Vanderlande to help scale RightHand Robotics’ RightPick system to general merchandise warehouses and distribution centers around the world.
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RightHand Robotics raises $66M for piece-picking system
The RightPick 3 piece-picking system combines an intelligent gripper, vision system, and control software with learning as a form of hand, eye, coordination providing accountability for picking success.
ActiNav enables lights-out machine tending at family-owned manufacturer
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.
Agile Robots closes $220M Series C funding
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.
Can distributed AI methods make picking robots smarter?
Researchers investigate how to use training data from multiple companies without requiring participants to hand over sensitive company data.
Universal Robots launches tour for ActiNav system
Universal Robots also expanded its network of ActiNav Solution Providers, a vetted and select group of systems integrators.
Universal Robots names 4 integrators to deploy ActiNav
ActiNav combines real-time autonomous motion control, UR cobots, vision and sensor systems to automate bin picking tasks or machine tending applications.
Radio frequency perception helps cobot grasp hidden objects
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.
How ActiNav automated a challenging bin-picking task
Allied Moulded said using manual labor on bin-picking applications produces inconsistent results.
Neura Robotics, formerly Han’s Robot, launches LARA cobot, mobile manipulators
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.
Four collaborative robots from Techman help automaker with visual inspections
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.
Kindred partners with VARGO on SORT piece-picking robots
San Francisco-based Kindred has partnered with VARGO to incorporate its SORT piece-picking robots with VARGO’s warehouse execution system.
Vargo to integrate Continuous Order Fulfillment Engine with Fetch mobile robots
A new solution will combine Fetch’s autonomous mobile robots with VARGO’s warehouse execution software system to enable optimized picking.
New Robotiq Bin Picking Kit designed for multiple applications
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 Mini-Picker intended to help smaller enterprises automate bin picking
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.
Order fulfillment to install 1M autonomous mobile robots by 2024, says Interact Analysis
Ash Sharma, an analyst at Interact Analysis, explains forecasts of growth in autonomous mobile robots, particularly for e-commerce order fulfillment.
SCAPE Easy-Picker intended to affordably aid small, midsize manufacturers
Scape Technologies said its new SCAPE Easy-Picker is intended to make automated bin picking easier for small and midsize manufacturers.
GreyOrange patents technologies for omnichannel order fulfillment
GreyOrange has patented the algorithms and software it offers with autonomous mobile robots to optimize e-commerce fulfillment.
AutoGuide unveils MAX-N High Bay forklift, Mobile Autonomous Storage and Retrieval System
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.
Walmart Chile deploys mobile robots in Geek+ South American expansion
Geek+ announced that Walmart Chile has deployed its autonomous mobile robots as the logistics automation provider continues its expansion in the Americas.