battery powered gear drives for electric vehicles and equipment weighing less than 1 ton. Over the last 30 years ASI has earned a reputation for designing and manufacturing high efficiency gear drives with maximum torque density and low noise in compact sizes. Our ability to solve problems involving durability, noise, performance and electrical power consumption has positioned us as a valued partner in the following markets and industries: Floor Care, Medical Mobility, Material Handling, Warehouse Automation and Robotics.
Our 25,000 sq.ft. manufacturing facility is located in Southeastern Pennsylvania, 45 miles outside of Philadelphia in the center of the East Coast transportation hub.
For more than 13 years, ASI has been a world leader in unmanned ground vehicle systems and components. From their northern Utah headquarters, ASI serves clients in mining, agriculture, military manufacturing, and automotive industries with robotic solutions ranging from driver assistance to full multi-vehicle autonomy. ASI's world-class engineering staff is dedicated to the ideals of innovation, quality, simplicity, and safety.
AutonomouStuff is the World’s leader in supplying components commonly used within autonomy systems. Our goal is to help make our customers successful. We do this by making it easy to source all of the perception, computing, GPS, and interface components necessary for their projects.
We are focusing on supplying today's specialized products to help provide tomorrow's solutions. Our daily work is driven by the ambition to provide the best supplier resource, providing technology products related to autonomous driving, AGV, UAV, obstacle detection, collision avoidance, intersection safety, tolling, and terrain mapping.
Advances in technology will improve the quality of our lives. At Basler, we give technology the power of sight.
Our cameras are used in a multitude of applications perfecting products and processes. Preserving natural resources; protecting human life; providing sight to robotics & machinery. Basler brings efficiency to industry and entertainment to individuals, and we do this with unparalleled reliability.
In factories to highways, on loading docks and in laboratories, Basler delivers innovation that drives business for our customers. With more than 25 years’ experience, and the industry’s most complete portfolio of area scan, line scan, and network cameras, Basler is the brand to trust for premium performance and superior value.
BlackDog Robotics, a division of NPC Robotics creates modular robotic systems for law enforcement, security and military applications. Utilizing a flexible, tracked mobile base in conjunction with a range of interchangeable operational docking modules and state of the art control and communication systems, BlackDog Robotics can deliver integrated robotic systems capable of successfully performing the most challenging tasks today and in the future.
c-Link Systems, Inc., established in 1997, has an extensive background in the industrial fiber optic communications, industrial controls, satellite/missile guidance systems and autonomous robotics. By leveraging all in-house backgrounds the company has continued to expand its autonomous vehicle arena into disaster recovery, factory automation, construction and mining. Because of the wide array of commercial products, c-Link Systems has also expanded into the educational realm. This action allows students versions of similar commercial products to be targeted.
Celerity Embedded Design Services provides high quality, state of the art electronic product design services from concept to production. We differentiate ourselves by being an agile, cost effective design firm. We not only provide product design expertise but also the capabilities to offer PCB fabrication and assembly services as well as compliance certifications for your products. Our experience developing a variety of products with a broad range of technologies and our commitment to provide high quality services allows our customers to have the confidence that their product development will be successful.
Clearpath Robotics, a global leader in unmanned vehicle robotics for research and development, is dedicated to automating the world’s dullest, dirtiest, and deadliest jobs. The Company serves robotics leaders in over 35 countries worldwide in academic, mining, military, agricultural and industrial markets. Recognizing the value of future innovation, the Company proudly supports programs that facilitate growth within the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Clearpath Robotics provides robust solutions that are engineered for performance and designed for the customer - we are your unmanned experts. Visit Clearpath Robotics at www.clearpathrobotics.com, follow us on Twitter @clearpathrobots or like us on Facebook.
Dataspeed Inc. is a company providing products and services for the mobile robotics industry. We service the automotive, industrial, and military sectors and specialize in the development of electronic hardware and software solutions enabling faster product development. Our multi-disciplined team of dedicated engineers and technicians excel at developing custom solutions that meet our customers’ needs in a timely fashion.
Elmo Motion Control is a multinational corporation with more than 20 years’ experience in the motion control arena. We have developed a single motion control solution that is applicable to any servo application, based on our network motion controllers and extensive range of servo drives. Our digital servo drives have been implemented in many robotic applications, both in clean room production facilities and, at the other extreme, in rugged and unpredictable battlefield scenarios. In all cases our servo control solutions are prized for their compactness, precision and reliability. We invite you to join us at RoboBusiness where we will be showcasing our latest motion control solutions.
Empire Robotics is a Cornell University technology spinout. The company is commercializing a range of flexible robotic tools for the industrial automation market based on jamming granular gripping. The first product offering, the VERSABALL gripper, reliably and adaptively grips and manipulates inconsistent and randomly oriented objects, with applications in kitting, packaging, and light assembly. A short video of the technology can be found on our website. Some of the advantages of this technology include:
- Faster tool up when a product design changes
- High error tolerance
- Grip oddly shaped objects and inconsistent objects such as molded parts and natural foods
- Eliminate the need for custom tooling - especially for short runs
Five Elements Robotics’ mission is to promote the integration of robots into our everyday life. To achieve that goal, we are producing several robots designed specifically for the American lifestyle. We are creating robots which are planned to integrate into mainstream America, redefining the American concept of robots. Our intention is to create robots that inspire bonding and symbiotic relationships between humans and robots such that humans cannot imagine life without them.
We design & manufacture CNC (computer- numerically-controlled) routers used in professional manufacturing, DIY making, and educational settings. Our mission is to make the empowering nature of digital fabrication technology accessible and affordable to anyone with the desire to make. Some 8000 ShopBot Tools are at work around the world.
Hstar Technologies Corporation develops industry-leading robots to enhance automation quality in warehouse, healthcare and research settings. We have developed unique technologies through several SBIR projects to make improvements in the areas of automation intelligence, safety, flexibility and human productivity. Hstar is now transitioning from R&D prototypes to commercial products – to enable our robots to serve more people.
Identified Technologies delivers fast, safe, and real-time data capture abilities to energy and construction companies using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and dock system. Our system flies, captures data, swaps and charges batteries, and delivers data to the cloud – all without human intervention. We serve industry leaders in construction, natural gas, and mining.
For 30 years Infranor, an industrial automation specialist and technology leader, has been creating value for its customers by providing exact motion control solutions utilizing standard and custom components and motion integration services. Feature products: FP series of slotless brushless servo motors (high efficiency, speed, torque, power, and ZERO cogging); PAC series easy commissioning servo drives (EtherCAT, CANopen, and indexing). Infranor also specializes in pancake style, explosion proof, radiation hardened and kit motors.
Kinova is a Canadian company engaged into the design and manufacture of innovative solutions in the field of service robotics. The team of experts at Kinova is dedicated to offer simple, sexy and safe robot arms and components that solve real and concrete problematic of daily life, especially in rehabilitation.
Littler Mendelson is the world’s largest labor and employment firm exclusively devoted to representing management. With over 950 attorneys and 57 offices throughout the U.S. and globally, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of U.S.-based and multi-national clients from navigating domestic and international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Since 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases on record.
Utilizing the most advanced technology, we specialize in precision CNC machining of moderate to high complexity components. Our process capabilities include simultaneous 5-axis CNC milling, CNC 6-8 axis multi-process milling, CNC Swiss turning, CNC wire and sinker EDM, CNC thread whirling, and assemblies. We process titanium, aluminum, stainless steel, cobalt chrome, and many other materials. Services include production, product launching and prototyping. Additional support services include vendor managed inventory (VMI), and non-sterile packaging and labeling. ISO 13485 and FDA registered.
maxon precision motors is a leading supplier of high-precision DC brush and brushless servo motors and drives. maxon’s rhombic wound ironless rotor motors provide exceptionally high efficiency, low EMI emissions, fast acceleration, no preferred rotor position, linear speed and torque constant (accurate control) and long life. These motors range in size from 4 – 90 mm and are available up to 500 watts. We combine electric motors, gears and DC motor controls into high-precision, intelligent drive systems that can be custom-made to fit the specific needs of customer applications.
A member of the FAULHABER Group, MICROMO brings together the widest range of high quality, high performance linear and rotary micro motion solutions, decades of micro motion expertise based on dc motor technology and full service design, sourcing and manufacturing capability on a global basis to deliver benchmark motion solutions to markets such as medical, robotics and aerospace and defense. MICROMO’s technology range includes coreless dc motors, brushless dc motors, piezoelectric motors, stepper motors, gearheads, encoders and micromechanical systems. Decades ago, Dr.Fritz Faulhaber designed the first self-supporting, ironless rotor coil. Today, millions of motors are produced based on this design.
Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton (MBBP) focuses exclusively on the core legal services that businesses need to succeed. We are built on a unique business model that provides our clients with access to highly experienced counsel in areas of corporate law, intellectual property, licensing and stragetic alliances, employment and immigration, and taxation.
While we enjoy a reputation for special competency in technology ventures, we represent clients of all sizes and industries. We represent start-ups, emerging growth, established, and Fortune 1000.
Neato Robotics believes it is possible to create robots smart enough to perform household chores as intelligently and efficiently as a human. Neato is dedicated to improving consumers’ lives, allowing them to spend less time cleaning and more time with family and friends. Neato is driving innovation with products like the Neato Robot Vacuum that are smarter, more powerful, and more effective than anything previously seen on the market. For more information, visit http://www.neatorobotics.com/
Netzer's world-wide patented, rugged high performanceElectric Encoder™ technology, suits a wide variety of applications ranging from space and avionics, through homeland security and defense, to general automation. The product portfolio includes Rotary absolute position encoders, with analog or digital outputs.
The Non-contact, absolute-position Electric Encoder™ relies on interaction between the measured displacement and an internally shielded, space/time modulated, electric field and offers features unsurpassed by traditional position sensors
NewBotic Corporation is an American robotic systems integrator headquartered in Thompson, Connecticut, best known for its specialized engineering services that designs advanced transformative manufacturing and warehousing processes for a wide variety of industries. Engineers at NewBotic think of automation concepts and turn them into reality by working with vendors and customers to create innovative and cost effective solutions to advance our customer's operations. Working collectively is embedded in our culture and is a core value of the organization. Our primary division focuses on developing hardware and software for SMART manufacturing, while our secondary division focuses on additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, and 3D printing.
RightHand Robotics is developing the world's most capable grasping systems to revolutionize material handling. These integrated vision/grasping solutions will make handling varied items less expensive and more accurate for order fulfillment, kitting, and split-case distribution.
Robai's Cyton robots, with Actin Inside, couple low-cost hardware with powerful software. Cyton robot arms are lightweight (under 2kg), inherently safe near people, and configurable by a layperson in under a day. With 7-axes and Actin control, the arms deliver unmatched manipulation capability for component handling, surface coating, device touch testing, and inline inspection. Total cost of deployment for industrial tasks is disruptively lower than for traditional automation solutions. Contact us to learn more about the ease of integration with your production process and the rapid ROI possible with Cytons.
RTEX will be the first event in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) exhibiting the latest innovations in Robotics & Automation. RTEX presents a distinguished source for companies and investors to enter a unique market and experience a new level of science and technology.
SCHUNK is a family owned operation and a global player in one. Totaling more than 60 years of experience, SCHUNK offers worldwide leading technology in automation and clamping technology. With more than 1,800 employees worldwide located in 23 subsidiaries and 4 manufacturing facilities SCHUNK offers global customer service and technical support.SCHUNK designs and manufactures an unmatched selection of industrial automation components including; Grippers, Rotary actuators, Linear actuators, Robotic components and Sensors and accessories.
Soft Robotics Inc. was founded by longtime collaborators Prof. George Whitesides and Dr. Carmichael Roberts to translate and commercialize the groundbreaking academic work in soft robotics. Dr. Whitesides’ research has created a portfolio of devices that demonstrate how soft robotics technology can address unmet needs across a range of high value industries from collaborative robotics, industrial automation, to medical devices. To date the company has been funded through a combination of government contracts, seed investment, and strategic partnerships.
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®) is an independent, nonprofit applied R&D organization with a staff of more than 3,000 who specialize in the creation and transfer of technology. For over a quarter century, SwRI's Robotics and Automation Engineering Section (RAES) has been developing innovative automation and robotics solutions. The RAES specializes in solving challenging automation problems, including advanced industrial robotic systems and the development of custom automation solutions. Expertise includes large-scale machine design, robot perception and planning, and multidisciplinary applications. Recently, RAES launched the ROS-Industrial open-source software project to extend the capabilities of ROS to next-generation industrial automation.
Synapticon’s mission is to rethink and deliver embedded computing and control systems to improve the future progression of robotics, industrial automation and general systems engineering. Synapticon DYNARC Distributed Real-Time Computing & Control Platform with its vertical product lines SOMANET, NEOCORTEX and OBLAC enables developers of any cyber-physical systems application to easily configure, build and program a distributed computer for fully integrated actuator control, sensor data acquisition and high bandwidth data processing.
Twin Oaks Computing, Inc. is a company dedicated to developing and delivering quality software solutions. We leverage world-class technical experience to provide innovative and useful communication software systems, building the software that collects, manages, and distributes information in a wide range of industries.
Super-small and blazingly fast, our flagship product, CoreDX DDS is the leading Publish-Subscribe middleware available for small-footprint and embedded systems.
For more information please visit www.twinoakscomputing.com
The New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a dedicated research, testing, and training facility. The mission of the NERVE Center is to improve the development of robotic systems by both academic researchers and corporations by facilitating evaluation throughout the design cycle. The NERVE Center houses replicas of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Standard Test Methods for Robots, water test areas designed in collaboration with the Army, an indoor rain area, NERVE-specific apparatuses, and the ability to simulate a variety of operational scenarios and experiment set-ups. http://nerve.uml.edu
US Digital’s optical encoders provide high end performance and small form factor, ideal for a variety of robotics applications. Our building blocks include absolute and incremental optical encoders, magnetic encoders, transmissive encoder modules and custom media such as disks and linear strips. Along with robotics, other application examples range from motors and industrial automation to medical, solar and renewable energy. We welcome design challenges and invite special requests for custom products. With a vertically integrated US factory, we provide best-in-industry lead times: orders placed before 11 AM Pacific Standard Time typically ship same-day, with no minimum order.
Vaccon products are installed in thousands of industrial vacuum applications around the world. From packaging to robotics to semiconductors, Vaccon’s innovative solutions have increased productivity and lowered costs everywhere they are used.
All Vaccon pumps are designed to operate in adverse conditions without filters and never lose suction. Their simple, no-moving-parts design means they never wear out, never clog, and their completely maintenance-free operation provides high productivity.
Velodyne Acoustics, Inc., located in California’s Silicon Valley, established its roots over 30 years ago in audio technology. The company’s LiDAR division evolved after founder and inventor, David Hall, competed in the 2004-05 DARPA Grand Challenge utilizing stereo-vision technology. Based on his experience during this challenge David Hall recognized the limitations of stereo-vision and developed the HDL64 high-resolution LiDAR sensor. Since its first commercial sale in 2007, Velodyne’s LiDAR division has emerged as the leading developer of laser imaging technology. Today, Velodyne continues to build on its iconic history by introducing groundbreaking technology and design to transform the headphone market. Find out more about by visiting velodyne.com and velodynelidar.com.
WPI was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society.
WPI's founding motto of Theory and Practice continues to underlie our academic programs. WPI graduates emerge ready to take on critical challenges in science and technology, knowing how their work can impact society and improve the quality of life.
ZenRobotics Ltd. is the world leader in robotic recycling systems. The ZenRobotics Recycler waste sorting system uses robots to pick raw materials from waste. The system relies on machine learning technology in both identifying the valuable raw materials in the waste, and in controlling the robot’s adaptive picking motions.
ABI Research, established in 1990, is a market intelligence company specializing in global technology markets. Our unique blend of quantitative forecasting and trend analysis helps us to quantify the important markets of today, define the strategic technologies of tomorrow, and provide insight on how technology is adopted into vertical markets.
Our clients rely on our services to uncover key market metrics and trends that are compiled through a combination of hundreds of comprehensive stakeholder interviews per year, technical intelligence from teardowns, years of collective market experience, vendor contributed data and end user research.
Robotiq makes tools for agile automation; flexible robot grippers to handle a wide variety of parts and a robotic teaching device that makes robot programming easier. Our goal is to enable all manufacturers â€” especially those dealing with a high mix of products â€” to take full advantage of robotics. Robotiq has sold products in more than 30 countries, through our global network of partners.
The Consulate’s Business Development Section, part of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service, promotes the development of the Canadian economy by building commercial linkages between Canadian clients and local contacts throughout New England. Our team focuses on cross-border trade, investment, technology partnering and market access issues. To accomplish these goals, we develop and maintain a network of contacts, disseminate information to Canadian clients and local contacts, and bring people together, highlighting Canada’s many advantages. Given Boston’s unique innovation ecosystem, ranked as the second largest venture capital community in the United States, our team maintains a specific focus in this area, working to accelerate the growth of Canadian companies.
Decades of manufacturing expertise, the nation's lowest taxes for new manufacturing operations and highly competitive incentives are putting Louisiana at the epicenter of the U.S. manufacturing renaissance. Investments in site identification, robust GIS-mapping technology and the nation's best state workforce development program, combined with a No. 1 business climate, offer manufacturing companies strategic business advantages. For more information, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com/manufacturing.
ARISPlex.com is an open portal offering analysis of, and insight into, automation, robotics and intelligent systems trends.
Circuit Cellar, Inc. is a media company that serves the international embedded design community with its products and services. As a reliable content provider for professional engineers and programmers, Circuit Cellar publishes Circuit Cellar magazine, engineering/programming-related books, a website, and a newsletter. Circuit Cellar manages international design challenges relating to embedded design and programming. Circuit Cellar also manages international design challenges relating to embedded design and programming. Circuit Cellar uses an assortment of print and electronic content-delivery platforms to reach a diverse international readership of professionals, academics, and electronics specialists who work with embedded, MCU-related technologies on a regular basis.
Elektor is a broad multimedia platform for every engineer with a passion for electronics. A platform that reaches over 300,000 people in more than 80 countries, with a steadfast reputation built up over more than half a century. Electronics engineers and engineering students join the Elektor community to get ideas, share circuits and exchange tips. They communicate with each other about a broad range of electronics topics through the Elektor website, ElektorLABS, the weekly Elektor.POST newsletter, live events, webinars, competitions and the magazine.
Since 1946, Modern Materials Handling has provided the most comprehensive coverage of productivity solutions for materials handling professionals in distribution, warehousing and manufacturing.
In total, Modern Materials Handling reaches the largest and most highly qualified audience of executives, distribution center professionals and engineers involved in buying/specifying materials handling equipment and services. We deliver an estimated audience of over 132,000 individuals through our web site, email newsletters, printed magazines, online webcasts/conferences and market-defining research.
The National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC) is a nation-wide alliance of traditional and non-traditional small businesses, large defense contractors, academic institutions, and other research organizations involved with the translational research and development of the complete range of prototype, ground vehicle and robotics systems and technologies. Via a Section 845 Other Transaction Agreement it has entered into with the Government, the NAMC accelerates the transition of innovative technology into transformative ground vehicles and systems in several important ways:
readily getting projects under contract
enabling technology developers to better understand warfighter needs, and
empowering Government technical managers to broadly solicit ideas and concepts from industry and academia.
The RoboBusiness Europe (RBE) is the premier business development event for the global robotics industry. RBE, is the European edition of the RoboBusiness Leadership Summit, Pittsburgh October 22-24, 2012 (www.robobusiness.com). RBE is organized by INNOVABILITY based in Milan, Italy in partnership with Robotics Trends. RBE is the first B2B event in Italy completely devoted to the robotics and intelligent systems industries. The event program is designed to provide invaluable information and advice and create powerful connections for business and technology executives in companies, government organizations and academic institutions at all levels of the robotics industry ecosystem.
Robotics Business Review is the #1 resource reporting and analyzing up-to-the-minute business developments, technology developments and financial transactions across the fast-changing landscape of global robotics. Robotics Business Review is written for business professionals serious about robotics. Their content goes well beyond reporting, with critical analysis and insights of what these developments mean not only to your business, but to the robotics, business and financial communities at large.
Robotics Trends is your online resource for breaking news and general interest information and technology trends in robotics. Award-winning Robotics Trends is proud to serve the information needs for people who build, buy, invest in and seek to understand robotics and allied technologies. Robotics Trends features news, articles, and videos on robots, humanoids, automation, mechatronics, artificial intelligence, robot kits and more.
Sensors is the authority for smart design, applications and networks. Sensors provides focused news in the markets where sensor and related technologies are applied as part of a company or organization's business and competitive strategy:
- Electronics & Computers
- Machine Manufacturing
- Process Industries
- Aerospace/Military/Homeland Security
- Specialty Markets: Medical Devices, Engineering/Architectural, R+D, and more ...
- Wireless Networking & M2M
The International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (IJARS) is the first Open Access robotics journal in the Science, Technology and Medicine field. Currently in its 11th Volume, the journal is also the only openly accessible robotics publication to be indexed by ISI Thomson Reuters. With 13 topics each managed by a topic-related Editorial Board and a Topic Editor-in-Chief, IJARS integrates all aspects of robotics research in a single publication. Moreover, some of the Topic Editors-in-Chief served as judges for the Robotics Business Review’s 2013 and 2014 Game Changer Awards.
The Association for Advancing Automation is the global advocate for the benefits of automating. A3 promotes automation technologies and ideas that transform the way business is done. A3 is the umbrella group for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA - Advancing Vision + Imaging, and Motion Control Association (MCA). RIA, AIA, and MCA combined represent over 750 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups and consulting firms from throughout the world that drive automation forward. The association hosts a number of events including the biennial Automate Show & Conference (March 23-26, 2015 in Chicago). For more information, please visit our websites: A3 -www.a3automate.org. RIA - www.robotics.org. AIA - www.visiononline.org. MCA -www.motioncontrolonline.org. Automate 2014 – www.automateshow.org
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is the world's largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community. Serving more than 7,500 members from government organizations, industry and academia, AUVSI is committed to fostering, developing, and promoting the education and advancement of unmanned systems and robotic technologies.
Embedded Vision is the merging of two technologies: embedded systems and computer vision (also sometimes referred to as machine vision). An embedded system is any microprocessor-based system that isn’t a general-purpose computer. Embedded systems are ubiquitous: they’re found in automobiles, kitchen appliances, consumer electronics devices, medical equipment, and countless other places.
The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests.
Silicon Valley Robotics is the industry group for robotics in Northern California, supporting the innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies. We are the premier network for robotics professionals, startups, companies, research organizations, entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders. We connect people to the latest robotics technologies and provide opportunities for member robotics companies to take the stage.