- Dyson plans to hire 250 robotics engineers and 700 more robots over the next five years.
- Its robots will be able to perform various household tasks, according to the company.
- The company is also opening new laboratories and centers for technology development.
Dyson is recruiting engineers who will help develop personal robots that can perform household chores, the company confirmed to Insider.
The company, known for its home appliances, is looking to hire 250 people in various disciplines and plans to hire 700 more robotics employees over the next five years, it said Wednesday.
“Dyson employed its first roboticist 20 years ago and this year alone we are looking for 250 additional experts for our team,” said Jake Dyson, the company’s chief engineer. A declaration.
The chief engineer’s father, James Dyson, invented the world’s first bagless vacuum cleaner in 1983 and founded the Dyson company. Dyson dynasty sells UK best selling vacuum cleaneraccording to Bloomberg.
His recruitment announcement was accompanied by a video clip showing robotic hands holding household objects, which Dyson says means the company is moving beyond floor vacuums.
The company said it would reveal more about its “secret robotic prototypes” at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in Philadelphia later Wednesday.
Dyson’s chief engineer will lead the development of new technologies at a new center in Wiltshire, England. The company will also open a new lab in London and hire more recruits at the UK-based company’s headquarters in Singapore.
The company’s home robots are part of a £2.75 billion ($3.44 billion) investment plan.
“This is a ‘big bet’ on future robotics technology that will drive research across Dyson, in areas including mechanical engineering, vision systems, machine learning and storage. energy,” Dyson said. “We need the best people in the world to join us now.”