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Corvus Robotics Raises Seed Funding to Scale Production of Inventory Drones as a Service
Corvus Robotics says its data and robotics-as-a-service offering can increase inventory accuracy from about 70% to more than 90%, with drones able to fly unattended and frequently.

OPEX to Exhibit AMRs, Picking, and Sorting Systems at CeMAT Australia
OPEX's automated products were designed to replace more conventional warehouse and distribution center technologies such as conveyor systems.

Waymo and J.B. Hunt Joined by Wayfair in Autonomous Trucking Pilot in Texas
Waymo's pilot with J.B. Hunt is expanding to include the first autonomous freight hauls for Wayfair with the goal of making self-driving transport commercially viable.

Automated Palletizing Can Pay for Itself, Say Robotics Experts
Warehouse operators are finding palletizing and depalletizing as tasks that are relatively easy to automate -- if one has the right robots, partners, and integrated software.

Dematic Partners With Google Cloud for Supply Chain Innovation, Management
Dematic is working with Google Cloud to apply AI, machine learning, and modular services to supply chain data, leading to faster, more sustainable, and better-informed decision making.

Warehouse Workers Want Technology to Help Them Do Their Jobs, Finds Lucas Systems Study
Lucas Systems reports in its "Voice of the Warehouse Worker Study" that nearly half of on-floor staffers welcome robots in relieving physical stress, but many are still concerned about automation.

Gartner Names Ava Robotics a Technology Innovator in Smart Robotics in 2022 Report
Ava Robotics has received recognition from analyst firm Gartner for improving workplace and remote productivity, security, and quality of life with its mobile service robots.

Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant Test-Drives Servi Hospitality Robot From Bear Robotics
Abeulo's Mexican Restaurant said it wanted to capitalize on the benefits of Bear Robotics' mobile service robots to improve worker productivity and customer satisfaction.

Amazon Announces Four New Systems to Ease Ergonomics in Its Warehouses
Amazon introduced its first fully autonomous mobile robot 10 years after acquiring Kiva Systems. The company also announced three systems intended to improve warehouse working conditions.

OSARO and Zenni Optical Deploy Precise Robotic Bagging System
OSARO provides three Robotic Bagging Systems for Zenni Optical e-commerce fulfillment center, working with an automated bagging machine to accurately and quickly pick orders.

Keenon Robotics No. 1 Catering Service Robot Provider in China, IDC Report Finds
Keenon Robotics handily beat out the competition to be recognized by IDC as the largest provider of service and catering robots in China.

Perception Provides Precision for Mobile, Picking Robots
Perception capabilities are enabling the latest autonomous mobile robots and picking systems to precisely and safely deliver results for supply chain and manufacturing users.

AutoStore Opens Singapore Office, Works With Partners to Address Asian Market
AutoStore has opened regional headquarters in Singapore to get closer to customers, partners, and production of its automated storage systems in the Asia-Pacific region.

Miso Robotics to Pilot Flippy 2 Robot With Americana Restaurants at Wimpy in Dubai Mall
Miso Robotics plans to expand deployments of its Flippy 2 frying robot worldwide, starting with a flagship hamburger eatery run by Americana Restaurants in Dubai.

Attabotics Partners With Korber Supply Chain Automation for Robotic Storage, Picking in Europe
Attabotics is working with Korber Supply Chain to offer automated storage and picking systems to European warehouse operators.

Zebra Technologies Sees Accelerated Adoption of Automation, Acquires Matrox Imaging
Zebra Technologies, which has added Fetch Robotics' mobile robots and now Matrox Imaging's machine vision systems to its portfolio, shared market observations at Automate 2022.

SoftBank Backed Symbotic Completes SPAC Marger, Ready to Scale AI Driven Warehouse Robots
Symbotic, which has developed AI and automation for supply chains, has completed its multi-million-dollar deal with SVF Investment Corp. 3 and gone public.

Brain Corp Moves Robot Fleet Management to Google Cloud
Brain Corp has updated its fleet management system to run on Google Cloud, a change the company said that has made its operations nimbler and more feature-rich.

Doosan Displays Diverse Cobot Applications at Automate 2022
Doosan Robotics demonstrated how its collaborative robots can perform tasks for household, commercial, and industrial use cases. It also showed software and fleet advances.

AWS RoboMaker Lets Miso Robotics Run Hundreds of Simulations to Ensure Software Stability
AWS RoboMaker will allow Miso Robotics to test configurations of its Flippy 2 and Flippy Lite robots for commercial kitchens with up to 50 simulations at once.



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