About Hoaloha Robotics
Hoaloha is Hawaiian for "caring companion." Believing that personal robots offer the opportunity to help enable and empower individuals who require assistive care, Hoaloha Robotics is developing software and services that will speed innovation in the development of socially assistive robots. Based in Seattle, Washington, Hoaloha Robotics was founded in 2010 by Tandy Trower, an experienced, long-time executive in the personal computer industry and a leader and proponent of user centered design. Having founded Microsoft’s robotics initiative, he has also been a featured speaker at conferences and events on the market and opportunities for emerging robotics technology.