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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.

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.

BeBop Sensors Introduces RoboSkin to Give Robots Tactile Awareness
BeBop Sensors said its RoboSkin uses patented, fabric-based sensors less than 1 mm thick to provide a sense of touch to humanoid robotic surfaces and prosthetic limbs.

Robotics and AI Wave Likely to Continue, Says Investment Expert
From self-driving cars to humanoid robots, numerous technologies are vying for investment, but see which ones solve business problems, says Indxx Managing Partner Rahul Sen Sharma.

10 MassRobotics Resident Startups to Watch
MassRobotics' headquarters and co-working space in Boston's Seaport District hosts numerous innovative startups. Here's a look at several from a recent site visit.

Soft Robotics Works Hand in Hand With Quest and Ossid to Offer Integrated Food Packaging System
Soft Robotics said its mGripAI gripper, combined with Quest's robotic product-handling system and Ossid's tray packaging, will provide high-speed, sanitary food handling.

Boston Dynamics VP Discusses Development of Stretch Robot
Boston Dynamics has designed Stretch to unload boxes from trucks, building on the technologies from its previous robots, says Kevin Blankespoor.

Picking Robot Providers Share Four Best Practices for Successful Fulfillment
Piece-picking robots are already providing improvements in distribution efficiencies. Here are some best practices to make fulfillment automation successful.

Picking Robots Gain Speed and Accuracy, Explains MHS
MHS, which provides materials handling systems including goods-to-robot and singulation robots, describes how technology has increased throughput.

RightHand Robotics Adds Vanderlande to Growing Partner Integrator Network
RightHand Robotics says Vanderlande has joined its Robotics Partner Integrator program, as its RightPick system joins Vanderlande's Smart Item Robotics portfolio.

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Boston Dynamics’ Stretch Robot Now Available for Commercial Purchase
A little over a year after unveiling it, Boston Dynamics has announced that its Stretch truck-unloading robot is now available for warehouses and distribution centers.

Berkshire Grey, Osaro Announce Robotic Bagging Systems Before MODEX 2022
Berkshire Grey said its Robotic Pick and Pack with Identification system integrates with existing autobagging technologies, while OSARO's Automated Bagging Solution offers object recognition and robot manipulation.

Kindred’s New AI-Powered INDUCT Robot System Automates Parcel Handling
Kindred's new parcel-handling robot workstation uses AI, machine vision, grasping technology, and manipulation algorithms to sort items.

Robotics Promises to Help People With Disabilities
The Paralympics are a good occasion to look at robotics, exoskeletons, prosthetics, and other assistive technologies in development.

RightHand Robotics Picks Up Series C Funding for Piece Picking Automation
RightHand Robotics has raised a total $99 million to date as it continues to make its RightPick 3 suite even faster, more flexible, and scalable for e-commerce order fulfillment.

Bowery Farming Purchases Traptic to Expand Agricultural Prowess
Indoor grower Bowery Farming has acquired fruit-picking robot provider Traptic to harvest produce such as strawberries.

Collaborative Robots Raise the Bar for Productivity
Collaborative robots can not only boost productivity, but they can also provide flexibility and precision for automating tasks in manufacturing, fulfillment, and logistics.

Novanta Partners With MassRobotics to Nurture Robotics Startups
Novanta's Celera Motion unit will work with MassRobotics to advance medical robotics innovations, and its ATI Industrial Automation unit will help develop robotics precision.



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