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Which Robotics Companies are Going to Become Unicorns?

CEO and Founder of RIOS, Dr. Bernard Casse, offered his perspective on, "Which Robotics Companies Are Going To Become Unicorns?" as published in Forbes on June 11, 2021

Dr. Casse outlined how venture capital companies are investing millions into robotics startups. AI-powered robotics startups are coming out of stealth with millions of dollars in funding to support their sophisticated technologies. All this heavy interest is creating an arms race of robotics startups, especially in Silicon Valley. ​ AI and robotics are at their peak of the hype cycle, as labor shortage and labor turnover drive the need for automation. The pandemic accelerated automation and the advent of AI. ​ The billion-dollar question is, "Which robotics companies are going to become unicorns?" Three critical elements answer this question:

  1. Being More Customer-Centric Than Technology-Focused

  2. Remembering 'Speed is the essence of war' From Sun Tzu's The Art of War

  3. Offering Amazon-like 'Frictionless' Customer Service

​ This is in addition to the baseline fundamental pieces in which a start up needs a great team, robust product and a very large market to achieve wild success. ​ Read the full article

RIOS develops and deploys dexterous AI-powered robots to factory assembly lines and warehouses to help global customers automate their supply chain or logistics operations. We’ve developed a first-of-its-kind haptic intelligence platform for AI robots – this enables our robot to handle hard-to-automate tasks that typically require human-level-dexterity and involve manipulating thousands of SKUs. Our robots possess higher levels of dexterity, cognitive skills, and autonomy than today's robots and operate in unstructured environments. ​ Many companies are connecting with our team of automation experts to learn more about opportunities within their facilities to integrate robotic automation. RIOS encourages you to reach out very soon. You can sign up to be the first to know and get your spot on the waiting list:

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