SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudMinds Inc. is the world's first operator of cloud-based systems for intelligent robots, which focuses on leading-edge fields including Human-Augmented-Robotics -Intelligence, high-speed secure networks, secure smart terminals and robot control technology. Recently, CloudMinds brought its major research achievements and products to the 2017 Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA 2017) and caught the eyes of smart technology enthusiasts.
Founded by Bill Huang, one of the first experts engaged by China's "Thousand Talents Program", former CTO of UTStarcom, and former president of China Mobile Research Institute, CloudMinds received USD 30 million in seed round funding from investors including SoftBank, Foxconn and Walden International in May 2016 and then completed its Series A round for USD 100 million in March 2017.
So far, CloudMinds has established R&D centers and branches in Beijing, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Tokyo and Santa Clara, with the R&D team comprising top-notch technologists from Apple, Bell Labs, Cisco, China Mobile, Google, Huawei, IBM, Samsung, Sony and Xiaomi.
CloudMinds is filling a gap in providing the connecting fabric between many AI engines and the many emerging robots and smart devices, and is encouraged by the broad international support from companies like China Mobile, SoftBank and Sprint. Going forward, CloudMinds will continue to leverage its international operations to expand globally and enable the connection of more mobile terminals and smart devices. CloudMinds invites stakeholders of the emerging cloud robotics field to join them to Make Robots Smarter,TM with the aim to enhance the quality of life for people all around the world.