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Stord Raises Series D Funding, Acquires Fulfillment Works to Widen Cloud-Based Logistics
With Fulfillment Works' facilities and direct-to-consumer experience, Stord said it is building out its supply chain network for high-volume, high-complexity customers in advance of peak season

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.

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.

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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.

Top 10 Robotics and Autonomous Vehicle Transactions of August 2021
In August 2021, the total number of deals and their dollar value fell from the previous month, but industrial automation, self-driving cars, and logistics still thrived.

DHL Express, Dorabot Deploy DHLBot, Which Uses AI to Sort Parcels
DHL Express has deployed with Dorabot an AI-powered robotic arm in Singapore and South Korea. The DHLBot can sort up to 1,000 percels per hour and can increase efficiency by 40%.

GXO Logistics Pilots KNAPP Robotic Arm for Apparel E-Commerce Logistics
In the first test of KNAPP's Pick-it-Easy system for automated pocket induction for apparel, GXO Logistics is piloting robotic picking for a customer in the Netherlands.

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.

Renesas and eProsima Port micro-ROS to Microcontrollers to Simplify Robotics Development
Renesas and eProsima say that by making the RA microcontroller units the official development for micro-ROS will help facilitate IoT and industrial robotics adoption.

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.

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.

Attabotics Files Patent Infringment Suit Against Urbx Over Robot Shuttles
As the market for automated storage and retrieval systems grows, so too is competition. Attabotics alleges that Urbx's dual-robot system infringes on multiple patents.

MCRI to Join Plus One Robotics’ Integrator Program to Automate E-Commerce Fulfillment, Warehouse Operations
Motion Controls Robotics Inc., or MCRI, is a certified systems integrator that will offer Plus One Robotics' vision and collaboration systems to its warehouse automation offerings.

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