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Five departments at Zealand University Hospital in Denmark receive daily deliveries from the hospital’s sterilization center via a MiR100 autonomous mobile robot.
Mobile robotics leader Geek+ and drive and control technology provider Bosch Rexroth said they are collaborating to better serve the global logistics market.
Omron Automation Americas announced FLOW Core, a new software package designed to simplify integration, maximize reliability, and support flexibility in mobile robot applications.
Not only has automation helped Danish wholesaler ICM improve efficiency, but three MiR1000 mobile robots from Mobile Industrial Robots have also improved worker satisfaction.
DHL Supply Chain is one of the early adopters of autonomous mobile robots. It announced in 2018 a multi-year plan to invest $300 million in emerging technologies across its North American operations.
Waypoint Robotics has integrated its Vector mobile robot with Numina Group’s RDS Batch Bot coordination software. It is also offering the Kingpin system for moving carts.
On the opening day of the MODEX intralogistics show, several robotics companies announced new products and partnerships to help automate materials handling.
Looking to provide assistance for piece, case and pallet picking operations, Fetch Robotics and Zebra announce an integrated robot/software collaboration.
Fetch Robotics partnered with Körber Supply Chain to expand the reach of its autonomous mobile robots and for local service and support.
UniCarriers, the third-largest forklift manufacturer in the world, will help Vecna Robotics reach more users with its automated pallet jack and Pivotal orchestration software.
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 […]
Geek+, which first displayed its robots in the U.S. at Modex 2018, has opened an office in California.
OTTO Motors, a unit of Clearpath Robotics, has announced its first expansion outside of North America.
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR), along with their US-based parent company Teradyne, are investing $36 million into the construction of a “cobot hub” in Odense, Denmark. Both MiR and UR are based in Odense, which the companies call the “cobot capital of the world.” MiR and UR are leaders in autonomous mobile […]
There has been much written about the benefits automation can unlock for businesses. But too often businesses think they need to jump in at the deep end and deploy automation right away, hoping it will solve the problems they are experiencing. But how will a process optimized for a manual workforce perform with automation – […]
Use cases for mobile robots will likely continue to expand in 2020, both within and across industries. Here are some examples of where to look for new applications, writes columnist Kayla Matthews.
Locus Robotics, a 2019 RBR50 company and leading developer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for fulfillment warehouses, has partnered with supply chain solutions provider HighJump. The companies will work together to facilitate the development of integration tools to better deploy Locus Robotics’ AMRs at shared retail and third-party logistics (3PL) customer sites. The partnership also […]
RBR50 company IAM Robotics, developer of the Swift autonomous mobile manipulation robot (AMMR), is opening a state-of-the-art headquarters and showcase innovation center in early 2020. The new 30,000-square-foot facility will be located in the emerging high tech area of Pittsburgh known as Robotics Row, a stretch of land that has become a hotbed for robotics […]
Suppliers, integrators, and users should be aware of mobile robot safety standards and best practices, explains a MiR vice president.