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iRobot Corporation Message Board

mergandacqman 5 posts  |  Last Activity: Dec 2, 2014 7:45 AM Member since: Sep 27, 2007
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  • With hands, iRobot's robots will be able to open and close doors, push (elevator) buttons, secure and deliver objects, and generally provide more help in homes, offices, hospitals, the battlefield, and wherever else they are put to work. Future generations of the Ava 500, RP-Vita and not-yet-available robots will be increasingly capable of doing more and more activities, making them more and more useful and more and more marketable. iRobot owns critical patents in robotic hands / graspers. I am excited about iRobot's present and look forward to its future!

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • This robotic hand invention will help advance iRobot's robot revolution - great article about the hand's development at http://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/humanoids/inexpensive-durable-plastic-hands-let-robots-get-a-grip

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • In Q3, iRobot sold eight Ava 500 robots to customers including AT&T. What's more, iRobot says additional Ava 500 trials are being conducted with a security firm, a multinational law firm, as well as with manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and financial-services companies. We are seeing the very beginning of a disruptive new product! I can see it. Can you?

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Command Security Corporation announced that it has signed a teaming agreement with iRobot and purchased iRobot’s Ava 500 Video Collaboration Robot to explore next-generation staff augmentation through a trial program with Lincoln Property Company.

    “Robotic technologies like Ava 500 are an outstanding complement to our traditional security guard and other physical security offerings,” said Craig P. Coy, chief executive officer of Command Security Corporation. “This innovative initiative will provide forward-thinking companies a force multiplying capability to protect their valuable assets and human resources.”

    Command Security is aiming to hold trials in a variety of environments including warehouses, commercial offices, hospitals, airports, manufacturing sites, and education and government facilities. Lincoln Property Company, a respected commercial and residential real estate developer and manager,is working with Command Security to explore suitable product trial site locations within their commercial property portfolio.

    “Ava 500 could provide breakthrough security benefits and cost savings for the commercial property management industry. We are happy to explore this innovative offering with the Command Security team,” states Rick Barnes, Northeast Security Director of Lincoln Property Company.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Excellently updated Roombas and Scoobas; Launches of Ava 500 and RP-VITA telepresence robots, updated military navigation, new patents in areas of lawn care, in-home help, robotic arms and hands, state-of-the-art VSLAM navigation patent portfolio, cotinued R&D spending all equaly happy days now and better days ahead for iRobot, the Robot Company.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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