Aldebaran Robotics SA, a Paris, France-based humanoid robotics company, has raised US$13m in Series C venture capital funding.
The round was led by Intel Capital, with participation from existing investors CDC Innovation, iSource and Crédit Agricole Private Equity.
The company intends to use the new funds to develop its product offering into additional vertical sectors such as health and social care, streamline its production operations and increase its R&D capabilities.
Founded in 2005 by CEO Bruno Maisonnier, Aldebaran Robotics currently manufactures and sells advanced, programmable humanoid robots delivering personal services and healthcare and assistance to Autistic kids. The company’s products combine a range of facial and voice recognition technologies with location awareness capabilities, providing a flexible platform for application development.
Aldebaran Robotics has offices in France, China, Japan and the United States.