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.
The Picnic Pizza System is available in a RaaS model, at a monthly subscription pricing between $3,500-$5,000, depending on the configuration and production volume
KUKA releases version 4.0 of the KUKA.sim virtual robot simulation software. The release includes advanced programming features along with new safety simulation capabilities.
Genesis Robotics launches LiveDrive LDD 1800 series direct-drive actuators, that enable high speed, oil-free, low maintenance operations.
Funding will be used to mainly to research robotics, expand the product line, explore new usage scenarios and expand their domestic and international market channels.
Soft Robotics has added JMP Solutions to its Preferred System Integrator program. This partnership will help expand robotic adoption in the food sector enabled by Soft Robotics food-grade soft gripping, 3D vision, and AI technologies. Soft Robotics Preferred System Integrator Program is an initiative to help integrators win more business with its industry-leading technologies, including…
DoorDash, the popular food delivery service, is acquiring Chowbotics, a Calif.-based robotics startup best known for Sally, a vending machine-like robot that can make salads and other fresh meals. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The move indicates DoorDash is interested in automating food production. According to The Wall Street Journal, which was first…
SICK has released its DBS60I-W, an IP69K-rated incremental encoder with added ingress protection from a new, patented deflector shield. SICK said the encoder can withstand frequent high-pressure chemical washdowns in demanding food and beverage applications, for example. The SICK DBS60I-W washdown encoder delivers the high-resolution performance of SICK’s DBS60 incremental encoder but in a IP69K-rated,…
The CEO of an autonomous delivery company looks at trends for the coming year and predicts increasing technology adoption and company consolidation.
Dexai Robotics has designed its Alfred 2.0 to offer a space-saving, sanitary alternative for dishing out meals.
As Thanksgiving approaches, Berkshire Grey has partnered with City Harvest and the Greater Boston Food Bank for the Picking With Purpose initiative, which uses robots to pack meals in the fight against hunger.
Badger Technologies’ in-store, multipurpose robots will complement the retail systems of STCR, which hopes to help independent grocers adopt automation.
Robotics investments slowed somewhat in October 2020, but transportation, healthcare, and software remained strong.
As robotics and automation expand to new markets, startup Bobacino brings a customizable and futuristic splash to a time-honored tradition of bubble tea.
Picnic said new executive appointments and improvements to its pizza-making robot are designed to help meet increasing demand.
In Episode 22 of The Robot Report Podcast, we learn about Invest Ottawa’s and Canada’s initiatives around drones, robots, and autonomous vehicles at Area X.O, as well as Miso Robotics’ expansion with White Castle, not to mention Halloween scares.
White Castle has ordered up 10 additional deployments of Flippy Robot-on-a-Rail from Miso Robotics after a promising initial test. The companies said the frying robot will improve customer and team member experiences.
YPC Technologies, which is developing kitchen automation, has raised seed funding after participating in Toyota AI Ventures’ call for smart-city innovations.
Kespry said its Kespry Perception Analytics cloud-based system is designed for industries including chemicals, pulp and paper, energy, food and beverage, and ports.
Piestro, which launched a second StartEngine fundraising campaign, has integrated its automated pizza-making system with Kiwibot’s robotic delivery service.