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2014-05-14 08:38:53

Infringing Robots Now Subject to Impound and Destruction Orders throughout Germany BEDFORD, Mass., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received full affirmation of four preliminary injunctions against Chinese company Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. with the District Court of Dusseldorf. The requests were based on the German parts of four European patents, EP 1 331 537 B1, EP 2...

2014-05-12 08:37:25

-- Jay Leader Brings 29 Years of Information Management Experience to the Rapidly Growing Boston-Based Company -- WALTHAM, Mass., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) today announced that Jay Leader has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Leader will work in the company's world headquarters in Waltham and report to Rocket CEO Andy Youniss. Leader is a 29-year veteran of the IT industry, having served in a...

2014-04-30 12:22:05

BEDFORD, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that it will host an invitation only Analyst Day on May 7, 2014 in Boston, MA, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The day's agenda includes presentations by Colin Angle, iRobot's chairman & chief executive officer, Alison Dean, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and other senior executives. A webcast of...

2014-04-15 08:38:10

BEDFORD, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, announced today it will issue its first-quarter 2014 financial results after market close on April 22. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131104/NE10106LOGO iRobot will host a live webcast and conference call, open to all interested investors, to review first-quarter 2014 financial results and outlook for 2014 financial performance on...

2014-04-08 23:30:12

Roomba® fanatic, Tim, discovers a Lithium replacement battery from Lithium Power Inc for his Roomba® 560 to resolve all his battery problems. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Similar to the other millions of iRobot® Roomba® robotic vacuum users, Tim relies on his Roomba® 560 to clean his floors two to three times a week. With the click of a button, the Roomba® automatically vacuums the floor. However, numerous users experience issues with their batteries...

2014-04-03 08:39:31

A record 225 robot events taking place in all 50 states BEDFORD, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year full of robot news and advancements, the fifth annual National Robotics Week is being held April 5-13. Established by Congress in 2010 to raise awareness about robots and their important role in shaping the future of education, industry and the U.S. economy, National Robotics Week brings together students, educators and influencers who share a passion for robots and technology....

2014-04-02 16:35:48

BEDFORD, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program. Under the program, iRobot may purchase up to $50 million of its common stock beginning May 1, 2014 and ending April 30, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131104/NE10106LOGO Under the repurchase program, the Company is authorized to repurchase shares...

2014-03-17 08:33:17

Autonomous enterprise-grade video collaboration robot unlocks new applications for telepresence BEDFORD, Mass., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that the company's Ava 500 video collaboration robot is ready for delivery in the U.S., Canada and select European markets through select certified Cisco resellers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/NE84234 iRobot Ava 500 offers a whole...

2014-03-05 16:28:40

BEDFORD, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that Colin Angle, iRobot's chairman and chief executive officer will discuss the company's achievements and financial outlook on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 11:20 a.m. ET at the UBS Global Consumer Conference being held in Boston, MA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131104/NE10106LOGO Alison Dean, iRobot's executive vice...

2014-03-03 23:27:08

Lithium Power, Inc. offers the ultimate solution to resolve all contact issues. The first and only lithium replacement battery is now fully compatible with all Roomba® 500, 600, 700 and 880 series. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In an innovative technology breakthrough, Lithium Power, Inc. has been offering the first and only lithium battery available for the Roomba® 500, 600, 700 and 880 series. Ever since the release of the lithium replacement battery for iRobot®...


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Roomba
2013-10-03 12:56:31

The Roomba, sold by iRobot, is a name used for a series of autonomous robot vacuum cleaners that were first introduced into the market it 2002. There have been four versions or generations of Roomba since its creation, with over eight million sales throughout the world. It is capable of moving on its own and avoiding obstacles that are present in the average household, as well as capable of avoiding stairs and other drop offs. It is equipped with a computer chip and the Roomba Open Interface,...

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