- Created: 01 August 2012
- Last Updated: 02 September 2016
- 01 August 2012
Founded in 2007 by leading MIT roboticists, Hstar Technologies Corporation pursues groundbreaking robotics research and development with the support of private investors and more than $7 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Hstar develops industry-leading robots to enhance automation quality in warehouse, healthcare and research settings, making improvements in the areas of automation intelligence, safety, flexibility and human productivity.
Hstar's team is comprised of innovative, highly trained robotics engineers with more than thirty years of collective robotics development experience, including work with the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (CSAIL) Laboratory, development of telerobotic surgery and artificial limb / biomimetic robot technology, and autonomous robotic systems.
The company's headquarters and main development facility are located in Burlington, Massachusetts. Manufacturing operations will be provided by Handy Robotics Technologies, Hstar's China-based sister company.