Vecna Elected to RBR50: Top 50 Companies to Watch in 2015
With the robotics industry more competitive than ever, new companies are popping up all the time. Of those companies, the RBR50 list outlines those who should be kept on your business radar.
RBR50 companies are recognized based on their innovation, groundbreaking application(s), commercial success and potential, and represent many different levels and facets of the robotics ecosystem.
“We are honored to be recognized for putting robots to work in healthcare, manufacturing, warehousing, and hospitality,” says Daniel Theobald, CTO and Co-Founder of Vecna. “We are looking forward to continuing to collaborate with our partners in defining the future of robotics in the workplace.”
This international compilation spans 11 countries and in addition to the large conglomerates, 20% of the list is comprised of lesser-known startups. The RBR50 list is dynamic, with robotics companies entering and leaving on an annual basis and thus creating a list that is indicative of where the global robotics industry as a whole is headed. “2015: Year of the Inflection Point in robotics. What a great time to be counted among the global best in the fastest rising industry in the world. Once again, the robotics community has done a stellar job in selecting those few to represent all,” says Tom Green, RBR Editor in Chief.
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Vecna empowers humanity through transformative technology. Founded in 1998 by a consortium of MIT engineers, Vecna provides technology solutions for customers worldwide in the field of healthcare and beyond. Vecna’s robotic logistics solutions are a family of autonomous mobile robots, built to work alongside humans. This trio of hard-working robots are capable of handling payloads of 50kg, 500kg, and 1500kg while rapidly and safely responding to dynamic environments. Learn more at vecna.com.