Dutch e-commerce order-fulfillment provider Active Ants is using GreyOrange’s GreyMatter software and Ranger MoveSmart robots in its new warehouse.
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3 ways machine learning can help companies react quickly to disruption
Sameer Wasson, manager of Texas Instruments’ processor business unit, explains how machine learning is benefiting human-robot collaboration.
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.
Tally 3.0 inventory robot includes improved autonomy, upgrades from Simbe Robotics
Simbe Robotics said Tally 3.0 is the most advanced inventory robot on the market. It includes an updated optical system and enhanced data-processing functions for actionable retail intelligence.
BrainOS software for commercial robot fleets gets updated usability functions
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.
Gatik’s Apeksha Kumavat to explain how autonomous vehicles can deliver value now
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, Apeksha Kumavat, co-founder and chief engineer of Gatik, will explain how constraining the operational design domain can help autonomous vehicles bring value more quickly.
Schnuck Markets expands deployment of Simbe Robotics’ Tally inventory robot
Schnuck Markets announced that it will use Tally inventory robots from Simbe Robotics in up to 62 locations in Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana.
Router software released by Norway’s AutoStore to increase order fulfillment productivity
Norway-based AutoStore said its new Router software can improve efficiency in its automated storage and retrieval system for e-commerce order fulfillment.
Autonomous mobile robot record set as Locus Robotics picks 200M units
Locus Robotics said its LocusBot autonomous mobile robots will surpass a quarter-billion picks before Black Friday 2020 as holiday spending moves online.
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.
Nike improves productivity in Japanese warehouse with Geek+ mobile robots
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.
Balloon One partners with Locus Robotics to deploy mobile robots in the U.K.
Locus Robotics has partnered with Balloon One and Körber to extend its autonomous mobile robot and software offerings through the U.K.
Ingram Micro invests in automation, including 6 River Systems’ Chuck
Ingram Micro uses automated storage and retrieval systems, and in one facility, it has to move 40,000 SKUs for a fashion retailer. 6 River Systems’ Chuck is helping.
Wholesaler ICM uses MiR mobile robots to keep up with demand for protective gear
Not only has automation helped Danish wholesaler ICM improve efficiency, but three MiR1000 mobile robots from Mobile Industrial Robots have also improved worker satisfaction.
MODEX roundup: Robot firms trumpet new products, partnerships
On the opening day of the MODEX intralogistics show, several robotics companies announced new products and partnerships to help automate materials handling.
6 novel applications for collaborative robots
The global market for collaborative robots (cobots) will grow from $710 million in 2018 to $12.3 billion in 2025. While much of that growth will continue in automotive, electronics, and other manufacturing, the safety and flexibility collaborative robots will bring robotics to an ever-wider range of users. Here are some unconventional examples of how cobots […]