3 of Fast Company's top 5 "most innovative" robotics companies have MIT roots
Fast Company just profiled the top 10 "most innovative companies in robotics," and three companies with MIT roots made the top 5:
-iRobot, founded by MIT alums Colin Angle and Helen Greiner, who have created an empire of robots for use in homes, hospitals and the military.
-Boston Dynamics, recently acquired by Google and founded by former MIT professor Marc Raibert, who focuses on a variety of advanced walking, running and jumping robots.
-Rethink Robotics, founded by MIT professor emeritus Rodney Brooks, whose Baxter manufacturing robot can work alongside humans on a wide range of assembly tasks.
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