More competitors urgently needed: iRobot tech chief

Jul 29, 2013

More competitors urgently needed: iRobot tech chief

by Sayo Sasaki

The technology chief of major U.S. robotics firm iRobot Corp. wants Sony Corp. to resume its robot business and hopes more Japanese makers will turn out commercial units to encourage investment in the industry. In a recent interview, iRobot Chief Technology Officer Paolo Pirjanian, ...