10 lucky research organizations will stand to benefit from Willow Garage's PR2 Beta Program, under which they will each be granted free use of one PR2 robot and earn the privilege to participate in the advancement of open source robotics development.
Helen Greiner's newly renamed company, CyPhy Works Inc., has just been awarded a $2.4 million research grant to build unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for inspecting buildings, bridges and other civil infrastructures.
Colin Angle, CEO of iRobot Corp, recently spoke at the FBR Capital Markets 2009 Fall Investor Conference, which was held last December 1 to December 2, 2009, at the Grand Hyatt New York, in New York, NY. Links to a webcast and a downloadable PDF can be found in the succeeding article.
Not only is iRobot the creator of the wildly popular and successful Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, it's also one of the most watched tech stocks in financial circles. At least, according to The Motley Fool it is.
If there are gigantic robots created to save the world ala Autobots of Transformers fame, then there are also tiny robots tasked to capture life in miniature form. Well at least there will be as soon as the marine scientists of Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California are finished building them!
The long awaited figures for the third quarter for 2009 are now officially out. iRobot Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Colin Angle announced that the performance report of the robotics corporation yielded a better result than what the experts on Wall Street expected.
Robotics guru James McLurkin will deliver a lecture on robotics at Eastern Kentucky University's Wallace Building, in the Clark Room on Nov. 5 as part of the university's ongoing Chautauqua Lecture Series entitled "Creative Inquiries".
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