Amazon Announces Product-Handling Robot During Event at Massachusetts Robotics Facility
November 11, 2022
Amazon showed off some of its newest systems for materials handling and delivery at its robotics manufacturing facility in Westborough, Mass.
Robots Continue to Permeate the Modern Supply Chain
October 27, 2022
Robotic technologies continue to make inroads in the global supply chain, encountering some resistance but bringing efficiency and sustainability to many operations.
Robots Are Deployed in Warehouses and Distribution Centers Globally. Here Are a Few Factors Driving Adoption
October 17, 2022
There are a number of factors that have led to the advancement of robots in warehouses, from labor shortages and e-commerce demands to advancements in vision systems and robot arms.
FedEx Shuts Down Roxo Same Day Delivery Service as Amazon Scales Back Scout Program
October 7, 2022
FedEx said it was eliminating its Roxo same-day delivery robot as part of an internal reorganization, while Amazon is ending field testing of the Scout system.
Amazon to Buy Mechatronics Maker Cloostermans to Expand Warehouse Efforts
September 14, 2022
The Cloostermans agreement comes a month after Amazon said it was purchasing iRobot and several months after it announced it is building its own mobile robot.
Apptronik CEO Discusses Humanoid Robots, Amazon Acquisition of iRobot
September 2, 2022
Apptronik is developing exoskeletons and humanoid robots. CEO Jeff Cardenas reflects on Amazon's purchase of iRobot and the future of service robotics and AI.
Amazon to Acquire Consumer Robotics Leader iRobot for $1.7B
August 5, 2022
Amazon is purchasing consumer robotics pioneer iRobot as it builds out its network of autonomous technologies.
Amazon Announces Four New Systems to Ease Ergonomics in Its Warehouses
June 22, 2022
Amazon introduced its first fully autonomous mobile robot 10 years after acquiring Kiva Systems. The company also announced three systems intended to improve warehouse working conditions.
Collaborative Robotics, Led by Former Amazon Robotics VP and Scale AI CTO Brad Porter, Launches With $10M
June 14, 2022
Collaborative Robotics, a new startup founded by former Amazon engineer Brad Porter, is developing a mobility system that it says is designed to work both indoors and outdoors.
Vimaan Robotics Comes to Market With End-to-End Inventory System, Amazon Support
May 9, 2022
Vimaan Robotics emerged from stealth in January 2022 and in April got backing from the Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund. Its CEO explains its inventory value proposition and plans for growth.
Agility Robotics Raises Series B to Put Digit Robots Alongside Humans in Warehouses
April 22, 2022
Agility Robotics, which has developed the Digit humanoid robot for warehouses, has raised $150 million from investors including Amazon to grow its staff and scale production.
Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund Invests in BionicHIVE, Other Supply Chain Robotics Startups
April 21, 2022
The Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund has invested in five supply chain technology startups, including BionicHIVE, Agility Robotics, Mantis Robotics, Modjoul, and Vimaan.
10 Delivery Robot Companies to Watch in 2022
March 12, 2022
From Starship to Amazon, here are top providers of mobile robots for sidewalk and street-based deliveries. The market for such hardware, software, and services is growing, particularly in the U...
IDTechEx Examines the Future of Drone Delivery in a New Report
February 17, 2022
IDTechEx's new report aims to shed light on some of the most pressing issues facing mobile robotics. One area of focus is the challenge of using drones for deliveries.
Amazon Acquires Autonomous Warehouse Robotics Company Canvas Technology
April 11, 2019
Adding to Amazon Robotics' growing portfolio, the Canvas fully autonomous cart could help Amazon increase delivery efficiency through robotic warehouse automation.