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MODEX 2024: OPEX to demonstrate new warehouse automation technology
Automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) provider OPEX Corporation will announce new automated sortation technology and exhibit its Infinity system again.

Kawasaki Robotics partners with Olis Robotics to offer remote monitoring, control of its industrial robots
Kawasaki Robotics and Olis Robotics partnered to enable Olis' remote error recovery software on Kawasaki's robotic fleet.

MODEX 2024: OSARO to debut robot arm for mixed case depalletization
Piece-picking robot provider OSARO said its new skid-mounted depalletization robot arm equipped with machine vision and AI provides flexible deployment options.

OMRON launches new integrated AMR offerings with lifter, roller modules from ROEQ
OMRON announced two new AMRs with lifter and roller modules along with software from ROEQ for safety compliant movements in facilities.

How cobots have gained a foothold in reverse logistics operations
Cobots can play a major role in optimizing reverse logistics processes in warehouses, but organizations need to carefully identify their spots in warehouses.

MODEX 2024: Logisnext to exhibit Jungheinrich and Rocrich AGVs and AMRs
Mitsubishi Logisnext said it will introduce Rocrich AGV Solutions as the exclusive North American provider of Jungheinrich and Rocla AGVs and AMRs, and demonstrate its own Lift Link telemetry system.

Contextant to resell SOFTBOT Platform from SVT Robotics
Systems integrator Contextant said it will offer customized and out-of-the-box systems to address interoperability and multi-agent orchestration challenges.

MODEX 2024: AS/RS manufacturer Kardex to exhibit FulfillX for AutoStore
Kardex will showcase its portfolio of automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), software packages, and Intuitive Pick Assistant projection system at MODEX 2024.

Boston Dynamics announces Orbit robot fleet management software, Spot enhancements
Boston Dynamics announced the release of its Orbit robot fleet management software, allowing users to watch its site, robots and equipment through a single portal.

WMS provider Softeon announces case study with Vantiva
Softeon said the start-to-finish deployment time for its WMS systems at Vantiva was three months or less, including initial and client-side user acceptance testing.

MODEX 2024: Cimcorp to showcase end-to-end fresh food distribution systems
Intralogistics automator Cimcorp said its booth will feature interactive demonstrations and offer opportunities to discuss operational challenges with representatives.

Plus One Robotics reaches 1 billion picks across robot fleet
Plus One Robotics, led by its PickOne AI-powered vision software and Yonder remote supervisor service, eclipsed the 1 billion pick mark across its robot fleet.

MODEX 2024: Yaskawa to demonstrate cobot arms and robotic parcel induction
Robot manufacturer Yaskawa Motoman will evaluate application requirements for visitors at its MODEX 2024 booth, also demonstrating GP12, HC30PL, and HC10 robot arms.

Integrated logistics provider ArcBest announces Vaux Smart Autonomy
ArcBest’s autonomously and remotely-operated AMR forklifts will integrate with its Vaux Freight Movement System, offering end-to-end material handling integration.

Con Edison, ULC Technologies unveil Cable Splicing Machine prototype
Con Edison, ULC Technologies announced its Cable Splicing Machine prototype as a way to help improve electrical worker safety, efficiency and grid reliability.

Berkshire Grey’s systems handle hard-to-sort returns
Berkshire Grey VP and Fellow Chris Geyer discussed the unique requirements of loose-item sortation, handling poly bags, and increasing job satisfaction in reverse-logistics operations.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announces third cohort winners
From a pitching competition at the Sixth Sense Summit, Flexxbotics and Zaptic were selected for their workcell digitization and connected worker platform, respectively.

MassRobotics announces inaugural accelerator program cohort
Ten startups will each receive a $100,000 grant for business development as part of the accelerator. A $5 million MassTech development initiative will supply the funds.

MODEX 2024: Soft Robotics partners with Tompkins Solutions, continues expansion into logistics market
Soft Robotics and Tompkins Solutions will deploy mGripAI robot arms to perform high-speed picking, sortation, and packaging for logistics operations.

Anyware Robotics unveils truck-unloading robot arm
Following multiple pilot deployments, Anyware said its Pixmo case-handling robot arm for truck and container unloading will be made commercially available later in 2024.

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Webcast: Robots and AI open new applications
Recording: Jan. 31, 2024 @ 12:00 EST
Webcast: Robots and AI open new applications

Augmented with computer vision, object detection and pathfinding, industrial robots and cobots are morphing into new types of intelligent devices. 

The recent advances in AI - like natural language processing - also demand that users take a fresh look at human-machine interactions. Is the market ready for the next phase in robotics evolution?

Tune into this free discussion addressing these topics, and how AI plays a major role in how robots and cobots optimize workflows in organizations. 

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Time: 12:00 P.M. EST/9:00 A.M. PST

Webcast: Transforming Manufacturing Processes for the Challenges of Tomorrow
Recording: Nov. 8, 2023 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Transforming Manufacturing Processes for the Challenges of Tomorrow
Digital transformation is a process that can help address manufacturing and supply chain challenges, says Dassault Systemes.

Webcast: New Robots Emerge for Palletizing and Loading
Recording: Sep. 20, 2023 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: New Robots Emerge for Palletizing and Loading
Learn from Locus Robotics and Rapid Robotics about how mobile and collaborative robots can handle cases, totes, and pallets.



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