Globetouch and CloudMinds Technology Announce Partnership to Provide Connectivity for Robotics


OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Globetouch and CloudMinds Technology today announced a partnership to provide connectivity for robots and other artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives. Both companies are making the announcement during Mobile World Congress Americas 2017, a conference and expo bringing together industry leaders to meet and explore new business models in mobile technology.

Globetouch Inc. is a leader in global connectivity services and IoT platforms for the connected vehicle and the Internet of Things (IoT) market. CloudMinds is creating advanced AI engines in the cloud to advance its mission to “make robots smarter.”

Together, the companies will develop cloud-based applications and platforms that help control robots with rapid motions. This will have great implications for the development of autonomous driving, factory robots, shipping port sorting robots and other AI initiatives.

Riccardo DiBlasio, CEO of Globetouch Inc., commented: “This partnership is a major step forward for both Globetouch and the AI and IoT communities in general. Working with CloudMinds, we will provide full connectivity for many innovative and advanced robotics initiatives that require the ability to control rapid motions.”

Bill Huang, Founder and CEO of CloudMinds Technology, said: “CloudMinds is the first cloud robot operator focusing on delivering secure networks and cloud-hosted Artificial Intelligence for robotic services. Globetouch is our key roaming and mobile connectivity provider enabling us to offer services at a global scale.”

Globetouch is also sponsoring a Sunrise 5K Run at the conference. Details can be found here. CloudMinds Technology is launching the world’s first cloud robot control unit (RCU), DATA A1, at the event and demonstrating its cloud robot platform in both Sprint’s exhibition booth and the CloudMinds booth.

About Globetouch

Globetouch is a leader in global connectivity services for the connected car and the IoT. By building an ecosystem of operators with a next generation control center, Globetouch provides car manufacturers and IoT enterprises a single interface to reach a global footprint. Globetouch backers include Verizon Ventures, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, Digicel and NTT DoCoMo, 263 China, and Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. To learn more, please visit:

About CloudMinds Technology

CloudMinds Technology is the creator, developer and operator of cloud robots. The Company makes robots and devices smarter by providing secure, high-performance and low-latency private networks that connect robots to a cloud platform with endless AI capabilities. CloudMinds is backed by SoftBank, Foxconn, Keystone Venture and Walden International. CloudMinds recently closed Series A funding of 100M USD. CloudMinds has R&D and operations in Santa Clara, California, Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan.


For Globetouch:
Suzanne Hirsh/Rick Judge, +1 415-429-5652
James Meredith/Michael Walker, +44 (0) 207 751 4444
For CloudMinds:
Thomas Keenan, +1 408-832-0792