Cognitive Operational Systems, Inc. (COSY) is a spinout of UPenn's GRASP Laboratory. The company focuses on leveraging University research for enabling industry solutions in computer vision, perception, and artificial intelligence. COSY became one of the early occupants of Pennovation Works in the summer of 2015.

COSY technology enables robots to navigate retail store floors, managing inventory, ensuring planogram and promotional compliance.  COSY will also map stores including layout and architecture. And that's only the beginning...

COSY’s “beacon-free” technology provides indoor localization and turn-by-turn navigation in environments with no GPS — like indoors. This back-end technology can be used to enable augmented reality interfaces, audio-based navigation aids for the blind, and even mobile drones.



Our Technology Is Game Changing


Artificial Intelligence: next-gen deep learning methods for automated learning, exploring, & mapping new environments. 

Turn-by-turn Navigation & augmented reality that create an online experience in a bricks-and-mortar setting

Beaconless technology that improves access to information where GPS & Wifi are unavailable


Enabling tech which makes the world accessible to the differently-abled and visually impaired