CaPow’s autonomous, battery-free, high-power energy eco-system frees robots from harmful Lithium-Ion batteries. Without robot downtime for charging, the company’s method reduces CapEx, OpEx, and carbon footprint.
Watch Boston Dynamics’ Stretch unload a DHL trailer
Strech’s first commercial application is with DHL Supply Chain, a company that Boston Dynamics has been collaborating with since 2018.
Fabric pivots from RaaS to platform sales model
Fabric is pivoting from selling and supporting its solution in a RaaS model, to selling it as a platform solution.
SVT Robotics and Locus Robotics join together to automate warehouses
Kenco’s collaboration with SVT and Locus Robotics has made deploying autonomous mobile robots seamless, significantly easier, and faster.
MODEX Recap; family-owned business turns to cobots for help
MODEX recap and a discussion with automation end-user Brian Tu from DCL Logistics about the effective deployment of cobots.
Black-i Robotics launches mobile heavy lift robot arm
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.
Mark Messina on the future of warehouse automation
Mark Messina, CEO Americas Addverb Technologies, discusses the warehouse automation market in the Americas and the breadth of solutions from Addverb.
Locus Robotics raises another $50M to scale its AMRs
The Wilmington, Mass.-based company has raised about $305 million since it was founded in 2014.
Ambi Robotics closes $26M Series A to begin growth
AmbiOS uses sIm-to-real techniques to reduce model training time and improve grasping success.
Berkshire Grey partners with AHS to deliver warehouse automation
This partnership enables AHS to implement Berkshire Grey sortation and ASRS solutions for warehousing, logistics and 3PL clients.
Boston Dynamics’ VP of Product Engineering on Developing Stretch
Kevin Blankespoor, VP of product engineering at Boston Dynamics, takes us inside the development of Stretch.
Exotec Solutions raises $90M to expand warehouse robot offerings worldwide
Warehouse robotics provider Exotec has raised $90 million toward its ongoing expansion of operations and sales in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Muratec, Alert Innovation to deploy Alphabot at leading sports retailer in Japan
Alpen, a leading Japanese sports retailer, said it hopes for a 60% reduction in logistics operations among the benefits of the nation’s first “3D robot warehouses.”
FreshDirect partners with Fabric for grocery micro-fulfillment around Washington, D.C.
FreshDirect is expanding its delivery services in the Washington, D.C., area with micro-fulfillment centers from Fabric, as both companies look to expand nationally.
Distribution Centers: An Emerging Robotics Frontier
Distribution centers (DCs) are massive warehouses that receive, inspect and store goods for later picking, packing and shipping to end-users, re-distributors or retail outlets. Products can be everything from books, pharmacy goods, clothing, office goods, food, drinks, shoes, produce, household items and pet supplies to diapers. And quantities can be one or two individual units…