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A Robotics Feasibility Study Can Help With Integration and Return on Investment
A feasibility study is a helpful step when planning a robotics implementation, and it can provide long-term benefits, according to several industry experts.

Motor Technology Improvements Make Robots More Capable
Motors are important components for robotic development. Improvements to the technology are making autonomous machines more accurate, efficient, and powerful.

Soft Robotics to Market AI-Enabled Gripper to Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, and Logistics Markets
While its compliant grippers have typically been used to carry food products, Soft Robotics is expanding its services to cater to warehouses and distribution centers.

FANUC to Introduce New DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS Delta Robot for Primary Food Handling at Automate 2022
FANUC will have plenty of demonstrations at Automate 2022 this year, including for its new food handling robots and cobots.

Ally Robotics Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Affordable Robot Arms for Restaurants, Other Industries
Ally Robotics is raising up to $8.5 million in seed capital and said Miso Robotics plans to use its low-cost, no-code robot arms for its Flippy frying system.

Sarcos Defense Wins Air Force Research Laboratory Contract for Collaborative Sensing
Sarcos Defense has been awarded a DoD contract to develop a system that can quickly spot, follow, and identify objects. It could also help civilian robotics applications.

AMD Kria KR260 Robotics Starter Kit Designed to Kick-Start Application Development
AMD says the latest addition to its Kria portfolio of system on modules includes native ROS 2 support and prebuilt interfaces for robots, machine vision, and industrial controls.

Advanced Construction Robotics Aims to Disrupt Construction Industry With TyBOT and IronBOT
In the six years since its founding, Advanced Construction Robotics has created two specialized rebar robots to automate common and tedious tasks on worksites.

Seegrid Launches Online Help Center for Mobile Robot Support
As it works to expand its online presence, Seegrid has launched an online help center to provide 24-hour support for autonomous mobile robot customers.

Aurora and FedEx Expand Autonomous Trucking Pilot in Texas Ahead of Schedule
Aurora Innovation and FedEx have expanded their autonomous trucking pilot program to a second route in Texas after successfully completing 60,000 miles of daily freight hauls.

Robot Deliveries Grow as Rising Fuel Prices Squeeze Food Service Industry
Robot deliveries can help restaurants and "ghost kitchens" respond to shifting e-commerce demand and high gas prices, says Coco, which is scaling up its service.

Immervision to Provide Advanced Vision for Halodi Robotics’ EVE Humanoid
Immervision will supply its vision system combining optics, image processing, and sensor fusion to Halodi Robotics' service robot that will also work with VR.

igus Turns to Unity to Update Interface and Back End of Its Online Robot Configurator
Game on! Using video game engine Unity, igus recently updated its linear robot configurator to be easier and more intuitive to use.

MOV.AI Partners With Ouster to Equip Autonomous Mobile Robots With High-Resolution Digital Lidar
As mobile robots take on more tasks in the warehouse, MOV A.I. is working with Ouster to make AMRs more nimble.

ABB Says New Robotic Depalletizer Can Reduce Logistics Complexity, Improve Efficiency
ABB said its new Robotic Depalletizer uses machine vision and machine learning to quickly master complex depalletizing tasks. It is also designed to work with AMRs and digital twin software.

GreyOrange Closes $110M in Funding for Global Growth of Automated Fulfillment
GreyOrange plans to use its latest capital to grow its engineering and customer-service staff, expanding global installations of its robots and software as a service.

RightHand Robotics to Give RightPick 3 European Debut at LogiMAT 2022
RightHand Robotics, whose RightPick 3 applies AI and a multifunction gripper to pick items without prior models, is expanding its European presence and exhibiting in Stuttgart.

Applied Manufacturing Technologies to Unveil AI Depalletizing/Decanting Technology at Automate
Applied Manufacturing Technologies plans to showcase its new system designed for de-layering and tote filling at Automate 2022.

Veo Robotics to Exhibit FreeMove 3D Safeguarding System for Human-Robot Collaboration at Automate 2022
Veo Robotics will demonstrate its FreeMove system for dynamic speed and separation monitoring, which enables people to enter industrial robot workcells safely.

AutoX Chooses SiLC Eyeonic Vision Sensor for Autonomous Taxi Fleet
AutoX, which claims to be operating the largest fleet of autonomous robotaxis in China, will be using SiLC's FMCW lidar sensor in its vehicles later this year.

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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.
Logistics Reaches New Levels With Robotics
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Logistics Reaches New Levels With Robotics
The potential is great, but it's best to focus on specific needs first, say suppliers and users.

Webcasts

Webcast: Mobile Robots Offer Flexibility for Manufacturing
Recording: Apr. 20, 2022 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Mobile Robots Offer Flexibility for Manufacturing

Over the past few years, autonomous mobile robot, or AMR, suppliers have released larger, heavy-duty platforms. Many of them were destined for the automotive industry, but other factories and warehouses can use such robots for moving pallets of goods.

What should manufacturers look for in AMRs and the software that runs them? How can they bring them into existing infrastructure with minimal change? How much education is needed for the workforce and managers, and what are some emerging use cases?

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Time:
2:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m. PST

In this free webcast, our expert panelists will answer these questions and more, as they look at the specific requirements for mobile robots in production environments.

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.

Webcast: Overcoming Material Handling Challenges with AMRs For 2022 and Beyond
Recording: Feb. 16, 2022 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Overcoming Material Handling Challenges with AMRs For 2022 and Beyond
In this webinar, OTTO Motors executives will discuss how businesses can get the most out of autonomous mobile robots.



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