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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.

GEODIS Partners With AHS to Implement Exotec Skypod Automation for E-Commerce Fulfillment
GEODIS, a logistics provider for e-commerce fulfillment, is working with Advanced Handling Systems to deploy Exotec's Skypod system at its new Nashville facility.

Keenon Robotics Raises $200M in Series D Funding for Service Robots
Keenon Robotics plans to use its latest financing, led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, to develop applications for its mobile service robots and expand into new markets.

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.

Smart Technics to Integrate Scallog Mobile Robots in Newpharma Warehouse
Scallog's goods-to-person robots will be integrated at Newpharma's new distribution center. Scallog is also demonstrating its new Flexytote robot this week at SITL.

Robots Deliver in the Last Mile, Giving Retailers and Patrons More Options
Last-mile logistics was once thought of as too complex to automate, but here are three companies that are tackling the problem with robotic delivery serivces.

X-Bots Robotics to Expand Pilot STEM Program to Help Toddlers With Mobility Issues
X-Bots Robotics has partnered with the PPG Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs to apply STEM skills to help toddlers with mobility issues on the National Day of Service and Remembrance.

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Automating the ‘Last Mile’ in Factories with Dexterous AI-Powered Robots
Despite pushing manufacturing and factories to be more automated, they are still currently very labor-driven, and unfortunately the labor shortage is real.

Decathlon to Deploy PAL Robotics’ StockBot Across Stores Worldwide
PAL Robotics' StockBot has reduced time spent performing inventory, freeing teammates for customer service. Decathlon is expanding implementations beyond Singapore.

AWS Discusses How Robotics Startups Can Accelerate Innovation
Amazon Web Services recently held a Robotics Startup Accelerator Program, and AWS shares some of the takeaways from discussions on innovation, simulation, and funding.

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.

Piaggio Fast Forward Obtains Patent for Self-Driving Cargo Robots
Piaggio Fast Forward has been modeling human behavior to enable its mobile robots to autonomously follow pedestrians in dynamic indoor and outdoor environments.

Robotics Retraining Gives eKAMI Graduate a New Career at MiR
Not only has Mobile Industrial Robots donated equipment to the East Kentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute, but it has also found people who have gained in-demand skills.

NASA Perseverance Rover Cores First Rock on Mars
NASA reported that the robotic arm and drill on the Perseverance rover has collected a rock sample on Mars in its second attempt, but it needs more images to confirm.

stow Group Acquires Raiser Robotics, Creates Warehouse Automation Unit
Belgium-based stow Group is acquiring German startup Raiser Robotics and its automated storage and retrieval system to add to its new warehouse automation group.

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.

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.

RC Mowers Demonstrates Remotely Operated Robotic Mowers, Finds Nationwide Demand
Commercial lawn mowing is a good application for robotic mowers, particularly for difficult terrain. RC Motors is demonstrating its remotely controlled mowers across the U.S.

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.



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