Longmont’s Left Hand Robotics has developed a first-of-its-kind commercial robot designed to clear snow from surfaces such as sidewalks. The startup company, founded in 2016 by Terry Olkin and Mike Ott, is allowing snow removal companies to try its product, the SnowBot Pro. Left Hand Robotics cofounder Terry Olkin with “Snowbot” in Longmont, Colorado on […]
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LONGMONT — Left Hand Robotics Inc., a manufacturer of snow-plowing robots, is ramping up production of its SnowBots through a 10-client pilot program. Left Hand Robotics started its pilot by putting out a request for interested customers — typically contractors who clear snow for large campuses or municipalities or commercial buildings that do it themselves — to […]
World’s first self-driving, commercial-class snow clearing robot from Left Hand Robotics now operating at pilot customer locations across North America. The SnowBot Pro is a self-driving, GPS-navigated robot that clears walks more efficiently than shovelers. This dramatically reduces labor costs for snow management operators. The Left Hand Robotics team’s deep expertise spans software, automation and robotics, and in 2018 the company is ramping production to meet high initial demand.