Double Robotics was backed by the Y Combinator startup accelerator in 2012 and began shipping their product in May 2013. The founders include David Cann, a designer and iOS developer, and Marc DeVidts, an electrical/embedded systems engineer. The company is located in Burlingame, California.
- Lateral Stability Control is a shock absorption mechanism built in the base to maintain lateral stability while traversing common obstacles in an office or classroom setting, such as cords, bumps, or a change in threshold.
- Power Drive enables the robot to go faster than normal driving speed, when the driver needs to go a long distance. This is enabled by holding down the Shift key on a keyboard while driving with the arrow keys.
- Camera Kit enables the 'Always-on Floor View' for increased spatial awareness. Adaptive HD is a technique developed for smooth video when moving and higher resolution (up to HD).
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