Intuition Robotics Named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020
Ramat Gan, Israel (March 10, 2020) — Intuition Robotics, developer of digital companionTM technologies, announced today that it has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC).
The list honors the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today’s fast-changing world. This year’s MIC list features 434 businesses from 39 countries.
“We’re humbled to have been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies, joining a list of such inspiring innovators,” said Dor Skuler, CEO of Intuition Robotics. “Our team is dedicated to creating enduring human-machine relationships through digital companion agents, and this achievement means a great deal to us as we continue to grow and expand upon our strategy to bring the products around us to life.”
Over the past year, Intuition Robotics introduced its cognitive AI engine, Q, which enables the creation of digital companions that anticipate our needs and seamlessly, proactively improve our lives by helping us achieve certain outcomes. Q currently powers ElliQ®, a digital companion for the elderly, and the company’s automotive offering for an in-car mobility companion. ElliQ has spent over 10,000 days in the homes of older adults between the ages of 80-90 in the U.S. and Canada during the last year. Additionally, Intuition Robotics is collaborating with leading automotive customers to create their in-car digital companions.
“At a time of increasing global volatility, this year’s list showcases the resilience and optimism of businesses around the world. These companies are applying creativity to solve challenges within their industries and far beyond,” said Fast Company senior editor Amy Farley, who oversaw the issue with deputy editor David Lidsky.
Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March/April 2020) is now available online at fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2020, as well as in app form via iTunes and on newsstands beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The official hashtag is #FCMostInnovative.
ABOUT INTUITION ROBOTICS
Intuition Robotics enables the creation of relationships between humans and machines that influence behaviors and emotions through digital companion agents, powered by the company’s cognitive AI engine, Q. The company offers Q to 3rd parties, starting with automakers, to transform their products into dynamic, white labeled digital companions. Q also powers ElliQ®, the company’s internal product aimed at improving the lives of older adults.
The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Israel, with offices in San Francisco. Intuition Robotics’ investors include: SPARX group, Toyota AI Ventures, OurCrowd, Samsung NEXT, iRobot and Venture Capital firms from California, Israel, Japan and Asia. ElliQ received a special mention in TIME’s Best Inventions 2019 list and won the 2018 CES Best of Innovation Award; a research grant with the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) led by Baycrest; the AI Breakthrough Award; Fast Company Design Award; and more.
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