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Formant is a robot fleet management software company. The company optimizes data flow from robots to cloud, to 3rd party applications and downstream apps, all the way through to its own dashboarding product that enables out-of-the box monitoring, alerting and intervention solution.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)20
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Key People/Management at Formant

Jeff Linnell

Jeff Linnell

James Turnshek

James Turnshek

Chief Architect
Jay Link

Jay Link

Chief Commercial Officer
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Formant Office Locations

Formant has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
1999 Bryant St, San Francisco
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Formant Financials and Metrics

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Formant total Funding

$6 m

Formant latest funding size

$6 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Formant investors

Formant's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $6 m. In total, Formant has raised $6 m
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Formant Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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FormationAugust 13, 2019

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Formant Blogs

Solving the challenges of video telemetry for cost effective robot monitoring

The power of video in robot monitoring Understanding the operations of your robots requires more than staring at a wall of telemetry charts. Seeing is understanding. Using our eyes is often necessary to answer the critical questions about how to optimize a device for maximum effectiveness. In partic…

Group and categorize your fleet to improve observability

The primary goal of the Formant platform has always been to simplify and streamline the observation and management of your robotic fleets. To better meet those goals, we are constantly refreshing and refining our platform in a variety of ways, both big and small.    Define and assign your fleet into…

Supercharging Formant’s hybrid edge/cloud robotics platform with NVIDIA’s Jetson

The combination of GPU optimized edge data processing paired with Formant’s observability & teleoperation platform creates a super efficient command and control center right out of the box. The post Supercharging Formant’s hybrid edge/cloud robotics platform with NVIDIA’s Jetson appeared first o…

Cut the costs of robotic observability (up to 80%) with on-demand ingestion

By storing one’s observational data on-device and accessing it selectively—rather than passively transferring a constant stream of data to the cloud—businesses can often reduce their cellular data expenditures by upwards of 80%. The post Cut the costs of robotic observability (up to 80%) with on-de…

The next wave of robotics starts with a dog walk — join us

Today we’re launching a new program called Walk With Spot to help accelerate the development of robotics applications. We’re doing this by giving people from all walks of life (like you) the opportunity to remotely control a Boston Dynamics Spot (robotic dog) from anywhere in the world using a simpl…

The four (formidable) phases of robotic cloud development

The first or a four-part series designed to help you understand what precisely it means (and what it takes) to get your robot online, keep your robot online, and most of all, grow your robot business. The post The four (formidable) phases of robotic cloud development appeared first on Formant.
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Formant Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Formant founded?

    Formant was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Formant key executives?

    Formant's key executives are Jeff Linnell, James Turnshek and Jay Link.

  • How many employees does Formant have?

    Formant has 20 employees.

  • Who are Formant competitors?

    Competitors of Formant include Another Monday, G1ANT and Technology Solutions Provider.

  • Where is Formant headquarters?

    Formant headquarters is located at 1999 Bryant St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Formant offices?

    Formant has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Formant have?

    Formant has 1 office.