Brain Corp announces investment in Savioke

By Mike Oitzman / last year
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Brain Corp and Savioke become strategic partners

June 28, 2018

Brain Corp announced today that they are one of the investors in a Series B investment round for Savioke Robotics. Savioke manufacturers indoor delivery robots. Brain Corp develops operating systems for indoor navigating robots. As part of it's Series B round, Savioke has put together $13.4M in funding to help it expand into the hospital delivery market.

Savioke Relay Robot

With this strategic announcement, it appears that Savioke will be adopting the BrainOS software technology as it's navigation and on-vehicle operations. Up to this point, Savioke has been developing it's software solution internally.

“We have experienced strong success automating the floor care industry, and as part of our growth strategy, are now introducing the BrainOS platform across a multitude of other applications. Supporting leading robotics companies that can leverage BrainOS to accelerate their robotic development is one of our primary development objectives,” said Brain Corp Co-founder and CEO Eugene Izhikevich. “Savioke has a unique product, early traction and experienced leadership. We are confident Savioke and Brain Corp will make ideal partners as we work together to make robots part of our day-to-day lives.”

“Working with Brain Corp’s BrainOS platform will help Savioke scale efficiently to quickly deliver robotic solutions to our customers and partners in the global healthcare, hospitality and logistics markets,” said Steve Cousins, CEO of Savioke and founder of the open-source Robot Operating System (ROS). “As we continue to expand, BrainOS will allow us to better focus our internal development efforts on customer-specific applications and environments.”

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Mike Oitzman

Mike Oitzman brings 25 years of product management and product marketing experience to the role of publisher and editor for Mobile Robot Guide. Mike is a respected expert in the mobile robot market and is a frequent panel leader and speaker at events and tradeshows.


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