The latest investment brings Third Wave Automation’s total funding since it was founded in 2018 to $70 million.
Zebra Technologies picks Bill Burns as next CEO
Zebra Technologies Corporation announced that it would be making Bill Burns, its current Chief Product and Solutions Officer, the new CEO.
Is Softbank Robotics Europe for sale?; Melonee Wise on Fetch’s new AMRs
We got the scoop on the new AMR solutions from Fetch Robotics and recap the week that was in robotics.
Fetch Robotics adds 3 AMRs for person-to-goods workflows
Zebra Technologies’ $290 million acquisition of Fetch Robotics is bearing its first fruit today.
Fetch Robotics acquired by Zebra Technologies for $290M
The acquisition will help Fetch and Zebra integrate technology to connect human workers, tools like hand-held scanners and self-navigating robots.
Fetch Robotics announces full conformance with R15.08 and continues to set the goal line for market leadership
Fetch Robotics announces that its product line of AMRs is now compliant with the new ANSI/RIA R15.08 safety standard.
SmartGuardUV disinfection robot launched by Fetch Robotics, Piedmont National
The SmartGuardUV robot uses pulsed xenon UV technology to neutralize harmful viruses and bacteria in high-traffic areas, and the autonomous mobile robot provides real-time disinfection reporting.
Breezy One from Build With Robots, Fetch Robotics disinfects Albuquerque airport
Build With Robots has built the Breezy One autonomous disinfection robot on Fetch Robotics’ mobile platform and cloud software. It can decontaminates a 100,000-sq.-ft. space in 1.5 hours using a patented chemical spray.
Fetch, Zebra team up to integrate fulfillment processes with AMRs
ATLANTA – Fetch Robotics and Zebra Technologies today announced a collaboration to help automate picking processes through the integration of Fetch’s autonomous mobile robots and Zebra’s FulfillmentEdge software. The two companies will demonstrate the system at this week’s MODEX 2020 event in the Fetch booth, #9011. The system optimizes picking across multiple orders for piece, […]
Workflow Builder enables DIY integration of Fetch Robotics’ AMRs
Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise has long talked about ease of use being a major challenge when it comes to robotics. Today, the San Jose, Calif.-based company is taking steps it hopes will make it easier to deploy its autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and iterate through workflows. Fetch has launched its Workflow Builder toolkit that…
Robotics investments recap: July 2019
In July 2019, investments in robotics, autonomous vehicles, and drones increased, despite a decline in the number of transactions.
Fetch Robotics raises $46M for autonomous mobile robots
Fetch Robotics raised $46 million in Series C funding for its autonomous mobile robots. Fetch Robotics has now raised $94 million to date.
Top 10 ROS-based robotics companies in 2019
Not only is the Robot Operating System the standard for research, but it is also increasingly the foundation for commercial robots. Here are 10 ROS-based companies, plus some honorable mentions.
Don’t miss these sessions at the Robotics Summit & Expo 2019
Here is just a sampling of keynotes, sessions, and panels at next month’s Robotics Summit & Expo in Boston that robotics developers and innovators won’t want to miss.
Mobile robot developers get a look under the hood at Robotics Summit & Expo 2019
Engineers can learn about recent developments in mobile robot technology from speakers, exhibitors, and peers at this conference in Boston in June.
Automate/ProMat 2019: 10 takeaways for robotics developers
Collaborative robots, mobile platforms, and the enabling hardware and software were all on display at Automate/ProMat, but what was new and noteworthy?
Cognitive robotics, intelligent machines take center stage at Robotics Summit & Expo 2019
CLEVELAND and BOSTON — Business-to-business publisher WTWH Media has announced a series of keynotes, sessions, and workshops at this year’s Robotics Summit & Expo dedicated to educating the robotics engineering community about how artificial intelligence and machine learning are making commercial and cognitive robots smarter and more useful. Topics include decision making, object identification, vision…
6 advances in robotic grippers to watch
Robots have used multiple types of grippers for years, but the push for more manual dexterity has become more urgent because of rising demand from e-commerce order fulfillment and other applications. Human-level manipulation of various objects is a difficult technical challenge, and robotics developers and vendors have responded with a range of solutions. From…
Fetch Robotics, Honeywell partnership to boost AMR adoption
Honeywell and Fetch Robotics are teaming up to help distribution centers fulfill growing volumes of e-commerce orders by using autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). The initiative enables Honeywell Intelligrated’s customers to increase productivity and boost labor efficiency by deploying Fetch’s AMRs, which operate safely alongside people to transport items through distribution centers without human guidance or fixed paths.…