Revolutionary paradigm shifts owing to the robotics developments worldwide is continuously making new standpoints every now and then. With the help of Artificial Intelligence, the technology is producing groundbreaking results every second. Robotics is defining intelligence in its own vibrant style. With every passing day more and more robots are inculcated into our lives only to make them easier and comfortable than they were before. New technological advancements have also redefined the dynamics of ownership, market sphere and competition today. The limitless possibilities of robots are now exchanging different roles in the society.
With these developments in place, we bring you a list of the top 10 robotics companies in the world with an astonishing potential to transform this space.
Founded in 1990 by three MIT graduates, this company aims at building robots for space exploration and military defense along with consumer robots. It focuses on consumer robots for inside and outside chores in this day and age with the award-winning Roomba® Vacuuming Robot and the Braava® family of mopping robots. Being the leading consumer robot company, it is also entering into building smart homes.
It designs and manufactures advanced robotic system for logistics and supply chain management including warehouse automation and fulfilment centers. Founded in 2011, GreyOrange has its headquarters in Singapore but the empire extends to India, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany and UAE.
3. Epson Robots
It is the king of the industrial robotic market center with its leading factory automation products and solutions. It offered the world with the first PC-based controller called the RC520 and were the first in offering Active X controls. Epson robots boast of their SCARA robots that are second in the list of robots judged on the basis of performance.
Rethink robotics brought a boom in the arena of collaborative robots. Before they launched their collaborative robot called Baxter in 2012, the robots were handled by skilled technicians. And now the company has redefined the market and investment strategy in the field of robotics.
5. Alphabet Inc
Google repainted the canvas of robotics market when it launched its driverless cars project in 2009 under the name of Wayamo whose parent company is Alphabet Inc. The first successful test drive was held in 2017. Google has also put together its own custom driverless vehicle. The company has now acquired Boston Dynamics, Schaft and Nest to boost its portfolio in robotics.
DJI is into flying camera stabilization systems that govern the camera placement and motion. The company’s headquarters are in China’s Silicon Valley, Shenzhen. They ensure high-end professional photography experience. Apart from this, it focuses on drones and unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturing.
Locus Robotics is another company with a warehouse automation specialization. The tagline on their website says “We know a lot about robots we also know a lot about the warehouse.” This clearly mentions their area of work. They claim to support the evolving needs of the e-commerce industry. The company offers autonomous, collaborative robots that work alongside humans.
Started off as a mechanical workshop by Friedrich Schunk, the company is known for its clamping technology and gripping systems. It is the world’s no. 1 company in gripping systems and hydraulic expansion technology.
The company is majorly into making tools for educators and mentors to facilitate problem-solving. They focus on STEM learning and create tools for problem-solving. STEM points to robotics where it relates to all the aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It builds tools that are of much use for the beginners.
They call themselves the world leader in vendor-independent vehicle automation systems. The company has clients of its automation products from around the world including Anglo American, Rio Tinto Ford Motor Company, Luke Air Force Base and government agencies like Los Angeles Police Department. The company has automated around 75 vehicle types in 9 industries. Ground Vehicle Automation is the field they have an edge on.