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Geek+ and Reesink Logistic Solutions Announce New Partnership
Geekplus had entered another partnership with a European systems integrator as it looks to expand its global presence.

COUNTBOT to Carry Out Annual Inventory of a L’Oréal International Distribution Center
After a successful pilot with the cosmetics mega brand, Delta Drone has entered a three-year partnership to have its COUNTBOT used at L’Oréal's facility in Northern France.

Navya to Assemble Urban Utility Vehicles With Autonomous Potential for Muses Europe
Navya is joing Muses Europe's technology network to add its autonomous capability to a modular electric mobility platform. It plans to assemble 300 delivery vehicles in France.

Robot Sales Grow by Nearly 30% Worldwide, Reports International Federation of Robotics
After two years of disruptions, sales of industrial robots increased worldwide in 2021, said the IFR. The organization said demand in Asia and Australia grew the most.

inVia Robotics Boosts Pick Rates by 10x, Wins 2022 Top Supply Chain Projects Award
inVia Robotics' Picker robots and Logic warehouse execution system helped a logistics provider increase pick rates by more than 10 times, earning it recognition

8 Interesting Cobot Providers From Around the World
Cobots have become one of the hottest types of robots to hit the automation scene in the past decade. Here is a look at some of the major collaborative robot...

Robust.AI Unveils Software Suite Grace & Hardware Product Carter
Launched three years ago, Robust.AI has just taken the cover off of its new software suit designed to provide robots with better situational awareness. It's also looking for hardware...

MassRobotics Announces Second AWS Robotics Startup Accelerator Is Open for Applications
MassRobotics and Amazon Web Services are again teaming up to offer robotics startups the opportunity to learn to use the latest IIoT tools, gain mentoring, and speed the path to...

Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant Test-Drives Servi Hospitality Robot From Bear Robotics
Abeulo's Mexican Restaurant said it wanted to capitalize on the benefits of Bear Robotics' mobile service robots to improve worker productivity and customer satisfaction.

Einride Pod Picks Up Federal Approval to Operate Autonomously on U.S. Public Roads
Einride plans to begin testing its Autonomous Electric Transport Pods on U.S. roads with client GE Appliances in the third quarter to show its value for commercialization.

BotsAndUs Secures $13M in Seed Round for Its Robotic Warehouse Data Intelligence Platform
The company will use the funding to help it expands it global audience as more warehouses turn to automation.

Modern Machine Vision Helps Robotics Provide Value
From robots that can know when to snap a photo to systems that can identify ripe or moldy fruit, vision technology is not only able to perceive things but also...

Rizon 10 Robot from Flexiv Given ‘Best of the Best’ Award in Red Dot Design Award Competition
Rizon 10's lead designer said winning the award was a dream come true for him and his team, noting they went through countless design iterations to get to the final...

German Robotics Industry Gets More Orders but Faces Supply Chain Disruptions, Reports VDMA
German orders for robots are increasing again after the pandemic disruption, reports the VDMA, but supply chain and labor challenges have persisted.

CloudNC Raises $45M in Series B to Develop Manufacturing Software as a Service
Aiming to reduce errors, costs, and time, CloudNC said it has developed software that will help CNC workers be more efficient and keep them on the job for longer.

Amazon Announces Four New Systems to Ease Ergonomics in Its Warehouses
Amazon introduced its first fully autonomous mobile robot 10 years after acquiring Kiva Systems. The company also announced three systems intended to improve warehouse working conditions.

At Automatica 2022, ABB Highlights Flexible Robotic Systems
ABB headed to Germany this week for the Automatica 2022 trade show. It is showcasing a range of its robotic systems, including its GoFA and SWIFTI cobot lines.

OSARO and Zenni Optical Deploy Precise Robotic Bagging System
OSARO provides three Robotic Bagging Systems for Zenni Optical e-commerce fulfillment center, working with an automated bagging machine to accurately and quickly pick orders.

Rio Tinto’s New Mine Features Autonomous Water Carts, Digital Twin Software, and AGVs
With state of the art of technology such as autonomous haul trucks, virtual reality trainings, Gudai-Darii is Rio Tinto's most advanced mine yet.

ARM Institute Endorses Three Additional Robotics Training Programs
The ARM Institute's Endorsement Program is designed to identify the best educational offerings in the U.S. for robotics careers in manufacturing, and it has named 15 to date.

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Managing Mobile Robot ROI
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Managing Mobile Robot ROI
As fleets of mobile robots grow, how can you guarantee a return on investment?
Collaborative Robots Bring Productivity
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Collaborative Robots Bring Productivity
Cobot arms are not only safer to use around humans, but with the right software and end effectors, they can help businesses become more efficient.

Hyundai Motor India Deploys Sherpa Robots From Ati Motors
Hyundai Motor India Deploys Sherpa Robots From Ati Motors
The global automaker needed to reduce worker fatigue in its Indian operations, and it found an autonomous mobile robot partner in Ati Motors.
Software and AI Enable Automation Success
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Software and AI Enable Automation Success
From AI-enabled robotic picking to managing fleets of mobile robots and integrating systems from multiple vendors, users and integrators have much to learn.

Webcasts

Webcast: Evaluating Collaborative Robots Versus Industrial Robots
Recording: Jun. 29, 2022 @ 3:00 EST
Webcast: Evaluating Collaborative Robots Versus Industrial Robots

Industrial automation has been a manufacturing mainstay for decades, but the rapid growth of collaborative robots promises to help businesses of all sizes. How do the latest cobots stack up against their industrial cousins, and for which applications are they ideal?

In addition, advances in sensors, motion control, and machine learning have enabled some industrial robots to become more collaborative. At the same time, cobot arms and certain mobile robots have gotten bigger in response to industry demand. Are the technologies converging?

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Time: 3:00 p.m. EDT

 

Webcast: Mobile Robots Offer Flexibility for Manufacturing
Recording: Apr. 20, 2022 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Mobile Robots Offer Flexibility for Manufacturing
Learn how autonomous mobile robots are bringing new levels of efficiency and safety to factories and warehouses.

Webcast: How Robotics Companies Can Use Data to Build Custom Applications
Recording: Mar. 23, 2022 @ 11:30 EST
Webcast: How Robotics Companies Can Use Data to Build Custom Applications
Learn how a good data platform can help robotics-as-a-service providers address customer needs in this free webinar.



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