10 MassRobotics Resident Startups to Watch
April 21, 2022
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
April 20, 2022
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
April 19, 2022
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
April 18, 2022
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
April 15, 2022
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
March 30, 2022
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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Collaborative Robots Bring Productivity
March 28, 2022
In this free download, we look at how collaborative robots, a fast-growing area of automation, are increasingly helping manufacturers and other users improve productivity.
Boston Dynamics’ Stretch Robot Now Available for Commercial Purchase
March 28, 2022
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
March 27, 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
March 25, 2022
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
March 6, 2022
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
February 23, 2022
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
February 21, 2022
Indoor grower Bowery Farming has acquired fruit-picking robot provider Traptic to harvest produce such as strawberries.
Collaborative Robots Raise the Bar for Productivity
February 8, 2022
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
February 8, 2022
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.
Abundant Robots Looks to Harvest Seed Capital via Crowdfunding for Apple Picking
February 2, 2022
Abundant Robots launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on WAX, as Wavemaker Labs Asia acquired the intellectual property of Abundant Robotics, which shut down last summer.
DHL Supply Chain to Invest $15M in Boston Dynamics Robots, Starting With Stretch
January 30, 2022
DHL Supply Chain has been working with Boston Dynamics to develop robots including Stretch, which is designed to move boxes of varying sizes. It's also the first buyer.
ARM Institute Selects Eight New Robotics Projects for Funding
January 28, 2022
As the president visited the ARM Institute, the public-private consortium chose more projects to develop robotics and other technologies to meet U.S. defense and manufacturing needs.
FedEx Works With Dorabot on AI-Powered Sorting Robot for Smart Logistics
January 26, 2022
FedEx Express has deployed Dorabot's DoraSorter sortation robot at its e-commerce shipment center in Ghangzhou, China. The companies are continuing to fine-tune the system.
Soft Robotics to Debut mGripAI for Food Handling at International Processing and Production Expo
January 21, 2022
At IPPE in Atlanta, Soft Robotics and CHL Systems will demonstrate how the mGripAI system can enable industrial robots to conduct complex food-handling tasks previously done manually.