Are exoskeletons the X factor for industrial workers?
June 10, 2020
You might know the exoskeleton from Iron Man, but this emerging technology may offer relief to persistent, and costly, injuries.
Purdue Engineering to Host Webinar on Advancing Freight Truck Automation
June 8, 2020
Webinar will focus on how to enhance safety, efficiency in light of COVID-19.
Supply Chain Startup: The evolution of a startup
May 22, 2020
Over the last few years, IAM Robotics has scaled up from a PowerPoint startup to a commercially-viable solution provider
Conveyco and Geek+ announce strategic partnership for North America
May 19, 2020
Partnership will provide flexibility and reduced costs associated for warehouse and logistics operations in various industries, especially for fast-growing e-commerce and online retail.
Indy Autonomous Challenge Hosts its First $1.5 Million Autonomous Racecar Competition
May 7, 2020
A total of 37 universities that excel in AI software and autonomous vehicle engineering have formed 31 teams to officially enter this first-of-its-kind challenge.
Nokia partners with ABI Research to survey manufacturing investment in 4G/LTE, 5G and Industry 4.0
May 6, 2020
Research indicates need in every industry to quantify the potential ROI of investing in private wireless -- as well as the cost of inaction.
Safety Laser Scanner Enhances Use of Small Mobile Robots
May 5, 2020
Safety laser scanner for mobile applications: space problems banished, performance increased.
Other Voices: In times of social distancing, essential businesses turn to autonomous robots
May 5, 2020
Warehousing, logistics, and manufacturing companies look to autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) to operate efficiently while maintaining the social distancing guidelines.
Keeping Automated Vehicles on Track with 2D LiDAR Localization
May 4, 2020
LiDAR Localization software uses measurement data from safety laser scanners as a supplement to magnetic and optical tracking guidance technologies.
UPS Flight Forward and CVS to Launch Residential Drone Delivery Service in Florida
April 27, 2020
UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward will use drones to deliver prescription medicines from a CVS pharmacy to The Villages, Florida for the largest U.S. retirement community home, to more...
Robotics Gain Ground Inside the Warehouse
April 24, 2020
While the labor crunch and the ability of AMRs to offload manual travel are central to their success, there are other benefits to robotics in addition to reducing labor requirements.
UPS rolls out new WES offering
April 24, 2020
Company officials said that this new WES, which was developed by UPS and Softeon, a provider of supply chain technology services, is geared towards enabling faster intake and fulfillment for...
Transforming Material Handling Equipment into Fully-Autonomous Self-Driving Vehicles
April 23, 2020
In this Q&A, Amanda Baier, Vecna Robotics' Director of Marketing Communications, discusses the role of autonomous mobile robots in the logistics space.
Vecna Robotics - FedEx Video for Press Day
April 22, 2020
Human and robotic workflows can easily adapt to ever-changing environments and demands, creating an ongoing improvement cycle.
Self-Driving Vehicles for Bulk Materials Handling
April 21, 2020
Vecna Robotics' Pivotal™ technology safely transforms OEM material handling equipment into fully-autonomous self-driving vehicles, orchestrates tasks across resources for optimized workflow efficiency, and employs the power of AI to create...
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) adds 5 certified system integrators to network
April 17, 2020
MiR's global network of CSIs ensure proper installation and service of MIR's fleet of user-friendly, powerful and robust AMRs for heavy and light internal transport.
Introducing IAM Robotics’ Collaborative AMR and Showcase Innovation Center
April 15, 2020
Tom Galluzzo, founder and CEO at IAM Robotics, discusses the current state of robotics and automation in the supply chain and previews an autonomous mobile robot (AMR) that IAM will...
AutoStore Provides Dense Storage that Serves Micro-Fufillment to Large Regional Hubs
April 15, 2020
Bastian Solutions' VP of Global Sales Greg Conner outlines the challenges that warehouse operators are facing and shows how advanced material handling technology helps them overcome these hurdles.
Yale robotic reach truck wins gold Edison Award
April 14, 2020
Robotic reach truck can perform at 30 feet and reach into double-deep storage locations, enabling operations to automate new processes beyond floor-level, point-to-point transportation.
GlobalData: Industrial automation paying the price for failing to think big and invest bigger
April 13, 2020
Despite much hype over the years, advanced factory automation has not been substituted for human workers at scale.