By Dave Kanicki posted on February 12, 2020 | Posted in Niche Markets No sector of the equipment industry is immune to the labor shortage, and this certainly holds true for those in the lawn and golf course maintenance business. As workers of all skill levels become tougher to find, businesses are forced to do more with less. Autonomy […]
Mean Green Mowers’ President, Joe Conrad, introducing the ATOM, and The Kobi Company’s Chief Technology Officer, Steven Waelbers, explaining how the ATOM works. The ATOM is an autonomous battery-powered commercial ZT Mower navigated by computer vision, the first of its kind, to eliminate the landscaper’s labor problem.
We incorporated our technology into one of Mean Green’s existing battery-powered ZT mowers to demonstrate the capabilities of our technology. This video was our live demonstration at the GIE+ Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, in October 2019. This development has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 859711. […]
Mean Green Products, LLC (Mean Green Mowers), a leader in commercial electric mower manufacturing and The Kobi CompanyTM (Kobi®), a leader in robotic solutions, are collaborating to develop a safe and affordable electric, commercial, robotic ZT mower, the ATOM. With the difficulty to find competent labor and the growing demand for more landscape services, the […]
Kobi was featured on Amexessentials.com, as part of an article written by guest curator Evan Varsamis of The Gadget Flow. American Express Essentials is a website that inspires, informs and enables the lifestyle of an urban audience worldwide, promoted to millions of cardmembers all over the world. Here is the link to the article: https://www.amexessentials.com/top-high-tech-gardening-tools/
The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of New York, at their inaugural Griffin AwardsTM, bestowed the Technology Innovation Award on the Co-Founder and C.E.O. of the Kobi Company, Andrew Ewen. Jamaica College, founded in 1795, is a prominent all-male secondary school located in Kingston, Jamaica. The award was in recognition of The Kobi Company’s visionary role […]
Kobi’s CTO, Steven Waelbers, making the pitch. We are proud to say Kobi was one of the selected startups to pitch at the Demoday of Start-it @kbc. KBC Bank, one of the largest bank-insurers in Belgium, has brought together a number of business advisors from different fields in a community that aims to act as a […]
We made a new video of Kobi, click to watch it.
We are just back from the GIE+EXPO, where we introduced Kobi to the public. Thank you to everyone who stopped at our booth to admire Kobi! The Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO) is the largest trade show for outdoor power equipment, lawn and garden products, outdoor leisure equipment and light construction and landscaping equipment. […]
Last week, we sent out our Press Release, and it has been widely picked up by the media. Check out CNN, Daily Mail, Forbes, Bloomberg, and ZDnet, to name only a few. If you search a bit, you will find dozens more.