Grabbing some beer is now possible for packaging and palletizing robots, thanks to a new gripper from Piab. It has designed a vacuum system that can handle six-packs without damaging them.
Brain Corp. said that new user-experience design features in its BrainOS software are intended to simplify robotics usage at scale, as grocer Schnuck Markets adds new cleaning robots.
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.
Vecna Robotics said the logistics solutions sales leader will support growing demand for its autonomous mobile robots and workflow orchestration software.
Norway-based AutoStore said its new Router software can improve efficiency in its automated storage and retrieval system for e-commerce order fulfillment.
Locus Robotics said its LocusBot autonomous mobile robots will surpass a quarter-billion picks before Black Friday 2020 as holiday spending moves online.
Scape Technologies said its new SCAPE Easy-Picker is intended to make automated bin picking easier for small and midsize manufacturers.
Qobotix said its new operating system can help manufacturers benefit from collaborative robots by coordinating them and enabling them to learn from humans and one another.
GreyOrange has patented the algorithms and software it offers with autonomous mobile robots to optimize e-commerce fulfillment.
ForwardX said its Max 500 vision-guided, autonomous pallet mover robot now meets EU health and safety standards.
Nike wanted to improve efficiency in a Japanese warehouse, and its collaboration with mobile robot service provider Geek+ was so successful that it resulted in a new consulting offering.
OnRobot said the software update for its Eyes vision system can help users apply robots to flexible production and industrial inspection.
DreamVu’s PAAL Vision System is designed to provide a wide field of view for autonomous mobile robots such as RAAD Systems’ AMP platform for warehouse logistics.
Geek+ announced that Walmart Chile has deployed its autonomous mobile robots as the logistics automation provider continues its expansion in the Americas.
Omron Automation Americas has launched the heavy-duty HD-1500 autonomous mobile robot, with a 1,500 kg payload capacity, soon after it launched the LD-250 robot.
Mobile Industrial Robots has named Søren E. Nielsen as its new president, and the onetime chief technology officer will bring business continuity as the autonomous mobile robot contends with the COVID-19 pandemic and global growth.
Vecna Robotics has added noted MIT AI researcher Daniela Rus to its board of directors, shortly after appointing an executive to lead its autonomy division.
Kivnon is offering a 40% discount for trade-ins of automated guided vehicles or autonomous mobile robots of any brand for its own AGVs or AMRs.
End-of-arm tooling maker Soft Robotics has announced the appointment of a new executive chairman and a new chief operating officer, as well as the departure of its CEO.
The Robot Report, a sibling site to Collaborative Robotics Trends, has launched The Robot Report Podcast, featuring leading robotics technology and business innovators.