Squishy Robotics’ sensor robots were among the innovative public safety solutions included in a Southern Manatee Fire & Rescue (SMFR) HazMat training exercise held in late June. The training exercise, which simulated a HazMat leak from a railroad tanker car, was conducted at a chemical facility in Manatee County, Florida.
Squishy Robotics is excited to be a finalist in Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), a global competition enabling young companies to show how their innovations and ideas can address the greatest crises facing humanity and our planet. Squishy Robotics is among 56 finalists selected from 3,735 applicants, and will compete in the Transportation & Smart Cities category. Beginning in […]
Blueforce Development podcast with Deniz Dogruer, COO at Squishy Robotics, talks about their game-changing robotics platform made from tensegrity structures for disaster rescue and remote monitoring. (Season 1 Episode 3) Develo
Soft robotics was the focus of a recent Axios technology story. The news website interviewed company CEO Dr. Alice Agogino and devoted a significant portion of its video news piece to Squishy Robotics tensegrity robots. The story illustrated the many advantages that our technologies offer for safety, information gathering, and communications.
Squishy Robotics is a Technology Partner of OSIsoft (now part of AVEVA), maker of the PI System, which is a leading industrial operations data management platform, commonly used in power, utility, oil, gas, paper, metals, mining, petro-chemical and pharmaceutical companies.
Southern Manatee Fire and Rescue (SMFR) and the Tulsa Fire Department (TFD) signed pilot partnership agreements with Squishy Robotics in June 2020 and September 2020, respectively. The pilot partnerships sent several Squishy Robotics drone-droppable sensor robots to both departments for testing and use in 2020 and 2021. Firefighters and HazMat teams will provide regular feedback and advice during the pilot partnerships that will help advance the efficiency and performance of our robots and software.
Squishy Robotics’ engineering team members were busy building and shipping robots in April. Our new generation of robots were sent to several states and to Australia.
Squishy Robotics was selected as one of 10 finalists for the University of California 2021 Startup Innovation Challenge. The Innovation Challenge is held in partnership with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest tech-for-good startup competition. As a chosen finalist, Squishy Robotics made a pitch at the Global Corporate Venturing Digital Forum in late January 2021.
Squishy Robotics was among the recipients of the inaugural “Good Robot” Industry Awards presented by the non-profit industry association, Silicon Valley Robotics (SVR). The SVR Industry Awards celebrate the robotics, automation, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) that will help the world solve global challenges.
Blueforce Development Corporation develops software that shares and disseminates data among people, systems, and machines. Helping people form secure workgroups using mobile devices, Blueforce (which is based in Newburyport, MA) has built a customer base among military, homeland security, law enforcement, and emergency response personnel.