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Doosan Robotics Discusses NINA Cobot, CES 2022, and Growing Service Applications
From prosumer camera work to food and restaurant service, Doosan Robotics is developing collaborative robots for non-manufacturing applications worldwide.

Local Motors, Developer of Olli Autonomous Shuttle, Shuts Down
Local Motors, which had developed the Olli autonomous shuttlebus, reportedly shut down this week after successful fundraising rounds and testing last year.

HDS Global Launches Technology Center Using Robots, AI for the Future of E-Commerce
HDS Global says its fully automated Technology Center for e-commerce order fulfillment has attracted investors and industry leaders as it moves toward commercial release.

Geek+ and Körber Digitize and Automate Ariat Apparel Supply Chain
Apparel and footwear brand Ariat International needed to increase throughput at its central warehouse in Texas, so Körber Supply Chain implemented 88 Geek+ mobile robots.

Seegrid Expects Increased Demand for AMRs to Drive More Growth in 2022
Last year, Seegrid added nearly 200 staffers and introduced three mobile robots, new analytics software, and multiple enhancements to its fleet management and performance software.

AutoStore Releases R5+ Bin Handling Robot With Expanded Capabilities to Meet Warehouse Needs
AutoStore said its R5+ bin-handling robot is now available worldwide. The system can now result in larger grids to help warehouse operations stay competitive, it said.

Ouster to Provide 3,000 Lidar Sensors to Vecna Robotics to Meet Demand for Material Handling Automation
Ouster, which provide high-resolution lidar, has agreed to provide its sensors to Vecna Robotics through 2025 as demand continues to grow for warehouse and logistics automation.

Serve Robotics Launches Level 4 Autonomous Robots for Sidewalk Deliveries
With technology from partners including NVIDIA and Ouster, Serve Robotics says its next-generation delivery robots mark a milestone for commercial autonomous vehicles.

BrainOS Mobile App From Brain Corp Gives Operators Remote Access to Robot Fleets
Brain Corp has developed BrainOS Mobile, an app to provide managers and facilities operators a more seamless way to interact with fleets of cleaning robots.

Ricoh, 6 River Systems to Jointly Provide Tech Support to Fulfillment Centers Across the U.S.
From calibration and floor mapping to predictive maintenance, RICOH Service Advantage's nationwide support team will service 6 River Systems' Chuck mobile robots.

Nuro Unveils Third-Generation Vehicle; Plans to Scale Autonomous Delivery to Millions
Nuro's third-generation autonomous delivery vehicle includes enhanced safety, storage, and sustainability features, as it expands manufacturing and U.S. deployments.

Berkshire Grey Releases System Designed Specifically for Reverse Logistics
Berkshire Grey's automated Reverse Logistics system is designed to help e-commerce retailers and 3PLs accelerate resale of returns by reducing processing time by up to 25%.

Cogniteam’s Nimbus Supports Cloud-Enabled Robot Deployment With NVIDIA Jetson Edge AI
Cogniteam integrates NVIDIA Isaac GEMs into Nimbus, streamlining robotics from development to deployment using the NVIDIA Jetson platform and ROS support.

Magna International Acquires Optimus Ride Engineering Team
Magna, a major automotive technology supplier, has acquired self-driving shuttle developer Optimus Ride and will add its employees to its driver-assist efforts.

Verity Gets Swiss Government Accreditation for Inventory Drones as Cleantech
Verity, which has developed an inventory tracking system using autonomous indoor drones, has received accreditation and funding from the Swiss government for sustainability.

Aptiv Acquires Wind River From TPG for Edge Software, Connected Devices
Aptiv, which has developed software for connected vehicles, says it will acquire intelligent edge software provider Wind River to enable the software-defined future.

HAI Robotics Joins Greek Intralogistics Provider to Offer Smart Warehousing in Eastern Europe
HAI Robotics made its third distribution agreement in Europe as it secures more footholds in the global intralogistics market with its HAIPICK autonomous case-handling system.

Brain Corp and Tennant Launch Inventory Scan Accessory for Autonomous Floor Cleaning Robots
Brain Corp and Tennant have developed the Inventory Scan accessory to add data-capture functions to autonomous mobile robots for commercial floor cleaning.

Geek+ Opens South Korea Office and Deploys More Mobile Robots With CJ Logistics
Geek+ said it has deployed 128 autonomous mobile robots at CJ Logistics' distribution center in Gunpo, South Korea, serving the top e-commerce platform in the country.

Robotics Advancements Promise Bright Future for Supply Chains Beyond COVID Challenges
While some companies, like e-commerce giant Amazon, are developing their own automation, many others, such as DHL are looking at robots from suppliers including Seegrid.



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