Softbank Robotics Teams With Canon Solutions America

June 9, 2021

SoftBank Robotics has entered into a strategic partnership with Canon Solutions America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. Inc.

The deal calls for Canon Solutions America to incorporate SoftBank’s Whiz industrial cobotic vacuum sweeper into its workplace health solutions portfolio of products.

 “Our alliance with Canon Solutions America speaks to the speed and scale of demand for robotics under the reinvention of what it means to share and trust indoor space,” said Brady Watkins, SoftBank senior vice president. “It’s a new era for the workplace, one where robotics, automation, and data are helping to safely welcome people back. As one of the largest distributors of workplace solutions, Canon Solutions America is uniquely positioned to integrate continuous, connected, clean technologies into existing ecosystems and enable a successful return to work.”

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SoftBank Robotics is a San Francisco, California-based manufacturer of autonomous vacuum sweepers and other robotic cleaning equipment. For more information, visit