For Spiffy And Alert Home Robots, Trifo Gets $15M

Roving robot Lucy doesn’t just zoom around your home vacuuming up dirt and bits of last night’s dinner.

And sporting this spiffy and alert robot, startup Trifo has just raised $15 million Series B from investors that include Yidu Cloud, Tsinghua AI Fund and Matrix Partners.

With Lucy, Trifo is betting that it can offer robots that do more than just vacuum, like Ironpie, its cleaning-only robot.

Another startup working on these autonomous critters includes Pal Robotics.

Except unlike Trifo, which focuses on home dynamics, Pal Robotics has created robots to help with logistics; catering from everything from industrial plants, to hospitals and offices, per its website.

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