Nov 24, 2021 / Japan / Business

SoftBank Robotics Group Establishes Global Partnership with Gaussian Robotics

SoftBank Robotics Group Corp. (“SBRG”), a worldwide leader in robotics solutions, announced today that it established a global partnership with Gaussian Robotics.

As part of the global partnership, fully automatic commercial floor-cleaning robot “Scrubber 50” will be launched in Japan in January 2022 in response to increasing demand for cleaning robots, such as maintaining the cleanliness in various facilities under COVID-19 situation.
Scrubber 50 is the product with 1,500 units already installed in 30 countries around the world, with a total cleaning distance of 50 million square meters and a total cleaning time of 30 million hours.

Going forward, SBRG and Gaussian Robotics will work together to expand the use of cleaning robots to various locations, such as office buildings, hotels, hospitals, and schools, allowing a more efficient cleaning process.

About SoftBank Robotics Group

SoftBank Robotics Group is driving technology forward by becoming a worldwide leader in robotics solutions. Rapidly expanding with offices in Tokyo, Paris, London, San Francisco, Boston, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney, SoftBank Robotics Group is constantly exploring and commercializing robotics solutions that help make people’s lives easier, safer, more connected, and more extraordinary. There are currently over 35,000 SoftBank Robotics robots, Pepper, NAO, Whiz and Servi used in more than 70 countries worldwide and offer innovative applications relevant in the fields of retail, tourism, healthcare, finance, education, facilities management and cleaning.

About Gaussian Robotics

Gaussian Robotics innovates cleaning robots to help facility owners clean and manage their facilities through technology to save costs, upskill the workforce and increase overall productivity. Gaussian Robotics yields unrivalled robotics solutions grounded on its technological edge in navigation and artificial intelligence. Its autonomous cleaning robots can be found in thousands of commercial, institutional and industrial facilities across 43 countries and regions, with a cleaning distance amounting to 150 million kilometers.

For more information, please visit Connect with Gaussian Robotics on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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SoftBank Robotics Group