Vendor Profile:

Brain Corporation 

Brain Corporation

Headquarters: San Diego, CA, USA
Public: NO
Website: https://www.braincorp.com

Applications:

  • Mobile Robot Platform
  • Floor cleaning

Background

Brain Corporation (Brain Corp) is a software company who are developing intelligent, autonomous navigation systems that automate commercial equipment. The company was co-founded in 2009 to focus on artificial intelligence and robotics development. Brain Corp’s initial work involved advanced R&D for Qualcomm Inc. and DARPA. The Company is now focused on developing advanced machine learning and computer vision systems for the next generation of self-driving vehicles.

As a software company, they needed a real world application to launch their solution. The company chose to focus on robotic floor care as their initial goto market segment. This decision was based primarily on the fact that they didn't want to (re)develop the hardware for a robotic-based application. The floor care market is already dominated by a few suppliers of manual driven vehicles. The challenge for Brain Corp was to retro-fit the existing floor care machines to be automated (while also preserving the capability for manual operation). As a result, Brain Corp has been able to perfect their software and sensor platforms in this market niche.

Now Brain Corp is expanding their market reach and they are seeking create partnership with new and existing robotic technology partners. The first partnership was recently announced, and BrainOS will find it's way into the Savioke Relay robots.

Brain Corp is headquartered in San Diego. They are benefiting from the growing reputation of the San Diego area as a robotics powerhouse, thanks in part to the emerging dominance of UC San Diego as a center for robotics research. (Editorial note: the author is an alumni of UC San Diego).


Recent News for Brain Corp

Brain Corp secures $36 million investment to fund expansion
​April 27, 2020Brain Corp announces an additional $36 million in series D funding to support continued growth and expansion worldwide.[...]
Brain Corp Donating Robots to Essential Businesses
​April 22, 2020Brain Corp today announces ​its Robot Relief Program, a $1.6 million donation of autonomous floor cleaning robots and[...]
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Brain Corp Opens European Office in Amsterdam
​July 1, 2019 Brain Corp announced today that they are opening their new European headquarters in Amsterdam. The move comes[...]

About the author 

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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