Robotics Trends Names Finalists for Development Innovator Awards

The awards, which are given in two categories, are judged on seven criteria.

CE Pro Editors · October 3, 2008

Robotics Trends has announced the finalists for the First Annual Robotics Development Innovator Awards.

The awards recognize products and companies that contributed “significantly to the personal, service and mobile robotics industry over the previous 12 months.”

Awards are being given in two categories: Component Technology and Design and Development Tools.

Entries are judged on seven criteria: requirement, functionality, features, applicability, value, interoperability, innovation.

Winners will be announced on November 18 at the RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition in Santa Clara, California.

The Finalists

Design or Development Tool Awards

c-Link Systems — Trak-Bot C3
GOSTAI — Urbi Studio
MobileRobots — MOBILEROBOTSindoors
National Instruments — NI CompactRIO
OPEC of the West — R2Pv1 Gaming Robot System
OpenJAUS — OpenJAUSv3.3
qfix robotics GmbH — qfix MiniBot “kit”
SRI International — Karto Navigation SDK

Component Technology Awards

ADVANCED Motion Controls — DZRALTE-012L080
AllMotion — EZHR17EN
AllMotion — EZCTRL17
Cypress Computer Systems — Wireless SIO
Elmo Motion Control — Whistle
Evolution Robotics — NorthStar 2.0
Hokuyo — UTM-30LX
Inspired Energy — PG3665 Smart Battery
Maxon Precision Motors — EC 10 with MR encoder / EPOS 24/1
Microinfinity — CruizCore R1001 MEMS Digital Gyroscope
OceanServer Technology — OS5000 Digital Compass Family
Summerour Robotics — Serializer Robot Controller
UGOBE — Pleo

Click here to view the finalists.

Each product description was provided by the nominated company.

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