Having worked in the robotics space for over twenty years iRobot is a proven technology leader in remote presence and automated home maintenance solutions. To date, the company has sold more than 7.5 million home robots worldwide, helping to revolutionize the way people clean both inside and outside the home. More than 4,500 combat-proven government and industrial robots have been delivered to military and civil defence forces worldwide, performing thousands of dangerous search, reconnaissance and bomb-disposal missions while protecting those in harm’s way.
TI is able to bring to the partnership its leading applications processor technology captured in the OMA platform, a high performing, ultra-power-efficient system-on-chip. The OMAP platform’s smart multicore architecture sends processing tasks to cores and engines that can best do the job using the least amount of power possible. TI complements this fundamental computing experience with several unique features, such as sophisticated image and video accelerators.