iRobot. The pioneer of consumer robotics best known for their automatic vacuum cleaner.
Rethink Robotics was created by the co-founder of iRobot who was already well aware of hurdles with manufacturing process. Can they bring production to a new level? Gauge yourself.
7Bot: a $350 Robotic Arm that can See, Think and Learn! (Kickstarter)
The group of robot fans set the goal to make robots more accessible for everyone.
Of course, the price on their site is higher - $1.777, but still much cheaper than $25000 of RethinkRobotics (2015.12.16).
WordsEye is a beta web app that creates a 3D image from the description in the form of natural language text.
The company headquartered in Vienna, Austria addresses the problem of semantic representation in Natural Language Processing. Their core technology, the Retina API, is commercially available and can be trained in any language.