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Topic: Food & Beverage

Automated guided vehicles, vision-guidance systems, robot arms, delta robots, inspection robots, drones and warehouse automation systems are among the technologies that help the food and beverage industry.


Verve Motion releases study on soft exosuits
97% of soft exosuit users from Verve Motion’s latest study reported that wearable robotics assisted in their work, providing data to support benefits of robotics assisted lifting.

Chef Robotics exits stealth mode, launches food prep robot arm
Chef Robotics recently exited stealth mode to announce the launch of its food manipulation robot arms for high-mix meal manufacturing environments.

Richtech Robotics’ ADAM robot bartender to serve drinks at 2024 MLB All-Star Game
ADAM, an AI-powered robot bartender will serve up cocktails and mocktails to fans at the 2024 MLB All-Star Game at Globe Life Field, the home of the Texas Rangers.

ForwardX Robotics announces partnership with Voyatzoglou to expand distribution in Europe
ForwardX Robotics announced a partnership with Voyatzoglou and its subsidiary EuroFit to serve as distributors of assisted picking AMRs in Greece and Romania.

Doosan Robotics, Rocketfarm announce palletizing robotics partnership
Doosan Robotics will integrate Rocketfarm’s Pally palletizing software into its robot arms, including its PRIME-SERIES, to help streamline workflows for various industries.

Robotics Invest Summit 2024 highlights funding, robotics ecosystems
The 2024 Robotics Invest Summit in Boston brought leaders from across the robotics industry to discuss funding, industrial AI and more with peers and venture capital firms.

AI, sensor developer Forcen closes CA$8.35 million funding round
Generative design tools and off-the-shelf development kits will help Forcen scale its force/torque sensor and edge AI offerings for less-structured robotics applications.

Special Focus Issue
Orchestrating mobile robot fleets for success
This edition of the Robotics 24/7 Special Focus Issue examines how business and fleet management software leads to well-performing deployments.

PIT’s xBridge innovation center helps Ottonomy evaluate use cases
At Pittsburgh International Airport’s xBridge innovation center, companies test their products in real-world environments, including Ottonomy’s autonomous delivery robots.

Robust.AI raises the bar with Grace fleet management software, Carter robot
Robust.AI’s Grace fleet management suite and Carter robot have set a high bar for collaborative efforts in the warehouse logistics space.

Unitree Robotics debuts new G1 humanoid with $16K price tag
Unitree Robotics announced the release of its new G1 humanoid robot, a smaller humanoid compared to its H1 offering, that comes with a base model price of $16K.

A3 President Jeff Burnstein recaps Automate 2024, turns attention to robotics market
Jeff Burnstein, president of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) sat down to recap Automate 2024 and provide some analysis on the robot spending market with Robotics 24/7.

Swisslog to deploy third AS/RS for Walmart milk processing facility
Scheduled to open in 2026, Walmart’s third milk processing facility featuring a Swisslog AS/RS with SynQ automation technology will serve stores in the South.

United Robotics Group debuts uLink series of service robots at VivaTech 2024
United Robotics group released its uLink series of service robots, targeted at the retail, warehouse logistics and manufacturing industries, at VivaTech 2024 in Paris.

Nickelytics, Starship Robots partner for OOH campaign at two U.S. colleges
B2B adtech startup Nickelytics and autonomous delivery robot provider Starship Technologies partnered to deploy robots in support of the national “Love, Your Mind” campaign.

Automate 2024: Comau debuts hollow wrist robot arms
Comau’s S-Family hollow-wrist six-axis articulated robots are designed for applications outside automotive including foundry, battery manufacturing, and food and beverage handling.

Automate 2024: Doosan Robotics unveils max-powered “PRIME-SERIES” of collaborative robots
Doosan Robotics debuted its new P-SERIES cobot at Automate 2024 in Chicago, coming with a payload of 30kg and a reach of 80 inches.

Automate 2024: Productive Robotics features new Blaze robotic laser welding system
At Automate 2024 in Chicago, Productive Robotics debuted its new Blaze robotic laser welding system and a deburring add-on package for its OB7.

Automate 2024: FANUC America showcases new cobot arms, software, AI, motion control
FANUC America showcased SCARA, robot and cobot arms performing welding, assembly, kitting, picking, packing, put wall, inspection, palletizing and depalletizing at Automate.

Automate 2024: Wednesday recap of robotics news and notes from Chicago
Day 3 of Automate 2024 at McCormick Place in Chicago featured more news and announcements from around the robotics industry, including new product releases and partnerships.



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