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Labrador Featured at Phoenix Abilities Expo

At the recent Phoenix Abilities Expo, Labrador Systems CEO Mike Dooly introduced the Labrador Retriever, a new generation of assistive robots to function as an …

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Labrador Retriever Robot Helps People Live More Independently

When my mother started using a cane and a walker to move around the house, it dawned on me after hearing her drop the dishes …

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Mike Dooley talks with John Furrier at Amazon re:MARS 2022

Mike Dooley, Co-founder & Co-CEO at Labrador Systems, talks with John Furrier at Amazon re:MARS 2022.

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Engelberger Foundation Awards Labrador Systems Grant for Advances in Assistive Robotics

Labrador Systems, an early-stage robotics company, today announced it has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Engelberger Foundation for its pioneering work on a …

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Labrador Retriever Selected for 2022 RBR Innovation Award

Labrador Retriever Selected for 2022 RBR Innovation Award

For over a decade, Robotics Business Review’s RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards have highlighted the most creative and influential innovations from around the world that have …

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Nationwide teams up in testing home-assistance robots

Nationwide wants to know if  a new generation of personal robots can help people stay at home as they age or face health issues. The Columbus insurance and …

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Nationwide, Labrador Systems partner to pilot new generation of assistive robots

One of the nation’s largest insurance and financial protection companies is partnering with an early-stage robotics company with a shared vision of helping people remain …

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Labrador Addresses Critical Need With Deceptively Simple Home Robot

It’s not often that we see a home robot that manages to be both relatively affordable and realistically technologically achievable while also solving a clear …

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The smart home gadgets of CES 2022: Doorbells, light bulbs, and robots

Every facet of every thing that you do is getting “smarter.” Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show is full of smart home gadgets designed to …

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Labrador “Retriever” robot for those with chronic pain

The Retriever from developer Labrador Systems is like a sleek version of the autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) that are now commonplace in logistics centers and …

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Best of CES 2022: New Tech That’s Practical, Innovative or Just Plain Crazy

The event formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show takes over Las Vegas in early January each year. This year, given the surge of the …

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The Labrador Retriever personal robot promises to make life easier for people with mobility issues or chronic pain

Back at CES 2020, Labrador Systems co-founder/CEO Mike Dooley told me, “I think there are fewer fake robots [at the show] this year.” Over the …

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Labrador set to deliver a robotic helping hand to homes in 2023

The phrase “household robot” conjures images of low-slung appliances scurrying across the flow as they vacuum or mop your floors. The team at Labrador Systems …

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Here’s a home robot that actually looks useful: a self-driving shelf

Most home robots unveiled at CES tend to over-promise and under-deliver. Every year, we’re treated to staged demos of prototype “robot butlers” that always fail …

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Retrieving robot unveiled at CES

A labrador retriever at CES 2022 can sit, stay and fetch like its animal namesake, but it’s no dog. Labrador Systems, an early-stage robotics company, …

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Labrador Systems Raises $3 Million in Seed Funding, Rolls Out New Assistive Home Robots

As robotics technologist Mike Dooley saw his aging mother go from using a cane, to a walker, to a wheelchair to move around, he noticed …

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The smart home gadgets of CES 2022: Doorbells, light bulbs, and robots

Every facet of every thing that you do is getting “smarter.” Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show is full of smart home gadgets designed to …

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Labrador Systems Introduces a New Generation of Assistive Robots

The Labrador™ Retriever establishes a new category of personal robots for the home and beyond. LAS VEGAS (January 4, 2022) – Today Labrador Systems, Inc. …

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Labrador Systems Raises Additional $3.1M in Seed Funding

Company debuts new category of personal robots at CES LAS VEGAS (January 4, 2022) Labrador Systems, an early-stage technology company developing a new generation of …

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Labrador Starts Pilot Studies

Would you like to be among the first to use one of our pilot robots and provide your feedback? We are currently looking for individuals …

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National Science Foundation Awards Labrador Phase I SBIR Grant

Small Business Innovation Research Program Provides Seed Funding for R&D Los Angeles, California, February 16, 2021 – Labrador Systems, an early-stage robotics company pioneering a new …

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Labrador Presents at AWS Cloud Robotics Summit (Video Preview)

We’re excited to share a preview of Labrador’s  session on “Pushing Atoms with Voice” at the AWS Cloud Robotics Summit onAug 19th. Please check our 2-minute …

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We’re speaking at TechCrunch’s Robotics+AI event on March 3rd

Mike Dooley will be speaking at TechCruch’s Robotics+AI conference next week (March 3rd) at UC Berkeley.  Mike will be on a panel on Facilitating Human-Robot …

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Preview of our Demo At CES

Today we posted a video as a preview of our demo at CES 2020.  We are still in stealth mode on the robot itself, but …

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Labrador Systems Raises $2M in Pre-Seed Funding

Robotics startup backed by SOSV, Amazon Alexa Fund, iRobot Ventures and iD Ventures America Los Angeles, Calif. – Oct. 15, 2019 – Labrador Systems, an early …

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Labrador Systems Developing Affordable Assistive Robots

A startup led by robotics veterans is announcing a pre-seed funding round with participation from Amazon’s Alexa Fund and iRobot Ventures By Evan Ackerman Developing robots …

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Labrador is at re:Mars!

We are excited to participate in re:MARS this week where we are sharing a first peek at some of the work we are doing. If …

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