New Apps Store for Robots Spurs Industry Creativity and Openness


December 13, 2011NewsNo comments – Dec, 13, 20111

World’s first robotics application marketplace empowers developers with a platform to sell their apps, and provides consumers an efficient and secure method to purchase them.


Personal and service robots are on the rise. In fact, the number of robot owners is doubling each year, and units owned are expected to reach 100 million by 2017.  The soon to be $17 billion personal robotics industry is ripe with opportunity and creativity, which is why has created the first marketplace that connects robotics developers and consumers.

The online portal, which was filed two patents for its repository and security methods, sees remarkable parallels to the mobile apps industry and forecasts similar growth. After only three years, mobile app stores have increased from 500 to nearly a million apps available for purchase, with $3 billion paid to developers.

By providing the connecting medium that synergizes the robotics software industry, is hoping to launch personal robotics into a new era of creativity and sophistication.

In the store, you can find the most creative robotic apps on the planet, including laundry folding, pet feeding and soccer playing applications for over 50 kinds of robots, ranging from vacuum cleaners and dogs to humanoids and vehicles.

Currently, is seeking additional developers around the globe to submit their apps, so that they can become available for safe and efficient consumer purchase. The website is scheduled for consumer launch in late December or early January.

Assuring the safety of intellectual property by blocking theft of apps is central to’s mission. The company, which is headed by robot enthusiast and expert Elad Inbar, open the doors to its new San Francisco office this month.