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Glossary Term: AGV


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AGV stands for Automated Guided Vehicle. AGVs are used to transport heavy items such as stacks of pallets, rolls of paper or metal, and auto parts along a defined route in a factory or warehouse.
 
 

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Scythe Robotics Emerges From Stealth With $18.6M in Series A Funding for Autonomous Mower
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Raymond Corp. Unveils Intralogistics Portfolio Including Automation
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SIERA.AI Adds Autonomous Safety Features to Lift Trucks
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BlueBotics, Fetch, and Teradyne Take Top Spots in ABI’s Autonomous Material Handling Ranks
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On Air with SICK USA: What is the Difference Between an AMR, AGV, and AGC?
In this episode of SICK, Inc.'s podcast, On Air with SICK USA, host Rolf Agner interviews Stefan Nusser, Chief Product Officer at Fetch Robotics.

Is Now the Time for Robotic Lift Trucks?
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Lift Truck Tech: Trends Converge Around Labor Efficiencies
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Other Voices: Mobile robots in the time of Coronavirus
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AutoGuide Mobile Robots opens testing center in Massachusetts
With virtual demonstrations offered now, the test facility enables customers to see the flexible, safe and easy-to-deploy AMRs in action.

Keeping Automated Vehicles on Track with 2D LiDAR Localization
LiDAR Localization software uses measurement data from safety laser scanners as a supplement to magnetic and optical tracking guidance technologies.



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