To address labor shortages and long cycle times, New England Union Company deployed a UR10e cobot arm and ActiNav bin picking system to run untended all night long.
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Collaborative robotic provider, Agile Robots, closes a $220M Series C round – to enable the company to extend its product and expand its global market reach.
Researchers investigate how to use training data from multiple companies without requiring participants to hand over sensitive company data.
Universal Robots also expanded its network of ActiNav Solution Providers, a vetted and select group of systems integrators.
ActiNav combines real-time autonomous motion control, UR cobots, vision and sensor systems to automate bin picking tasks or machine tending applications.
RF Grasp could one day perform fulfillment in packed e-commerce warehouses. Its RF sensing could even instantly verify an item’s identity without the need to manipulate the item, expose its barcode, then scan it.
Allied Moulded said using manual labor on bin-picking applications produces inconsistent results.
Han’s Robot, which has rebranded itself as Neura Robotics, announced a new lightweight collaborative robot arm, as well as mobile robots and mobile manipulator combinations.
Techman Robot said its collaborative robot and smart vision system have helped a Japanese automaker improve its quality inspection process, just as it benefited Continental with a pick-and-place operation.
San Francisco-based Kindred has partnered with VARGO to incorporate its SORT piece-picking robots with VARGO’s warehouse execution system.
A new solution will combine Fetch’s autonomous mobile robots with VARGO’s warehouse execution software system to enable optimized picking.
The Robotiq Bin Picking Kit is compatible with bins of up to 800 x 600 x 450mm, handling parts of a minimum size of 10 x 10 x 5mm.
Scape Technologies has added the SCAPE Mini-Picker to its robotic bin-picking line as an introductory product that is more affordable and has many of the features of its other systems.
Ash Sharma, an analyst at Interact Analysis, explains forecasts of growth in autonomous mobile robots, particularly for e-commerce order fulfillment.
Scape Technologies said its new SCAPE Easy-Picker is intended to make automated bin picking easier for small and midsize manufacturers.
GreyOrange has patented the algorithms and software it offers with autonomous mobile robots to optimize e-commerce fulfillment.
AutoGuide Mobile Robots said its new high-bay forklift can lift up to 2,400 lb. up to 36 ft., and its new Mobile ASRS uses full autonomy to provide efficiency without the cost of traditional storage and retrieval systems.
Geek+ announced that Walmart Chile has deployed its autonomous mobile robots as the logistics automation provider continues its expansion in the Americas.
Learn how a vision system and custom gripper enabled a UR5e cobot to pick and place multiple small parts after part type and orientation verification.
Geek+ said its new C200M autonomous mobile robot can use warehouse space more efficiently and reach farther into shelves, with an extended cargo storage range.