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Robotics Analyst/Strategist
Grishin Robotics invests in RobotAppStore

For Grishin Robotics, the future is in the clouds. Grishin Robotics are investing $250,000 into RobotAppStore, an online marketplace for robotics applications. It seems that Grishin is betting on the robotics industry following the same patterns as the smartphone or personal computing industry. But can robotics be compared to either personal computing or smartphones, given […]

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SVRobo.org & Fall Network Event

Silicon Valley Robotics celebrated becoming a 501(c)6 organization last night with full house network event and the launch of the new svrobo.org website. While the Silicon Valley Robotics group has been meeting regularly since 2010, this more formal ‘business league’ structure will allow for better representation. The new website, directory and mail list will help […]

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Hardware is hot in Silicon Valley

Sign of the new era: Apple earned more profits than Microsoft in 2011 for the first time since 1990 (Photograph by Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images) Excerpt from an excellent article “In Silicon Valley, Hardware Is Hot Again” by Peter Burrows and Ashlee Vance on July 05, 2012 in BloombergBusinessWeek. For decades, the accepted wisdom of the Valley was that the best […]

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Silicon Valley Robotics emerging at Xconomy

In 2011, shortly after the Silicon Valley Robotics forum started, the future for the emergent cluster looked good, as described  by Rich Mahoney in IEEE Automaton: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/industrial-robots/next-big-thing-in-silicon-valley-robotics Post the recent Xconomy forum on ‘The Future of Robotics in Silicon Valley’, it’s clear that Silicon Valley robotics has a long way to go before celebrating its […]

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Xconomy: Future Of Robotics

Wade Roush Xconomy 4/12/12 Faster than anyone expected, it’s going to be May 3—the day we’re gathering an amazing group of roboticists and entrepreneurs for our first forum on The Future of Robotics in Silicon Valley and Beyond. The event takes place from 1:00 to 5:30 pm at SRI International in Menlo Park, CA, and features representatives from 10 […]

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Robot Block Party – pix & stories

Links to stories and photos from the Silicon Valley Robot Block Party @VAIL Stanford April 11 2012. headlining Stanford Report April 16 2012 – see the full article which includes the video below [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4VWhSAsi88] featured on CBS, NBC and KTVU: CBS: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/video/6933852-robots-showcased-at-stanford-block-party/ http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2012/04/11/stanford-kicks-off-annual-robot-block-party/ NBC (general story): http://www.nbc12.com/story/17377463/sris-taurus-robot-rsvps-to-robot-block-party-at-stanford-university KTVU: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/robots/nMXb4/ http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/stanford-robotic-block-party-puts-new-high-tech/vGtjs/ More from Stanford News: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=5mTsq1q03Iw Cool pictures, stories and tweets: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/diy/nrw-stanford-robot-block-party http://www.twylah.com/Scobleizer/topics/block-party http://www.instartupland.com/?p=574 […]

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Robot Block Party – more information

MEDIA RELEASE 03.25.12 Watch out for robots wandering around Stanford! In celebration of National Robotics Week, Silicon Valley’s Robot Block Party returns to the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab at Stanford Wednesday, April 11 2012, from 1 to 6pm. There’ll be wonderful robots on display ranging from Mars Rovers from The Tech Museum, to middle school […]

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Upcoming Events: -Autonomous Anonymous, Dec 1 7-10pm, Antonio’s Nut House -SVR meeting Winter 2011 (working group meetings scheduled regularly) Past Meetings: October 2010: Marketing panel hosted at Willow Garage May 2010: SVR meeting at KLA-Tencore (talks by Joint Venture Silicon Valley & Karl Mathia) April 2010: National Robotics Week at Stanford University January 2010: SVR […]

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Bosch

The Bosch Research and Technology Center focuses on the following topics: ASIC design and MEMS technology Energy conversion and energy storage technologies, modeling simulation and controls Wireless Technologies Internet Technologies Algorithms for Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Data Mining User Interaction Technologies We are committed to providing technologies and systems for Bosch’s business fields toward: Automotive applications […]

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SRI International

SRI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute conducting client-sponsored research and development for government agencies, commercial businesses, foundations, and other organizations. We bring our innovations to the marketplace through licenses and new ventures. SRI’s 2011 revenues were approximately $585 million. View SRI’s R&D focus areas » Learn about SRI’s divisions, labs and centers » […]

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Adept Technologies

Adept Technology, Inc. is a global, leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics systems and services. Adept systems provide unmatched performance and economic value throughout the production lifecycle, enabling customers to achieve precision, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling and packaging processes. Founded in 1983, Adept Technology is the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial robots. […]

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Silicon Valley Robotics

Silicon Valley Robotics (SVR) supports the innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies.  SVR hosts the Silicon Valley Robot Block Party, networking events, the robotics directory and map, media releases, career section and additional information for members. Membership in Silicon Valley Robotics is now open to organizations and individuals who are directly engaged in robotics and support the aims of […]

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Center for Internet & Society (CIS)

Founded in 2000 by Lawrence Lessig, the Center for Internet and Society (CIS) is a public interest technology law and policy program at Stanford Law School and a part of Law, Science and Technology Program at Stanford Law School. CIS brings together scholars, academics, legislators, students, programmers, security researchers, and scientists to study the interaction of […]

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