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Omar Balkissoon: OGSystems Aims for Smart Analytics, Efficient ISR

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 31, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz recently caught up with OGSystems CEO Omar Balkissoon, who talked about the company’s recent acquisition and areas of focus in the coming years. “We all know that there is a constant flow of data, but the trick is in the processing …

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iRobot to Upgrade U.S. Navy’s Robotic Systems; Frank Wilson Comments

iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) has won a three-year,  $13 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Navy‘s man transportable robotic systems. The company will also build MTRS spare parts for the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian head explosive ordnance disposal technology division under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract,  iRobot said Monday. iRobot is scheduled to complete all tasks …

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Google Buys Robotics Tech Maker Boston Dynamics

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has acquired engineering and robotics design company Boston Dynamics for an undisclosed amount, the New York Times reported Saturday. John Markoff writes that Waltham, Mass.-based Boston Dynamics will be integrated into Google’s robotics initiatives led by Andy Rubin, Google’s development lead for the Android operating system. The transaction …

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iRobot Wins Additional Bomb Disarm Robot Funds

IRobot Corp. has won a $28, 776, 935 U.S. Navy contract modification to acquire production systems, repair parts and spare kits for a robotics system used to detect and dispose of explosive devices. The company will also manage configurations and provide engineering services to the Navy for the Man Transportable …

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