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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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RGo Robotics Exits Stealth With $20M in Funding for Mobile Robot Perception
RGo Robotics claimed that applications are "nearly endless" for its Perception Engine, which runs on low-cost, low-power hardware, from mobile robots in logistics to delivery and service robots.

Toyota Material Handling Partners With Cornell Engineering on Forklift Learning Studio
Toyota Material Handling is working with Cornell University's Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering to bridge the gap between theory and commercial application, starting with forklifts.

Stratom Launches Summit Off-Road Autonomy Platform for Vehicles in Complex Environments
Stratom said its new Summit modular software platform is designed for flexibility, safety, and easy implementation of autonomous systems for indoor, outdoor, and off-road applications.

VisionNav Showcases Unmanned Truck Loading and Unloading System at SFAW 2022
VisionNav Robotics began its global road show for its truck loading and unloading robots in Seoul a week after demonstrating autonomous lift trucks at MODEX 2022.

6 Robotics Experts Reflect on MODEX 2022
MODEX 2022 was one of the first big in-person trade shows in a long time. Exhibitors, speakers, and attendees discuss their favorite robots, new trends, and more.

5 Things to Consider Before Creating an Automated Vehicle System
Manufacturers of industrial vehicles should consider offering their customers automated vehicles. Systems such as forklifts or tow tractors could open a new revenue stream.

Murata Machinery Partners With AGVE Group to Increase North American Sales
Murata Machinery this week announced it is partnering with sister company AGVE Group to expand North American sales.

National Forklift Safety Day: Focusing on Automated Forklift Systems
To celebrate National Forklift Safety Day, Bluebotics looks at how automated forklifts can reduce lift truck related injuries and fatalities.

10 Companies Riding the Mobile Robot Wave
Autonomous mobile robots, or AMRs, are fast becoming more common in warehouses and manufacturing facilitates. Here is a look at some of the most interesting players in the space.

Natural Navigation Explained: Scan Matching vs Feature Matching
Vehicle automation projects succeed or fail on the strength of their navigation technology. That’s why robust and flexible natural navigation technologies are a popular choice for companies automating industrial...

Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products Names Scott McGill Vice President of Sales
Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products has grown in response to demand from the supply chain and material handling markets. It appointed an executive with sales and engineering experience.

CJ Logistics Integrates Autonomous Systems With SVT Robotics
CJ Logistics, a third-party logistics provider, wanted to tie mobile robots, autonomous lift trucks, and other systems together to improve productivity. It found a cloud-based integration platform.

Geek+ and Bosch Rexroth Extend Partnership, Deploy Advanced Mobile Robot
Geek+ and Bosch Rexroth have jointly released a Geek+ MP1000R autonomous mobile robot integrating Bosch Rexroth's ROKIT Locator laser localization software.

Siemens Partners With Parmley Graham and AR Controls to Build Bespoke AGVs
Siemens Digital Industry has partnered with U.K.-based providers of industrial automation and integration services to offer customized automated guided vehicles or AGVs across industries.

Warehouse and Distribution Center Managers Ready to Invest in Automation, Finds Survey
Warehouse and distribution center managers are feeling the pressure of e-commerce growth, labor shortages, and international supply chain snarls. They're ramping up spending on robots and retraining.



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