Misty Robotics Blog

The Misty II Launches Today

Almost four months ago at CES we announced the Misty I Developer Edition prototype robot, our first step toward our long-term journey of turning robots into our friends, coworkers, and household members. That journey began with a hand-built, fragile robot intended for the most avid software developers and makers. These pioneers got access to early software and […]

Robots and Cats: Blurred Lines & Furred Encounters

At Misty Robotics, we believe that robots are the future and that everyone will eventually have robots of their own. Robots are becoming more accessible, affordable, and their integration in our human world is increasing daily. But we humans are not the only beings on this planet who robots have to contend with. It’s time […]

The Future Depends on Developers & Makers — Misty in Miami

It’s safe to say that — if you’re crazy enough to build a consumer robot from the ground up — you’ve got making in your DNA. That’s us at Misty Robotics, and last month we finally got to show off that robot at an actual Maker Faire. You never know who you’ll find at a Maker Faire… It’s incredibly energizing […]

Cobots For Everyone!

Augment, Not Replace: Tomorrow’s Robots Will Work Alongside Humans For the most part, whenever robots are a topic of discussion, people immediately think of vast industrial warehouses, empty of humans but filled with robots churning out products. But robots displacing humans is not the story that the future of robotics is telling. In fact, it may […]

What the Innovator’s Dilemma Has to Say About Robots and AI

As the CEO of a U.S.-based startup that intends to be the Apple of personal robots, I spend a lot of time thinking about business basics: Resources. Competition. But while reading about the challenges facing the world’s most valuable company, I’ve added another factor into the mix: Empires. They rise, they fall, and rarely do they […]

The Top Challenges Facing Robotics

It’s pretty clear that both home and industry use of robots is accelerating. “Robot density”, measured as the ratio of individual robots per 10,000 human employees, is rising at an annual rate of 5% to 9%, according to the International Federation of Robotics. Yet both industrial and personal robots have a looong way to go […]