Listen to how Blue River Technology brought autonomy to John Deere tractors and are using machine learning to continually improve the operations.
MODEX recap and a discussion with automation end-user Brian Tu from DCL Logistics about the effective deployment of cobots.
Brian Hart, CEO of Black-i Robotics, discusses the development of a new autonomous heavy lift robot arm designed to be deployed on top of a mobile robot.
The biggest market for mobile robots is China, which made up 40% of worldwide shipments in 2021, followed by the U.S.
The company develops autonomous mobile robot (AMR) controllers, AMRs and automated guided vehicles.
The acquisition strengthens Zapi Group’s position in the fast-growing mobile robotics sector.
Eckhart offers engineering, design, simulation and integration services, as well as proprietary tooling and other automation and robotics systems such as AGVs and cobots.
Selecting the correct motor is critical to overall performance for autonomous mobile robots.
AWS claims IoT RoboRunner eliminates the need for numerous integrations among different robot control systems and warehouse management systems.
arculus brings AMR expertise while extending the Jungheinrich portfolio with a deep AMR-based product line.
BlueBotics claims its navigation technology is accurate to ±1 cm / ±1° and that it requires minimal changes to infrastructure.
Hai Robotics’ ACR system can pick and place totes or cartons on shelves up to 7 meters and carry up to 8 loads for goods-to-person stations.
Fetch Robotics announces that its product line of AMRs is now compliant with the new ANSI/RIA R15.08 safety standard.
Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) announces the creation of a new company called T-Hive. The new company is a partnership between Toyota L&F, Bastian Solutions, Toyota Forklifts, Vanderlande, Toyota Material Handling and Raymond. T-Hive B.V. will be based in The Netherlands and be led by Léon Jansen. T-Hive’s main focus will be to provide a seamless control system over all autonomous…
Mobile robots for materials handling is already a crowded space. Now another company is set to enter the U.S. market. Scallog, a French developer of goods-to-person robots, signed an integration agreement with Bastian Solutions, a well-known materials handling expert owned by Toyota Industries. Founded in 2013, Scallog’s Boby automated guided vehicles (AGVs) pick up and…
maxon’s new IDX compact integrated servo gearmotor + drive combines a powerful, brushless EC-i motor and an EPOS4 positioning controller, which can be complemented with a maxon planetary gearhead when required. This integrated motor features high torque density, high efficiency, maintenance-free components, and a high-quality industrial housing providing IP65 protection. The IDX also features configurable…
Seegrid said its latest investment will help it meet high demand for autonomous mobile robots as manufacturing and logistics companies continue to adopt automation.
Netherlands-based Accerion has successfully completed trials for its Triton localization sensor, which scans the floor surface to sub-millimeter accuracy for mobile robot navigation in warehouses.
Although the global market for autonomous mobile robots is likely to continue growing through the pandemic, developers should be aware of the larger economic factors.
New force-control sensors in ABB’s Dynamic Assembly Pack could enable robots to accurately perform assembly tasks during final trim assembly, improving productivity, ergonomics, and quality.
Shangha-based SK Automation, which received funding in 2019 and serves major automakers, announced an oversubscribed initial public offering.
WiBotic said it has received the first FCC authorization for up to 300 watts of wireless power transmission for robots, drones, underwater vehicles, and industrial automation.