A decade after Amazon made its first foray into robotics with its acquisition of Kiva Systems, the e-commerce giant is acquiring iRobot for $1.7 billion. While completion of the transaction is still subject to customary closing conditions, the deal expands Amazon's already extensive robotics portfolio. Here's a look at the company's robotics acquisitions and some of its investments and notable robots developed internally. It's impossible to talk about Amazon's history in robotics without talking about Kiva Systems. Amazon acquired the mobile robot company in 2012 for $775 million.
Aug-6-2022, 00:44:38 GMT