Robot Launch 2014 – vote now for round three

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For the next three weeks, Robohub readers can vote for the “People’s Choice” startup from the Robot Launch competition. Each week, we’re going to publish 10 videos from our Top 30 and during our live final on May 20, we’ll announce the ultimate “People’s Choice” winner. Four startups are moving through from last week’s round; Jessiko Robot Fish, Axon Robotics, GimBall and Duct Inspection Robot. Only 4 spots left! This week’s videos (in alphabetic order) are:

Aisoy | spain

Aisoy makes technology feel. We create smart social robots for making our lives easier and more fun.

Caspian Robotics | germany

Guardians of tomorrow.

Cubotix | usa

Cubotix builds service robots for everybody and targets domestic and professional use cases. Our goal is to squeeze years of autonomous robot research into affordable consumer platforms – first as an educational platform for advanced robotics, then for dedicated tasks in homes and in the field. We take the complexity out of robotics software and enable everybody to use our robots.

E2U Robotics | germany

E2U will offer an easy to use robot product family for research institutes, universities and R&D departments working on robot technologies. The individual members of the product family, starting from a simple omnidirectional mobile base equipped with a sensing unit up to a complex mobile manipulating robot with over 25 degrees of freedom, can be combined flexibly. Modularity, agility and safety are key aspects for the design of the robots to ensure their applicability in real world environments.

Inf Robotics | usa

We have developed an affordable home health care robot for seniors that can provide telecommunications to doctors from the safety and security of their home, assistive features such as medication reminders and safety features in the event of an emergency.

Leka | france

Leka is a young startup which develops smart and innovative toys for children with communication and social disabilities.

Octopus Robotics | usa

We build torque sensing compliant smart actuators that are research grade and ship within a week.

Plug and Wear | italy

Textile pressure sensors have proven to be very accurate for robotics. Our idea is to produce strain and pressure textile sensors for robotic applications. Soft sensors will be used as a sefety device or a a soft interface, similar to human skin.

Sproutel | usa

At Sproutel we use emotional robots to make patient education friendly for children diagnosed with a chronic illness. Our first product Jerry the Bear, is a completely interactive teddy bear that enables kids with type 1 diabetes to master their medical procedures, ultimately resulting in smiling faces and impr