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Savioke Relay Autonomous Delivery Robot
Savioke’s Relay is an autonomous delivery robot for the hospitality and service industries. Relay is an autonomous wheeled platform with sensors for navigating hotel floors and elevators, and delivering items to hotel guests. It integrates with the hotel’s phone system, alerting guests when Relay has arrived at the guest room. (September 01, 2015)

Fetch and Freight
Fetch Robotics has a complete robotic system for the logistics industry. Designed for advancing warehouse fulfillment, Fetch selects the items from a shelf, while Freight provides quick transit. The human-scale robots are capable of autonomous behavior and can prepare items for shipment. Both robots can work alongside humans (September 01, 2015)

Rethink Robotics Baxter Robot
Rethink Robotics has pioneered the category of collaborative robotics with Baxter, the only industrial robot safe and versatile enough to be used in education, yet smart and flexible enough to succeed on the manufacturing floor. Baxter is a revolutionary manufacturing and educational platform, helping raise the standard of student learning. (September 01, 2015)

ViDi Suite Deep Learning Software
ViDi offers the first ready-to-use Deep Learning-based software dedicated to robotics and industrial image analysis. ViDi Suite is a field-tested, optimized and reliable software solution based on a state-of-the-art set of algorithms in Machine Learning. It allows tackling otherwise impossible to program recognition, tracking, inspection and classification challenges. (September 01, 2015)

ams AS5048-High Resolution Sensing for Joint Systems
With high accuracy, low propagation delay and built in stray field immunity, ams' AS5048 position sensor is ideally suited for providing robot joint motor position feedback. The AS5048 is a 360o rotary magnetic position sensor IC that provides contactless high resolution position information over a PWM, SPI or I2C output. (September 01, 2015)

Liquid Robotics Wave Glider SV3
Wave Glider SV3, the world's first wave powered ocean robot, enables long duration exploration, monitoring, and assessment of the World's oceans. Solar energy powers the modular, onboard computing, communications and sensor payloads. No fuel no manpower, no emissions. Fleets of Wave Gliders open our oceans for economic and scientific breakthroughs. (September 01, 2015)

Soft Robotics Soft Adaptive Gripper
Soft Robotics is leveraging our novel robotic technology to safely and adaptively interface with a wide range of objects from consumer packaged goods to fresh cut produce. We do this in a way that brings new capabilities to this market, while lowering system complexity and overall systems cost. (September 01, 2015)

Harvest CROO Robotics Strawberry Picker
Commercial Strawberry growers will be able to rest easy about getting their crop harvested. Harvest CROO Robotics is developing a fully autonomous machine to pick and pack strawberries! The self-driving picking platform will crawl through the fields harvesting only ripe berries while leaving others to mature. (September 01, 2015)

Auro Prime - Driverless Shuttle
Auro Prime is an electric powered driverless shuttle where we have totally redesigned the vehicle by altogether removing steering, brake and throttle from vehicle itself so that its meant only and only for autonomous navigation. (September 01, 2015)

Virtual Incision Miniaturized Surgical Robot
Virtual Incision is developing a first-of-its-kind miniaturized robot for General Surgery abdominal procedures. The company is planning a first-in-human feasibility study in the coming months for colon resection, a procedure performed to treat patients with lower gastrointestinal diseases such as diverticulitis, Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer. (September 01, 2015)

OTTO is a self driving vehicle for large material transport. The system has a payload capacity of 1500 kg, includes obstacle avoidance, dynamic path planning, and is designed to work safely around people. OTTO is infrastructure free - implementation is hassle-free, flexible and scalable. (September 01, 2015)

Lynx® AIV with Acuity
Unlike traditional AGVs, Lynx mobile robots require no facility modifications to function. In addition to state-of-the-art LIDAR navigation, Lynx robots can now be equipped with Acuity, the most advanced navigation tactic to ensure that your mobile robot can get from point A to point B without getting lost. (September 01, 2015)

Robotmaster - CAD/CAM FOR ROBOTS
Robotmaster is an off-line programming software that provides quick and easy tools for industrial robotics and manufacturing. Robot programmers can drastically reduce programming time and effort by adopting Robotmaster while maximizing a rapid return on their investment. (September 01, 2015)

Vecna Robotic Logistics Solutions Fleet
Vecna's navigation system is hierarchical multi-resolution planner and executive. This means that high-level goals such as "deliver this package to central receiving" are decomposed into successively smaller goals, and eventually into actionable goals that the robot can reliably execute. It is a much more human-like approach to robot navigation. (September 01, 2015)

iRobot Create 2 Mobile Robot Platform
iRobot Create 2 is a mobile robot platform designed for use by educators, developers and students. Users can program the robot, build their own projects or start with iRobot’s sample projects provided online. Create 2 is ready to go, right out of the box. (September 01, 2015)

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