TAG: Robin

Robin launches robotic mower franchise program

November 14, 2017By

Robin—established as a combined “Uber for lawn maintenance” and robotic lawn mowing company in Texas—is expanding its robotic service nationwide via a franchising program, Techcrunch reports. The company has since rebranded as Robin Autopilot and is now looking for partners. According to Robin’s website, co-founders Justin Crandall and Bart Lomont decided to go all in on Robin’s robotic segment in June after becoming... read more

Robotic revolution

June 26, 2017By
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Dallas-based lawn maintenance company Robin looks to the future with robotic mowers. While flipping through an issue of Wired, Justin Crandall came across an article about robotic lawn mowers. With a background in business startups and technology, he was intrigued by the concept and wanted in on the action. “We look at ourselves as a tech-forward company and want to... read more

Dallas startup takes big step in bringing autonomous mowers to commercial maintenance

March 29, 2017By

Industry stalwarts have long wondered when robotic- and autonomous-mower technology—versions of which are already used by many homeowners, especially in Europe—would hit the commercial maintenance front. Cub Cadet, Toro, Husqvarna and John Deere have all released or tested some form of the technology, and last February, LM wrote about an investor who is working with the National Robotics Engineering Center to try to develop... read more

Robin launches to connect homeowners, mowing providers

May 22, 2015By

Robin, a provider promising “21st century convenience at a competitive price,” launched in Austin, Houston and Dallas, Texas, after raising $1.2 million from private investors. Robin allows homeowners to find and manage their mowing service online, offering an instant quote, automated payment and guaranteed quality service. “With a smartphone in every pocket, technology has disrupted industries from car service to... read more