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Former Swisslog CEO Joins Goods to Person Automation Provider Caja Robotics as Senior Advisor
Caja Robotics, which has developed automation for order fulfillment, has hired Christian Bauer, who has experience in warehouse software and robotics from KUKA and Swisslog.

Top Notch Deploys 6 River Systems Robots for Safer, More Efficient Distribution Centers
Top Notch Distributors has moved to a modern distribution center architecture, with automation integrated by Kuecker and autonomous mobile robots and software from 6 River Systems.

Seegrid IQ Provides 3D Perception for Palion Lift, Other AMRs, Explains Exec
The new Palion Lift truck is just one of Seegrid's autonomous mobile robots to take advantage of its Seegrid IQ technology, which builds on the company's acquisition of Box Robotics.

Seegrid Says Palion Lift Autonomous Mobile Robot Has Industry Leading Perception
Seegrid says that the Palion Lift, its first autonomous lift truck, includes its latest Seegrid IQ technology and is the only robot of its kind in the market with 3D...

FJ Dynamics Closes Series B Funding for Mobile Robots in Agriculture, Other Industries
FJ Dynamics plans to use its Series B funding to develop more autonomous systems for agriculture, construction, and landscaping, which it already provides to 60 countries.

Advanced Intelligent Systems Wins Award for Pivoting Agricultural IP to Disinfection Robot
Canadian company Advanced Intelligent Systems was recently recognized for its modular approach to mobile robots, which enabled it to repurpose an agricultural system for disinfection.

Amazon Web Services Offers AWS IoT RoboRunner for Fleets, Teams With MassRobotics for Startup Accelerator
Amazon Web Services says its AWS IoT RoboRunner service will help developers deploy robot fleets. The AWS Robotics Startup Accelerator with MassRobotics offers mentoring and funding.

HAI Robotics Helps WINIT Boost E-Commerce Fulfillment in U.K. Warehouse
Global warehouse operator WINIT used HAI Robotics' autonomous case-handling robots to help sellers localize its overseas e-commerce businesses and shorten delivery times to end users.

Nimble Robotics Says Its Picking Robots Have Picked More Than 15M Objects
Nimble Robotics says that Fortune 500 retailers are using its picking robots to address record labor shortages and meet rapid growth in e-commerce fulfillment demand.

5 Ways Robots Can Help Warehouses Handle the Holiday Rush, According to inVia Robotics
Supply chains face many pressures, compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic and holiday peak, but the latest mobile robots and orchestration software can guarantee throughput, says inVia.

Seegrid CEO Jim Rock Recognized by Ernst & Young as Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
Ernst & Young's recognition of Seegrid CEO Jim Rock as an Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 finalist caps a year of strong growth and new products for the Pittsburgh mobile robot provider.

Locomation’s Autonomous Trucks Could Save Millions in Fuel, Operating Costs, Finds Independent Study
From safety to environmental sustainability, Locomation says its Autonomous Relay Convoy can improve on conventional trucking. A new Boundless Impact study has found potential savings.

Honeywell to Open Warehouse R&D Center in Czech Republic
Honeywell says its new development site will give companies across Europe a facility to test, prototype, and train customers on its materials handling hardware and software.

SVT Robotics Raises $25M in Series A Funding for Software to Ease Robot Deployments
SVT Robotics says it will use its latest funding to expand its SOFTBOT platform for deploying and orchestrating multiple robots, as well as integrating them with enterprise systems.

OhmniLabs Introduces OhmniClean Autonomous UV-C Disinfection Robot
OhmniLabs said its new OhmniClean robot takes less than 15 minutes to disinfect a 3,000-sq.-ft. space, reducing costs compared with manual cleaning or stationary UV units.

AutoX Operates Fully Driverless Robotaxi Service, Covering 65 Square Miles of Shenzhen
AutoX, which has been developing Level 4 autonomous vehicles, has widened its operating area for robotaxis in Shenzhen, China, claiming it is the first to serve an entire district.

Robotics’ Second Wave Relies on Software and Integration
As mobile robots and AI-driven picking systems spread through warehouses, suppliers and users are paying more attention to software, integration, and interoperability as differentiators.

OnRobot Debuts WebLytics Software for Collaborative Robotics Applications
OnRobot, which provides plug-and-play end effectors for collaborative robot applications, has launched its WebLytics software for real-time monitoring and data analytics.

FLOW 2021 Recap: Leading the Conversation on Today’s Logistics Realities and the Future of Fulfillment
6 River Systems' third annual FLOW user conference provided an opportunity to learn how supply chains can benefit from automation amid today's challenges. The sessions are available online.

Jungheinrich Acquires Mobile Robot and Fleet Management Firm arculus
Industrial automation provider Jungheinrich acquired arculus, whose autonomous mobile robots and fleet management software comply with the European VDA 5050 interoperability standard.



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