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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®...

MIT Develops Unprecedented System That Lets Robots Work Together
2014-02-13 08:59:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at MIT have developed a new system that combines simple control programs to enable fleets of robots or other “multiagent systems” to collaborate in extraordinary ways. Due to the difficulty of designing control programs for “multiagent systems” – groups of robots or networks of devices with different functions – engineers have typically restricted themselves to scenarios in which reliable information about...

2014-01-29 08:22:36

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, announced today it will issue its fourth-quarter and full year 2013 financial results after market close on February 5. iRobot will host a live webcast and conference call, open to all interested investors, to review fourth-quarter and full year 2013 financial results and outlook for 2014 financial performance on Thursday, February 6. The earnings...

2014-01-07 00:20:35

iRobot® Scooba® 450 gets down and dirty so you don't have to. BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), the leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, brings to market a consumer robot that cleans floors in a brand new way. The iRobot Scooba 450 is available in North America at www.irobot.com starting Tuesday, January 7. Along with the new Roomba® 800 Series and the rest of iRobot's cadre of robots, Scooba 450 will be demonstrated at the...

2014-01-02 12:20:47

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that Alison Dean, iRobot's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's achievements and financial outlook on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. ET at the ICR XChange Conference being held in Orlando, FL and on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET at the Needham Annual Growth Conference being...


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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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