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NEWS

Exciting News for Obi!

There are big months, and there are BIG months - and to say that August was one of the biggest for Obi would definitely be an understatement! After working with our incredible PR firm, we launched our first major press release to introduce Obi to journalists, online...

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Obi Visits the AMCSI Convention

When we’re not working on product innovations, you can often find us traveling across the country to attend various conferences and expos showcasing all that Obi can do for potential users and caregivers! We recently had the pleasure of attending the 2016 AMCSI...

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Obi and the 2016 R&D 100 Awards

We’re excited to announce that Obi has been named a finalist for the 2016 R&D 100 awards in both the prestigious market disruptor and mechanical/materials categories! For those unfamiliar with the honor, the R&D 100 Awards are considered the “Oscars of...

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Obi at the Chicago Abilities Expo

A few weekends back, we had the privilege to attend and showcase Obi in action at the Chicago Abilities Expo! If you’ve never had the opportunity to experience the Abilities Expo firsthand, it’s an incredible event held for the community of people living with...

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Obi is an International Design Excellence Awards Finalist!

Here at DESiN LLC, we believe eating is one of life’s greatest pleasures and that everyone should have an enjoyable dining experience. We also believe that the device should look as beautiful as it functions. It represents our belief that being different, and living...

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Obi At Home: An Interview with Caregivers

We always love hearing about how Obi has changed peoples lives, both from a caregivers perspective and those using  our robot to gain dining independence! We loved meeting Isaac, a spunky 15 year old who tested out Obi during one of our first studies. We sat down with...

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What’s In A Name?

After years of designing and refining our robotic dining companion, you’d think a deciding on a name would be a relatively easy process. Think of a few catchy words, find some that are fitting, and see what sticks, right? Not so fast. A name is, after all, the...

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The Useful Robot Revolution Is Here

When you look around your city, your neighborhood and even your own home, you might discover that robots are all around us in more ways than you’ve realized. From the Roomba in your living room to the technology used in manufacturing every day products – robots...

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Obi takes on AOTA 2016

April is Occupational Therapist (OT) month, and what better way to celebrate than by attending the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Expo from April 7 - 10. (With more than 10,800 people in attendance, it was a record breaker!) We...

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