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Stratom to Develop Autonomous Pallet Loader for U.S. Marine Corps
Stratom has received an SBIR contract to develop an Autonomous Pallet Loader that can move 10,000-lb. pallets on and off aircraft. Robotics 24/7 spoke with Stratom's CEO about the vehicle.

BALYO and Körber Partner for Integration of Autonomous Materials Handling Trucks
BALYO, which provides autonomy technology to turn lift trucks into autonomous robots, will work with integrator Körber Supply Chain to widen adoption of warehouse automation.

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas to Offer PowerFleet Telematics System in North American Market
The PowerFleet telematics product will be offered as a factory-installed option on all Mitsubishi forklift trucks, Cat lift trucks, and Jungheinrich warehouse vehicles.

Seegrid CTO Discusses Blue Labs R&D Team to Advance Materials Handling
Seegrid CTO Todd Graves explains the thinking behind the mobile robot provider's Blue Labs R&D group, as well as its efforts to recruit talent and work with academia and...

Third Wave Automation Announces Partnership With Toyota Industries for Material Handling Vehicles
The application of machine learning for "shared autonomy" between robotic materials handling vehicles and human operators is key to next-generation productivity, says Third Wave.

Raymond Corp. Unveils Intralogistics Portfolio Including Automation
Raymond Corp. said its "end-to-endless" intralogistics suite for materials handling includes automated guided vehicles, software, and support services to enable greater visibility and efficiency.

BALYO Picks Ouster’s 3D Lidar Sensors for Autonomous Forklifts
BALYO, a French provider of autonomous navigation systems for forklifts, plans to upgrade its sensors with 3D digital lidar from Ouster to improve safety and efficiency in warehouses.

8 Types of Warehouse Robots by Application
Depending on the task, the space and infrastructure available in the environment, and the need for flexible processes, there are different types of robots for every warehouse.

E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Drives Growth in Robotic Lift Trucks
Although robotic lift trucks are still a small slice of the market, the industry seeks to speed up processes while lessening the struggle of finding enough operators.

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas, Phantom Auto Partner to Scale Up Remote Operations of Unmanned Forklifts
Phantom Auto is integrating its vehicle-agnostic tele-operations software with Mitsubishi Logisnext America's UniCarriers and Mitsubishi-branded lifts.

Ottopia Announces Availability of Teleoperation Software on NVIDIA DRIVE AGX
Ottopia claimed that its software, which is now available on NVIDIA's DRIVE AGX platform, can enable safe teleoperation of any system.

First-Quarter 2021 Robot Sales Increase 20% Over Q1 2020, Reports A3
The Association for Advancing Automation said that non-automotive purchases of robots in Q1 2021 were the second-best ever.

Toyota Consolidates Global Autonomous Systems Software Development in T-Hive
TICO's T-Hive unit will be in the Netherlands and coordinate autonomous systems research among Toyota Material Handling, Raymond, Bastian Solutions, and Vanderlande.

ProMat DX Offers New Automation for Supply Chains, Manufacturers
Conveyor drives, autonomous mobile robots, and picking systems were among the automation systems shown at ProMat DX.

SIERA.AI Adds Autonomous Safety Features to Lift Trucks
Rather than striving for full autonomy immediately, mobile robot provider SIERA.AI has developed a bolt-on kit to add driver-assistance and safety features to forklifts.

Vecna Robotics to Demonstrate How AMRs, Orchestration Can Boost ROI at ProMat DX
At the virtual ProMat DX materials handling event this week, Vecna Robotics will demonstrate its latest mobile robots and the Pivotal software for users.

3 Ways to Use High-Payload AMRs in Today’s Short-Staffed Facilities
High-payload autonomous mobile robots, including lift trucks, towers, and pallet stackers, can help manufacturers and warehouse operators be safer and more productive.

Commercial Robotics Must Account for the Human Element, Interoperability, Says FedEx’s Aaron Prather
Aaron Prather, R&D evangelist at FedEx, tells Robotics 24/7 what developers and vendors need to focus on for commercial success.

The Raymond Corp. Seeks Proposals for Supply Chain University Research Program
The University Research Program is in its fifth phase of accepting proposals for grants to discover innovative solutions for the material handling industry.

Dissecting the Startup Buzz Around Robotics in Distribution Centers
Investors place big bets on young startups offering tech like robotics for distribution centers. For investors, it’s attractive because of e-commerce growth and the efficiency gains that can be...



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