Intel invests $ 13 million in Aldebaran Robotics, the company behind the Nao robot

by bold-lichterman

Launched in 2005, Aldebaran Robotics is notably known for having created the humanoid robot Nao. 1500 copies of Nao are already in action around the world, intended only for professionals.

Intel thus marks a remarkable entry into the world of robotics and joins the historic shareholders of the French company: Intel invests 13 million in Aldebaran Robotics the companyi-Source Gestion, CDC Innovation and Credit Agricole Private Equity.

Bruno Maisonnier, founder and president ofAldebaran Robotics: ” This partnership with Intel marks a milestone that we believe will propel the company and the technologies we have developed to their full potential. Our products have the flexibility to provide solutions across a variety of applications and this investment will play a decisive role in our production performance and our research capabilities to support the company’s expansion into new markets. “.

With this lifting, Aldebaran Robotics will be able to strengthen its R&D and develop new services in sectors such as personal care. The French start-up now has 120 employees.