Soft Robotics brought in $26 million in the first closing of its Series C funding round to expand commercial deployment of its mGripAI.
The industry set a new record for robot sales in Q2 of 2022 with 12,305 robots sold, according to the Association for Advancing Automation.
Telexistence’s restocking robots are being deployed in 300 convenience stores in Japan to restock beverages.
The new ABB IRB 365 FlexPicker can pick, reorient and place 1 kg products 120 times per minute.
PuduBot 2 includes a better battery and a new sensor suite as well as new navigation algorithms to improve robot operations.
DoorDash acquired Chowbotics, maker of the Sally vending machine-like robot, in February 2021.
Nala Robotics’ Pizzaiola uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to precisely replicate pizzeria-style foods.
Remy Robotics hopes to bring its delivery-only restaurant business to more locations, and offer its robotic kitchen to food operators.
Myrmex acquisition could enable faster rollout of AFL across Ocado Group’s global CFC footprint, as well as open up new opportunities for the development of bespoke automation solutions for the Ocado Smart Platform.
The ABB Depalletizer Solution uses vision guidance to easily identify boxes to pick from a pallet, regardless of size and orientation.
Dexai Robotics’ sous-chef robot, Alfred, is currently prepping salads at the Monarch Dining Facility of Travis Air Force Base.
Hyphen plans to use the funding to build out its factory, expand into new markets and more.
Flippy 2 can perform twice as many food preparation tasks as the original robot, such as basket filling, emptying and returning.
The Rodney AI²PA by Barossa Valley Brewing will be available for limited retail sale from mid-January 2022.
Relay+ offer three configuration options and new mechanically actuated elevator interface.
The funding came from a range of investors, including Uber Technologies, Wavemaker Labs, DX Ventures and 7-Eleven’s corporate venture arm, 7-Ventures.
Several signs point towards DoorDash developing its own delivery robots, including the public announcement of DoorDash Labs.
Closing the restaurant will help Spyce focus on developing technology for Sweetgreen’s restaurants. Spyce was acquired by Sweetgreen in August.
GroceryShop is a great event if you want to reach buyers from national and regional grocers.
The company offers a mature robot control solution optimized for palletizing and bin picking operations.
Pudu Robotics is advancing restaurant service automation
Food automation is a nacent market, and Blendid is an early innovator in kiosk-based food delivery systems.