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Warehouses Not Yet Taking Full Advantage of AI, Finds Lucas Systems Study
Lucas Systems recently commissioned a study conducted by Vanson Bourne. It found that warehouse executives are interested in AI and automation but worry about costs.

Locus Robotics Obtains $50M More Funding for Further Global Expansion
Mobile robot provider Locus Robotics said its latest investment from Tiger Global will help it grow into new markets worldwide, as warehouse demand continues to grow.

Geek+ and FDL Group Implement Sorting Robots to Accelerate E-Commerce
With the help of integrator FDL Group, Geek+ has deployed 29 sorting robots to help employees at an Athinaiki S.A. warehouse in Greece, facilitating last-mile deliveries.

Korber and Locus Robotics Help Sports Retailer evo Respond to E-Commerce Growth
When lifestyle and sporting goods retailer evo had difficulty keeping up with e-commerce demand, it turned to K├Ârber and Locus Robotics for a rapid picking improvement.

Unikie and Valmet Automotive Develop Automated Valet Parking for Logistics
Finland-based Unikie is testing Automated Factory Parking technology that doesn't require cars to be self-driving to be autonomously moved in factory premises.

9 Robotics and AI Companies Make Futurology List of 101 Silicon Valley Innovators
Silicon Valley is home to hundreds of robotics and AI companies, but here are nine innovators worth watching in autonomous vehicles, dexterous manipulation, and more.

Velodyne Lidar, MOV.AI Team Up to Help Developers of Industrial Mobile Robot Applications
Velodyne Lidar's Puck sensors, plus MOV.AI's ROS-based Robotics Engine Platform, will enable developers to build mobile robots for dynamic environments, say partners.

OhmniLabs Provides Telepresence Robots to eKAMI, Industrial Users
OhmniLabs, which has grown threefold over the past year, is serving growing demand for telepresence robots in multiple industries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gatik Raises Series B Funding, Expands Autonomous Trucking Operations in Texas
Gatik has raised funding to continue developing and expanding its fleets of autonomous box trucks across North America, starting with a new logistics hub in Texas.

Nespresso Pilots Drone Deliveries in Israel With Airwayz, SkylinX, and FlytechIL
In the Tel Aviv-Jaffa corridor in Israel, Nespresso coffee pods will be delivered by drone fleets managed by Airwayz, with airports run by Skylinx and piloting by FlytechIL.

Locus Robotics Marks Milestone of Half-Billion Units Picked
Locus Robotics, whose LocusBots work with people to improve picking productivity in warehouses and fulfillment centers, this new level in just 94 days since 400 million picks.

Warehouse Robotics Revenues to Surpass $51B by 2030, Finds ABI Research
Labor shortages and accelerated e-commerce demand have led warehouse operators to move from evaluation to adoption of systems such as vision-guided picking and mobile robots.

7 Things to Consider When Buying or Building a Fleet Manager for Mobile Robots
Tradeoffs between cost and time, control and customization, and compatibility or interoperability are worth noting if you're

Lift Truck Technology Can Improve Operator Productivity and Safety as Well as Add Autonomy
Not only can advances in lift truck technology provide full autonomy, but they can also make operations easier and safer for human workers.

Perrone Robotics and Tropos Team up to Develop Autonomous Electric Compact Utility Vehicles
Perrone Robotics said it will combine its TONY autonomous vehicle kit with Tropos Motors' ABLE electric compact utility vehicles for applications such as delivery and construction.

WiBotic Releases New Chargers and Transmitters for Drones and Autonomous Mobile Robots
WiBotic has developed new onboard chargers for mobile robots of all kinds, as well as the Commander fleet power management software and transmitters using GaN Systems' technology.

MissionGO and The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland Conduct Drone Blood Delivery Test
MissionGO, with its technology partners MediGO and AlarisPro and organ procurement organization LLF, demonstrated that drone deliveries of medical supplies could save time and lives.

BAE Systems and Sarcos to Partner on Developing Perception for the U.S. Air Force
By applying AI and machine learning to sensing for autonomous systems such as drones and ground robots, Sarcos and BAE plan to improve multi-system communication and coordination.

Pipistrel to Use Honeywell Satellite Communications Tech in New Drones
Honeywell Aerospace said its satellite communications system for small unmanned aerial vehicles will enable Pipistrel's Nuuva and Surveyor drones to provide data for fleet management.

Free Webinar: Collaborative Robots to Democratize Automation
Panelists in this "Hot Seat" will discuss advances in collaborative robots and how they can help small and midsize enterprises.



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