CAMBRIDGE, MA— June 27, 2013 — The START program helps high-growth companies grow employment opportunities, promote manufacturing and commercialization, and stimulate innovation in Massachusetts. Energid will use the funding from START to accelerate its Cyton robot product line. The Cyton is an ultra-portable, dexterous, easy to train, humanoid robot arm for light duty applications. It transcends the state of the art using new advanced software. The arms are sold through Robai.
Additional information about the START program and this year's winners can be found here.
Established in 2001 and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, Energid Technologies develops advanced real-time motion control software for robotics. Energid’s general robot control and tasking framework, Actin®, is built to meet the rigorous requirements of industrial, commercial, collaborative, and consumer robotic systems. Energid licenses Actin as a cross-platform software toolkit and provides integration services to help its customers get to market quickly.
In 2018, Energid was acquired by Teradyne. Teradyne is the leading supplier of automated test equipment used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage, and complex electronic systems. Energid continues operations under the same management while Energid’s headquarters, R&D, and engineering facilities remain in Massachusetts, USA.