Robot Launch 2016
The Robot Launch 2016 competition is over and 2017 competition will start in summer. The 2016 champion is ViDiSystems from Switzerland, providing deep learning visual systems for industrial automation. But there were many great startups in our “Top 30 Shortlist”
The Shortlist startups range from agricultural to humanoid, from consumer to industrial and from hardware to robotics software. Some are so new they don’t have names yet. But in alphabetical order “The Shortlist” is: Aatonomy, Acro, AirZaar, bridgeOS, Choitek, Cubit, Emobie Labs, FoldiMate, Franklin Robotics, Halodi, Industrial robots with 3D vision, Internet of Robots, Kamigami Robots, LabsCubed, Modular Science, Mothership Aeronautics, MOTI, Parihug, Robolink, Robotics Materials, Robotics platform for EDU and DIY, SD3D, Semio, Bioprint startup, Tactile Robots, The Virtual Robotics Toolkit, Track mounted mobile robots, UniExo, UnNamed and ViDi Systems.
Robot Launch is a Silicon Valley Robotics initiative to help more robotics startups present their technology and business models to prominent investors in the Robotics and AI space. Silicon Valley Robotics is the not-for-profit industry group supporting innovation and commercialization in robotics technologies.