iRobot builds as well as designs the robots that are known to make a difference. Founded in the year 1990 by theMassachusetts Institute of Technology,iRobot was started with a vision of being able to make practical robots a reality. In the year 2015, iRobot hired over 500 of the top professionals from the robot industry including the software engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers as well as the related support staff. The same year, company generated a massive revenue of approximately $617 million.
The company has its headquarters in the Bedford, Mass with offices in Hong Kong, China, California and the United Kingdom.
It is known to have made some of the most important robots of the world. The home robots from the company are indeed revolutionizing the manner in which people clean both inside and out.
Over 15 million home robots from the company have been sold at a global level. One of the best selling robot from the company is the award winning, Roomba® Vacuum Cleaning Robot. It was this very robot that made the practical robots a reality for the very first time. It proved very well that robots are indeed here to stay. The well awarded and the acclaimed line of theiRobot also includes theiRobot Looj® Gutter Cleaning Robot, the iRobot Braava™ Floor Mopping Robot, iRobot Scooba® Floor Scrubbing Robot as well as the iRobot Mirra™ Pool Cleaning Robot.
WheniRobot went on to leverage its mobile robotics platform with Ava* it brought forth the solutions to some new and unexplored markets. The Ava* which is a 500 video collaboration robot is known to deliver the autonomous tele presence into the enterprise market. It did so by enabling the remote workers to collaborate across the work place rather more personally. It even has the potential to allow differentiation and add value in a number of different markets.
Another robot from the iRobot was the Rp-VITA, which is an FDA approved telemedicine robot. It was built to expand the very reach of the medical care by bridging the gap between the patients as well as the physicians from across the globe.
TheiRobot STEM is one of the most different and the multi-faceted initiative that has been designed to help and inspire the students to opt for a career in the STEM field.
Being a pioneer in the robot industry,iRobot has a focused goal that is to drive innovation and thereby serve as a catalyst in the industry. It aims to transform the world by fueling the era of the robots.
iRobot encourages as well as the supports the development of the robot technology by offering the third party developers with some products, information as well as the comprehensive resources that allow easy integration of the new capabilities, behaviors and the play loads on the platform of the iRobot.
The technology organization of theiRobot performs cutting edge research to cater to the advanced needs of the sponsors holding the integrated robotic solutions.