The SMPL ROBOTIC SYSTEMS CORPRATION in the United States was created in 2017 in Silicon Valley by many top engineers and scientists. There are more than 30 R&D engineers in the company, which are located in Silicon Valley, USA, Guangzhou, China and Aalborg, Denmark. SMPL is the company's registered trademark for the robot business. The company is committed to combining artificial intelligence technology with robot technology to develop a more intelligent, low-cost, and easy-to-use robot product group.
SMPL invested US$10 million at the end of 2019 to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in Chongqing, China, Demeter Robot (Chongqing) Co., Ltd., DEMETER ROBOTIC CHONGQING Co., LTD. This company is SMPL's global manufacturing center with a standard of 3,000 square meters The plant and 1,000 square meters of office space will be responsible for the manufacturing, assembly and testing of SMPL's autonomous navigation mobile robot body products and robot controllers and other hardware products.
SMPL invested in the Danish Bio-X exoskeleton robot company (www.bioxgroup.com) in 2019, obtaining a minority stake, is the only investor in the company's Pre-A round of investor. SMPL established a Danish sole-investment corporation in 2020, hoping to increase investment in Denmark, combined with artificial intelligence technology, to develop a new generation of autonomous navigation mobile robot systems and robot simulation application platforms.
The company is very optimistic about the market prospects of autonomous navigation mobile robots. Since 2017, it has invested millions of dollars and organized more than 20 outstanding engineers to develop a series of autonomous navigation mobile robot products. As of now, the company has formed technical advantages in mobile robot system simulation, robot operating system and middleware, controller, vision technology, navigation technology, robot group management, etc., and has entered the first camp of similar products in the world.