Strech’s first commercial application is with DHL Supply Chain, a company that Boston Dynamics has been collaborating with since 2018.
NFI will use Stretch in its network of import deconsolidation centers, cross-dock and transload facilities, as well as floor-loaded inbound and outbound distribution centers.
Stretch is a mobile robot that unloads floor-loaded trailers and containers. It can handle up to 50 lbs at a time.
Boston Dynamics will deliver a fleet of Stretch robots to multiple DHL warehouses throughout North America over the next three years.
Using robots to unload freight on receiving docks isn’t a novel idea. A quick YouTube search will return a slew of results. But many of these previous approaches have been stifled by high costs and the inability to handle a growing variety of packages. Of course, robotics companies are still working on the problem, which…
Suma Reddy, CEO of agriculture robotics startup Future Acres, joins us to discuss the future of agtech automation.
Boston Dynamics claims Ghost Robotics infringed on seven patents related to Boston Dynamics’ Spot quadruped robot.
Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, will lead the institute’s work on cognitive AI, athletic AI, organic hardware design and ethics and policy.
Hyundai paid about $880 million to acquire the controlling stake from Softbank in December 2020, valuing Boston Dynamics at $1.1 billion.
The May 2021 issue includes the following articles: Designing an omnidirectional mobile manipulator with 7 DoF ROS integration, reduced power consumption, ease of use, and flexibility are key to new mobile manipulator. WTWH Media acquires Mobile Robot Guide Acquisition of industry-leading mobile robotics website strengthens WTWH Media’s robotics brand and serves as a catalyst for…
I feel your pain, Anderson Cooper. I feel your pain. I too have been trying to get into Boston Dynamics’ headquarters for years, but to no avail. Certainly Boston Dynamics must have lost my phone number, which is why it reached out to you and 60 Minutes. If you missed it, Cooper and 60 Minutes…
In 2022 we saw big movements in the robotics industry, from high-profile lawsuits to big acquisitions, there was no shortage of news to cover.
Fox Robotics intends to use the new funds to ramp up production, invest in talent, and expand globally.
From robotic tire changers to Amazon’s iRobot acquisition there was no shortage of exciting robotics news in August.
Sally Miller, DHL Supply Chain’s chief information officer for North America, spoke to The Robot Report about the types of robots the company uses.
From autonomous vehicles to delivery robots to acquisitions and shutdowns, 2021 was filled with big developments in robotics.
Learn about new products at the 2021 AMR and Logistics conference and the deployment of AMBI solutions at Pitney Bowes.
From Boston Dynamics’ videos showcasing its robots abilities, to CES taking place in Las Vegas, there was no shortage of things to cover this month.
Locus Robotics has now raised $422 million since it was founded in 2014.
DHL runs more than a dozen sites in North America that use 2,000-plus LocusBots to support piece picking and order fulfillment.
Lead author on the study, Elliot W. Hawkes, said that the team sought to create a jumper that could reach the limits of engineered jumps.
MODEX recap and a discussion with automation end-user Brian Tu from DCL Logistics about the effective deployment of cobots.